Puvis de Chavannes


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Puvis de Chavannes

Pierre Cécile . 1824--98, French mural painter
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Por otras vias Redon se hunde en el sueno y en el misterio de la sombra; Rops se complace en negro-y-blancos milenarios, llenos de muerte, o en apariencias obscenas o macabras; Moreau orientaliza sus suenos en suntuosas telas; los maestros quieren poseer la Luz por modos distintos; Manet se habia preocupado despues de Delacroix de obtener, segun la palabra de Germain, por una rudimentaria division del tono, el color en la luz; Puvis de Chavannes la busca en el claro difuso; los tachistes siguen a Manet; hasta las aplicaciones de Seurat que establece la division del tono, sujetandola a la ley de los complementarios.
If the Puvis De Chavannes frescoes conceive the text as a series of paratactically arranged pictures--to be gazed upon from a distance--then Eusabio and Jacinto remind us of the metaphorically embodied nature of the text-as-other: it is a substantial surface that craves touch at the same time that it defers it, and it is susceptible to interpretive violence but also influential in its own right.
Habiendo crecido en Francia, presencio el auge de la era impresionista en Paris, en donde fue pupilo de Puvis de Chavannes y Eugene Carrier.
In France, Puvis de Chavannes, especially the paintings done for the great Byzantine churches in Marseilles, is nearly pure Byzantine, as is Hippolyte Flandrin, most particularly in his work for Saint-Germain des Pres in Paris.
Communication with the world outside was possible only via carrier pigeon and hot-air balloon, a circumstance most eloquently depicted by Puvis de Chavannes in a pair of large allegorical paintings.
Some of these figures, such as Pierre Puvis de Chavannes, Edouard Detaille, and Leon Lhermitte, had considerable reputations at the time.
The Symbolist art that emerged under this influence, depicting a real unreality, can be found in the pagan demons of Arnold Bocklin, the "unreal ambience," in the words of the Belgian poet Georges Rodenbach, of Pierre Puvis de Chavannes, the phantasmagoria of Odilon Redon, and a host of lesser artists and illustrators across Europe, all experimenting with different permutations of Symbolism, mysticism, and the styles of Art Nouveau (Goldwater's book is unrivaled in its comparison of Symbolism to Art Nouveau).
Los tres habian tenido largas estadias en Europa por cuenta de sus familias, habian estudiado en Paris, Santamaria en la Escuela de Bellas Artes, como discipulo de los respetados pintores Henri Gervex (1852-1929) y Jacques Ferninad (1842-1934) (33), y Rocha y Holguin y Caro en la Academia Julien de Paris, quienes fueron alumnos del pintor frances Puvis de Chavannes (1824-1898) (34).
Indeed, according to his piece on Puvis de Chavannes, retaining conventions for the sake of tradition undermines the evolution of artistic values and reduces the quality of art:
Influenced by the Post-Impressionists, the Symbolists and Puvis de Chavannes, he was in continuous rebellion against academic conservatism, but he depended on his academic skills, rather than invention, to maintain his practice.
Sobresaliente en lo que respecta a la seleccion de autores mexicanos realizada por Ramirez, la curaduria general procuro contar con la presencia de firmas --y no de calidad de obras-- esenciales para el simbolismo, como Gustave Moreau, Puvis de Chavannes, Odilon Redon, Edward Burne-Jones y Aubrey Beardsley, entre otros.
published a remarkable character sketch of Pierre Puvis de Chavannes, late Presdt.