Category: Annotations – Part 3

Oct 14

Annotation: Cubist Still Life

My final annotation for this part of the course is by Pablo Picasso, Violin and Grapes. In the past I had always been a bit confused with cubist paintings. Now, having read more about the movement, I am starting to appreciate what people like Braque and Picasso were trying to achieve. It is interesting to …

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Oct 14

Annotate a still life painting by Cezanne or Van Gogh

I chose to annotate a still life by Paul Cezanne for this exercise. Here is a copy of the annotation, with the photos removed for copyright purposes Still Life with Fruit Basket by Paul Cezanne – No Photo I have always liked Cezanne’s paintings, but until starting this course I haven’t really studied them in …

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Oct 14

Annotation: a still life image

For this exercise I chose to annotate an image by Willem Kalf. I’m really pleased that I chose to do this for two reasons I had not heard of Kalf before so it was good to learn more about his work. I looked a several of his paintings before I chose this one to annotate. …

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Oct 09

Annotate an abstract work

For this exercise I chose to annotate a painting by Mark Rothko. I found this a really difficult exercise. Up to now the paintings I have annotated have been a representation of something and comment can be made on how well this has been undertaken, how realistic it is, the lighting and the choice of …

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