It is an art movement that started in the mid-1950s in Britain and the late 1950s in the United States. It was a time that was optimism and post war economic had a huge consumer boom. New products are hitting the shelves, advertising and magazine told people what to buy and made them want to buy it. Movie stars fill the movie screen, giving rise to the celebrity culture and the youth fought for freedom. Many people were unable to voice opinions and feelings, the passion of the post war era was reflected through art.
John Williams’ popularity as a film composer is nearly universal. His first work in film scoring, writing for the movie Daddy-O, began in 1959, and has continued nearly every year since. His most popular works include Jaws, Star Wars, Schindler’s List, Saving Private Ryan, Jurassic Park, and the Home Alone series, just to name a few. Williams, born in New York, moved to Los Angeles in 1948 and began studying composition with Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco, one of the most prominent composers for guitar in the twentieth century. He served in the Air Force, and upon returning home, began studying piano at
Their many portraits, developed by use of detailed photography and painting, represented a historical diary, and gave way to their creative careers. Close is recognisable because he was creating modern compositions of self portraits and portraits in the 60s, an age when no one was doing this anymore, a time when ART WAS DEAD. Using the large scale was also shocking as it had such impact when placed in a room. Not only did he paint portraits because at the time there was no competition but also because it had a meaning behind it (EXAMPLES, quote, article link); Close suffers from face blindness (Prosopagnosia) and other disabilities but uses them to develop further his “style” (way of work) throughout the years. Frida Kahlo, for the more pain she went through, the more distance she kept from her husband, the more selfish she grew, the more revealing
March 15, 1955 This is a story that has been disregarded. It’s the story of an impeccable solution to a paradoxical situation. It’s a story about an unusual woman who was a little ahead of her times. It’s a story about how the life of the most popular female jazz singer had changed direction, on account of a single phone call. Let’s make a start at Mocambo, a nightclub in West Hollywood, California, at 8588 Sunset Boulevard on the Sunset Strip in 1955.
Humphrey Bogart Bogart’s real name was Humphrey DeForest Bogart and was born on December 25, 1899 in New York City, New York. He was born to Belmont DeForest Bogart who was a wealthy surgeon and Maud Humphrey who was a well-known magazine suffragette and illustrator. But little did he know that his father was opium-addict. Bogart had been expelled from Yale for medical studies, he served the U.S Naval Reserve and later on, he managed the theater company that was owned by William Brady who was his family friend. Unfortunately, Bogart died on January 14, 1957 battling with throat cancer and follow up surgeries at his home in Hollywood.
Andy Warhol is one of the most leverage and influential figures of Pop Art and culture, in which proofs that more than twenty years after his death, he is still considered to be one of the minority of being fictitious and greatest of Pop Art Artists. Warhol’s journey and his work inspired and still inspire many creative artists and thinkers around the world. This is due his enduring imagery, along with his art cultivated celebrity, and the constant research of different scholars. His impact as an artist is way deeper and greater than his one prescient observation that states, “everyone will be world famous for fifteen minutes.” – Andy Warhol’s tremendous curiosity resulted in an enormous body work that he spent and spanned on every available medium and techniques, along with the most important contribution to the collapse of boundaries between high and low culture. (Varnedoe, et al , 2001, p.10) Andy Warhol was born on August 6, 1928, at Pennsylvania/ Pittsburgh, and died on February 22, 1987, in New York.
The devices Britain used had an affect on life. Andy Warhol was an American Draftsman, Filmmaker, Painter, and Printmaker. He was the third born child to Czechoslovakian immigrants parents named Ondrej and Ulja on August 6, 1928 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. When Andy was only 14 years old his father passed away, but he did leave money for one purpose and that was to be used for higher learning, and the family decided that Andy would benefit the most from having a college education. Warhol moved to New York City shortly after graduating Carnegie Institute to work as a commercial illustrator, where he worked for several well-known magazines.
