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Paintings in urban landscape genre (586)

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Cityscape paintings full of admiration of the world around

Cityscape painting is a genre type that displays an exact image of the urban environment, from the architecture of one house to a whole block.

Diverse urban landscape paintings in the gallery

KyivGallery has a selection of cityscape paintings, which depict corners of many cities of the world. Many architecture paintings are distinguished by completely different attitudes because artists experience different emotions, and each city has its own special energy. Of considerable importance are the season of the year and the time of day. Night cityscape is seen completely differently than in the morning or afternoon.

In our gallery among many urban landscapes by modern Ukrainian artists you can choose the one you like and which suits your emotions. Landscapes of famous cities – Kyiv or Paris, Rome, Venice, New York, Madrid or Berlin – will occupy a worthy place in your interior of an office or apartment and attracts the eyes of any person, helps distract from reality and dream a little.

The formation history of the urban landscape genre

The city landscape, as a separate direction of painting, stood out in the XVI century, soon gained fame in the world, the favor of critics and connoisseurs of art. Holland, Italy were the first countries from which the urban landscape began to spread further. And notable travelers began to bring from the voyages paintings of far away cities, as if in memory of the trip. There was a fashion for urban landscape and not only realistic architecture landscapes were in demand but also castles, ruins. Residents of European countries fell in love with this genre of painting.

City landscapes are acquired by famous galleries, museums, and collectors. The artists write the urban landscape with pencil, oil, watercolors, gouache and acrylic, perpetuating favorite places in various cities of the world.

Collections of paintings of cities and countries

Our art historians selected among thousands of paintings by Ukrainian artists landscapes of different cities and countries. Pictures of the night city, city at different times of the year from all over the world, architectural structures: towers, palaces, palazzos, houses, office buildings and iconic sights: