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Did you know? That art is the first human discovery? The oldest known art is believed to be over 40,000 years old. Cave paintings in locations like Chauvet-Pont-d'Arc Cave in France and Sulawesi, Indonesia, showcase early humans' creativity and desire for expression. Early premetive Human beings have also not lived only for bread and food, poems, cave paintings and hand crafts have been found to prove that art is a human integrated act, the following are the most five important artists you should know about, i would be happy if you would write your favorites in the comments after reading ❤️
We could not talk about art and not talk about da Vinci, despite being everything one could dream of or imagine, like an artist, polymath, Architect, scientist, inventor and a writer, da Vinci was a mixture of mixtures.
Science was obvious in his art such as Anatomy Studies, Leonardo's detailed anatomical studies were groundbreaking. He conducted dissections of the human body, producing accurate anatomical drawings that advanced our understanding of human physiology.
The creator of the last supper, Mona Lisa, his paintings are celebrated for their realism, use of sfumato, (tension teqneche
A Mexican painter celebrated for her surreal self-portraits that often explore themes of identity, pain, and resilience
The Surrealism, although she resisted being labeled as a Surrealist. Her paintings are characterized by vibrant colors, intricate details, and a focus on self-portraits. Many of her works reflect her physical and emotional suffering, as well as her Mexican heritage and indigenous roots.
Frida Kahlo was born in Coyoacán, Mexico City. She faced numerous health challenges, primarily due to a severe bus accident she experienced as a teenager, leaving her with lifelong suffering
The color blue has been historically challenging and expensive to produce in art. It was once more valuable than gold. Artists used lapis lazuli, a precious stone, to create blue pigments, Jan vermeer was a Dutch Golden Age painter known for his exquisite and meticulously detailed scenes, particularly his depictions of domestic life and for some reason, he had an abundance of Blue.
One of his most famous works is "Girl with a Pearl Earring," also known as the "Mona Lisa of the North." This portrait is celebrated for its enigmatic beauty and the captivating gaze of the subject.
Banksy is a pseudonymous England-based street artist, political activist, and filmmaker known for his distinctive and often provocative works of art in public spaces.
Banksy's art primarily takes the form of stenciled graffiti, which he uses to convey social and political messages. His works can be found on streets, walls, and bridges in various cities around the world.
Banksy's real identity remains a well-guarded secret. He has maintained anonymity throughout his career, often appearing in public wearing disguises and using a pseudonym to communicate with the media and the public.
The last but not the least, a middle eastern artist, whose work is know and credited for its provocative nature, and the rebellious appearance and rejection of the norms.
An Iranian-American visual artist known for her powerful and thought-provoking photography, video installations, and films. Her work often explores themes related to gender, identity, and the socio-political context of Iran and the Middle East.
Shirin Neshat's art has received international acclaim and provides a unique perspective on the complex cultural and social issues of the Middle East.
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