YOUR WILD AUSTRALIA

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THE GOAL OF THE ARTIST IS HIS OWN WAY TO CONTRIBUTE TO CULTURE – Norman Lewis

The intellectual property of the images that appear in this blog correspond to their authors. The sole purpose of this site, is to spread the knowledge of these painters and that other people enjoy their works. To pursue this issue, you can digit: http://meetingbenches.com/2017/02/painting-action-and-color-fields-american-abstract-expressionism/ and also https://www.moma.org/learn/moma_learning/norman-lewis-city-night-1949

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WHEN PAINTER CARRIES THE WHOLE PAINTING CULTURE IN HIS HEAD – Robert Motherwell

The intellectual property of the images that appear in this blog correspond to their authors. The sole purpose of this site, is to spread the knowledge of these painters and that other people enjoy their works. To pursue this issue, you can digit: http://meetingbenches.com/2017/02/painting-action-and-color-fields-american-abstract-expressionism/ and also http://americanart.si.edu/collections/search/artist/?id=3437

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HE BELIEVED TO PHILOSOPHY ART-AS-ART – Ad Reinhardt

The intellectual property of the images that appear in this blog correspond to their authors. The sole purpose of this site, is to spread the knowledge of these painters and that other people enjoy their works. To pursue this issue, you can digit: http://meetingbenches.com/2017/02/painting-action-and-color-fields-american-abstract-expressionism/ and also https://www.moma.org/artists/4856

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IF YOU ARE ONLY MOVED BY COLOR RELATIONSHIP, YOU ARE MISSING THE POINT – Mark Rothko

The intellectual property of the images that appear in this blog correspond to their authors. The sole purpose of this site, is to spread the knowledge of these painters and that other people enjoy their works. To pursue this issue, you can digit: http://meetingbenches.com/2017/02/painting-action-and-color-fields-american-abstract-expressionism/ and also http://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/490220

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WHEN PICTORIAL TECHNIQUE IS MOTIVE FOR STATEMENT – Jackson Pollock

The intellectual property of the images that appear in this blog correspond to their authors. The sole purpose of this site, is to spread the knowledge of these painters and that other people enjoy their works. To pursue this issue, you can digit: http://meetingbenches.com/2017/02/painting-action-and-color-fields-american-abstract-expressionism/ and also https://www.guggenheim.org/artwork/artist/jackson-pollock

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PAINTING ACTION AND COLOR FIELDS – American Abstract Expressionism

The Abstract Expressionism was born between 1940-1950. Some American artists become known for their new vision. The group includes artists such as Jackson Pollock and Mark Rothko, Ad Reinhardt, Robert Motherwell and Norman Lewis. Jackson Pollock argued, that the painting has a life of its own, for that he reveals the life of the painting through actions (an energetic technique ...

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EXHIBITION OF GUERCINO ARTWORKS – BETWEEN SACRED AND PROFANE

The city of Piacenza celebrates Giovanni Francesco Barbieri (known as Guercino), between sacred and profane images representations, whoose he was a great interpreter. http://www.piacerepiacenza.it/welcome?set_language=en Focus of a special artwork is the Cathedral (with a cycle of frescoes painted by Guercino between 1626 and 1627), a creative world shown in all its beauty, also due to new lighting. The exhibition of ...

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ITALIAN PAINTER WITH CAREFUL EYE – Guercino and the effects of light and shade

GIOVANNI FRANCESCO BARBIERI / GUERCINO 1/3 – Because he was cross-eyed, at the early age he acquired the nickname Guercino (Italian for “squinter”). He was Italian Baroque painter from the region of Emilia, active in Rome and Bologna. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fevhwZ9FFYU Considering a subject for a painting, he imagined the scene from every angle. Often he used close-up studies, to examine the ...

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ICELANDIC SELECTED POEMS – Jónas Hallgrímsson

In the beginning of the 19th century, Romanticism arrived to Iceland and was dominant in the work of poets like Bjarni Thorarensen and Jónas Hallgrímsson (considered as one of the founding fathers of romanticism in Iceland). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q4fPc0Gvepk The imagery in his poetry was influenced by the Icelandic landscape. Economic conditions were difficult in Iceland during the early years of his life ...

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LATENT MUSICAL TALENTS EMERGED IN ICELAND

Instrumental music (in the usual sense of that term) didn’t exist. Due to Iceland’s isolation centuries of musical development (on the European continent), had gone unnoticed. When the new music found its way to Iceland, the population proved to be more receptive. Latent creative talents soon emerged. In the 1980’s, Icelandic music was on the world music map with the emergence of ...

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SILENCE OF THE GRAVE – Novel, by Arnaldur Indriðason

Reading Icelandic books translated to English: Even if you’ve never considered reading an 800-year-old story, some Icelandic sagas might surprise you: “Egils Saga” (by someone back in the c.1200s). You find there a colourful main character, plenty of fight scenes (both physical and verbal). Suggestion Nr. 2 and Nr.3: “Indipendent People”by Halldor Laxness you can read and “Gunnlöth’s Tale” by Svava Yakobsdottir. If ...

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