Dec 022013
 

When still at High School I’ve seen some cards with Jeffrey Jones paintings and they left a very deep impression. They reminded me Vrubel’s art: dark and mysterious.  Several artists I’ve admired in the past don’t feel so great any more but I keep on coming back to these haunting pictures. In my opinion there is a lot of subtle mastery in Jones’ art: in composition, brushstrokes, rendering of figures, creating mood. Not many artists managed to achieve this.

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 December 2, 2013  Posted by at 07:02 art, artists, fantasy, fine art, illustration, Jeffrey Catherine Jones, painting, visual arts, Vrubel Tagged with:  No Responses »
Jun 152013
 

When East and West, North and South embraced each other, when prints became produced and sold on global scale, when the way we see the world became firmly affected by photography… 1890s-1950s. Beautiful postery style, both decorative and realistic, traditional and modern, Oriental and European reigned. Areas of flat color, bold composition and outlines are very typical for this period.

Russian Ballet Programme

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Portrait of Miss Elizabeth Keith by Ito Shinsui, 1922

 

 

 

A Gate at the Stupa of Sanchi by Hiroshi Yoshida. 1932

 

 

 

 

‘Lanterns’ (1906) by American artist Bertha Lum (1869-1954)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Carl Moser “Strickende Frau mit Booten” 1926

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

And much, much more

 

 

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