Articles for tag: Cezanne, Cubism, Impressionism, Modernism, Monet

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Monet and Cezanne: The Path to Modernism

The Twentieth Century not only marked a new beginning in the social, political and economic world, it was a time of change in the art world as well. With the turn of the century, came new ideas and concepts of how to represent the world around us, moving away from the traditional values and skills ...

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Art History: Understanding Abstract Expressionism

If someone was to ask you to paint your soul, what would it look like? How would you begin? Is there any painting out there that reminds you of everything you want to say, be or feel? There is for me. It is the wonderful 1950 abstract expressionist painting of Jackson Pollack. Abstract expressionism was ...

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Basic Elements of Art: Dots and Lines

Every painting, drawing, or photograph is a collection of dots and lines. Lines and dots are the building blocks of art. Dots may be big, small, thick, or thin. Lines may be straight, curved, zigzagged, parallel, weaved, vertical, horizontal, perpendicular, or angular. Lines and dots may be connected, or unconnected. Look around you. Look at ...

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Pablo Picasso: His Life and Work

October 25, 1881, in Malaga, Spain, one of the most prolific twentieth- century artists is born into a family already inclined in his specialty, the arts. With an art and drawing teacher for a father, Pablo Picasso began showing his love as early as his early speech. Piz, Piz”, a shortened piece of the Spanish ...

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Essay on Pablo Picasso

Pablo Picasso will always be known as someone who thought “outside the box.” He was a pioneer in artistic world, shunning the preceding artistic ideas of his peers. He created a completely new style of art, cubism, and it was radical, new and paved the way for many others to express themselves through cubes. However, ...