Size: 100 H x 80 W x 2,5 [cm] / 39,4 H x 31,5 W x 1 [in] Year: 2017
Painting Supergirl 3
Supergirl 3 is a new captivating painting on canvas, painted own technique with acrylic paints. Wonderful stained glass glistening color. Absolutely sensual, energizing and unique creation that combines abstraction, realism and cubism. It shows a lovely girl with long black hair while exercising with dumbbells. Original composition and way of representing a woman figure. Digitally thought-out color schemes, tone playing to get a cheerful painting in the reception, elegant form. Expressive, mysterious but positively energetic.
This high quality acrylic painting is painted on canvas with a lightly textured texture, without having to be framed ornamented because the edges are linen, not covered in any color. Ready to hang, with a hook on the back.
Painted by a painter graduated at the Academy of Fine Arts – Ania Luk. Signed on the front and back, with a certificate of authenticity, protected by a semi-matte varnish.
The third painting from the “Supergirl” series.
The painting took part in an exhibitions of contemporary art, organized in USA by the Daylighted Gallery: San Francisco – Daylighted Gallery, The urban, Tilden and Stanford Court, Los Angeles – Sofitel, Tampa (Floryda) – Renaissance Tampa, La Jolla (California) – Empress
In this series, I’ve been touching topics such as perfectionism and self-centeredness of a ‘Selfie-Generation’, which sometimes lead to narcism. Although these “supergirls” seem to live according to their own rules and to be very strong and decisive, they aren’t necessarily fulfilled.
Cubism is an early 20th century avant-garde art movement that revolutionized European painting and sculpture. In addition, some people say that it’s the most influential art movement of the 20th century.
Noteworthy in cubist artworks, objects are rather analyzed, broken up and reassembled in an abstracted form. Instead of depicting objects from a single viewpoint, the artist depicts the subject from a multitude of viewpoints to represent the subject in a greater context. The most famous painters associated with the cubism movement are especially Georges Braque and Pablo Picasso.
“Cubism was an attack on the perspective that had been known and used for 500 years. It was the first big, big change. It confused people: they said, ‘Things don’t look like that!’ ” David Hockney
Most of all abstract art creates a composition which may exist with a degree of independence from visual references in the world. It was caused by the need of creation a new kind of art which would encompass the fundamental changes taking place in technology, science and philosophy going through the end of the 19th.
Finally abstraction indicates a departure from reality in depiction of imagery in art. Furthermore this departure from accurate representation can be slight, partial, or complete.
“There is no abstract art. You must always start with something. Afterward you can remove all traces of reality.” Pablo Picasso
Firstly, realism in the arts is the effort to represent subject matter truly, without artificiality. Secondly, it has been prevalent in the arts at many periods, and is in large part a matter of technique and training, and the avoidance of stylization. Thirdly, realistic paintings are mostly scenes from the life of ordinary people, painted with a simplified means of expression, of peaceful palette and composition.
Finally, the realism art movement in painting began in France in the 1850s. The realism painters rejected Romanticism, which had come to dominate literature and art, with roots in the late 18th century.
“Art is not life, nor a reproduction of life, but a representation carried out within the specific terms, conversions and limitations of the particular art used. Hence, absolute truth, with reference to objective fact, is not to be found in the business. The most realistic art is considerably removed from reality. Art does not give real things or imitations of real things. The thing that art gives is strained first through the artist’s selections and judgments, and then through the specific techniques which he used to present them. If you are to enjoy an art, you must first accept its terms.” Thomas Hart Benton
Painting technique using acrylic paints, which have a similar characteristic to oil paints. Acrylic paintings are as durable as oil paints.
The most important practical difference between acrylic paints and oil paints is the drying time. Acrylic paints are ideal for painters using sharp and firm brush movements. Mixing acrylic is more difficult than mixing oils just because acrylics are starting to dry quickly. With oils you can mix colors for many days, resulting in a variety of color variations on which acrylics will not give you enough time. This slow process of drying oil can be seen as an advantage for some technicians, but on the other hand, this lengthens the process of image formation.
Another advantage of acrylic is that it can be rinsed with water during work, no solvent to clean brushes, and when dry, the paint layer is waterproof and can quickly overlap both hides and lacquers. Acrylic paint is durable, elastic, resistant to aging, does not turn yellow, does not crumble.
All these advantages contribute to the growing popularity of this painting medium among contemporary artists
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