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Mary Cassatt: A collection of 339 works (HD) Description: "Mary Stevenson Cassatt (1844–1926), born in Allegheny City (now part of Pittsburgh), Pennsylvania, spent her early years with her family in France and Germany. From 1860 to 1862, she studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts. By 1865, she had convinced her parents to let her study in Paris, where she took private lessons from leading academic painter Jean-Léon Gérôme, copied works of the old masters, and went sketching. She stayed in Courance and Écouen and studied with Édouard Frère and Paul Soyer. In 1868, Cassatt’s painting The Mandolin Player (private collection) was accepted at the Paris Salon, the first time her work was represented there. After three-and-a-half years in France, the Franco-Prussian War interrupted Cassatt’s studies and she returned to Philadelphia in the late summer of 1870. Cassatt returned to Europe in 1871. She spent eight months in Parma, Italy, in 1872, studying the paintings of Correggio and Parmigianino and working with the advice of Carlo Raimondi, head of the department of engraving at the Parma Academy. In 1873, she visited Spain, Belgium, and Holland to study and copy the works of Velázquez, Rubens, and Hals. In June 1874, Cassatt settled in Paris, where she began to show regularly in the Salons, and where her parents and sister Lydia joined her in 1877. That same year, Edgar Degas invited her to join the group of independent artists later known as the Impressionists. The only American officially associated with the group, Cassatt exhibited in four of their eight exhibitions, in 1879, 1880, 1881, and 1886. Under their influence, Cassatt revised her technique, composition, and use of color and light, manifesting her admiration for the works of the French avant garde, especially Degas and Manet. Degas, her chief mentor, provided criticism of her work, offered advice on technique, and encouraged her experiments in printmaking. Like Degas, she was chiefly interested in figure compositions. During the late 1870s and early 1880s, the subjects of her works were her family (especially her sister Lydia), the theater, and the opera. Later she made a specialty of the mother and child theme, which she treated with warmth and naturalness in paintings, pastels, and prints. Cassatt’s role as an advisor to art collectors benefited many public and private collections in the United States. From her early days in Paris, she encouraged the collection of old masters and the French avant-garde. In 1901, she accompanied Mr. and Mrs. H. O. Havemeyer on a collecting trip in Italy and Spain. Cassatt had known Mrs. Havemeyer before her marriage. In 1873, she had encouraged the then seventeen-year-old Louisine Elder to buy a pastel by Degas, and the two women became close friends. Cassatt was eventually instrumental in shaping the Havemeyer collection, most of which is now in the Metropolitan Museum. Failing eyesight severely curtailed Cassatt’s work after 1900. She gave up printmaking in 1901, and in 1904 stopped painting. She spent most of the war years in Grasse and died in 1926 at her country home, Château de Beaufresne, at Mesnil-Theribus, Oise." --- SUBSCRIBE: www.youtube.com/c/LearnFromMasters?sub_confirmation=1 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LearnFromMasters/ Google+: https://plus.google.com/+LearnFromMasters Contact: LearnFromMasters01@gmail.com SUPPORT MY WORK AT: https://www.patreon.com/LearnFromMasters LIST OF ARTISTS already posted on LearnFromMasters: https://goo.gl/hri4HE --- Thank you so much for your support!
Together they created a thriving business in art and immortalized Martin Luther in their works. A journey into the world of Lucas Cranach and his son.
Berthe Morisot, la pintora impresionista. Programa de televisión. Fecha de emisión: 03-02-2012 Duración: 18' 20'' "Con el paso del tiempo la mayor parte de los artistas vinculados al impresionismo (inicialmente denostados por la crítica oficial) pasaron a formar parte del canon artístico, si bien algunos de ellos quedaron relegados a un segundo plano por razones aparentemente difíciles de entender. Este sería el caso de las conocidas como damas del impresionismo entre las que destacaría el caso de Berthe Morisot, a quien estos días el museo Thyssen dedica una interesante retrospectiva". Participan: Amparo Serrano de Haro. Profesora Hª del Arte UNED; Clara Marcellán. Coordinadora de la Exposición. Producción y realización: CEMAV Para saber más: http://www.uned.es http://canal.uned.es
Joaquin Sorolla y Bastida: A collection of 555 paintings (HD) *UPDATE (added over 400 new paintings than previous video) Description: "Joaquín Sorolla y Bastida began to study painting at the age of fifteen in his native Valencia, Spain. At the age of eighteen, he went to Madrid, where he copied Old Master paintings in the Museo del Prado. Four years later, Sorolla won a grant to study painting in Rome; there he developed a distinct ability for depicting the effects of light. When Sorolla returned to Madrid, his paintings were in great demand. The paintings he exhibited at the 1901 Exposition Universelle in Paris were very well received. Contributing to his international fame, the Hispanic Society of America commissioned him to paint decorative scenes for its library in New York City in 1911. J. Paul Getty purchased ten of Sorolla's Impressionist beach scenes at auction in 1933. He later explained, "One could hardly imagine greater contrasts than those between a Van Goyen and a Sorolla--but, as I say, I bought what I liked." Sorolla's widow left a large collection of his paintings to the people of Spain. The collection is now a museum, the Museo Sorolla, in the artist's house in Madrid." --- MUSIC: Kevin MacLeod - Drone in D Drone in D by Kevin MacLeod is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/) Source: http://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=USUAN1200044 Artist: http://incompetech.com/ SUBSCRIBE: www.youtube.com/c/LearnFromMasters?sub_confirmation=1 Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/LearnFromMasters/ Google+: https://plus.google.com/+LearnFromMasters Contact: LearnFromMasters01@gmail.com SUPPORT MY WORK AT: https://www.patreon.com/LearnFromMasters LIST OF ARTISTS already posted on LearnFromMasters: https://goo.gl/hri4HE --- Thank you so much for your support!
