An Eye for Art: Focusing on Great Artists and Their Work by National Gallery of Art

By National Gallery of Art

Lavishly illustrated with 1000s of full-color pictures, this family-oriented paintings source introduces little ones to greater than 50 nice artists and their paintings, with corresponding actions and explorations that motivate inventive improvement, targeted taking a look, and inventive writing. This treasure trove of art from the nationwide Gallery of paintings comprises, between others, works by way of Raphael, Rembrandt, Georgia O'Keeffe, Henri Matisse, Chuck shut, Jacob Lawrence, Pablo Picasso, and Alexander Calder, representing a variety of inventive kinds and strategies. Written by means of museum educators with many years of hands-on adventure in either art-making actions and making artwork relatable to little ones, the actions contain sculpting a clay determine encouraged via Edgar Degas; drawing an item from contact on my own, encouraged by means of Joan Miro's adventure as an paintings scholar; portray a double-sided portrait with one part reflecting actual qualities and the opposite facet character characteristics, encouraged by way of Leonardo da Vinci's Ginevra de' Benci; and making a tale in response to a Mary Cassatt portray. Educators, homeschoolers, and households alike will locate their creativity sparked through this artwork extravaganza.

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Una carta escrita por Picasso y su amigo inseparable, el artista y poeta Carlos Casagemas, contiene la fecha de su cumpleaños número diecinueve (25 de octubre de 1900). La visita (Dos hermanas) 1902 Óleo sobre madera, 152 x 100 cm El Ermitage, San Petersburgo 52 53 La carta, escrita unos días después de la llegada de Picasso a París, registra la vida parisina que llevaban; el dúo le cuenta a un amigo de Barcelona el intenso trabajo que tenían, la intención de exhibir sus pinturas en el Salón y en España, sus idas a los café-conciertos y a los teatros nocturnos.

París lo salvó y, después de sólo dos temporadas allí, durante el verano de 1902, le escribió a su amigo francés Max Jacob acerca de lo solo que se había sentido en Barcelona entre sus amigos que escribían “libros muy malos” y pintaban “cuadros idiotas”. Autorretrato 1901 Óleo sobre lienzo, 81 x 60 cm Museo Picasso, París 50 51 Picasso llegó a París en octubre de 1900 y se mudó a un estudio en Montmartre, donde se quedó hasta el final del año. A pesar de que sus contactos se limitaban a la colonia española, y aunque sin intención miraba a sus alrededores con ojos de extranjero curioso, Picasso inmediatamente y sin vacilar encontró su tema, convirtiéndose en pintor de Montmartre.

De vuelta a Madrid, Picasso emprendió la publicación de una revista llamada Arte Joven. También pintó escenas de la sociedad y retratos femeninos.

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