Watched by Hannah Hoch

Title: Watched Date: 1925 Style: Dada Artist: Hannah Hoch German 1889 – 1978 Anna Therese Johanne Hoch is best known for her work of the Weimar period. She was one of the originators of Photomontage, a type of collage of actual photographs. Key themes in her work were androgyny, political discourse and shifting gender roles. … Continue reading Watched by Hannah Hoch

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A Favourite Custom by Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema

Title: A Favourite Custom Date: 1909 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 niche in … Continue reading A Favourite Custom by Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema

Spring in the Country

Title: Spring in the Country Date: 1941 Movement: Regionalism Artist: Grant Wood American 1891 – 1942 Grant DeVoison Wood was best known for his paintings depicting the rural American Midwest. He enrolled in the Handicraft Guild (now a prominent artist collective) in 1910. Between 1922 and 1928 Wood travelled to Europe to study impressionism and … Continue reading Spring in the Country

Before a Thunderstorm

Title: Before a Thunderstorm Date: 1868 Movement: Realism Artist: Fyodor Vasilyev Russian 1850 – 1873 Fyodor Vasilyev Fyodor Alexandrovich Vasilyev was a landscape artist who introduced a lyrical style to Russian art. He was considered an illegitimate child even though his parents married when was four years old. He had to earn a living from … Continue reading Before a Thunderstorm

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

A Song Without Words

Title: A Song Without Words Date: 1919 Movement: Neoclassicism Artist: John William Godward English 1861 – 1922 John William Godward Godward was an English painter from the end of the Neoclassic era. He studied under Sir Lawrence Alma-Tadema, but the style of painting fell out of fashion giving way to Modern Art. Godward committed suicide … Continue reading A Song Without Words