Sunday, January 13, 2019

Characteristics of Modern Oil Painting

The so-called western modernist art refers to some schools of Extra Large Modern Painting developed in western countries from the beginning of the twentieth century - the Beast School, Cubism, Futurism, Dada School, Expressionism, Surrealism, Abstractionism, Pop Art and so on.


The emergence of Western Modern Wall Art has its political, economic, cultural and philosophical historical origins, which are closely related to the process of modern western society. After the British bourgeois industrial revolution in the 17th century, a series of changes caused by the new technological revolution led to corresponding changes in the social structure, people's thoughts, consciousness, values, relations between people and so on. Reflected in the field of fine arts, the newly developed modern science, with its practical effects and achievements, has promoted people to adopt a more open attitude towards artistic innovation; the growing maturity of photography technology has seriously shaken the painting belief that imitation of nature is the whole purpose; the introduction of Black and White Abstract Art and African art represented by Japanese prints has greatly stimulated the simplification. Under the influence of Kant, Hegel, Schopenhauer and Nietzsche's philosophical thoughts and Freudian psychology, a group of painters opposed the repression of rationality and the shackles of tradition, attached importance to intuition and subconscious activities, artistically not satisfied with the reproduction of objective things, but focused on the "self-expression" of the heart; various contradictions and drawbacks of the Western real society, in particular, in the following aspects: The painter's works also produce direct or refractive reflection, so modern art is the inevitable product of the development of modern Western society.

Since the emergence of the colorful Western modernist art, not only in China, but also in the West is mixed, different opinions. Whether art is traditional or modern, the key is its content: What does it show? What does it reflect? On the other hand, the creative methods and schools of art are not fixed.We should carry out in-depth research and historical and sociological analysis of artists and works, It is unscientific and incomplete for us to affirm and deny them generally, or simply to equate modernist art with decadent bourgeois Big Modern Wall Art.