Modular panels have become very popular in recent years. But this is not a new invention at all. Moreover, modular art has been around for centuries. The modular picture consists of several separate parts that form a complex composition: sometimes stable, and sometimes not – in some cases, the parts can be interchanged or even completely removed.
The founder of modular art is considered Jerome Bosch, who created, as you know, in the Renaissance: his triptych “Garden of Earthly Delights” is considered the first modular painting in history. This work served as the so-called “variable altar,” and the arrangement of the parts of the painting changed in accordance with the church holidays and the message that parishioners needed to send at certain times of the year. Continue reading
Andrew Wyeth is simultaneously one of the most popular and most attacked artists in American art. Because of his retreat, he was like a thorn in the eye of a generation of creators leading a vibrant social life.
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Over time, Wyatt’s accurate depiction of rough rural reality has turned into a kind of national symbol, and at the same time has generated endless debate on what contemporary art is. Continue reading
The painting “Christina’s World” became the quintessential success and glory of Andrew Wyeth, and turned into a real American “icon”, along with “American Gothic” by Wood, Whistler’s “Portrait of Mother” and “Washington Crosses Delaware” by Emmanuel Loyce. Wyeth himself considered this work a “complete failure”, sending it to the Manhattan Gallery Macbeth in 1948. The Museum of Modern Art acquired the canvas for $ 1800.
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Christine Olson, completely paralyzed below her waist, Wyeth first saw him literally dragging himself across a field in Maine – “like a crab along the shores of New England Continue reading