The Starting of Modern Art

Classical and modern early art

        Eiffel Tower is a symbol of Paris and modernization. In recent centuries, tremendous progress has been made in Renaissance, Baroque humanism, exquisite Rococo style, and the idealist aesthetics of the 18th century neoclassical. However, these early modern popular features were the idealization of this theme, whether human, natural or situational. Rather than subjectively drawing what they see, artists use what they imagine as a microcosm of their theme.

Modernism and the Art Era

        Modern is the dawn of the industrial revolution in Western Europe in the mid-nineteenth century and one of the most important turning points in world history. With the widespread use of technologies such as internal combustion engines, large machinery plants and urban power generation, the pace and quality of everyday life have changed dramatically. Many migrate from rural areas to urban centers to find jobs, shifting living centers from rural households and rural areas to the expanding urban metropolis. With these developments, painters are drawn to these new visual landscapes, but today's modern glasses and the bustling variety of fashion.

        One of the major technological developments closely related to the visual arts is photography. Photography is rapidly evolving so that any scene can be reproduced with perfect precision in decades. With the development of science and technology, photography is more and more accepted by the public. This photo conceptually poses a serious threat to the classical art mode representing a theme, since neither sculpture nor painting can get the same details as photography. Due to the accuracy of photography, artists have to look for new forms of expression and form a new art paradigm.

Artist 's Perspective and Modern Art

        In the early nineteenth century, many European painters began experimenting with this simple observation. Works by mainland artists, including portrait artists and genres such as Gustave Courbet and Henri Fantin-Latour, aim at portraying characters and scenes objectively, Improve and create everything, rather than create an idealized theme. This radical approach to art will become a vast art school known as realism.

        As early as the 19th century, romanticists began to show the landscape, not necessarily objective, but what they saw and felt. Caspar David Friedrich and J.M.W. Turner, which captures the artist's lofty understanding of certain natural scenes. This sense of place, combined with the place, is a crucial step in creating a unique and innovative perspective for the modern artist.


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