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Influences upon these actions have been diversified: from publicity to Eastern decorative arts, particularly Japanese printmaking , to the coloristic improvements of Turner and Delacroix , to a search for more realism within the depiction of common life, as found within the work of painters comparable to Jean-François Millet The advocates of realism stood in opposition to the idealism of the tradition-sure academic artwork that enjoyed public and official favor.
He makes bolder moves, gathering Gauguin’s Tahitian paradises and Matisse’s paradises of color, however he also makes a break and begins amassing Picasso.” By 1908, Shchukin also opened his palace to the general public free of charge, establishing the first museum dedicated to up to date art.
Famous modern abstract paintings include Wassily Kandinsky’s Composition VII” (1913), Joan Miro’s The Delivery of the World” (1925), Jackson Pollock’s Quantity 1A, 1948” (1948), and Piet Mondrian’s series of largely white, black, pink, blue, and yellow grids.