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There are many museums of modern paintings all over the world. The modern paintings of the modern artists are exhibited in these museums. These museums of modern art have been successful in flourishing the contemporary art. Modern artists exhibit their modern paintings creations in the museum of contemporary art. Museum of modern art New york, Contemporary art museum Houston, museum of modern art paris, art museum of Fort worth are the famous museums of contemporary art. Contemporary art work can be seen in these modern art museums.These museums exhibit the popular contemporary paintings of the famous modern artists.

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  1. There are great number of painters of modern life.
  2. They have created the modern abstract art on modern themes.
  3. Modern artists paint colours in an artistic way.
  4. Their contemporary oil paintings are pure form of fine arts.
  5. History of modern art is full of great contemporary paintings from famous modern artists.
  6. 19th century paintings and 20th century paintings are worth seeing.
  7. Modern art movements have been in progress in recent times.
  8. There are many contemporary art centers.
  9. Contemporary art center Cincinnati and Contemporary art center of Virginia are the famous modern art center.
  10. St.Louis contemporary art has been very much appreciated. Contemporary Christian artists
    1. Modern art is also available for sale. Modern and contemporary art can be purchased from the modern art gallery. These contemporary art galleries offer the Original modern paintings of the famous contemporary artist. The reproductions of the famous contemporary paintings can also be purchased from these modern art galleries. These galleries also offer cheap price modern oil paintings.

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Meet a Deal Employee

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His art remained true and sincere, he declined to make the smallest concession to what silly sitters called their taste, but he did not really know what to do with the money and commissions that flowed in upon him so freely. The best use he made of changing circumstances was to become engaged to Saskia van Uylenborch, the cousin of his great friend Hendrick van Uylenborch, the art dealer of Amsterdam. Saskia, who was destined to live for centuries, through the genius of her husband, seems to have been born in 1612, and to have become engaged to Rembrandt Van Ryn when she was twenty. The engagement followed very closely upon the patronage of Rembrandt Van Ryn by Prince Frederic Henry, the Stadtholder, who instructed the artist to paint three pictures.

  1. Saskia is enshrined in many pictures.
  2. She is seen first as a young girl, then as a woman.
  3. As a bride, in the picture now at Dresden, she sits upon her husbands knee, while he raises a big glass with his outstretched arm.
  4. Her expression here is rather shy, as if she deprecated the situation and realised that it might be misconstrued.
  5. This picture gave offence to Rembrandt Van Ryns critics, but some portraits of Saskia remained to be painted.
  6. She would seem to have aged rapidly, for after marriage her days were not long in the land.
  7. She was only thirty when she died, and looked much older.

In 1638 we find Rembrandt Van Ryn taking an action against one Albert van Loo, who had dared to call Saskia extravagant. It was, of course, still more extravagant of Rembrandt Van Ryn to waste his money on lawyers on account of a case he could not hope to win, but this thought does not seem to have troubled him. He did not reflect that it would set the gossips talking more cruelly than ever. Still full of enthusiasm for life and art, he was equally full of affection for Saskia, whose hope of raising children seemed doomed to disappointment, for in addition to losing the little Rombertus, two daughters, each named Cornelia, had died soon after birth. In 1640 Rembrandt Van Ryns mother died. Her picture remains on record with that of her husband, painted ten years before, and even the biographers of the artist do not suggest that Rembrandt Van Ryn was anything but a good son. A year later the well-beloved Saskia gave birth to the one child who survived the early years, the boy Titus. Then her health failed, and in 1642 she died, after eight years of married life that would seem to have been happy. In this year Rembrandt Van Ryn painted the famous “Night Watch,” a picture representing the company of Francis Banning Cocq, and incidentally a day scene in spite of its popular name. The work succeeded in arousing a storm of indignation, for every sitter wanted to have equal prominence in the canvas.

Between 1642, when Saskia died, and 1649, it is not easy to follow the progress of his life; we can only state with certainty that his difficulties increased almost as quickly as his work ripened. His connection with Hendrickje Stoffels would seem to have started about 1649, and this woman with whom he lived until her death some thirteen years later, has been abused by many biographers because she was the painters mistress.

He has left to the world some 500 or 600 pictures that are admitted to be genuine, together with the etchings and drawings to which reference has been made. He is to be seen in many galleries in the Old World and the New, for he painted his own portrait more than a score of times. So Rembrandt Van Ryn has been raised in our days to the pinnacle of fame which is his by right; the festival of his tercentenary was acknowledged by the whole civilised world as the natural utterance of joy and pride of our small country in being able to count among its children the great Rembrandt Van Ryn.

Live Stream the Webby Awards

Thanks to your support, next Monday Deals heads to the Webby Awards. In 2006 the Turner Prize gained its first ever female winner. Head to Deals Facebook page and click the Watch Webbys Live tab on the left side. We hope you would love watching it online.

In no particular order of importance these were sculptress Rebecca Warren who was the fancied hot favourite with many bookies, billboard artist Mark Titchner and finally film maker Phil Collins(No not him of Genesis fame!).

