Art: Everything You Need to Know About the Greatest Artists by Susie Hodge

By Susie Hodge

From the influential craftsmen of the excessive renaissance to the Dutch masters, and from the rococo and neoclassical hobbies of the 18th century to romanticism, modernism and modern artwork, the lives of the nice artists are as different and multifaceted because the works of artistic genius they produced.

The nice artwork advisor introduces readers to a hundred of the world’s most vital artists, from the thirteenth century to the current. Works by way of artists resembling Caravaggio, Vermeer, van Gogh and Warhol are prepared chronologically and set of their old context by way of Susie Hodge’s authoritative narrative.

Succinct and insightful artist profiles are observed through top quality reproductions of the individual’s most important artistic endeavors. together with a word list of keywords and a complete record of an important artwork associations from around the globe, this concise and readable advisor is a pleasure for college students of paintings or a person eager to be aware of extra approximately nice artworks.

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Shortly after the music began, catcalls, hissing, and booing disrupted the performance, as members of the audience protested the “shocking” sounds that were coming from the orchestra. By the time the police arrived, Stravinsky had disappeared through a backstage window. What offended this otherwise sophisticated audience was Stravinsky’s bold combination of throbbing rhythms and dissonant harmonies, which, along with the jarring effects of a new style in choreography, ushered in the birth of modern music.

24). This fusion of functional space and minimal structure produced a purist style that paralleled the abstract trends in poetry, painting, and sculpture discussed earlier in this chapter. Le Corbusier The revolutionary Swiss architect and town planner Charles-Edouard Jeanneret (1887–1965), who called himself Le Corbusier (a pun on the word “raven”), was not directly affiliated with the Bauhaus, but he shared Gropius’ fundamental concern for efficiency of design, standardization of building techniques, and the promotion of low-cost housing.

Le Corbusier The revolutionary Swiss architect and town planner Charles-Edouard Jeanneret (1887–1965), who called himself Le Corbusier (a pun on the word “raven”), was not directly affiliated with the Bauhaus, but he shared Gropius’ fundamental concern for efficiency of design, standardization of building techniques, and the promotion of low-cost housing. 24 WALTER GROPIUS, workshop wing, Bauhaus Building, Dessau, Germany, 1925–1926. Steel and glass. 25 LE CORBUSIER, Villa Savoye, Poissy, France, 1928–1929.

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