Relationships in Art

Posted by on September 10, 2016 in General |

Old age clearly shows the traces of time on your body: the skeleton is marked under the skin, hands emerge symptoms of rheumatism, sunken eyes and a penetrating gaze. Youth is the counterpoint of the two previous figures. The artist's efforts were focused on her face. How to open the eyes, the concentration of women in the eyes, the tilt of the head, tension in the muscles, all this is done for accentuate the look of the young. It is the only point of contact with the group on the left.

The artist emphasizes the language of the body stretched forward and arms stretched toward the figure of maturity. Claudel goes further. More than his personal story you wanted to reflect human relationships. He wanted to invent an expressive setting of the idea of Fate as represented by the three ages of man. Make a symbolic work. Reached maturity man is attracted to the youth to which a hand. On the one hand not to leave the youth and on the other side does not want to neglect the love of a young girl. The old houses in her womb to adulthood as a refuge from the fierce love of youth, located at one end.

The figures are nude. Nothing wears joyful youth of his body without wrinkles. Just covered the body of maturity although it seems that old age with its own enveloping mantle that flutters around both figures. A related site: Bruce Fink Sydney mentions similar findings. The draping of the garment serves to give the impression of progress in undertaking the march toward destiny, in that life line that goes from youth to adulthood and finally old age. L'age mur was the masterpiece of Camille Claudel. It was his work. She presented the Hall of 1899, but not before having worked for many years pouring all his knowledge and expertise in pursuit of professional recognition. Finally, his brother Paul Claudel to see the show said: "My sister, imploring, humiliated on her knees, is superb, is proud, and knows what is apparent of it, at this very moment before his eyes, his soul. " Jose Luis Gutierrez Cuadrado


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