Description of the artwork «The painted ceiling of the Paris Opera»
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The art of hearing: the painting which sings. Part I
Painting and music are as far apart as they are close. In an effort to convey the musical character of a situation or the sound of certain compositions, artists often depicted people playing music with instruments , and composers invented a special genre — symphonic sketch. However, the kinship of music and painting is deeper; composition, rhythm, colour are intrinsic properties of both art and…