Pablo Picasso And Idina Menzel

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Historical Figures “The principles of true art is not to portray, but to evoke,” as said by Jerzy Kosinski. In any form of art, the true purpose is to evoke emotions in the consumer. This includes performing arts and visual arts. Even though almost everything else about them is different, their true purpose is to convey an emotion or many emotions to their audience. That is, after all, what makes them both forms of art. Although Pablo Picasso and Idina Menzel were different types of artists from totally different time periods, they were similar in that they both had multiple marriages and in that they both inspired many people. First of all, Pablo Picasso was born on October 25 in 1881. He was born in Malaga, Spain to live there with both…show more content…
In the beginning, from 1901 to 1904, Picasso had his Blue Period of art. Within this period, he tended to make his paintings monochromatic with shades of blue and other cool colors. His paintings gave off a feeling of sadness and mostly depicted sad things. This may have been due to the fact that he had not yet made much success and he may not have been happy with how his art turned out (Ergas 343). From the year 1904 onto 1907, Picasso had what is called his Rose period. In this period, his art became more uplifting. He began to use warmer colors and they often instilled a feeling of happiness into the viewer. They depicted things like circus performers and acrobats. This may have been because he was experiencing more success with his art and getting into a better place financially in turn (Ergas 344). After that, Picasso of course continued to make art but his periods were much less obvious. His art went through an African influence; a Cubist style which he helped enormously to establish in his country; neoclassicism, surrealism, and sculpture; and his final years phases (Picasso, Pablo). In each of these periods, his art had a different feeling to it but was always very looked up to by other artists because he had made a reputation for himself. Throughout these periods, Picasso had many other accomplishments. He is largely credited for defining the elements of plastic arts, co-inventing the…show more content…
As Jerzy Kosinski has said, “The principles of true art is not to portray, but to evoke.” Art, whether it is visual art or performing art, is meant to evoke emotions in the viewer if the artist was true in their
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