Art History Paper

Art History Paper

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  • Date Submitted: 03/20/2009 7:27 AM
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Ryan Wemple
Art History 1

Art History term paper

Artists from all over the world have brought there paintings to be observed at this years royal art gallery. But there four of them that we have our eye on this year Georges Seurat, Vincent Van Gogh, Paul Gauguin, and Paul Cezanne. This has been our biggest turn out ever. Over a seven day period we had ten thousand art viewers and fans from over Fifteen different countries.
Paul Cezanne is not an easy man to love, but professors and painters Appreaciate him. Art critics lavish him with superlatives, including a prophet of the 20th century, the most sensitive painter of his time. "the greatest artist of the 19th century," and "the father of modern art." But he's not quite a household name, and his posters have never been best-sellers at museum shops around the world. In fact, most non-professionals wouldn't stand a chance of recognising a Cezanne unless it was clearly labelled. Even then, there's no guarantee of appeal. Paul Cezanne is the oldest of the Post Impressionists, was born in Aix-en-province, near the Mediterranean coast. A man of intensely emotional Temperament went through different fazes of what style he wanted to portrayal. He wanted to make impressionists solid and durable. He painted a lot of bright outdoor paintings suck as “Seen from Bibemus Quarry”. This portrait showed the bright colors he loved so much, he also used a canvas for all his paintings. I not a huge fan of his work because its just not as detail oriented or realistic enough. Another painting he entered was “Still life with Apples” partraid his style of “ slice of life” witch I think is ok because its like a portrait with out the person but with objects. Not that poster sales determine an artist's stature, but they do reveal something about the accessibility of his work. Cézanne's pictures are restrained, impersonal and remote they don't have the gut-wrenching appeal of van Gogh's portraits, even before he cut off part of...

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