Pop Art artists: 5 artists you must know

Mao | Warhol

POP ART ARTISTS: 5 ARTISTS YOU MUST KNOW

Pop Art artists, that is to say which artists you must know to affirm that you know almost everything about one of the most beloved artistic movements.
Developed in the second half of the 20thcentury as “popular art”, Pop Art is “popular art” by definition, because it refers to mass-produced objects. Hence Pop Art has a close connection with the consumer culture and transforms ordinary objects and elements into art.

Pop Art describes an essential part of the society which developed after XXII, therefore the consumer culture takes advertisements or the most famous products to transform them into artworks for collecting or reproduction of the artwork itself as a mass-produced object through design objects, prints and different kinds of reproductions.

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Romanticism: artists and works

Caspar David Friedrich | Viandante sul mare di nebbia

Caspar David Friedrich, Il Viandante sul mare di nebbia.

ROMANTICISM: ARTISTS AND WORKS

Romanticism is that phase in which artist begins looking towards himself to project his own feelings and aspirations onto his works.
Artists who joined this movement underlined the importance of feelings and imagination rather than rationality.

More than an artistic movement Romanticism was a life style and artists, poets and musicians of the Romantic period had the same wish to make art to convey feelings and communicate them to the public.
In this post you’ll find the features and the protagonists of Romanticism.

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Art lithograph: what it is and an online platform for artists

litografia

ART LITHOGRAPH: WHAT IT IS AND AN ONLINE PLATFORM FOR ARTISTS

Greatest artists have always loved experimenting with new techniques and many of them, starting from the early 19thcentury, have created works using the technique of lithography.
But what is exactly lithography and which are the available instruments that today an artist can use to create a lithographic art printing?

In this post I’ll explain what lithography is, but especially I’ll give you the details to discover where today you can create high-quality lithographs.

 

Art lithograph: what it is and an online platform for artists

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Mannerism: works and artists

Palazzo Te

MANNERISM: DEFINITION, WORKS AND ARTISTS

Mannerism marks the end of Renaissance.
It’s a very long period, covering almost all the 16th century and which was theorized for the first time by Giorgio Vasari, who indicated as masters of Renaissance absolute perfection Leonardo, Raphael and Michelangelo, whereas all the following artists would only imitate the greatest artists with no hope of creating something more beautiful and perfect.

That’s how you get to Mannerism, that is a style imitating the style of the greatest Renaissance masters.

Here are the major mannerist artists and their works.

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Abstract art: works and artists

Kandinskji | Composizione

Composizione (1916) di Kandinskji – Museo del Novecento di Milano.

ABSTRACT ART

Abstract art is an artistic movement developed in the early 20th century, and takes on the meaning of “not real”.
The path which led to Abstract art originated from Symbolism, which recalled sounds, feelings and emotions without necessarily representing reality for what it is, but inserting images more similar to dreams and nightmares.

Abstract art starts from here, and simplifies images more and more, until it makes them unrecognizable and assigns to colours and forms a meaning you can’t understand without an explanation.

In this post you’ll find the 5 most important things to know to understand Abstract art and the major artists of this artistic movement.

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