Performing Arts: A Brief Overview

Performing arts basically originated from events that involve arts like performing dance, music and poetry. Performing arts have a vast history, not in the field of arts but it is also used as a cure for the patient in most places in the world. Performing arts are now taking part more rapidly than ever before due to technology like internet because in old era people only enjoy the session of performing art when they were physically present but now internet make it easy for everyone to take live sessions and feel that charismatic performances from all over the world and from anywhere through technology.

Nowadays we saw movies which we can say a performing art but basically it came from theatre ‘the real show’ that is performed by a group members live and on the spot in movies there are cut and retakes but in theatre there is only one performance and that should be perfect and we should not have any doubt about that they will do any sort of mistake, that is why theatre has more followers that film. But, with the passage of time theatre is now losing its followers due to lack of resources because there are more perfect recorded and have more picture quality than a theatre show. However, producers of theatre now using new ways like telecasting live shows on television to gain its credibility and to show a new generation what the real performing art is.

In modern era concerts are being occurred to show the real talent and to engage modern generation with performing arts, even in some countries like India, Pakistan, Turkey and other Asian countries where live music has more importance than recorded shows conducting live shows for them in the industry.

In many countries workshops regarding performing, arts are occurring in combination with visual arts. An artist observes surrounding more than anyone and gets it inspiration from nature. He actually feels the surrounding which is not an ordinary thing. You have to train yourself first for observing like people perform yoga and go on places which are full of greenery and have a relaxing environment.

An artist meets with different people of different countries and of different communities to develop that spiritual feeling because it is that spirituality which brought peace in your mind and helps you to indulge in arts and that will free a soul from any guidelines.

Paintings That Have Been a Part of the World’s History

Paintings are not only a piece of art. It also shares a part of the world’s history. As a matter of fact, some of the paintings have become a timeless icon. We gathered some of the paintings that have been a part of the world’s history. They are the following:

#1 – Mona Lisa by Leonardo Da Vinci

Mona Lisa is by far the famous painting of Leonardo Da Vinci. It was painted between 1503 and 1517. It is a picture of a smiling lady. Who is the lady? Well, there are various theories about the smiling lady. Some believed that the lady is the wife of the Florentine merchant Francesco di Bartolomeo del Giocondo. Some believed that she is the mother of Leonardo, Caterina, and that he was able to paint the portrait out of his boyhood memories of her. Some believed that the portrait itself is a drag. The portrait of Mona Lisa has become famous around the world that even up to now many people are still talking about it. A museum in Paris, The Louvre Museum assessed the painting and was cost $100 million in 1962. Taking inflation in place, the painting now cost about $700 million.

#2 –Girl with a Pearl Earring by Johannes Vermeer

The painting the “Girl with a Pearl Earring” is believed to be his maid. In the painting, the girl is looking over her shoulder locking her eyes with the viewer in such a way that she is establishing an intimate connection. From a technical standpoint, the girl is not actually a portrait, but an example of tronie, which is a Dutch genre. It is a headshot portraying a still life of facial features. The painting is in the museum collection at the Mauritshuis in The Hague.

#3 – The Starry Night by Vincent van Gogh

This is the most popular painting of Vincent Van Gogh. He created the Starry Night at the asylum in Saint-Remy in 1889. His painting reflects Vincent’s turbulent state of mind demonstrating the yin and yang of Vincent’s personal demons and awe of nature. The Starry Night presents the night sky’s swirls and orbs as he majestically used his paint brush to express his creativity. Most of Vincent Van Gogh’s work is assessed at $80 million. His painting, The Starry Night is assessed at $100 million.

#4 – The Kiss by Gustav Klimt

Gustav Klimt’s The Kiss painting portrays an intimacy, a combination of Symbolism and Vienna Jugenstil, the Austrian’s variant of Art Nouveau. His subject is a mythical figure presented in a modern way by luxuriant surfaces of up to the moment graphic motifs. Klimt’s career was on the downswing when he painted The Kiss but it turned out to be his most popular painting.

#5 – The Garden of Earthly Delights by Hieronymus Bosch

The artist believes that God and Devil and Heaven and Hell are real. The left part of the painting shows Christ presenting Eve to Adam. The right side of the painting features hell, but the center isn’t really clear if it depicts heaven.