A majority of artist use the physical world and personal experiences as a canvas to create artworks that have impacted the way we look at the world. Focus artists in this essay include classical artists Pablo Picasso, Frida Kahlo and Post-Modern artist Tim Hawkinson. This essay will analyse an artwork by each artist and show that they are examples of many who draw inspiration from their surroundings, whether it came from history, personal backgrounds and experiences or simply physical features of the world around them. Pablo Picasso was born on October 25th, 1881, and grew up to be one of the most influential 20th century artists in symbolism, surrealism and Cubism. He was a Spanish expatriate painter, sculptor, printmaker, ceramicist and stage designer.
Two years later in 1899 he moved back to Barcelona and discovered other artists who shared similar interests as him. Around that time he broke through his classical teachings and started his lifelong process of experimentation and innovation. Picasso was highly acclaimed for reinventing himself by using such radically different styles throughout his career as an artist. Picasso’s styles of painting have been divided into several periods for a better understanding of his methods and the significance behind each. At the turn of 20th century after moving to Paris was the beginning of Picasso’s most distinct period called the “Blue Period”, named after the colour that dominated most of his paintings.
An example of pop art is A Bigger Splash by David Hockney, what all pop art paintings have in common is the interest in mass culture, mass media, and mass production. Pop Art was mostly based on bright colors and youthful exploration. A Bigger Splash was painted by David Hockney who was a British artist, stage designer, photographer and printmaker. He used to base all of this paintings on pop art, his artworks were also kind of personal and abstract. Hockney studied at the Regional College of Art in Bradford.
Pablo Picasso was a Spanish artist well known for his contribution to founding Cubism along with Georges Braque. Born on October 25, 1881, in Málaga, Spain and died on April 8, 1973, in Mougins, France, he had created more than 20,000 works in his lifetime (pablopicasso.org). Not only he painted, but sculpted, printed, designed works that were considered radical in the period (McCully, Marilyn). Throughout his career, he created works in various distinct styles that made other artists to respect him greatly (pablopicasso.org). He was most influential in the 20th century and later significantly impacted the development of the modern art with his distinct style (biography.com).
Jessica Arteaga Analysis Paper 22 Julio, 2016 R. Alves Guernica Pablo Picasso’s piece titled La Guernica painted using oil paint on canvas. This piece was made in 1937 as a representation of the bombing of the Basque town of Guernica in Spain during the Spanish Civil War. The horrors of war are shown through his eyes and point of view of what he thought and believed at that time. Picasso was possibly the most influential artist of the twentieth century; he influences many of the styles of painting used during this time. Many artists know who he was and respected his ways and creations.
Las Meninas is an old painting that Diego Velazquez made long time ago. It talks about the king’s family and maids. Las Meninas is one of the most important paintings made in the nineteenth century. It was made using oil and canvas. Diego Velazquez is a well-known Spanish painter born in June 6, 1599 in Seville, Spain.
When we think of the most famous artists of our time, artists such as Van Gogh, Claude Monet, and Pablo Picasso come to mind. Something that often doesn’t occur to many people is, where exactly did these artists develop their signature style of art, and what influenced them to create it? Claude Monet created the impressionistic style when quickly trying to catch the beauty of a sunset before it disappeared, spurring a new style of art that eventually influenced Van Gogh. But what exactly influenced Pablo Picasso’s seemingly bizarre style of cubism? In my paper I’ll be exploring how Pablo Picasso and other artists were influenced to create the cubism style, and how these influences were the cause of an entire art movement.
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
Experimented many styles of painting and was a primary influence on the pop art movement. He would take ordinary objects and turn them into a humorous conception with new meanings. SALVADOR DALÍ Salvador Dalí was a Spanish artist and a surrealist icon. Born and passed away in Figueres, Spain on May 11th, 1904 – January 23rd, 1989. In the mid 1920’s
Aesthetic Features and Influence of the Figure Paintings by Chen Hongshou Cao Jing Xu Guangtong Abstract: Chen Hongshou was a comprehensive and proficient painter in late Ming and Qing Dynasty, who was creative and unique in his own style. He made attempts to get rid of the “fashion of resplendent” by “traditional style” and was refereed to as the representative of artists with unique style and an influential figure in the 17th century. Key words: figure painting; grotesque style; influence Chen Hongshou (1598-1652), Zhanghou as his style name and “Old Lotus”as esteemed name, was a prominent painter, who inherited the tradition and created new style in painting. With the unique aesthetic values, his paintings,