I think I probably began to become more interested in art history just over a year ago when Kathy & Derek got me to look into futurism for the pre-production project.
|These two are Andrew Wyeth. I really like the return to the theme consistent in his work|
|Robert Bevan, I like the idea that perhaps a subjective, heightened landscape like this, may speak more truth than a realistic representation. To me, it speaks more of hazy nostalgic summer days, lost in the fields, than a photograph could.|
|John Martin. Victorian who painted the end of the world.|
A few more recent works now:
All done. Hope that was enjoyable to check out. Whilst on the subject, there's some really good documentaries on the uni library streaming service:
Why Beauty Matters - Interesting opinionated account of why beauty is important to art.
Ways of Seeing - this is a series. If you find the 1st one interesting enough, the others are all on there too.