Pablo Picasso Vs Post Modern Art

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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. Picasso was born into a creative family. As his father was a painter, he quickly followed in his footsteps and was studying art formally from 11 years old. Several paintings from his teenage years still exist, such as First Communion (1895). He created an important example at every stage of his career from the classical works of the 1920s to the works produced in occupied Paris during the 1940s.
Guernica (1937) by Picasso is one of the most famous paintings of all time. The painting reveals the importance of Spain, war, and most of all bullfighting. Picasso’s connection to his homeland of Spain is evident in Guernica, named after a small country town in north Spain that was the target of a terror bombing exercise by the
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