Andy Warhol, an American artist, was a main figure in the Pop Art movement, short for Popular Artists. Andy produced more than 100,000 pieces of art in paint, prints, photographs, films and other media. After a…
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One time Andy was infected with rheumatic fever and was confined to bed. During this period, Warhol read comic literature, made paper dolls, listened to the radio as well as posted images of movie celebrities around his bed. This period of his sickness was very significant in the developing his personality as well as in the forming of his preferences and skill-set.
Warhol showed an untimely artistic ability and learned commercial art after recovering at the Carnegie Museum of Art. In several ways, Andy Warhol expanded and refined the idea of what it means to be an artist. He regularly took the producer position, rather than a creator, not just as a painter, but as a filmmaker and with his profitable enterprises as well. He was fond of coining an idea and then overseeing or delegating its implementation. As he advanced this aspect of his work, The Factory grew into an office from an atelier. He became, and he is still a company’s public face and a brand, as well as the core of Pop
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Fine art, on the other hand, is a product of this lived experience, therefore, according to Berger, fine art speaks to the audience more than commercial art does. While Berger does have a point, in that the meaning of commercial art does not come from lived experience or from the heart and soul of an individual artist, and its purpose may see crass to some, commercial art actually has the ability to speak to the audience moreso then fine art does.
The history of art is rich in many respects as illustrated by numerous epochs. In order to have a better understanding of art, this paper will focus on the specific art periods: pop art and Harlem renaissance. The paper will discuss earlier art history, characteristics of the styles, social conditions that may have contributed to the advent of these styles.
Thereby it has lost for us genuine truth and life, and has rather been transferred into our ideas instead of maintaining its earlier necessity in reality and occupying its higher place” (Hegel, 1975). This means that Hegel saw a generation of art world whose major purpose for presenting art was no longer for its original purpose of presenting originality to the audience but presenting art that was based on the subjective reasoning of the artist.
This paper explores postmodern art. Postmodern art was lifted to the forefront of contemporary thought. The goal of postmodernism, if postmodernism can be said to have a goal, seems to be to blur the lines between what is real and what it not. It follows that visual art may be a bit ahead of the times, and certainly ahead of the common thoughts.
The concept of abstract expressionism has been closely related to jazz music and the American post-world war II art movement in New York back in 1940. Often times, abstract expressionism has been strongly related to the American-style painting and sculpture which includes giving emphasize to the use of a free-low gestural brushwork in painting.
This paper discusses the number of questions about the contemporary art and theory such as: the relationship between art and everyday life, beginning with the historical avant- garde and leading up to art in the 1970s, the role of theory in art from the 1950s to the 1970s. Pop Art and Minimal Art, visual analyses of artworks together.
The first element that will be discussed is form which mostly corresponds to the perceived volume. Thus, in spite of the fact that the movie is shown in two dimensions, it reflects the real three dimensional life. Speaking of the value, more
In this respect, art has a connection with a number of discipline/subjects. It implies that the world of education revolves around art. Indeed, every discipline, be it mathematics or science, incorporates some aspects of art in its study, research and