art history meme | two of four art movements | rococo
The Rococo painters used delicate colours and curving forms, decorating their canvases with cherubs and myths of love. Portraiture was also popular among them. Some works show a sort of naughtiness or impurity in the behaviour of their subjects, showing the historical trend of departing away from the Baroque’s church/state orientation. Landscapes were pastoral and often depicted the leisurely outings of aristocratic couples.
Beautiful Movies - 4/10
The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996)
"Listen. They’re beautiful, no? So many colors of sound, so many changing moods. Because, you know, they do not ring all by themselves."
This morning, at Holzarte gorge after one hour and a half of walking. It was worth the effort, believe me.
John Atkinson Grimshaw (6 September 1836 – 13 October 1893) was a Victorian-era artist, a “remarkable and imaginative painter” known for his city night-scenes and landscapes.