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The Blonde Lover in Picasso Paintings

30 Oct

This Picasso painting is with very beautiful curves and rich colors, and behind it there is a fascinating story. In January 1927, Picasso who was 45 years old met Walter 17 years younger than him in a subway station of Paris.

Although Picasso had married with the Russian ballet dancer Olga Khokhlva for nearly 10 years and had a 5-year-old son, he still held Walter’s arms, said, “I am Picasso! You and I will make good things together.” From then on, Walter became a great painter’s Secret lover. In 1932, Picasso exhibited Reading in Paris and had won wide acclaim. Later this surrealism painting was bought by an American collector. But Olga also revealed that his husband’s cheat on her in the half-naked posture of the painting. Soon, she left Picasso with a son, but until she died in 1955, she and Picasso had not officially divorced. For more please visit http://www.artisoo.com

Reading 1932

Reading 1932


Baroque Painting Danae 1643 by Rembrandt Van Rijin

22 Sep

In this baroque painting sale, Danae is lying on her in the bed, naked. It is obvious that she is pregnant in this painting reproduction. Her left hand is on the pillow, but she stretches forth right hand, which seems that she is waiting something or hopes someone can save her. Her eyes are full of eagerness.

The Nightwatch 1642

The Nightwatch 1642


At the same time, in the deep of her eyes, we can find her desperation. She doesn’t know who can help her and what she can do. The only thing she can do is waiting. Refer to Rembrandt‘s life at that time, his painting The Nightwatch offended the rich and powerful families so that less and less people bought his paintings. As a result, he could not make ends meet. For him, he had the same situation with Danae. He didn’t know how to change the situation. He was also looking forward to changing. This great job shows his mood and situation at that time. For more please visit http://www.artisoo.com

Famous English Aestheticism by Frederic Leighton

15 Aug

The painting Greek Girls Picking up Pebbles by the Sea was painted by Frederic Leighton in 1871, which was first shown at the Royal College of Art Gallery. The Leighton painting revealed the scene that full of dramatical effect. The four voluptuous young women with well-proportioned and beautiful body, were just like a goddess in the ancient Greek and Roman mythology. Their turban and cloak were blown away by the wind and looked like the halo behind the gods, giving a sense of holy reverence.

Frederic Leighton became symbol of English Royal Academicism through his the glorious artistic style. Different from the famous painters of the Victorian era painting, Leighton, as the president of the Painting Academy, was not a student of the Academy of Fine Arts, nor received education in his homeland. He studied and learned art off and on in Brussels, Paris and Frankfurt. Leiden’s father was a classical art lover, he made a profound impact on young Leighton. Leiden. At the age of just 9, Leighton started to paint.


Greek Girls Picking up Pebbles

Greek Girls Picking up Pebbles