In Chuseok holiday, I went to Seoul Arts Center before this time, I went to there in order to see musical concerts but, it was first time to see drawings. Actually, I don’t have any background knowledge about British modern paintings but, I could feel that paintings were so beautiful and that paintings were not weird because I thought that modern paintings are so abstract like Picasso.
Also, the drawings were so familiar to us so, I was interested in this exhibition.
According to explanation of this exhibition, the drawings were the beginning of Impressionism. Impressionism was a 19th-century art movement that began as a loose association of Paris-based artists whose independent exhibitions brought them to prominence in the 1870s and 1880s. Famous painter like Claude Monet and Jean Renoir, representative Impressionism painters, were affected from this century.
The most influent painter in British arts was William Turner. He was made the beginning of Impressionism and I realized that paintings were so similar to Impressionism arts like ‘The Starry Knight’, Van Gogh and ‘Country Dance’, Renoir. They made me warm-hearted. He thought colors can be changeable in accordance with a light. He tried to draw more exactly and objectively so, that time the painters went out and observed the things because of the changeable light. Also, John Constable was a true nature observer so, he drew paintings so relatively.
My favorite painting is George Clausen’s ‘Spring morning’. In the painting the girl is so adorable and her mother and she are looked so peaceful. This painting is used ‘Perspective’ so the painting looks so real.
Second one is ‘Jean, Jeanne and Jeannette’. The whole atmosphere is peaceful but the woman looks little lonely and the goat is cute. I like paintings simple and peaceful and I like watercolor paintings than oil paintings.
The arts, not specific parts, are timelessly valuable. Also, I don’t know exactly about Romanticism and Impressionism but I...