View of a Foetus in the Womb Jpg was one page of Leonardo da Vinci’s notes. Leonardo da Vinci was a great Italian artist. He was known as a universal genius. His journals and notes were Leonardo’s studies in science and engineering which were as impressive and innovative as his artistic work. These studies recorded in 13000 pages of notes and drawings, including fuse art and natural philosophy which was the forerunner of modern science. And these studies made throughout his whole life and journey as he made continual observations of the world aroud him. This painting depicted Leonardo’s view of a foetus in the womb. There in this page, were four different forms of foetus and a brief descriptive womb at the bottom of the note. The details and drapery, the studies of faces and emotions, of babies were shown in this page of notes. According to today’s view, Leonardo da Vinci’s studies in foetus were right.
Among the pictures of the four different forms of foetus were some explaining of this view. In many other cases, a single topic like the human foetus was covered in detail in both words and pictures on a single sheet. That was exactly Leonardo’s mirror-image cursive handwriting which may be because Leonardo wrote with his left hand. And it was more easier for him to write from right to left with the pen used at that time.
Last but not least, we can find out that Leonardo’s range of interests and preoccupations from his notes and paintings, this page was exactly telling us his excellent achievements in foetus. But we still not known why his notes were not published with Leonardo’s lifetime.
International Online: According to a report on April 2nd of British Daily Mail, Rudi Valentino, an 36 years old orangutan from American Houston Zoo, has become famous for being good at painting recently.
Rudi has been painting for ten years. She creates her paintings in many places, from stockades to canvas. She creates her paintings on from stockades to canvas. As for her, any place is her paradise for painting.
Owning long hair, Rudi has been regarded as another Van Gogh among orangutan due to her perfect painting works, which has attracted a lot of tourists.
Tammy Buhrmester, who is Rudi’s nursing administrator, introduced that Rudi was so cautious about creating her works that she never paints without thinking seriously. And she was particular about her own works. Tammy also indicated that Rudi has a sense of art and has great gift in painting. She likes pink best.
As it is reported, Rudi is very crazy about painting. When she stops painting, she would spend several hours to design her nest work. At the beginning, she paints by using her figures, and then by using painting brushes. For sake of her healthy, the Zoo has prepared nontoxic acrylic paints for Rudi.
Rudi is at a calm mental state. Although she is often visited by onlookers, she can finish her whole work with unruffled.
On April 10th, there is going to be an art exhibition of Mutual Assistance between Orangutans held by Houston Zoo. And some of Rudi’s will be on auction. It is said that the art exhibition by far has financed over 200,000 dollars (1,240,000 RMB or so) for wild animals like orangutans since 2004.
Vincent Van Gogh sought the expressive power of lines and colors as well as the decorative effect of the pictures, which directly inspired fauvism and expressionism. The new painting for sale style of Van Gogh could be considered as impressionism and new impressionism. The combination of Japanese Ukiyoe prints with his personal qualities was the result of eastern and western paintings. A prominent character in Van Gogh's paintings was to strongly express his won personality. Someone said, his paintings were all his self portraits.
Gauguin advocated not to face the real objects, but to paint by virtue of memories. He also supported for integrated and symbolic aesthetics principles. He focused more on the originality and symbolism of art reproduction performance which exerted an important effect on symbolism and surrealism. Post-impressionism completely abandoned the naturalistic attitude, shook the root of imitation-function in western paintings, and brought paintings to a fresher subjective world permeated with strong feelings, which provided a useful paradigm for western modern art forms in the 20th century.
In later posts, we will talk about Henri Matisse reproduction.
The style was widespread from the 1940s until the early 1960s, and was closely associated with abstract expressionism arts reproduction (some critics have used the terms "action painting" and "abstract expressionism" interchangeably).
A comparison was often drawn between the American action painting and the French tachisme. North Carolina Black Mountain College in the United States has always adopted the most radical tests with no fixed courses. Among the incoming avant-garde ideas from Black Mountain College and Europe, there was a surrealist automation theory of art. The Spanish painter Milo paintings for sale has made this theory into practice. He put the paint splashed on the canvas, then dipped in the colors of the brush and moved it around the canvas.
In later posts, we will talk about Henri Matisse.