Sunday, January 10, 2021

TERRICK WILLIAMS

 

Post 171 -by Gautam Shah

SUNDAY Feature on ART of Architecture

John Terrick Williams (1860-1936) was a British painter, who was a member of the Royal Academy. He instead of joining the family business, decided to pursue a career in art and moved to Europe.

He travelled extensively and his impressionistic, luminous paintings and focussed on coastal landscapes, water fronts and marine subjects. To capture the transient effects of light and reflections, he explored places like Venice, Paris, Sicily, Brittany, St Tropez, Honfleur, Concarneau, Cassis, Nice, Cornwall, Tangiers and St.Ives. Williams painted in oil, pastel and watercolour. He captured the ‘sense of light’, through quick colour sketches on the site. 

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Sunday, January 3, 2021

OSKAR MULLEY

 

Post 170 -by Gautam Shah


SUNDAY Feature on ART of Architecture

Oskar Mulley (1891-1949) Austrian Painter of was a modern era, known for his paintings of mountain landscapes, farmsteads and houses.

Mulley attended the St├Ądtische Gewerbeschule in Munich for one year, and then joined the Viennese Academy of Fine Arts. He initially worked as a theatrical painter.

His some of the best paintings of mountains are devoid of people and carry little traces of life. He used patches of colours of washed laundry to enliven the scene. He used bold strokes through painter’s knife rather than brushes, to build up layers of colours forming a textured surface. In later works he began to use softer and flowing colours. His style of hill architecture was copied by many of his contemporaries.

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TERRICK WILLIAMS

  Post 171 -by Gautam Shah .  SUNDAY Feature on ART of Architecture John Terrick Williams (1860-1936) was a British painter, who was a me...