Trained by Claude Monet, Blanche Hoschede-Monet was said to follow his techniques so faithfully that scholars sometimes have difficulty telling her work from his. What is evident in a painting like Giverny, le seule et la rosarie is Hoschede-Monets staunch conformity to Impressionist techniques including high key colors and broken brushwork utilizing heavy impasto. The painting thereby communicates the sensation of nature through its texture as well as its loosely organized but brightly colored forms. Blanches mother Alice married Claude Monet after her father Ernest Hoschedes death. The young girl painted alongside her stepfather as she grew up, often carrying...
Created by: Hoschede-Monet, Blanche
This chilly piece allows Ellenshaw to show off his mastery of color with its limited palette. An estimated 100,000 glaciers cover five percent of Alaska's surface, from which large chunks of ice regularly shear off, a process known as calving icebergs. Some of the most spectacular glaciers, much like this one, are in the Harding Icefield located in Kenai Fjords National Park, which covers 300 square miles. In constant motion, glaciers can move several feet a day, suddenly surge 300 feet, or, as unfortunately many of them are doing now, shrink due to increased melting.
Created by: Ellenshaw, Peter
In the 1950s, a critic for London's Sunday Times referred to Kelly as a "rare master of the art of evoking the mood of a house." Naturally, Kelly fell in love with the frilly Gothic architectural decoration he found in the Ticonderoga area of upstate New York, which he depicted to full effect in Gothic Gingerbread. Kelly himself declared, "I feel its important to make a record of great homes, both here and in England, before grim things happen to them."
Created by: Kelly, Felix