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"Bitter Bread" by Albert Laberge
In the host of books promoting the ideology of conservation proper to the "literature of the land", few dissidents came to the fore. However, in 1918, Albert Laberge published a book entitled "Bitter Bread", which, far from praising the life of farmers, depicts them instead as ignorant, lazy people, sapped by alcoholism and [Read more]Add to my favorites
"In the Round" Sculpture
"In the round" corresponds to the traditional image we have of sculpture. Three-dimensional, it can be observed from practically any angle. "In the round" is generally associated with carved sculpture.[Read more] Add to my favorites
A Few Forms of Poetry
BalladPoem used in the Middle Ages, often accompanied by music and comprising three stanzas, the last of which is shorter.
RondeauA poem of fixed form containing two rhymes and repeated verses, notably employed between 13th and 16th centuries. Initially, a rondeau was a song intended for dancing.
SonnetThis type of poetry appeared [Read more]Add to my favorites
At the turn of the last Century, certain artists felt that figurative art no longer responded to new realities, and that the work of art had to free itself. Pictorial art lost its function as a reproduction of reality, and gradually detached itself from standards to become more subjective. In other words, henceforth they were no longer to just [Read more]Add to my favorites
Abstract expressionism is a pictorial movement which advocates the representation of emotions and feelings notably through abstract shapes. In other words, it encourages subjectivity and spontaneity in artistic creation. From this ensued works that broke with representation, charged with the emotionalism of its creator and where his gestural [Read more]Add to my favorites
Founded in Paris, in 1931, the goal of group Abstraction-Création was to reunite myriad artists of diverse origins, who advocated abstract art and were determined to promote it. At the time, almost all artists who were fervent supporters of this form of art, considered marginal, belonged to the association.
Despite its brief existence, [Read more]Add to my favorites