Women In Art – Animation By Philip Scott Johnson

Sunday, 21 October 2012

500 Years of Female Portraits in Western Art

This fantastic art animation video was nominated as "Most Creative Video" at the 2007 YouTube Awards. Music: Bach's Sarabande from Suite for Solo Cello No. 1 in G Major, BWV 1007 performed by Yo-Yo Ma.

The artists of the female portraits:

– Leonardo da Vinci
– Raphael
– Sandro Botticelli
– Titian (Tiziano Vecellio)
– Giovanni Antonio Boltraffio
– Giovanni Bellini
– Pietro Perugino
– Antonello da Messina
– Albrecht Dürer
– Lucas Cranach the Elder

– Hans Memling
– Sir Joshua Reynolds
– Pierre Gobert
– Caspar Netscher
– Pierre Mignard
– Jean-Marc Nattier
– Fyodor Rokotov
– Peter Paul Rubens
– Élisabeth Louise Vigée-Le Brun
– El Greco
– Franz Xaver Winterhalter
– Alexei Vasilievich Tyranov
– Vladimir Lukich Borovikovsky
– Alexey Gavrilovich Venetsianov
– Antoine-Jean Gros
– Joseph Karl Stieler
– Orest Adamovich Kiprensky
– Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot
– Edouard Manet
– Henri Fantin-Latour
– Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres
– William Clark Wontner
– William-Adolphe Bouguereau
– Lêon François Comerre
– Lord Frederick Leighton
– Eugene de Blaas
– Lêon François Comerre
– Pierre Auguste Renoir
– Frank Duveneck
– Mary Cassatt
– Julian Alden Weir
– Paul Cesar Helleu
– Anders Zorn
– Alphonse Maria Mucha
– John Everett Millais
– Paul Gauguin
– Henri Matisse
– Francis Picabia
– Gustav Klimt
– Louis Welden Hawkins
– Rene Magritte
– Salvador Dali
– Kazimir Malevich
– Knud Merrild
– Amedeo Modigliani
– Pablo Picasso

Very interesting to see how the paintings get more and more abstract as time progresses. One wonders how painters will portray women in the future!

All the original paintings that have been used in Philip Scott Johnson's animation can be found on:
Maysstuff.com/womenid.htm – philip scott johnson women in art animation

6 thoughts on “Women In Art – Animation By Philip Scott Johnson

  1. that is why I love you so much! you are doing so many amazing things!! I like knowing that you are out there, and we are exploring, and awakening!!!! 😉

    oh and so glad you are on twitter!!! it is so fun!

  2. so true fox!

    and that is exactly what I want to see happen! imagine the possibilities, imagine what would be the next step! I’m willing, able, and doing, to see what that next step is!

  3. Yes Georgette,

    Art should indeed be for everybody, that’s why I will focus even more on publishing the best artists and their work, here on this channel!

    But remember what Glenn Gould said:
    “In the best of all possible worlds, art would be unnecessary; the audience would be the artist and their life would be the art.”

    Pura Vida!

  4. thank goodness for art! isn’t it so wonderful in this day and age how much art we have access too.

    why should art be only viewable by a small number of people? so great the masses have more and more access to magical creative minds.

    beautiful video, beautiful work and great transitions, I was completely mesmerized

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