We're all familiar with the works of Claude Monet, thanks in no small part to the ubiquitous reproductions of his water lilies on umbrellas, handbags, scarves, and dorm-room posters. If a painting was too different and broke from too many art-historical traditions, it would not be accepted for the official exhibition. 32.90, Fr. Old Papa Monet, Adolphe, wasn't thrilled with the arts-he was a businessman who owned his own company (the nature of which is still a bit unclear)-and he was vocal in his hopes that young Claude (also known as Oscar, or Oscar Claude) would carry on the family business. She has also completed PhD coursework in art history at Pennsylvania State University. written with well-researched precision but also a prominent sense of humor.” Organized into three categories—the unexpected, the slightly odd and the strangely wonderful—many of the characters are more than just artists. She has also completed PhD coursework in art history at Pennsylvania State University. In the fresh air! My father, to this day, isn't hugely interested in what he (affectionately) deems "art crap," and I couldn't think of anything worse to do on a sunny Saturday in the city than stare at a bunch of moldy old paintings by some moldy old dead dude. .
My dad and I, though, were not. • Receive an email when this ISBN is available used. One reason: those lovely, insipid paintings. We're all familiar with the works of Claude Monet, thanks in no small part to the ubiquitous reproductions of his water lilies on umbrellas, handbags, scarves, and dorm-room posters. These eccentric geniuses hail from all over the globe, from countries with prominent places in art history, such as France and Italy, to relative newcomers to the art world like the United States. Complicating matters a bit were the tried-and-true methods of artistic study, exhibition, and appreciation, all spearheaded in France by the state-sponsored AcadŽmie des Beaux-Arts (Academy of Fine Arts) in Paris, previously known as the Academie de peinture et de sculpture (Academy of Painting and Sculpture).
ArtCurious is a colorful look at the world of art history, revealing some of the strangest, funniest, and most fascinating stories behind the world's great artists and masterpieces. And while you probably know the tale of Vincent van Gogh's suicide, you may not be aware that there's pretty compelling evidence that the artist didn't die from his own hand but was accidentally killed — or even murdered.
Immersed fully in modern Parisian life, they frequented cafes to discuss the latest techniques in painting, argued over the best way to depict urban development while lounging in newly built public parks, and gaped at the innovations of Edouard Manet and Gustave Courbet, who dominated and shocked Salon audiences in previous years with works like Courbet's A Burial at Ornans (Muse d'Orsay, Paris) and Manet's Olympia (1863, also at the Muse d'Orsay). Be the first to share your thoughts on this title!
ArtCurious is the podcast that explores the unexpected, the slightly odd, and the strangely wonderful in Art History.
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Move past the stodgily written museum labels to learn the quirky backstories of the art you visit at the galleries. No more of this overblown, imaginative stuff!
The nineteenth century proved to be a tumultuous time in visual culture, wherein every art movement butted against the previous one with disdain. With bugs and birds and stuff!
But did you also know Monet and his cohort were trailblazing rebels whose works were originally deemed unbelievably ugly and vulgar? • Wenn Sie Kontakt mit uns aufnehmen möchten, können Sie sich aber gerne an unseren. A podcast exploring the unexpected, the slightly odd, and the strangely wonderful in art history. Show the world like it is!
The enfant terrible of midcentury French painting, a gruff lout named Gustave Courbet , was the exact opposite of Friedrich, and proclaimed, "Painting is an essentially concrete art and can only consist of the representation of real and existing things."
“Jennifer Dasal understands that it's the stories that make art interesting, not names and dates and movements.
Jennifer Dasal is the curator of modern and contemporary art at the North Carolina Museum of Art in Raleigh, North Carolina, and the host of the independent podcast
This confusing and contradicting art world soup is the realm into which Claude Monet, the future Impressionist god, stepped when he arrived in Paris in 1859.
It was a fresh and new way of creating, and it most certainly did not jibe well with traditional Academic painting, which Monet and pals snubbed as too dull, not lively, and certainly outmoded. There was really no other way to get your art seen or to make a viable living as a creative type.
Through these and other incredible, weird, and wonderful tales, ArtCurious presents an engaging look at why art history is, and continues to be, a riveting and relevant world to explore.
. No symbolism or feelings necessary.
. ", "Lively, accessible, and engaging...As Dasal observes, '...Sometimes [art is] exactly what we need to make our lives more colorful.' She lectures frequently on art both locally and nationally.
