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harrisonaleex November 6th, 2014 09:30 PM

Somewhat more artists achieve respectable levels of success within their works in painting.Being an artist is never easy and the temptation put your art career on hold.

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Drummerboy November 7th, 2014 04:00 PM

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Originally Posted by Afrasiyab (Post 1984908)
Does anybody like Gustav Klimt's works? I personally love his painting. He was Austrian.

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedi...rt_Project.jpg

LLuckily, I found a coffee tray and a coffee mug that had one of his paintings on them. I ordered immediately. ^^


I'm normally not a big fan of the color ocher, but I DO enjoy Klimt! Thanks!

antonina November 15th, 2014 02:15 PM

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Originally Posted by Afrasiyab (Post 1984908)
Does anybody like Gustav Klimt's works? I personally love his painting. He was Austrian.

Luckily, I found a coffee tray and a coffee mug that had one of his paintings on them. I ordered immediately. ^^

Sure I like Klimt (and Art Nouveaux in general), though I admit I used to love him better before pop culture got hold of him...

http://i3.cpcache.com/product/112626...=225&width=225

The amount of gadgets with Klimt motives has made this exquisite art a little hackneyed...just like Van Gogh. It would be a wonderful experience to stumble upon a Klimt or Van Gogh without having seen them previously on mugs and notebook covers. ;)

antonina November 15th, 2014 03:28 PM

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Originally Posted by Perix (Post 1985032)

Thanks Perix for these glimpses into the Romanian art scene (it seems remarkably vibrant)

I looked up this good looking chap and his work:

Adrian Ghenie

http://www.hatjecantz.de/index.php?r...enie_web_2.jpg

http://artdigits.com/wp-content/uplo...n_ghenie7.jpeg

http://www.cotidianul.ro/upload/tiny...or_mengele.jpg

http://ex-chamber-memo5.up.n.seesaa....henie.JPG?d=a1

He's evidently talented, I think, daring with the brush and has good colour sense. But he seems to have devised a clever recipe for a trademark picture - realistic portrait which he later "messes up" on Francis Bacon lines. The art market wants painters who are instantly recognizable and - once launched - perform predictably. It's the eternal temptation and trap many promising artists fall into. Eg. one of the tutors at my art school made his name painting colorful dots. He was famous for them.:)

Perix November 16th, 2014 12:53 AM

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Originally Posted by antonina (Post 1995483)
He's evidently talented, I think, daring with the brush and has good colour sense. But he seems to have devised a clever recipe for a trademark picture - realistic portrait which he later "messes up" on Francis Bacon lines. The art market wants painters who are instantly recognizable and - once launched - perform predictably. It's the eternal temptation and trap many promising artists fall into. Eg. one of the tutors at my art school made his name painting colorful dots. He was famous for them.:)

I am convinced there are many painters, very talented, but some are just more famous. Depends here of few factors:
-a little help from some suitable(and influent) persons
- the ability of the artist himself, to deal(and to feel) with artistic comunity(and not only)
- pure luck.

Not all the artists are such "happy". At the end of the day, the artist has to display his undeniable talent, and his prolific work

antonina December 16th, 2014 03:41 PM

Władysław Hasior (1928 -1999)

I'm not sure I like this assemblage artist (famous in Poland), until recently definitely not. Trash art of this kind always seemed to me phoney (when I was a student and people who'd been taking it easy whole term panicked a day before final show, we'd joke "just make a few Hasiors".

But this spring I saw his museum in the small town of Zakopane - a large wooden shed he'd personally arranged before he died. It's an eerie place and triggered an inexpected reaction (profoundly shook me - odd because I don't even like the stuff, or respect it as art). I suppose it's because Hasior's version of arte povera is assembled out of shattered fragments of Polish history.

http://artyzm.com/obrazy/hasior-chleb.jpg

http://img716.imageshack.us/img716/4...charakteru.jpg

http://bi.gazeta.pl/im/2/7022/z70228...Gosc-III--.jpg

http://gdziebylec.pl/img/obiekty/185...sior28_jpg.jpg

http://img198.imageshack.us/img198/5...hanieanioa.jpg

http://s3.flog.pl/media/foto/969943_...-zakopanym.jpg


http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-sgzXp2dNc1...asior_7905.jpg

Reminds me of "Fisher King":

http://news.o.pl/wp-content/i/2013/0...312.jpg?9d7bd4

http://i.pinger.pl/pgr104/7e29661700165f7b491b2393

Eamonn10 December 16th, 2014 04:57 PM

I like those pieces from Hasior Antonina. Quite macabre and deserving of some real interest.

Late347 December 16th, 2014 06:35 PM

In my opinion [of course its my opinion!] Helene Schjerfbeck is the best Finnish artist, the one whose work I like the most, to be honest.

My favorite painting from Schjerfbeck is this one. ("Toipilas" recuperating patient). It reminds me of our family's summer cottage. My grandfather taught me drawing and painting there back in the day.

The painting was criticized notably because the recuperating patient doesn't even look "sick enough." The child looks almost healthy to some viewers so it annoys some people.

In the end, the child's eyes are the revealing fact which point towards recuperating from an illness.

The hair is also slick with sweat (because of fever), and hairs are pressed flat and are glistening.

That's my non-expert analysis. :D

http://www.ateneum.fi/sites/ateneum....k_toipilas.jpg

antonina December 17th, 2014 01:31 AM

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Originally Posted by Eamonn10 (Post 2027526)
I like those pieces from Hasior Antonina. Quite macabre and deserving of some real interest.

Well, if you ever pop into Zakopane for skiing (when we happen to get some snow in winter for a change :cry:) make sure to look up the Hasior Museum - it's very hard to locate, hidden away behind wodden cottages of the local górale.
But the vibe inside makes it worth the trouble.

antonina December 17th, 2014 04:27 AM

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Originally Posted by Late347 (Post 2027598)
In my opinion [of course its my opinion!] Helene Schjerfbeck is the best Finnish artist, the one whose work I like the most, to be honest.

Thanks so much Late, another most interesting find. I've never heard of this artist before - Schjerfbeck strikes me as one of those artists (like the Pole Aleksander Gierymski - somewhere up the thread) who among heaps of average work produce a few masterpieces which will live. I absolutely these severely monochromatic works:

http://img72.imageshack.us/img72/194...f77fa3bcc2.jpg


http://c300221.r21.cf1.rackcdn.com/h...38133540_b.jpg

I realy like this one too:

https://c1.staticflickr.com/9/8375/8...eea91dbd_z.jpg

And I just found out Helene Schjerfbeck is the author of this intriguing picture I'd noticed somewhere before:

http://static.iltalehti.fi/perhe/maa...g1102hr_pr.jpg

This must have been her early symbolist phase (date: 1915). What does "Mustataustainen omakuva" mean?:)

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Originally Posted by Late347 (Post 2027598)
My favorite painting from Schjerfbeck is this one. ("Toipilas" recuperating patient). It reminds me of our family's summer cottage. My grandfather taught me drawing and painting there back in the day.

The painting was criticized notably because the recuperating patient doesn't even look "sick enough." The child looks almost healthy to some viewers so it annoys some people.

In the end, the child's eyes are the revealing fact which point towards recuperating from an illness.

The hair is also slick with sweat (because of fever), and hairs are pressed flat and are glistening.

That's my non-expert analysis. :D

http://www.ateneum.fi/sites/ateneum....k_toipilas.jpg

It's very well painted and there's something extremely moving in the child's face (to my eye a hint of one of the forest creatures one finds in the Moomins - that's a complement, I adore Tove Janson's drawings)


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