Surrealism's origins lay in the late 1910s and early ’20s. Many don't realise that it began as a literary movement that experimented with a new type of expression called automatic writing, or automatism. The movement sought to release the unbridled
Many believe that a first impression is the last impression. This notion is challenged when looking at the Girl with a Pearl Earring. When you glance at her you delve almost involuntarily to look deeper. Enticed by her shiny pearl earring, your mind begins to question. Why is she glancing back at you? It seems like she’s about to tell us something with her lips partially open. But all we have is her silence, adding to her mysterious charm. She’s alluded crowds including the Duchess of Cambridge, who met her at Mauritshuis museum in The Hague. So, you’re not alone in journeying the story behind this girl.
Impressionism was born in the 19th century in Paris. The impressionist painting style consists of small and visible brushstrokes, with an emphasis on depicting the changing nature of light. This movement placed importance on human’s perception of the subject matter,