This book is bursting with useful and entertaining tales that will forever change the way you look at some of the world's best loved artworks.” Bitte versuchen Sie es erneut. .
She holds an MA in art history from the University of Notre Dame and a BA in art history from the University of California, Davis. He applied and was accepted to study at the Academie Suisse, which had a reputation of being more advanced and far cooler than the Academie des Beaux-Arts. ArtCurious unspools like a juicy novel, detailing the backstories of several art history notables, their families, mentors, fellow artists, lovers and more . I grumbled internally (obviously, I wasn't aware of this little thing we call abstraction).
Feelings-and making the viewer feel things too-became a big freaking deal. Thank you!
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But what she also points out, and what resonates throughout the text, is that art “is one of the few things that connects us profoundly to one another and reveals our common humanity.”. / A wildly entertaining and surprisingly educational dive into art history as you've never heard it before, from the host of the beloved ArtCurious podcast.
He and I grudgingly trudged through the museum's packed galleries alongside my mom, who marveled at Monet's pastel-tinged paintings of delicate willow trees, rose trellises, footbridges, and those damned water lilies. Dasal says that one of the best parts of her job is meeting fellow art lovers, but she likes “meeting committed non-art types just as much.” She used to be an “art doubter” herself and can relate to how they feel. As he once famously proclaimed, "Why shouldn't art be pretty? Es wurden noch keine Bewertungen geschrieben. . When it came time for me to take the final course in my university's Introduction to Art History series, which covered artmaking from the nineteenth century onward, I scanned the syllabus and spotted a week dedicated solely to the merits of Impressionism.
Art isn’t everyone’s thing, as art historian Jennifer Dasal is quick to admit in her new book, ArtCurious: Stories of the Unexpected, Slightly Odd, and Strangely Wonderful in Art History. Entschuldigung, beim Absenden Ihres Feedbacks ist ein Fehler passiert. Jennifer Dasal – ArtCurious: Stories of the Unexpected, Slightly Odd, and Strangely Wonderful in Art History Saturday, October 3, 2020 - 3 p.m. We're all familiar with the works of Claude Monet, thanks in no small part to the ubiquitous reproductions of his water lilies on umbrellas, handbags, scarves, and dorm-room posters. They are collectors, scientists and inventors, too.
“The term ‘art history’ is often equated with a good cure for insomnia—well, this book won’t let that happen! . Penguin . .
Or how about the fact that one of Andy Warhol’s most enduring legacies involves Caroline Kennedy’s moldy birthday cake and a collection of toenail clippings?ArtCurious is a colorful look at the world of art history, revealing some of the strangest, funniest, and most fascinating stories behind the world’s great artists and masterpieces. .
Academic. Use your good friend Google to compare the eerily quiet The Death of Marat (1793, Muse Oldmasters, Brussels) by Jacques-Louis David with the charged drama and energy of the shocking The Third of May 1808 (1814, Museo Nacional del Prado, Madrid) by Francisco de Goya, and you'll see what I mean: David's Neoclassical portrait is a tone poem of virtue and mourning, but Goya's Romantic scene is bleak, harsh, and just plain horrific. Based on the popular podcast, “ArtCurious: Stories of the Unexpected, Slightly Odd, and Strangely Wonderful in Art History” is an offbeat glimpse into the little-known corners of art history, uncovering some of the strangest, funniest, and most fascinating tales …
Naturally, the latter half of the nineteenth century kicked off with a rebellion against such overt emotions and turned instead toward representation of the real. At this juncture in history, if you were an artist, you had to either train at the Academy, be represented in its annual Salon exhibition, or both. The News & Observer
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Bitte versuchen Sie es später erneut. 15%-Willkommensgutschein zur Erstanmeldung. She was an admirer of the arts herself, and so she supported his artistic training until her death in 1857. Not all crazy and emotive, but not exactly like the real world either. And thus the aptly named Realism was born. . You’ll never look at art—or art history—the same way again.”
This book is bursting with useful and entertaining tales that will forever change the way you look at some of the world's best loved artworks."
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Take Courbet's 1869 work, The Wave (Musée des Beaux-Arts de Lyon), one of many seascapes that the artist would complete. All these artists agreed that painting en plein air was the way to go and would often take trips beyond Paris to set up their easels, side by side, and work joyously in a quiet country lane or a breezy seaside village.
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