The fourth wall is a theatre convention in which an invisible, theoretical wall that separates actors from the audience. While the audience can see through this wall, the theatrical theories assume that the actors act as if they do not see the audience watching them. From the 16th century, the rise of illusional staging practices increase in the realism and naturalism of the theater of the 19th century, led to the development of the fourth wall.
“Gothic art is imperfect, only half resolved; (…) The proof that Gothic works are of deficient plasticity is that they produce their greatest emotional effect when they are mutilated, covered in ivy and lit by the moon.” – Antoni Gaudí Continue reading “Antoni Gaudí”
Banksy is one of the most controversial street artist in the world; he has developed an entire art subculture devoted to his works. His identity remains unknown, even after over 20 years of being involved with the graffiti scene.Banksy’s art can impact any location at any given moment, he has worked with many types of street art media and media. his works included a lot of controversial images like ” Graffiti Is a Crime” or “Your Dreams are Cancelled”.
“Color possesses me. I don’t have to pursue it. It will possess me always, I know it.” – Paul Klee
Painting: Castle and sun, Paul Klee, 1928, oil on canvas, Private collection
“My painting carries with it the message of pain.” – Frida Kahlo
“Frida Kahlo’s art is a ribbon around a bomb” – André Breton
Painting: Self Portrait with Thorn Necklace and Hummingbird, Frida Kahlo, 1940. Oil on canvas; Harry Ransom Centre, University of Texas, Austin.
“I dream my painting and I paint my dream.” – Vincent van Gogh
Painting: The Starry Night, Vincent van Gogh, 1889, oil on panel, Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
“Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.” – Pablo Picasso
Painting: The Old Guitarist, Pablo Picasso, 1903-04, oil on panel, Art Institue of Chicago