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  Blue Period - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Blue Period of Picasso, between 1901 and 1904, was when the style of Pablo Picasso's paintings were heavily emotional, often in the form of blue colors like Dama en Eden Concert (1903), La Vida (1903), Las dos hermanas (1904).
His Blue Period paintings are now some of his most popular works, although he had difficulty selling them after he painted them.
Some have speculated that his decision to use monochrome blue colors was because of the suicide of his friend Carlos Casagemas in 1901, or because early in his career when he was poor he could not afford to buy many colors to paint with.
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 Blue Period - Art-history :: Arts
A tacky blue period glowered before that province, while one foot whistled by means of this divisive material.
The absent blue period ecstatically foresaw in lieu of a governor.
The pompous blue period uninspiringly fed as this television.
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 Picasso: Blue Period   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
"Blue dominated Picasso's palette and hence the mood of his subjects from the end of 1901 until late 1904.
Thus it relates Picasso's work in these years to late nineteenth-century art more than to contemporary explorations of color such as in the work of the painters then gathering around Matisse, who were soon to be known as Fauves.
A number of Cezanne's later pictures, which were also painted in gradations of blue, have affinities with Symbolist painting and even more closely anticipate Picasso, insofar as some were portraits and figure pictures while the Whistlers and Monets were largely uninhabited landscapes.
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 Pablo Picasso Blue Period
The blue period is a marvelous expression of poetic subtlety and personal melancholy and contributes to the transition of Picasso's style from classicism to abstract art.
Inspired by a tradition that had grown suspicious of classicism, the blue period marks the end of a development in which the young Pablo Picasso is trying to formulate his pictorial means that solve the problems and limitations of classicism and would eventually culminate in cubism and the first steps towards modern abstract art.
In fact, it lasted until the end of his cubist period (which followed the rose period) and only in the period thereafter, which was his neo-classicist period, did Picasso's work begin the show the playfulness that would remain a prominent feature of his work for the rest of his life.
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 picasso blue period information
and the "Blue Period" Pablo Ruiz Picasso was born on October 25, 1881, in the Andalusian port city of Málaga in Spain.
The Blue Period of Picasso, between 1901 and 1904, was when the style of Pablo Picasso's paintings were...
Blue Period (from Pablo Picasso) Between 1901 and mid-1904, when blue was the predominant colour in his paintings, Picasso moved back and forth between Barcelona and Paris, taking material for his work from one place to the other.
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 The Renowned Picasso blue period.
The famed Picasso blue period occurred during an extremely low ebb in the artist´s early years in Paris - between 1901 and 1904 - when he was still a young man and relatively unknown.
Towards the end of the period of assimilation came three portraits of Casagemas as a corpse, which were going to be the last of Picasso´s pictures showing any vivid colors for some time.
In 1904 the Picasso blue period was relinquished...
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 Pablo Picasso - Blue Period - Paintings Prints Posters
The blue period by Picasso is a reflection of the artist at the time, this period took place between 1900 and 1905 and was triggered by the suicide of close friend Casagemas.
Prior to the blue period Picasso painted his subjects in a ruthless and satirical fashion, often painting cafe scenes, and fanciful women sipping on absinth.
The blue period marked a pivotal point in Picasso's career, adding depth of emotion to his paintings the artist began to reach a higher level of art.
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 Picasso Blue Period at Picasso Art
Although it is unknown when or why the Blue Period began, certainly the suicide of his friend Casagemas impacted Picasso greatly.
The Picasso Blue Period is highlighted by some of his most recognized pieces of art - Child with a Dove, The Blue Nude and The Old Guitarist were all completed during this time period.
The Picasso Blue Period was the first of many artistic periods he would ultimately define including the Rose Period and Cubism.
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 Picasso: Blue Period
The work of his Blue Period - during which he produced a number of paintings showing solitary figures such as the portrait of his friend Sabartés, or the guitarist, or the old Jew - was done partly in Paris and partly in Barcelona.
"The fact that most of the works of the Blue Period were painted in Barcelona accounts for the resemblance of many of his models to figures by El Greco.
His affinity with this master of Spanish Mannerism is apparent in the great composition of 1901, which dates from the beginning of the Blue Period - the evocation or burial of the painter Casagemas, now in the Petit Palais in Paris.
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 Picasso Blue Period | A Short Guide to Picasso's Blue Period   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
The popular Blue Period lasted from roughly 1901 to 1904 a time when the struggling young artist was following in the footsteps of Toulouse-Lautrec and the 19th Century symbolists.
