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In the second part of his ongoing lecture series, master oil painter and teacher Paul Ingbretson continues to discuss the roots of impressionism and its crucial relevance to the field of realist oil painting by introducing us to color concepts embodied in the work of the one and only, Vermeer.
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLM4S2hGZDSE6iQg7WyttFs4IcQ-NbhHtk First broadcast: 2003. Johannes Vermeer is one of our favourite painters, with his Girl with a Pearl Earring now deemed the 'Mona Lisa of the North'. But little is known about his life and for almost two centuries he was lost to obscurity. Andrew Graham-Dixon, travelling to Vermeer's hometown of Delft and a dramatic Dutch landscape of huge skies and windmills, embarks on a detective trail to uncover the life of a genius in hiding. Renowned for painting calm and beautiful interiors, the real life of Vermeer was marred by crime and violence. His life was a bid to escape the privations of his family and yet even a glamorous marriage and artistic success failed to save him from the fate he dreaded more than any other.
View full lesson: http://ed.ted.com/lessons/why-is-vermeer-s-girl-with-the-pearl-earring-considered-a-masterpiece-james-earle Is she turning towards you or away from you? No one can agree. She’s the subject of Dutch Master Johannes Vermeer’s "Girl with the Pearl Earring," a painting often referred to as the ‘Mona Lisa of the North.’ But what makes this painting so captivating? James Earle explains how this work represents the birth of a modern perspective on economics, politics, and love. Lesson by James Earle, animation by Tess Martin.
Who's that girl? Over centuries Dutch painter Johannes Vermeer has made many people wonder about the identity of this girl. In this video you'll learn all about it! By watching this video you'll learn the major facts about 'Girl with a Pearl Earring' by Dutch baroque artist Johannes Vermeer. The painting will be visually analyzed (composition, ordonnance, color, technique, style, etc.) and the common interpretations are explained.
Johannes Vermeer's "Girl with a Pearl Earring" is drawing huge crowds at The Frick.
Johannes Vermeer (1632-1675)
The Gir With The Pearl Earring (1665),