"Do You Have a Favorite Period of Art?" Topic
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|Coelacanth||06 Mar 2015 9:05 a.m. PST|
John William Waterhouse, The Lady of Shalott, 1892
I was going through the images I have saved on my computer, and it occurred to me that I have a lot of Victorian art. Most of the works I have saved were executed between 1870 and 1910. I also have a lot of art books (not enough!) and counted ten that are specifically Victorian or Edwardian. There is a distinct bias towards mythological and Medieval themes. So, does anyone else have a preference for a particular period of art?
| John the OFM ||06 Mar 2015 9:20 a.m. PST|
Any period where people looked like people, instead of a lampstand.
|Parzival||06 Mar 2015 10:32 a.m. PST|
4th period, 8th grade. There was this really cute girl in the class whom I had a huge crush on, and… Oh, that's not what you meant?
| x42brown ||06 Mar 2015 11:05 a.m. PST|
Just put a favourite of mine up link
but I can't really say I have a favourite period as my likes seam all over the place.
|Cyrus the Great||06 Mar 2015 2:21 p.m. PST|
The Renaissance, in particular, Bosch and Bruegel.
|Terrement ||06 Mar 2015 2:48 p.m. PST|
Easier to identify periods (and artists) I dislike. Have a wide scope of art I like, but no one in particular.
Speaking of art, I am still on my quest for the Holy Grail of artwork, which is a black velvet painting of the dogs playing poker with Elvis, Martin Luther King Jr. and Willie Nelson.
If anyone has any leads, let me know, but I have my answers for when asked "What is your quest?"
|tkdguy||06 Mar 2015 2:49 p.m. PST|
I'm a fan of Impressionist art myself. I also like the works of Giovanni Battista Tiepolo.
|britishlinescarlet2 ||06 Mar 2015 3:32 p.m. PST|
You can't beat Turner…..probably
|mandt2 ||06 Mar 2015 8:45 p.m. PST|
I like Early 1900s Americana, like:
| ochoin ||07 Mar 2015 4:40 a.m. PST|
| Pictors Studio ||11 Mar 2015 7:50 a.m. PST|
I like the Dutch masters best.
But I do have a soft spot for Bosch.