Art and Faith

Monday, 2 June 2008

Pavel Filonov. Wolf Cub. 1925

Filed under: avant-garde,early modern,fine art,Russian — 01varvara @ 00.00

Wolf Cub (Pavel Filonov, 1925)

Pavel Filonov. Flowers of the Universal Flowering. 1916

Filed under: avant-garde,early modern,fine art,flowers,Russian,still life — 01varvara @ 00.00

Flowers of the Universal Flowering (Pavel Filonov, 1916)

This is a rather typical Filonov avant-garde piece. It is almost non-representational, but, not quite. It makes you think.

Konstantin Makovsky. Preparing for the Wedding. 1884

Filed under: 19th century,domestic,fine art,historical,human study,Russian — 01varvara @ 00.00

Preparing for the Wedding (Konstantin Makovsky, 1884)

This is a preparation of a bride for the wedding in a traditional, albeit prosperous, peasant or merchant household. Since people love these wedding pictures, I am going to be digging them up over the next week.

Ivan Aivazovsky. Ocean. 1896

Filed under: 19th century,fine art,landscape/nature,Russian — 01varvara @ 00.00

Ocean (Ivan Aivazovsky, 1896)

Another sea-sickness inducer from Aivazovsky. How’s this for an encore, Lisa?

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