Émile Friant, Impressive Realism

Émile Friant (16 April 1863 – 9 June 1932) was a French artist. Friant was born in the commune of Dieuze. He would later be forced to flee to Nancy by the encroachment of the Kingdom of Prussia’s soldiers. He exhibited paintings throughout his lifetime at the Paris Salon. Friant created works in charcoal, oil, and other media. He also used photographs to prepare finished paintings.

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Wood Carving as Ancient Tradition

Nowadays, in this timeless medium artists continue to work with wood to create their pieces which reflect their ancient tradition of wood carving. Even though their approaches vary greatly, still there are some work that remains one commonality in their works of wood art. It seems that they each can transform the rigid form into something that is unexpectedly beautiful.

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Artist in Idealism of Freedom and Freedom

Raden Saleh Sjarif Boestaman (1811 – 23 April 1880) was a pioneering Indonesian Romantic painter of Arab-Javanese ethnicity. He was considered to be the first “modern” artist from Indonesia (then Dutch East Indies), and his paintings corresponded with nineteenth-century romanticism which was popular in Europe at the time. He also expressed his cultural roots and inventiveness in his work. Raden Saleh Sjarif Boestaman was born in 1811 in Semarang on the island of Java (wikipedia)

 

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Mental Health Awareness With New Challenge

If you care to take up the #InsideOutChallenge, you have big chance to raise your mental health awareness. That’s what Canadian beauty blogger Yasaman Gheidi believes we can and should raise our mental health awareness. By taking up this challenge, you have small chance of experiencing a sort of dire catharsis leading to mental illness.   Continue reading