[Disponible jusqu'au 14 novembre 2018] Linda Lorin nous emmène à la découverte de trois lieux de notre patrimoine artistique, culturel et naturel. Dans ce numéro : Nice, le génie méconnu de Berthe Morisot - Les Indianos, nouveaux riches catalans - L’incontournable : Santa Monica, l’art du bluff en Californie. Nice, le génie méconnu de Berthe Morisot À la fin du XIXe siècle, Nice n’est fréquentée par les touristes qu’en hiver. C’est à cette saison que la peintre Berthe Morisot, figure de proue de l'impressionnisme, va découvrir la lumière et l'exotisme de la ville qui influenceront grandement son œuvre. Les Indianos, nouveaux riches catalans Une poignée d'aventuriers partis faire fortune dans les colonies américaines a développé la région catalane au XIXe siècle, enrichissant et transformant ce qui n'était jusqu'alors qu'une terre de paysans et de pêcheurs. "L’incontournable" : Santa Monica, l’art du bluff en Californie À 25 kilomètres de Los Angeles, la station balnéaire de Santa Monica attire les sportifs sur sa plage et les grands enfants sur sa célèbre jetée. Mais aussi d’habiles magiciens, adeptes du grand bluff... Magazine (France, 2018, 38mn) #Reportage #InvitationAuVoyage #ARTE Abonnez-vous à la chaine Youtube d’ARTE : http://www.youtube.com/user/arte?sub_confirmation=1 Retrouvez-nous sur les réseaux sociaux : Facebook : http://www.facebook.com/ARTEtv Twitter : http://www.twitter.com/ARTEfr Instagram : https://www.instagram.com/ARTEfr/
Berthe Morisot: A collection of 302 works (HD)
Description: "Berthe Morisot (January 14, 1841 – March 2, 1895) was a French Impressionist painter.
Born in Bourges, Cher, France into a successful bourgeois family who encouraged her and her sister Edma Morisot in their exploration of art, she demonstrated the possibilities for women artists in avant-garde art movements at the end of the 19th century. Once Morisot settled on pursuing art, her family did not impede her career.
By age 20, she met and befriended the important landscape painter of the Barbizon school, Camille Corot, who introduced her to other artists and teachers. She took up plein air techniques and painted small pieces outdoors either as finished works or as studies for larger works completed in the studio.
Morisot's first acceptance in the Salon de Paris came in 1864 with two landscape paintings, and she continued to show regularly in the Salon until 1874, the year of the first impressionist exhibition.
She was acquainted with Edouard Manet from 1868, and in 1874 she married Eugene Manet, Edouard's younger brother. She convinced Manet to attempt plein air painting, and drew him into the circle of acquaintance of the painters who became known as the impressionists. However, he never considered himself an impressionist or agreed to show with the group.
Morisot, along with Camille Pissarro, was one of only two artists whose work exhibited in all of the original impressionist shows.
Like Mary Cassatt, during her lifetime, Berthe Morisot was relegated to the category of "feminine" artists because of their usual subject matter — women, children, and domestic scenes. However, as a doctrinaire impressionist, Morisot painted what she saw in her immediate, everyday life. As a woman securely in the "haute bourgeoisie" she saw domestic interiors, holiday spots, other women, and children. Without exception, her subject matter shows the equivalent of that of her impressionist colleagues. Edgar Degas, the dandy male bourgeois, painted rehearsals of the ballet, horse races, and nude women in apartments (rather than studios). Claude Monet painted his garden, his children, and his neighbor's haystacks. Female impressionists painted their social milieu in a way consistent with the impressionist approach to subject matter.
Berthe Morisot died in Paris and was interred in the Cimetière de Passy.
Today, her paintings can sell for more than $4 million."
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