May 25, 2020.Reading time 7 minutes.
This type of genre realism was greatly out of favor when we attended the Layton School of Art in the mid-60s. They are still not held in high regard by the art establishment. Their social-realism and folksy genre scenes tend toward Rockwellism and contain too much illustrative narrative to be taken very seriously. What can […]
August 22, 2018.Reading time 9 minutes.
Realism as an art movement had nothing to do with the point-and-shoot realism that is being put forth from the late 20th century Realist Movement. The realism of revolutionary France was more about the people that the art. The major painters of Realism in its original form were: Gustave Courbet, Jean-François Millet, Honoré Daumier, and Jean-Baptiste-Camille […]