When the judges cast their votes however it was Tomma Abts who came out on top. She won twenty five thousand british pounds and of course the Turner Prize itself. I am sure the money will come in handy however its the exposure that Tomma will get from winning thats the really important thing here.

What does Tomma Abts do? Well she actually paints abstract art; usually in oils or acrylics. Something of a novelty for the Turner Prize some would say! Tomma Abts was originally selected for her solo art exhibitions at Kunsthalle Basel, Switzerland, and Greengrassi, London.

  1. Tomma Abts has been praised by no less than the Tate Gallery who describes her canvases as “intimate” and “compelling” .
  2. They also comment on Tommas “consistent” and even “rigorous” method of painting.
  3. In addition the Tate states that Tomma Abts “enriches the language of abstract art” .
  4. With such praise heaped upon her head its no surprise to me that she won the prize.
  5. However I actually feel that Tommas abstract artwork isnt “knock out” but it definitely is OK.

When creating titles for her paintings apparently Tomma simply plucks one from a dictionary of German first names. Titles like Veeke for example were created in this way. In my view this is surely only slightly more interesting than numbering each picture!

All in all I think that Tomma Abts creates abstract art that is pretty accessible to the public at large. This is something that perhaps could not be said about the artwork of previous Turner Prize winners! I base my opinion of course on Tommas prize winning paintings. I would go further and state that I cannot conceive of a Tomma Abts creation offending anyone even slightly.

In the end its just my personal opinion but I do believe that its entirely posible that Tomma Abts will go on to become a household name – within her own lifetime…Of course she could also disappear without trace from the media – and our minds in the blink of an eye, for precisely the same reasons.

And the Contest Winner is

Want to know who is the contest winner. Then you have come to the right place. And finally we are declaring our winner. And the winner is Jessie. Many congrats to Jessie for winning this contest.
Calligraphy is a visible expression of the highest art of all for the muslim. It is the art of the spiritual world. Calligraphy literally means writing beautifully and ornamentally. Islamic calligraphy is the art of writing, and by extension, of bookmaking. This art has most often employed the Arabic script, throughout many languages. Since Arabic calligraphy was the primary means for the preservation of the Quran, Calligraphy is especially revered among Islamic arts. The work of the famous muslim calligraphers were collected and greatly appreciated throughout Islamic history. Consideration of figurative art as idolatrous led to calligraphy and abstract figures becoming the main methods of artistic expression in Islamic cultures. Contemporary muslim calligraphers are also producing the Islamic calligraphy of high artistic quality.

Calligraphic scripts

  1. The Kufic script is the first of those calligraphic scripts to gain popularit.
  2. It was angular, made of square and short horizontal strokes, long verticals, and bold, compact circles.
  3. For three centuries, this script had been mainly used to copy the Quran.
  4. The cursive Naskh script was more often used for casual writing.
  5. This script had rounder letters and thin lines.
  6. It would come to be preferred to Kufic for copying the Quran as techniques for writing in this style were refined.
  7. Almost all printed material in Arabic is in Naskh.
  8. The Thuluth would take on the ornamental role formerly associated with the Kufic script in the 13th century.
  9. Thuluth is usually written in ample curves as it has a strong cursive aspect.
  10. The Persians took to using Arabic script for their own language, Persian after their conversion to Islam.
  11. The Taliq and Nastaliq styles were contributed to Arabic calligraphy by the Persians.
  12. Nastaliq style is extremely cursive, with exaggeratedly long horizontal strokes.
  13. The Diwani script is a cursive style of Arabic calligraphy.
  14. It was developed during the reign of the early Ottoman Turks (16th and early 17th centuries).
  15. This outstanding Diwani script was both decorative and communicative.
  16. Finally, Riqa is the most commonly used script for everyday use.
  17. It is simple and easy to write.
  18. Its movements are small.
  19. In China, a calligraphic form called Sini has been developed.
  20. This form has evident influences from Chinese calligraphy.
  21. Hajji Noor Deen Mi Guangjiang is a famous modern calligrapher in this tradition.

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Pakistan has produced calligraphist of international recognition. Sadeqain is on of these international fame Islamic calligraphist. He was an untraditional and self-made, self-taught painter and calligrapher. He did a lot of work on Quranic calligraphy. Many other contemporary Pakistani calligraphists like Gul Gee have created great contemporary Islamic calligraphy. These days, Islamic calligraphies of Tufail and Uzma Tufail are getting very much popular both in Pakistan and all over the world.

Islamic Calligrahpy as an Islamic Gift

The Muslims love to adore their homes, offices and places of their work with the Islamic calligraphy. The Islamic calligraphies especially the verses from the Holy Quran and the verses from the sayings of the Holy Prophet are considered to be very sacred to muslims. Islamic calligraphy indeed make the perfect gift for a muslim for any special occasion. A muslim can send an Islamic gift of Islamic calligraphy to congratulate his relative or friend on his new home or new office or on his birthday or wedding ceremony or on Eid Festival.

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