Comparing Andy Warhol And Pablo Picasso

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Art represents an evolving set of ideas among a number of painters, sculptors, writers, and performers who are seeking new approaches to art making. Andy Warhol was a leading figure in the visual art movement known as pop art. Pablo Picasso was the most important figure of the 20th century, in terms of art, and art movements that occurred over this period. Both the artists used different art making techniques that represented their individual set of ideas. One of Picasso’s famous periods was the Blue Period, where he created many artworks with strong notions of sorrow. During the Blue Period, Picasso explored the ideas of emotion mainly grief and sorrow. His blue paintings portray destitute human beings. The Blue Period of Picasso was when he painted essentially monochromatic…show more content…
One of his paintings was ‘La Vie’ which he created in 1903, it was a memorial…show more content…
A Cubist painting ignores the traditional perspective of drawing and shows you many views of a subject at one time. Picasso created ‘Guernica’ in 1937, which he painted as an immediate reaction to the Nazi bombing practice on the Basque town of Guernica during the Spanish Civil War. ‘Guernica’ shows the tragedies of war and the suffering it inflicts upon innocent civilians. Picasso explores his ideas about his culture and heritage; the bull and the horse are important characters in Spanish culture. The muted colours, the intensity of each and every one of the motifs and the way they are articulated are all essential to the extreme tragedy of the scene, which would become the emblem for all the devastating tragedies of modern society. Andy Warhol was an influential artist of the second half of the 20th century, creating some of the most recognisable images ever
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