Villa Elisi by Antonio Sant’Elia

Villa Elisi by Antonio Sant'Elia Villa Elisi1912ArchitectureSan Maurizio, Italy Designed and built as a Holiday home for the industrialist Romeo Longatti, Villa Elisi was the only building designed by Sant’Elia to be completed in his lifetime. Whist small in size the villa features the asymmetrical, geometric designs seen in much of Sant’Elia’s work, including the … Continue reading Villa Elisi by Antonio Sant’Elia

Edifici monumentali con sculture by Antonio Sant’Elia

Edifici monumentali con sculture by Antonio Sant'Elia Edifici monumentali con sculture1911-12FuturismPencil on paper Edifici monumentali con sculture reveals a vast increase in size from Sant’Elia’s earlier work. Geometric features are also more prominent and the height of the towers is accentuated by the rest of the building design. The entrance is shrunk behind two pyramidal … Continue reading Edifici monumentali con sculture by Antonio Sant’Elia

La Citta Nuova by Antonio Sant’Elia

La Citta Nuova by Antonio Sant'Elia La Citta Nuova1913-14FuturismPencil on paperVilla Olmo, Como, Italy La Citta Nuova appeared at the Nuove Tendenze exhibition in 1914. A series of forty drawings that showcased Sant’Elia’s innovative design ideas glorifying modernism and technology. As a symbol of the new age, they were bold, unadorned, and geometric designs. Sant’Elia … Continue reading La Citta Nuova by Antonio Sant’Elia

Lesbia Weeping Over a Sparrow by Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema

Title: Lesbia Weeping Over a Sparrow Date: 1866 Movement: Romanticism Artist: Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema Dutch 1836 – 1912 Laurens Alma Tadema, better known as Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema, was one of the most highly renowned Romantic artists of the late 19thC. He changed the spelling of his name to the more English Lawrence while making his … Continue reading Lesbia Weeping Over a Sparrow by Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema

Girl with Sailboat

Title: Girl with Sailboat Date: 1899 Movement: Impressionism Artist: Edmund Charles Tarbell American 1862 – 1938 Edmund Charles Tarbell Edmund Charles Tarbell was an American Impressionist painter. He was a leading member of the Guild of Boston Artists from its beginnings in 1914. He was also a popular teacher at the Museum School, Due to … Continue reading Girl with Sailboat

Portrait of the Future Countess Henri de Boisgelin

Title: Portrait of the Future Countess Henri de Boisgelin Date: 1923 Movement: Art Nouveau Artist: Leon Bakst Russian 1866 – 1924 Leon Bakst Leyb-Khaim Izrailevich Rosenberg, better known as Leon Bakst was a painter and scene and costume designer. He was a member of the Sergei Diaghilev circle and with the Ballet Russes, he designed … Continue reading Portrait of the Future Countess Henri de Boisgelin