Paintings Essay Topics

Group Project Renaissance Paintings

In late fifteenth century and early sixteenth century Italy there was a famous painter named Pietro Perugino. Perugino’s paintings were eagerly sorted out by the students and followers because of the lucidity of color and form, graceful presentation of human figures and the illusion of space and openness. He became popular and Pope Sixtus IV… View Article

Jacob Lawrence

1.0 Background Jacob Lawrence, one of the most important artists of the 20th century and best known for his series of narrative paintings depicting important moment in African American history was born on 7th September 1917 in Atlantic City (pbs.org, para. 1). He spent a portion of his childhood life in Pennsylvania after which his… View Article

Claude Monet

Claude Monet is credited as being the, “initiator, leader and unswerving advocate of the Impressionist style” (Nicholas Pioch, Webmuseum). Monet’s advocacy for the Impressionist style grew out of the inspiration to paint outdoors that he gained from his mentor, Boudin. Monet’s paintings, most of which were painted outside even if it meant installing huge canvases… View Article