Thursday, 13 October 2011

The Blue Rigi: Lake of Lucerne-Sunriise (1842) J.M.W Turner


The moment the sun rises is  magic on any day and when the scene involves the  magnifigance of a  mountain and a lake what could be  better?
Turner  the Master, capture  it wonderfull;y and words would be futile to describe it

Sunday, 7 August 2011

Gustav Klimt-Fruit Tree by the lake

 Gustav Klimt - Fruit Tree by the Lake

 This painting is one of  light and dark, the light being the yellow fiekd and the dark of the tree.It is about contrast ,shadow and light, the yeloow and  green could be over powering but the artist  has managed to  control this with  his  unique style

Saturday, 6 August 2011

J.M.W.Turner Lighthouse Lands End

William Turner Longships Lighthouse, Lands End 
The stormy sea captured  here the waves crashin about,the wind blowing,the natural elements in  fall  flow

Sunday, 17 July 2011

The Lawrence Tree (1929) Georgia O'Keeffe

Looking up at the night sky and the starlight by the tree,the shape of the tree and the light of the stars important things to observe in this painting

Friday, 15 July 2011

The Painter On His Way To Work:Van Gogh

The artist on his way to his work. Van Gogh liked to  be imersed in  work and subject and  be  part of the land
Unfortunatley this painting was deystroyed by fire in the second world war

Tuesday, 12 July 2011

Van Gogh ;Wheat Field With Cypresses 1889

The cypress tree stands tall  in the field of wheat,Van Gogh's fascination with  the energy of nature is  shown  here and the painting shimmers
The clouds in the sky with swirls posses a a almost demon like qualitty,the whole painting is of movement

Sunday, 10 July 2011

St Paul's Hospital St-Remy 1889 Van Gogh

The man by the tree appears to be isolated but given the nature of the bulding this is  not surprising as  it was the place Van Gogh stayed  for a year after his breakdown and according to the doctors notes van Gogh was sufferring from 'acute mania with hallucinations of sight and  hearing as well as epeleptic fits at inferequent intervals'