“The word montage came to identify specifically the rapid, shock cutting that Eisenstein employed in his films. Its use survives to this day in the specially created ‘montage sequences’ inserted into Hollywood films to suggest, in a blur of double exposures, the rise to fame of an opera singer or, in brief model shots, the destruction of an airplane, a city or a planet” Arthur Knight  Read more
Gustav Klimt – Symbolist painter
Gustav Klimt was born in 1876 in a city of Vienna called Baumgarten, today it is divided into two parts. Gustav Klimt was an important painter of symbolisms and a member of the painters union called Art nouveau group. Gustav was also widely known because he founded the movement of the Vienna Secession, in which modernist artists wanted to end academic standard paint and revolutionize painting. Read more
Painting and music reduces stress
Painting and music reduces stress, every artist who works in a quiet environment is often accompanied by good music, classical, rock, hiphop, this helps a lot in the creation of an artist process, helping to unleash the deepest sense of the soul, after the painting is a reflection of the artist’s state of mind itself. Read more
Augusto Rodrigues Duarte
Augusto Rodrigues Duarte was born in Nespereira in Portugal. He began his studies in 1866 at the Imperial Academy of Fine arts. He drew attention at school for being a great student, winning several awards, including two gold medals. His strengh laid in painting portraits and landscapes. Read more
Benjamin Abraham the unscrupulous character.
Benjamin Abraham (1901-1938), a Syrian-Lebanese who fled to Brazil in 1915, fleeing the mandatory enlistment call during the First World War. For a long time, he worked as a salesman until he became private secretary to Father Cicero. One of Benjamin Abraham jobs was to research Lampião, Maria Bonita and other outlaws. Read more
Pablo Picasso (1881 – 1973)
The muses of Pablo Picasso play a central role in his art, entire periods can be identified with his respective muses. “Nude Seated in a Chair” (1963) shows Jacqueline Roque, whom he met in 1952 and married in 1961. 45 his junor, she became the artist most important muse during his last twenty years, a symbolic figure of feminity; beauty; and male desire. Picasso’s art work of Jacqueline Rogue exhibt everfresh inspiration which is noted in the boisterous brushwork.
Martin Parr – A Photographic Journey
Martin Parr (born 1952) is one of the world’s most famous photographers. His international breakthrough came with “chronicler of our time” in the mid 1980s with the series ‘Last Resort’, in which he photographed British beach holiday scenes. Read more
I recently visited Vienna, and one of the museums I had to visit was the Albertina Museum (August 2016). Why…. Boris Mikhailov, a Ukrainian maverick photographer had a few photographs I had wanted to see, these photographs intrigued me because they showed a Russia which the iron curtain had not wanted the world to see. Read more