Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Forostar, Dec 29, 2012.
Hey Sixes, do you really like those paintings, man??
Here's three paintings of Matisse. Matisse and Rembrandt are the artists that I appreciate the most. And then is Picasso, but he does not count as he was extra terrestrial.
well.. not completely
Yes, I do, but I also have an attraction to horror and surrealism. Any thing that sparks the imagination.
Love the Rembrandt!
Yeah I can tell!! Surrealism?? Have you read Breton??
He's considered to be the founder of the movement, he wrote the Surrealist Manifesto & I also enjoyed Nadja..
Excellent. I'll remember that and see if I can find some time to read some of his
About Beksinski...His wife died, a year later his son committed suicide and six years later Beksinski was murdered. Talk about tragedy
"Discovered" today by my wife.
John Atkinson Grimshaw (6 September 1836 – 13 October 1893)
... known for his city night-scenes and landscapes ...
Park Row, Leeds
Liverpool from Wapping
Whitby Harbour by Moonlight
On Hampstead Hill
"...exemplifying his skill with a variety of light sources, in capturing the mood of the passing of twilight into night."
The atmosphere is glorious in those paintings. I particularly like "Autumn Morning"
Those are some fantastic paintings, Foro.
I love that light distribution!
I love those. He did a lot of Leeds, but they bear little resemblance to the Leeds of today
Whitby hasn't changed enormously, though
Wow, those are really nice! I guess the perspectives get a bit old after a while (it's always the same type of street view), but the guy certainly knows how to capture an atmosphere.
I especially like the Liverpool one. But as I said before, you can put an old sailing ship into anything and get me with it.
Well, I picked some I liked myself in particular but he did more different non-city stuff.
Check these sites if you like:
Google Art Project has many paintings which you can watch in the greatest detail.
Example: Direct link to Nightwatch (Nachtwacht):
This is an "old" thread I had forgot, here we go!
Arrrggghhhhh the bunnies!!!
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