Buy My Art on Posters, Cards, Shirts, more. CLICK ON IMAGE & GO TO MY ZAZZLE SHOP.

Buy My Art on Posters, Cards, Shirts, more. CLICK ON IMAGE & GO TO MY ZAZZLE SHOP.
My art on products on all world Zazzle sites. Check top of shop for any sales.

Buy Fine Art Prints of my Paintings on Paper, Canvas, More.

Buy Fine Art Prints of my Paintings on Paper, Canvas, More.
Click on image to go to my Fine Art America shop.

Wednesday, 20 October 2010

Gothic Art. Giotto & the Start of Modern Art



In the middle ages, the Roman era of realism was followed by Byzantine art. Art was made for religious purposes and comprised of symbols. Romanesque art stuck to the objectives of Byzantine art. Figures were static and not modeled. Gothic art came after Romanesque art and was about natural figures and background. The Italian artist, Giotto (1267- 1337), helped transform the inactive art of the medieval era. His paintings showed distance, perspective and modeling of figures with light and shadow. In his painting, Madonna Enthroned (around 1310), the faces are animated and the figures are more realistic. Giotto used light and color (hue, temperature) to model his figures and cloth. This painting is considered one of the best of Giotto’s art. His techniques were new. Some people consider Giotto the father of modern art.

Click on title of this post to buy images of my paintings on items, i.e. fine art prints, greeting cards, posters, shirts and mugs. Customize style, color, border and more. Final prices are shown after you customize products and select the quantity of the product in my store and other stores. Did you know that my items are in the public setting? If you are on another Zazzle site, i.e. Zazzle.ca, you can buy my items. You will not be eligible for sales on Zazzle.com. If you received this post via email (feedburner), you may need to copy and paste this URL into your browser, http://www.zazzle.com/arlenebabadartist* .

You can receive updates of my posts by email or by subscription. Subscribe in the right upper widgets. Forward this article to interested friends and family. Also join my Facebook Fan Page; click on the Fan Page widget to your right. Follow me on Twitter. http://artbyarlene.blogspot.com

Buy my original paintings. Paintings on canvas mounted on wood stretcher bars are $60 (20.4 by 25.5 cm, 8 by 10 inches). Shipping is free within Canada and the U.S. There is no sales tax. http://arlene-babad.fineartamerica.com (buy direct from the artist) and http://artbyarlenebabad.etsy.com

http://www.blogcatalog.com/directory/art/

No comments: