Art work Recommendations
Professor Christopher Sisson
World Culture 112
December 2, 2012
Sony Corporation of America November 29, 2012
To: John Smith
From: Samuel Day
Subject: Recommendations for the six paintings in our new corporate offices
During the extensive research of both Impressionist and Post-Impressionist artwork; I am pleased to inform you that I have found six paintings that would be a great addition to our new offices.
Three of these paintings are of the Impressionist era and three are from the Post-Impressionist era. The difference between these two types of artwork is impressionism painter’s preference for painting out-of-doors, en plein air “in open air” (Sayre, 2011).” Another major difference is impressionist painters did not show much importance to emotion and sentiment and concentrated more on the subject. Post- impressionist painters gave a lot of importance to the emotional aspect of human behavior and this is the reason why their paintings are laden with emotion and sentiment (www.differencebetween.org).” My research also included the meaning behind the eight colors in the color wheel.
According to the website, (http://www.color-wheel-pro.com/colo-meaning.html), the color blue is often associated with depth and stability. It symbolizes trust, loyalty, wisdom, confidence, intelligence, faith, truth, and heaven. Using this color wheel and few others helped me choose the best paintings that would suit our company’s image and give an objective view to our clients and consumers of who we are and what we stand for. In my next summary I will give you the name and description of each painting I chose.
The first three paintings will be of the Impressionist age. The first painting I chose was “The Boating Party” by Mary Cassatt, the second is The...