Tag: colour

MoMA, New York, 2011 #2

Vincent van Gogh (1853–1890) The Starry Night 1889 oil on canvas 73 × 92 cm (28.7 × 36.2 in) "This morning I saw the country from my window a long time before sunrise," the artist wrote to his brother Theo, "with nothing but the morning star, which looked very big." Rooted in imagination and memory,…

Old fashion romance

Canon EOS 40D + Canon EF-S 17-85mm F4-5.6 IS USM @85mm Texture by  JoesSistah. Thank you! Texture View on black, large Rose A rose is a perennial flower shrub or vine of the genus Rosa, within the family Rosaceae, that contains over 100 species and comes in a variety of colours. The species form…

Theo Van Rysselberghe

(Mevrouw Henri Van de Velde Sethe) Théo (Théophile) van Rysselberghe (23 November 1862, – 14 December 1926), was a Belgian neo-impressionist painter, who played a pivotal role in the European art scene at the turn of the century.He discovered the pointillist technique when he saw Georges Seurat’s La Grande Jatte at the eighth impressionist exhibition…

Peter Paul Rubens (detail)

Peter Paul Rubens (June 28, 1577 – May 30, 1640) was a prolific seventeenth-century Flemish Baroque painter, and a proponent of an exuberant Baroque style that emphasized movement, color, and sensuality. He is well-known for his Counter-Reformation altarpieces, portraits, landscapes, and history paintings of mythological and allegorical subjects. In addition to running a large studio…

A Logic of Colours.

"There is a logic of colours, and it is with this alone, and not with the logic of the brain, that the painter should conform." – Paul Cezanne "Colour is fun, colour is just plain gorgeous, a gourmet meal for the eye, the window of the soul." – Rachel Wolf Have a wonderful Good Friday,…

Pure thoughts

Canon EOS 40D + Canon EF-S 17-85mm F4-5.6 IS USM @85mm Rose A rose is a perennial flower shrub or vine of the genus Rosa, within the family Rosaceae, that contains over 100 species and comes in a variety of colours. The species form a group of erect shrubs, and climbing or trailing plants, with…

There must be an angel

Canon EOS 40D + Canon EF-S 17-85mm F4-5.6 IS USM @65mm View large, on black Rose A rose is a perennial flower shrub or vine of the genus Rosa, within the family Rosaceae, that contains over 100 species and comes in a variety of colours. The species form a group of erect shrubs, and climbing…