Pablo Picasso was one of the most famous artists of the 20th century. His name is a pack synonymous with the whole artistic direction, and his personality not only captivated people who knew the artist, but managed to conquer the whole world.
Pablo Picasso was born October 15, 1881 in Malaga, a bustling port city in southern Spain. His parents are Maria Picasso Lopez and José Runs Blasco. Jose studied painting and taught it.
In 1893, the family moved to Barcelona, where Jose began working at the art school of La Lonja. Picasso began to study there, and in 1897 he continued his education at the Madrid Academy of Fine Arts. Soon he realized that the Academy would give him nothing, and returned to Barcelona, where he organized his own studio. He was then only 16 years old. Continue reading
Pop art (from pop art, from popular art to public art) is a trend that took shape first in modern art and then in various spheres of popular culture of the 20th century.
Pop art originated in the 50s of the 20th century in the USA and Great Britain and finally won a “place under the sun” at the international exhibition in Venice (1964), defeating abstractionism. An American artist R. Rauschenberg received the main prize for “subject compilation” composed of combinations of colorful postcards and a scrap of a poster, clippings from illustrated magazines and a photograph of the assassinated President John F. Kennedy. Continue reading
Cubism – (French. Cubisme, from cube – cyb) direction in the first century of the 20th century. The plastic language of cybism is based on the deflection and decomposition of items on the basis of heightened plasticity, displacement of the form.
Many Russian artists have passed through the Kibism, often joining his principles with the help of other modern dispatchers.
The emergence of cubism is attributed to 1907, when P. Picasso painted the picture Avignon Girls (Museum of Modern Art, New York), unusual for its acute grotesque: deformed, coarse figures are depicted here without any light and light elements and perspectives, as a combination of decomposed on the volume plane. Continue reading