Modern Art Paintings

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Modern art includes artistic work produced during the period extending roughly from the 1860s to the 1970s, and denotes the style and philosophy of the art produced during that era. The term is usually associated with art in which the traditions of the past have been thrown aside in a spirit of experimentation. Modern artists experimented with new ways of seeing and with fresh ideas about the nature of materials and functions of art.

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` Modern Art Paintings PAINTING: Painting is the practice of applying paint color or other medium to a solid surface. The medium is commonly applied to the base with a brush but also knives sponges and airbrushes can be used. MODERN ART: Prior to the 19th century artists were most often commissioned to make artwork by wealthy patrons or institutions like the church. Much of this art depicted religious or mythological scenes that told stories and were intended to instruct the viewer. During the 19th century many artists started to make art about people places or ideas that interested them and of which they had direct experience. With the publication of psychologist Sigmund Freud’s The Interpretation of Dreams 1899 and the popularization of the idea of a subconscious mind many artists began exploring dreams symbolism and personal iconography as avenues for the depiction of their subjective experiences. Figure 1. Tree Painting Source: Our Ask | Modern Art Painting

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` MODERN ART PAINTING: Modern art includes artistic work produced during the period extending roughly from the 1860s to the 1970s and denotes the style and philosophy of the art produced during that era. The term is usually associated with art in which the traditions of the past have been thrown aside in a spirit of experimentation. Modern artists experimented with new ways of seeing and with fresh ideas about the nature of materials and functions of art. A tendency away from the narrative which was characteristic for the traditional arts toward abstraction is characteristic of much modern art. More recent artistic production is often called contemporary art or postmodern art. SYNOPSIS: Modern art represents an evolving set of ideas among a number of painters sculptors writers and performers who - both individually and collectively - sought new approaches to art making. Although modern art began in retrospect around 1850 with the arrival of Realism approaches and styles of art were defined and redefined throughout the twentieth century. Practitioners of each new style were determined to develop a visual language that was both original and representative of the times. Figure 2. Best Moder Art Source: Modern Art Painting

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` MOST IMPORTANT ART: Impression Sunrise 1873 Artist: Claude Monet In this seminal work of modern art Monets loose handling of paint and his focus on light and atmosphere within the landscape scene are all key characteristics of Impressionism which is widely considered the first fully modern movement. Monets use of abstraction evokes what the artist sensed or experienced while painting the scene which was a highly unusual approach for a painter to adopt at the time. The title of the work Impression Sunrise not only provided critics with the name that the movement would later receive but also conveys the transitory fleeting and subjective nature of the painting. It is Monets visual impression of what he observed during that sunrise. Figure 3: Impression Sunrise Source: The Art Story

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` The Persistence of Memory 1931 Artist: Salvador Dalí Figure 4: The Persistence of Memory Source: The Art Story Artwork description Analysis: This iconic Surrealist painting naturalistically depicts an otherworldly landscape where time is a series of melting watches surrounded by swarming ants that hint at decay an organic process which held great fascination for Dali. He sought to portray "images of concrete irrationality" bringing haunting dreamscapes like this allegorically empty space where time has no power out of the subconscious mind and onto the canvas. Dalis celebrated and vivid imagination his fascination with dream imagery and metaphor and his

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` exploration into the human subconscious all follow the key characteristics of the Surrealism movement in the early twentieth century. Full Fathom Five 1947 Artist: Jackson Pollock Figure 5: Full Fathom Five Source: The Art Story Artwork description Analysis: Full Fathom Five was among the first drip paintings Pollock completed and revolutionized painting. Its intricate surface is clotted with an assortment of detritus from cigarette butts to coins and even a key. While the top-most layers were created by pouring lines of black and silver house paint from the can or dripping with a stick onto a canvas laid on the floor the earlier layers were applied with a brush and palette knife which created an angular counterpoint to the dripped weaving lines. Through the development of the drip style of painting and his delicate dance executed in the process of creating the work Pollock helped define the idea of Action Painting. With his drip paintings Pollock - one of the most famous Abstract Expressionists - discovered a new abstract visual language for his unconscious that moved beyond the

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` Freudian symbolism of the Surrealists. He broke up the rigid shallow space of Cubist pictures replacing it with a dense web of lines and forms like an unfathomable galaxy of stars. In some respects this work evokes both Impressionism and Surrealism in the loose gestural application of the paint and the unconscious nature of the expression laid down on the canvas. One Ton Prop House of Cards 1969 Artist: Richard Serra Artwork description Analysis: One Ton Prop presages Serras mature works where gravity weight counterforce sinuous movement and other physical and visual properties are embodied by steel. This sculpture consisting of four rolled sheets of lead propped on each other is less a visual exercise for the viewer and more of an intellectual one obliging one to contemplate the physical properties that allow the piece to remain upright rather than collapse. The unprecedented complexity of such a work is fairly typical of post-minimal sculpture which relied upon a variety of visual sources and theories for inspiration. While One Ton Prop embodies certain principles of Minimalism Conceptualism and even Dada it is generally referred to as Process art because the process of its construction is Figure 6: One Ton Prop Source: The Art Story

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` inherent and apparent in the final work. The multiplicity of sources and possible styles is typical of the pluralist contemporary world and the contemporary art that goes with it. OTHER MODERN ART Metal Scroll Circle Wall Art: Art and crafts have their own mean of repression. Since the ancient times arts have been revolutionized through many forms and materials. One of the most familiar works of decoration and interior design is scrolling art which is eventually turned into metal scrolling art these days. In this article we are going to have some basic discussion on history and evolution of scrolling arts metal scrolling arts types of both scrolling arts and metal scroll arts some basic facts on metal scroll arts and lot more. Modern Metal Wall Art Decor and Sculptures: People have been always finding newer ways to design their home since ages. Thus it calls upon natural designs as well as ancient styles of wall arts. Talking about ancient wall arts what comes in mind for the first time is large metal wall art sculptures and decor. Being a part of the architecture sculptures have been one of the finest methods to conceive a stylish and enormous outlook among people. Here in this content our main goal is to bring the wall arts and wall sculpture basics into the limelight. Abstract Metal Wall Sculpture: Metal artwork is one of those unique styles now which is rapidly being more popular for interior home design. Among many formats of metal wall art Abstract Wall Art décor is a significant one that has an extraordinary appeal in itself. We will be looking forward to a review of abstract wall art and abstract modern art in this article.

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` Decorative Metal Wall Art: Interior home decoration had always been one of the most popular scopes of your artistic mind. Thus people around the globe have gone through a variety of interior artworks. This trend varies from region to region and from ages to ages. The Latest aspects of interior design demand more creativity. And less complexity in the art itself. That’s where you will be hearing the name Wall Art on Metal Metalworking Lathe Projects: There are lots project concepts which are done by others and you can also do any of that.  Bearing  Gear  Spring  Coil  Kiln  CNC Modern Large Outdoor Metal Wall Art: So far we have covered different types of wall art decorations and wall art décor culture that had been developed since ages. A lot of variety of wall art decorations is there for a person who is interested in designing his home interior with metal arts. Source/Credits:  wikipedia.org  OurAsk.blogspot.com  theartstory.org  moma.org

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