Line to follow colour in stones, 1985 St. Abbs, Scotland, by Andy Goldsworthy. Via NOWNESS (@nowness) on Instagram.
aimée henny brown (The Jealous Curator)
“Shelter”, an installation by Canadian artist Aimée Henny Brown
"Long considered the survey of modern art, this engrossing and liberally illustrated text traces the development of trends and influences in painting, sculpture, photography and architecture from the mid-nineteenth century to the present day. Retaining its comprehensive nature and chronological approach, it now comes thoroughly reworked by Michael Bird, an experienced art history editor and writer, with refreshing new analyses, a considerably expanded picture program..."
The Coronation of the Virgin triptych, unknown maker, 1360-1370. Museum no. 143-1866-The Gothic style first appeared in the 12th century in the area around Paris. In architecture, Gothic buildings employed a variety of new techniques to pierce walls with larger windows and to build loftier spaces. In sculpture and the other figurative arts, the style combined the detailed observation of nature with an expressive elegance. Gothic quickly spread throughout European...........
10 Mind-Boggling Photorealistic Drawings
"David" by Michelangelo - (detail) the high renaissance is the culmination of earlier developments in painting, sculpture and architecture. The duality of naturalism and tension is clearly seen in Michelangelo's David. The beauty of the classical rom is evident. Other giants include Leonardo and Raphael working in Florence and Rome. We also see venice emerge as a major renaissance art center with artists such as Titian.
The Forest of Oma, Basque Country | Spain The forest of Oma, one of Basque artist Agustín Ibarrola’s best known works, is an example of “land art”, a creative trend that first appeared in the 1960s and which seeks to take art to nature and use the countryside as the artist’s frame, support and medium. Source: travelingcolors
Brad Wilson’s early education in the visual arts began at The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where he studied art history and studio art - mainly painting, sculpture, drawing and architecture.
This Christian scene depicts the story of the Virgin Mary receiving the marriage ring from Saint Joseph. This scene has been in many paintings throughout Art History and is depicted here beautifully by Raphael. The late 1400′s was the advent of perspective in art giving the scene a more natural scene then any of its predecessors. As we see many parallels of tradition throughout history, the wedding ceremony still revolves around the ring. The placing of the wedding ring on the husband...
Anne Vallayer-Coster (1744–1818) : Attributes of Painting, Sculpture, and Architecture (1769)