Jackson Pollock was an influential painter and pioneer of the abstract expressionist movement. Jackson Pollocks signature drip paintings and action paintings forever changed the course of American Art. Pollock was an influential artist of his time due to the fact that his pieces where one of a kind. His action paintings and drop paintings where unique in contrast to other American Art during the 1940s and 1950s. Pollocks technique was effortlessly performative as he would air paint and walk around canvasses on the floor.
John Peter Russel exposed him to van Gogh in 1896 and by 1899 Matisse owned a third of van Gogh’s paintings. Different from Picasso though, Matisse adored Gaugin’ flattening perspectives and ceramics. Furthermore, he shared Picasso and these older artists ' desire to draw on pre-modern arts. For Matisse, pre-modern arts meant Islamic, African and Byzantine art. In 1889, appendicitis left a young Matisse bedridden.
During the Baroque period artists strived to propel themselves away from the idealism of the Renaissance and instead pursued the path of naturalism. This era of art was filled with dynamic images and the artists at this time were desperately attempting to capture a single moment of time in their artwork. One such artist was Diego Velazquez, who longed to utilize his artistic abilities in order to advance his position in society. He believed that their was no nobler profession than that of an artist, and so he sought to prove his value through his creative talent. He succeeded in his quest because his paintings garnered him critical acclaim and earned him the praise of the monarchs of his time.
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.
When they were painting, it became harder and harder for both of the man to paint because Edvard had to go to a mental institute and Constable lost his right hand. When both of the men started painting they loved nature. So both of the guys painted images about nature. They painted those pictures with oil paints. Both the artist also had many differences with their art and there lifestyle.
The Great Wave Poetry is “the art of rhythmical composition, written or spoken, for exciting pleasure by beautiful, imaginative, or elevated thoughts” (Dictionary.com). Painting is “the works of art painted in a particular manner, place, or period” (Dictionary.com). Even though poetry and painting are two different forms of art, when viewed together they can help the viewer visualize much more in their mind. The painting and the poetry interpretation of the painting titled “The Great wave”, when analyzed separately and then together, help the viewer to visualize the turmoil and strife that the painter is going through in his life. “The Great Wave” by Katsushilza Hokusai is an extremely famous painting that has been around since the 1800’s.
This is what was said: o “It was a retrospective progression of his paintings, tracing the path from his beginnings in the Dutch traditional style to his abstract paintings, firmly establishing the artist’s pivotal role in the international art world’s move toward abstraction. He had reached his goal, but he did not stand still: he continued to explore the relationship between lines and blocks of color, achieving an ever-increasing purity in his paintings.”
When I visualize a famous piece of artwork I picture something that tells a worthy story, versatile use of color, and an great point of view. Salvador Dali is known as one of the greatest painters of his time. He has had multiple paintings sell for millions of dollars. The painting that sold for the most was his Portrait de Paul Eluard, it sold for $22.4 million dollars (Drughi). Dali is known for his style of impressionism and Surrealism.
During this time Johns began painting motifs and transforming them into actual art. His most well-known motifs being the American flag and the target. Johns was interested in taking objects and icons that everyone knew and simplifying them to give them a personality of their own. He wanted to use the most ordinary objects and create a work that would evoke some type of expression. When asked about his reasoning behind picking symbols such as the flag and the target, Johns said that it made his work.
The color is used to compliment the feelings the audience perceives from this artwork. Although most of the work is covered by subtle colors, there is a small area of red in the form of a fire. The color red is used to signify passion, energy, strength and power. This sharp contrast between the red and blue is apparent and is done on purpose and distinctly. As you can see in the artwork, the fire is representing his agony.
Vincent Van Gogh “What would life be if we had no courage to attempt anything”-Vincent Van Gogh. Van Gogh was a self doubter painter that only sold one painting in his lifetime. Even though he dedicated his life to painting and doing what he loved he had a hard life. Vincent Van Gogh was poor throughout his whole thirty seven years on earth. Van Gogh spend most of his money on painting supplies, instead of food.
Then, a battle emerged between Perseus and his men, and Phineus and his men. The image itself shows Perseus’ triumph in the battle by revealing Medusa’s head to Phineus and his gang. I also recognized that the painting was pretty dark in color, which was not unusual, being there are many deaths involved in the painting. Besides the color, the painting really accumulated a sense of justice and anger for me. Personally, I feel the morale is that you have to stand up to what you believe.
Vincent Van Gogh was an artist who self-taught himself to paint with emotion. He was a troubled person who was a skilled painter that used his emotions to battle his depression. He was famed for his technique and style with the brush strokes that used emotion and feelings to move his art work. He produced at least 2,000 works of art in his 10-year career. However, Van Gogh sold one painting only in his lifetime and he did not become successful until his passing on.