He was born in Cincinnati, Ohio in 1946. He went to California State University Long Beach, but dropped out to pursue his entertainment career. He gained notoriety as an uncredited assistant editor on the classic western Wagon Train (1957). Among his early directing efforts were Battle Squad (1961), which combined World War II footage with footage of an airplane on the ground that he makes you is moving. He also directed Escape to Nowhere (1961), which featured children as World War Two soldiers, including his sister Anne Spielberg, and The Last Gun (1959), a western.
On the 24th of March in 1971 an epic criminal drama “The Godfather” by Francis Ford Coppola was released. In a moment, from young to old, “The Godfather” captured attention of many millions of viewers, critics and politics – every man who was somehow connected with cinema and society. This film can be admired, this film can be criticized, but the fact remains - this film cannot be ignored. “The Godfather” became a brilliant masterpiece, which changed the very concept of what is real movie and in what direction the film industry should develop. One by one the "Godfather" won award by award, conquering film festival by film festival climbing higher and higher in the list of the greatest films in the history of cinema: 12 awards, including 3 Oscar
“With the help of the military at his command, it was possible to conquer new territories and so gain a triumph and the pleasure of knowing that your name would be remembered forever in statues and inscribed in monuments paid for by the war” (Summary of Julius Caesar 's Life and Death). As time went on Julius Caser began to develop more power over the years. Julius made his way to praetor ship by 62 BC, and many of the senates felt he was a dangerous, ambitious man. (Julius Caser Biography) Just like Abraham Lincoln, Julius Cesar began to have more enemies once he started getting more power. With the amount of authority Julius had become a threat to the senators who liked the changes, that he was making in the country at that time.
Congress would grant Roosevelt sweeping powers to regulate banking. The week following this, most American banks would resume operations but this whole motion would not settle well with Huey furthering their rivalry. This was in response to the Great Depression growing worse. Huey would respond by stating that there needed to be a 100% tax on the rich (Bondi, Page 93-117). Huey kept getting high appraisal for his ideas and he was a huge fan of John L. Lewis and claimed that he was the Huey Long of Labor which would help him gain greater popularity among the labor unions (Bondi, Page 133).
He was obviously looking for a more creative outlet for his creative designs than trademarks, corporate logos, letterheads, TV commercials and packaging for which he was in constant demand. The answer proved to be film-making: imaginative documentaries, a single feature film, and pre-eminently title sequences for other directors ' work on which he sometimes received the credit of "visual consultant". His second wife, Elaine was seven years younger than him and a New Yorker who sang in an Andrews Sisters-style group with her older sisters and eventually relocated to Hollywood. She met Bass around 1956, and married him in 1961 and worked with him until his death in 1996. They eventually had a daughter named Jennifer Bass, who became a graphic designer later in her life.
He starred in several films with Shirley Temple. Shirley Temple was the main focus in the book, however. Shirley Temple was deemed a prodigy child actress. President Hoover when he first became president sought to help the American people. He wouldn’t believe for the longest time that anything was wrong and it soon dampened his optimism and smile.
It was shown on cable television from late 1987 until its last show in 1989. Clark joined "Bandstand" in 1956 after its original host was fired. Under Clark 's guidance, it went from a local Philadelphia show to a national phenomenon. Before appearing on television, Clark hosted radio shows in central New York and Philadelphia. In 1956, Elvis Presley scored his first hit record with “Heartbreak Hotel”, which changed the face of music.
At sixteen, he won a prize in a national competition for essays answering the question “Can a good wife be a good sport?” his answer was published in Smart set magazine. With that, he was able to publish again a horror story in Weird Tales. This is the start of his career, entering University of Missouri to study journalism. After publishing so many great works, Tennessee Williams became known as major American playwright of the twentieth century who had received numerous top theoretical awards in his work. He won the Pulitzer Prize for “A Streetcar Named Desire” in 1948 and for “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” in 1955.