Franz, was a very sensitive painter who was well known for expressing his feelings and emotions through his pieces of art. He loved painting animals, especially horses because he felt that animals are innocent creatures and are much closer to God than human beings.
Both artists, Juane and Franz had their own unique and peculiar style of painting but yet shared some commonality between them – such as abstract figures and the use of rich colors. Juane’s paintings are well known as “inhabited landscapes” while she makes use of modernist color and unique techniques created from her vocabulary of art work which includes oil painting as well as works on paper. The Petroglyph Park was started by Juane about five years later when she completed her MA in art in 1980, from the University of New Mexico and it is this series of paintings that established her artistic voice in the lineage of landscape painting in America. In her modern abstraction of the Petroglyph Park, she makes use of a unique compositional style with brilliant colors and gestural layers of paint.
‘The Large Blue Horses’ by Franz Marc is an expression of his feelings towards animals in general. His type of painting belongs to the category of ‘Expressionists’ as it depicts the sensitive feelings and emotions of the artist. According to Franz, yellow and red are more feminine colors while blue depicts masculinity. The artist uses a lot of deep blue and smooth curves to portray the muscular strength of the horses, but that the same time it shows them as tender, vulnerable, emotional creatures, emphasizing Franz’ sensitivity towards the world of nature. The oil on canvas painting of ‘The Large Blue Horses,’ occupies a special niche because it is one of the first major modernist works in the history of art. It measured 41 -5/8 by 71- 5/16 in. Franz experimented a lot with his radical compositions as he strived to strike a human chord with