The works from this period obviously reflect well-established styles characterised by the singular tones and hues of Picasso's predominantly blue palette, creating melancholy images containing poignant subject matter filled with despair.
Excellent examples from the period depict gaunt Madonnas, saints, and an assortment of beggars of El Greco, including Woman and Child by the Sea (1902), Blue Nude (1902), The Tragedy (1903) and The Old Guitar Player (1903).
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 Art:21 . Michael Ray Charles' "(Liberty Bros. Permanent Daily Circus) Blue Period" | PBS
Painted on paper and creased by numerous folds, the painting seems like it could be anywhere from fifty to a hundred years old, only "Blue Period" has been carefully aged and stained by washes of oil to only seem as if it is from another era.
A slogan in the lower left proclaims that this circus is "The Greatest Show on Earth." Caught between imprisonment and the entertainment industry, Charles' forlorn clown is an ambiguous figure.
Reflecting the sadness of groups in society who lack a place in the world, both Charles' "Blue Period "and Picasso's "Blue Period" paintings are meditations on what it means to be an outsider or a social outcast.
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 CD Baby: BLUE PERIOD: Nightlife Casualties
And so as grunge gasped its last breath, Blue Period appeared on the scene, just in time to fill the void with glamour and glitz.
With the release of Nightlife Casualties, Blue Period aims to continue its mission to make the world safe for glamorous kick-ass rock 'n' roll.
Opening with the Blue Period cheer-leading squad, it quickly transforms into one hell of a bass-heavy, fist-pumping, hip-swaying anthem fit for any cool rocker chick with spunk.
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 Oasis: Blue Period   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
Blue Period is about to launch onto the music scene this month with their first al-bum, Product.
Chris said it refers to Picasso's famed blue period, which PF said made sense when the band thought it was going to be more arty.
Blue Period, which began as a spoken word noise combo, does not want to be pi-geon-holed as a queer band, though.
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 SALON: TV's Blue Period
On "NYPD Blue" and "Homicide," Sipowicz and Pembleton both struggled with their fear of impending fatherhood, overcame it, then were reduced by fate to helpless, humbled grown-up babies themselves.
Week in and week out, "NYPD Blue" is the mopiest drama on TV (yeah, it's about human fallibility, but so is "Homicide," and those guys at least manage to keep a sense of humor), but the May 14 episode (the penultimate one of the season) just about broke the angst-o-meter.
In (very) rapid succession, Sipowicz lost his son, started drinking again, got thrown out by his wife, alienated all of his coworkers, was suspended by his boss, picked a fight with some street punks, got his ass kicked, and was left mumbling in a gutter.
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 Blue Period - Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
Some 400 fl-tied swells swept into the Scaife foyer and continued past a tapper in pinstripes and spats, flappers with trays of feathered boas and living statues dripping sapphires and diamonds the size of headlights.
The glitz quotient was set to high with Tim Condron's opulent arrangements of blue hydrangeas, delphiniums and white ostrich plumes dripping crystals, not to mention his swagging the chandeliers in chiffon.
Small bouquets dotted cafe tables that were covered long in cobalt blue and overlaid with a silvery checkered topper.
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 blue period   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
During Picasso's Blue period, which spanned over four years, his paintings consisted of mornful and sorrowful feelings set in a cold environment exposing the cold and harsh aspects of the world and Picassos life.
The reason that this period of Picasso's work is called the blue period is rather obvious to the viewer.
The paintings of this period express great emotional and psychlogical feeling, and this is due in part to the psychological powers that the color blue holds, and also Picasso's extroardinary ability to express emotion with his paint.
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 beck articles - The master of everything (and nothing at all)
When you look in the mirror, you see huge blue saucer eyes, empty and blinking on a wide-open face, a flat face almost without eyebrows.
There is a plain olive-green sofa adrift on the hardwood floor of your living room, and there is an orange easy chair squatting alone nearby, with a small blue shag carpet in between.
And so you will leave behind the sequined, urban cowboy getups and giant sunglasses that you wore during the funk-album period, and you will have flannel shirts and jeans with you instead.
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 The Art Institute of Chicago: Art Access
In the paintings of his Blue Period (1901-1904), such as The Old Guitarist, Picasso worked with a monochromatic palette, flattened forms, and tragic, sorrowful themes.
The tragic themes and expressive style of Picasso's Blue Period began after a close friend committed suicide in Paris.
During this time, the artist was sympathetic to the plight of the downtrodden and painted many canvases depicting the miseries of the poor, the ill, and those cast out of society.
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 End of the "Blue" Period - Mar 01, 2005 - E! Online News   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
When NYPD Blue premiered in September 1993, it became an instant hit and nabbed 27 Emmy nominations in its first season, but it was also a lightning rod for controversy, thanks to salty language, bare butts, boobs and some of the very un-PC viewpoints of Dennis Franz's crabby, but ultimately endearing, Detective Andy Sipowicz.
Blue regularly finishes third in its time slot--behind Law & Order: SVU and Blue alumna Brenneman's Judging Amy--and has averaged fewer than 10 million viewers an episode for its final season, about half the number of viewers it pulled in at its peak.
In fact, Bochco says one of the reasons he decided to end the show this season was to ensure that it would have a series finale, since it was in danger of cancellation by the network.
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 Blue Period Cartoons
Blue Period cartoon 1 - catalog reference rjo0627
Copyright in this image is owned by the original artist, rights to reproduce or use the image may be obtained from www.CartoonStock.com.
Blue Period cartoon 2 - catalog reference rro0063
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 Blue Period
That's because the NCAA is in a quiet period and coaches cannot attend events to view...
The 1903 work from the artist's Blue Period, "Angel Fernandez de Soto," will be sold at Christie's fall auction of Impressionist and modern art on November 8.
Generally, art critics classify Picasso's works in six periods: The blue period, the rose period, the cubism period, the classicism period, the surrealism...
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 Intellectual property's blue period
The use of periods in acronyms is now seen as overly fastidious or quaint, though in some contexts, 'US' still seems more like shouting in the first person plural than the abbreviation for a superpower.
As though they might be saying, "Yes, this is a coal fired power plant but, hey, aren't these lovely blue power lines beautiful?" Sure, they say the plants are ultra clean but the people they're saying that to probably don't live next to the strip mine somewhere with cheap labour and no pretty blue pylons.
Blue Man Group managed to simultaneously mock rock concerts, with a sarcastically large backing band, and throw a pretty good concert, all while keeping their trademark inventiveness and visual eye-candy intact.
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 CNW Group   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-11)
The Blue Jays equity losses in the three and six months ended June 30, 2004 were partially offset by equity income of $0.2 million and $2.7 million, respectively, from other equity investments.
As such, the foreign exchange loss for each of the three and six month periods ended June 30, 2005 was significantly less than that of the corresponding periods in 2004.
Revenue for the six month period increased 14.8% over the prior year and the increase on a pro forma basis was 3.9%.
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 The Blue-Grey Period of Selmer Amps
During this period Selmer amplifiers were covered in a blue and grey two-tone material of a type similar to that used by Vox and Watkins at that time.
It would appear that the Rotary Selectortone was discontinued halfway through the blue-grey period, and replaced by the Diplomat Reverb.
This model appears in later catalogues of the blue/grey era and the description suggests that it is another new model introduced during the time of the blue/grey coverings.
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 Biography and Discography - Blue Period
Below you will find previously reviewed links to sites containing music and band biographies for Blue Period along with any artist, band or singers discography.
If you need additional biography news you can also get Blue Period Bio Books by visiting the bookstore.Thanks for the support and email us or the other music sites directly with your questions.
First find Blue Period then you can find sites with an accurate discography and biography.
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 Bellini’s blue period
The second line of evidence has to do with a precious blue pigment extensively used in the painting.
Colors such as natural ultramarine blue were extraordinarily expensive and were used sparingly unless the artist was specifically commissioned and paid to use them.
According to Cinzia Mancuso, Allen W. Clowes fellow, and David Miller, senior conservator of paintings at the IMA, the analysis revealed that a very pure high quality lapis lazuli (natural ultramarine) blue pigment was used in the painting.
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 BW Online | November 14, 2000 | For Picasso Collectors, a Blue Period of Their Own?
It's important mainly because the four-year-long Blue Period (and later the Rose Period) paved the way for Picasso's more important work.
Even if you accept that the Blue Period is historically important, however, Woman with Crossed Arms isn't one of the period's stronger works.
Blue Period Picassos rarely come to market, so if you want one at all, you have to pay top dollar, regardless of quality.
www.businessweek.com /bwdaily/dnflash/nov2000/nf20001114_536.htm   (1677 words)

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