George Grie neo-surrealism art wallpapers, books, and prints on demandAttack of Nostalgia: surreal art-print, poster, book, desktop-wallpaper NeoSurrealismArt.com

website website
Attack of Nostalgia, Attack Nostalgia Dark mystical dangerous gloomy mystic unsafe sinister treacherous, Fine-art painting traditional oil canvas brush pencil drawing classic art illustration, idealistic metaphorical allegorical symbolic, Surrealistic phantasmagoric incongruous imagery phantasmagorical psychoanalyticalSurreal visionary contemporary surrealist artist modern surrealism neo-surrealism  , Modern surrealism art prints posters wallpapers 3d
Bookmark and Share

leave a comment Attack of Nostalgia


Popular culture, like surrealism, is difficult to define precisely. Yet here too an overview may assist readers unfamiliar with the issues, as well as clarify my own use of the term. Traditionally, a distinction is drawn between mass and popular culture. The opposition is based largely upon the differing social bases of cultural production; mass culture is produced by an entrepreneurial elite and marketed to the general population, while popular the people themselves generate culture. In France, and in Europe generally, the ascendancy of mass culture began in the sixteenth century with the advent of the printing press, the Protestant and Catholic Reformations, and the social rise of European commercial and professional elites. The full flowering of mass culture commenced during the late nineteenth-century Belle Époque, with the transition from industrial to consumer capitalism, the implementation of compulsory national education programs, and the advent of communications technologies such as the mass-circulation daily newspaper, the telegraph and telephone, the cinema, and soon thereafter wireless radio. In the twentieth century, numerous European intellectuals generated critiques of mass culture, among which perhaps the most widely known are Henri Lefebvre's critique of the society of consumption.

In recent decades however, some historians and intellectuals have questioned whether a sharp distinction between mass and popular culture can be maintained. Both social historians and critical theorists have challenged presumed processes of social homogenization and ideological domination associated with mass culture. I also question the usefulness of maintaining a strict distinction between mass culture and popular culture, particularly in twentieth-century Western Europe and North America, where the popularity of mass culture vastly overreaches the influence of folk cultures. Instead, I employ the surrealists to help me sift through the morass of mass culture to recover a “secret history” of popular culture in early twentieth-century France. That is, the surrealists guide me, as a cultural historian, to specific expressions of mass culture whose cultural meanings remain partially detached from the ideological interests or social values of their commercial production.

1991 year, Oil x Canvas, 102x78 centimeters, St. Petersburg, signed as Y. Gribanovsky
Artist’s possession 2011. The painting has been destroyed accidentally by the author in 2015.

George Grie,  April 1991
rate this image Rate this image!    Rate: 4.00    

Copyright © George Grie | neosurrealismart.com
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License  
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International License.
dot  Artwork License Agreement option

You may use this image for educational, recommendation, and demonstration purposes only by including one of mandatory reference links below


link to this page Link to Attack of Nostalgia picture!

Permalink URL to the page. (HTML)


Post image in your blog or website. (HTML)


Recommended Digital Art Software

Most of artworks have been created by an array of graphic design software applications. Below is the short list of the most used:

3D Studio MAX by AUTODESK, 3ds max is highly customizable 3D modeling, rendering, and animation solution for design, games, film & television.
Photoshop and Illustrator by Adobe, a post-production graphic editor. It is the current market leader for commercial bitmap design.
DAZ3D, DAZ Studio freeware - Pose, animate, and render 3D Models in your own 3D Studio.
Terragen by PlanetSide is a landscape generator with controllable parameters that allow extremely varied terrain shapes and photorealistic rendering.
Poser by Curious Labs. Poser is the 3D figure design tool for artists, illustrators and animators that enables you to create easily 3D figures.

    Open & Limited Edition Art Posters & Prints
Open edition surrealism framed art prints posters. Apparel, personal, and gift items. T-Shorts, Postcards, Stamps, Journals, Mouse pads, Clocks.
Open edition surrealism posters and framed prints. From $14 USD Apparel, personal, and gift items, and more. From $9 USD Limited edition Geclee, signed, numbered, certified. From $390 USD

Open Poster & Limited Art Print Editions - in association with various well-known publishers such as Art.com, Zazzle.com, FineArtAmerica.com and Cafepress.com Prices start at $9.95, Choose from 140 frames, 142 mats and 3 types of glazing. Most advanced picture-framing solution on the web. Framed prints, Posters, Calendars, Gifts, and more. T-Shorts, Postcards, Stamps, Journals, Mouse pads, Clocks, etc.

Modern Romantic Surrealist Artist, Gothic Surrealism Art Poster Prints, Surreal Limited Editon Pictures & Books

image tags: Attack Nostalgia Dark mystical dangerous gloomy mystic unsafe sinister treacherous, Fine-art painting traditional oil canvas brush pencil drawing classic art illustration, idealistic metaphorical allegorical symbolic, Surrealistic phantasmagoric incongruous imagery phantasmagorical psychoanalyticalSurreal visionary contemporary surrealist artist modern surrealism neo-surrealism
leave a comment
Comments
Artwork has 3 comments Your opinion is important, please be considered while expressing your view. We have zero tolerance to profane and curse language.

Jimmy Fallon / Germany / May 2nd

I've had a cover for our new album in my head for quite some time but haven't found an artist that I think could actually visualise until I found your page. Your art is amazing and I think our cover needs to be of the digital art kind to give it that..

Ayman / United Arab Emirates / Jun 12th

I love painting

Scott Servais / Germany / Mar 23rd

My company specializes in website sales conversions. We help over 800 companies like yours. I guarantee we can double your conversions, or you pay us nothing. For all the facts and a free consultation, click here.


Required fields *

Name *
Country
Comment *
max 255 chr.
Used chr.
Please enter the verification number * CODE

total image views: 13251    this month views: 103    today image views: 1
original image size: 441.25 KB    dimensions: 876 x 1100 pix    picture downloads: 3414
Score: 24    Votes: 6