He met his first important teacher, Eugene Boudin, when some of his drawings were exhibited next to Boudin’s paintings in the window of a local shop. His only education was at Le Havre secondary school of the arts. Claude Monet was the one of the founding fathers of French impressionism. In a style not previously before painted, impressionism captured a scene by using bright colors with lots of light and different shades to create the illusion of a glance. He is also one of the leading painters of landscapes in the history of art.
At the age of seventeen, Félix Vallotton entered Académie Julian, an art academy in Paris. He began his art career as a portrait painter but later on he developed his own technique of wood engraving and started to revolutionize the art of woodcut. Not before long, he was associated with Les Nabis (a famous group of Post-Impressionist vanguard artists). During the First World War, Félix Vallotton was asked to serve as a contracted artist for the French army to create political and social posters for France. Félix Vallotton also helped setup and organize the Salon d’Automne (Autumn Salon) that is an annual art exhibition held in Paris.
J.J. GRANDVILLE AND THE CHARGED IMAGE IN A TIME OF CENSORSHIP Jean-Ignace-Isidore Gérard, better known as J.J. Grandville, was one of the precursors behind the period of great innovation for French illustrated books that was the 1830s and 1840s. He was born in Nancy, France on September 15, 1803 into a family involved with theatre and art. His father was a miniature painter, and imparted his craft to his talented offspring. His maternal grandparents had been actors at the court of Lorraine, and he later adopted their stage name of Grandville. The artist Maison, on a trip to Nancy, saw Grandville’s work and encouraged him to try his luck in Paris.
He also introduced them to other artist and teachers. However, Edma quit becoming a wife and mother. Sisters Morisot were grand-nieces of one of the most profilic Rococo painters, Fragonard, but Berte's interest in painting was not the result of this connection. The most important single influence on the development of her style was Eduard Manet, who became her friend in 1869 and in 1874 her brother-in-law, through marriage with his brother Eugene. She greatly admired him, but soon developed her own style that influenced also Manet's painting and encourage him to work en plein air.
Piet Mondrian was born on March 7, 1872 in Amersfoort, The Netherlands. He was the second child of four; he had two brothers and one sister. His father was Pieter Cornelis Sr, who was a principal of an elementary school and an amateur artist. His father Mondrian Sr, planned for his son to become a drawing teacher so that he would be able to make a living for himself. Piet Mondrian won his licenses and was able to teach at primary and secondary schools, but his heart was set on becoming a painter.
Jean Ipousteguy Jean Robert Ipoustéguy was born as Jean Robert at Dun-sur-Meuse on 6 January 1920. From 1938 Ipoustéguy attended evening classes in painting and drawing taught by Robert Lesbounit in Paris. After serving in the military during the Second World War, Ipoustéguy tried to earn his livelihood by painting and did frescoes and stained-glass windows for St Jacques in Montrouge in 1947-48. Since Robert was such a common surname, Jean Robert assumed his mother's maiden name as his nom d'artiste: Ipoustéguy. In 1949, Ipoustéguy moved to Choisy-le-Roi and began to work on sculpture.
Carlos Schwabe Part A Carlos Schwabe was famous symbolic artist which he was born on July 21st, in 1866 and died in 1926. When Carlos Schwabe moved to Geneva in Switzerland from Altona he started studying art which he got brief success there which his talent was later unlocked when he moved to Paris while he was still a young man. He developed considerable graphic skills. He soon became active in Symbolist circles winning, favour as an illustrator of mystical religious themes. His highly refined drawings and watercolours accompany texts such as Le Reve by Emile Zola While working as a wall paper designer he became familiar with symbolist artists which then lead him to usually painting mythological and allegorical topics.
"The Darkling Thrush" seems oddly to recall his childhood; waiting each evening for the setting sun to light up the red-painted staircase in the family house. This poem by Thomas Hardy was written on December, 31st, 1899, in a spirit of anticipation of a brand new century. The analysis of the poem ‘The Darkling Thrush’ by Thomas Hardy is being done to further analyse what the Thrush itself symbolises. Also an Investigating Hardy’s true meaning of the Thrush by emphasising on his use of literary techniques which are imagery and meter and is the researcher’s main focus in this piece. The poem is about a man (persona) leaning against a coppice gate of a thicket grove of small trees and watching the grey frost in the form of the spectre which giving the persona the allusion something very unpleasant will happen in the near future.
He became professor of Western art at the Shanghai College of Fine Arts in 1933When the Sino-Japanese War broke out in 1937, he resettled in Malaysia. Liu Kang is one of the pioneer artists of the Nanyang Style. Liu Kang was amongst the earliest Chinese artists who studied in Paris. During his time there, he was influenced by impressionists en post-impressionists artists like Matisse, Gauguin and Cezanne. Two paintings that he made in this period were these.
* “Equality, diversity, and perversity” (4). These are the three personal themes of French designer, Jean Paul Gaultier. Gaultier was born in the France suburbs of Arcueil in 1952. Although Gaultier was interested in fashion from a young age, he never actually studied design formally while in school. His wild sketches became unnoticed until he was 17 years old.