Breakfast (Le Petit déjeuner) (Juan Gris - )
Juan Gris, Breakfast. In this composition, I really like how Gris has made it have a torn-up paper effect. The different shapes used make the composition look interesting and is really eye catching. The different colours used also make different aspects of the composition stand out.
Aleksandr Rodchenko | MoMA
Russian, 1891–1956. When The Museum of Modern Art’s first director, Alfred H. Barr, Jr., met Aleksandr Rodchenko on his trip to Moscow in 1927—one of the first times an Anglophone art historian had visited the Soviet Union in the years since the Russian Revolution—he wrote, “Rodchenko showed us an appalling variety of things—Suprematist paintings (preceded by the earliest geometrical things I’ve seen, 1915, done with compass)—woodcuts, linoleum cuts, posters, book designs, photographs, kino…
Histoire de l'Art et actualité culturelle:Cubisme
Les innovations de Picasso, qui allaient à l'encontre de toutes les conventions académiques, ont ému de nombreux contemporains du peintre.
Russian avant-gardist Alexander Rodchenko gained an international reputation as a pioneering photographer, painter, sculptor and graphic artist in the years after the Russian revolution. Half a century after his death, the Hayward Gallery in London is showing the first major retrospective of his work in the UK. The show will include prints and photomontages, as well as poster and magazine designs in his characteristic bold and angular style. Alexander Rodchenko: Revolution in Photography…
Description of the painting by Pablo Picasso “Guitar”Description picture - Picasso Pablo
In 1912, a new trend in art was born - synthetic cubism, the main representatives of which are Georges Braque and Pablo Picasso. This style is full of
Martha Rosler’s Powerful Collages Are a Wake-Up Call to America
Rosler first created jarring, uncomfortable imagery to protest the Vietnam War. Collage’s power to challenge complacency now echoes throughout digital media.
Martha Rosler | House Beautiful: Bringing the War Home, 1967
Martha Rosler’s iconic series consists of 20 photomontages conceived in the 1960s and 70s during a time of increased intervention by the United States military in Vietnam. Combining pictures of Vietnamese citizens mutilated by war taken from LIFE magazine, with images of the homes of wealthy Americans published in House Beautiful, Rosler made literal the description of the ‘living-room war,’ a term used in the United States to describe how Americans perceived the ongoing bloodshed in…
Martha Rosler | The Bowery in two inadequate descriptive systems
In her work, Martha Rosler has often employed—and deconstructed—photographic conventions in ways that examine the authenticity associated with documentary photography and the unbalanced relationship between disenfranchised communities and their visual representations. Here, Rosler uses a combination of images and texts to respond to earlier documentary photographs of vagrants and alcoholics in Manhattan’s run-down Bowery neighborhood. Criticizing what she regards as documentary photography’s…