The story of art
After watching the classical western art to have a general understanding, early painting artists thought the church, rich creation health, painting theme is a little simple, religious stories accounted for the majority of the portraits, there are many. Some parts of modern art in the 20th century are difficult to understand, and the author’s evaluation of this period is vague, perhaps because it is not far enough away to judge.
The author is very good at weaving events into stories. The language used to describe complex historical processes is discreet and appropriate. Choose the picture carefully, before and after the picture often can establish interesting reference relationship. The printing in English version has no chromatic aberration and can show details.
Expanding the so-called concept of art, not only beautiful beauty is art, but also not the most real art. Too true too rigid, only the pursuit of beauty also limits the creation.
The development of art is closely related to contemporary beliefs, politics, class status and so on. And the inheritance and breakthrough of art is inseparable from those always full of enthusiasm and fighting spirit of the artists. It’s been a wonderful and exciting journey.
In the reform and breakthrough, I still admire manet and monet’s impressionistic painting school most. Although brunelleschi’s perspective shocked the whole of Europe, and leonardo Da Vinci’s scientific anatomy restored the more real lines of the human body, I always felt that this was an inevitable degree in the development of painting, and it was a smooth process in the mode of thinking. But the emergence of impressionism completely jumped out of the original frame, no longer painting every detail that the eye saw, but painting a whole picture that the mind felt, such thinking has absolutely great subversive, worship ing.