Cityscape as an Inspiration for Contemporary Painting

Fayrouz Samir Abdelbaky (1)
(1) Associate Professor, Painting Department, Faculty of Fine Arts, Helwan University, Cairo, Egypt, Egypt

Abstract

Cityscape painting or Urban Landscape Painting is an art that depends on city scenes and their elements such as streets, buildings, types, composition and other city elements. This kind of art considers cities as a source of inspiration, because it reflects all the different sides of the cities like its identity, ancientness, modernity, size, density, interstitial space built forms, and of course the architectural design. Moreover, this research is concerned with this form of art that reflects all the differences between the artists’ technical trends and the artistic visions of each one separately. This will be discussed given the interest to find the mutual effective relationship between the artist and the city through an analytical comparison between different examples of paintings that dealt with cities as a subject.

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Authors

Fayrouz Samir Abdelbaky
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Author Biography

Fayrouz Samir Abdelbaky, Associate Professor, Painting Department, Faculty of Fine Arts, Helwan University, Cairo, Egypt

Associate Professor, Painting Department, Faculty of Fine Arts, Helwan University, Cairo Egypt

Abdelbaky, F. S. (2017). Cityscape as an Inspiration for Contemporary Painting. The Academic Research Community Publication, 1(1), 10. https://doi.org/10.21625/archive.v1i1.106

Article Details

Received 2017-09-09
Accepted 2017-09-09
Published 2017-09-18