A portrait sounds like a relatively straightforward thing — a picture of someone — but across time it has proven to be a much more elusive beast. There are appropriated portraits, abstract portraits, portraits of pets, portraits of homes and desks and backpack contents, postmortem portraits, and portraits that are just piles of candy. For any rule you might devise to define a portrait, there is always a bona fide portrait that defies that rule.
It may not have the worldwide fame of the Louvre in Paris or New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art, but the Art Institute of Chicago is certainly up there among the world’s best art museums when it comes to the masterpieces in its permanent collection. On EF Explore America’s student trips to Chicago, visitors have the chance to see these amazing works of art in person.
We have showcased different media of art and the different routes that you can take to express your creativity. Now, to provide you with some fresh perspective, we decided to showcase a list of some inspiring colorful watercolor artworks. We believe that watercolor art is a very powerful way to express your feelings — in particular, colorful watercolor can be effectively used to represent the artistic vision on a piece of paper.
What would do today if you discovered the history of bird painting? Would you be excited? This Post will finally show you how bird painting came into existence and how it touched the true emotions of humans.