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Schiele, Egon (1890-1918) – 1909C. The Couple ( Carnegie Museum of Art, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania)

Graphite, ink, crayon, and wash on brown paper; 44 x 31 cm. Egon Schiele was Austrian Expressionist painter, draftsman, and printmaker noted for the eroticism of his figurative works. As a student at the Vienna Academy of Fine Arts (1907–09), Schiele was strongly influenced by the Jugendstil movement, the German Art Nouveau. He met Gustav…

Amedeo Modigliani

b Livorno, 12 July 1884; d Paris, 24 Jan 1920. Jewish-Italian painter, draughtsman and sculptor. While he is acknowledged to be one of the major artists of his generation, he was not as experimental and daring as his contemporaries. The direction of Picasso’s work, for instance, changed radically between 1906 and 1909 as a result…

michelangelo

Spitfire thought that these clouds looked like the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel. Photo credit: Spitfire Posted by >concrete_jungler101 on 2010-09-12 05:58:12

Brooke V., Vincent van Gogh

Students were introduced to Vincent van Gogh’s style and artwork. Then students mixed paints to create a background. The pupils then created several sketches of diverse vases and tablecloths. Next, students chose a drawing from their sketches and developed a composition inspired by van Gogh’s Irises. Posted by >Darien Public Schools Art Department on 2011-04-15…