Leonardo da Vinci was born more than 500 years ago (1452) in a town called Vinci in Italy. He was a scientist, an inventor, an architect, a musician, a sculptor, a mathematician and also a fantastic artist. He was curious about everything!
Painted in 1962 it was valued 100 million dollars! Imagine what it is worth now! It now hangs in the Louvre in Paris.
DaVinci's paintings were done in the Realist style.
Vincent van Gogh was born more than 150 years (1853) ago in Zundert, Netherlands (Dutch)
He worked at many jobs, such as in an art gallery, a school, a bookstore, as a preacher, and at last, he became an artist.
He didn't have a very happy life. He painted sad paintings with poor people in them. His paintings were always very dark until he saw some colorful Japanese paintings.
Most of his work was in the Postimpressionist style.
Pablo Picasso was born more than 120 years ago (1881) in Malaga, Spain. Picasso painted in many styles, including Cubism and Expressionism
The Blue Period sad looking paintings using blue and blue-green colors.
The Rose Period a more happy style with orange and pink colours.
Andy Warhol was an American artist who was a leading figure in the visual art movement known as pop art. When he graduated from school he went to New York City for a job. He got jobs doing magazine illustrations, decorating department store windows, greeting cards, record albums, book covers, and suns, clouds, and raindrops for television weather reports. He still was not satisfied because he was not famous.
FAMOUS VISUAL ARTISTS
― Leonardo da Vinci
“A painter should begin every canvas with a wash of black, because all things in nature are dark except where exposed by the light.”
The visual arts are art forms that create works that are primarily visual in nature, such as ceramics, drawing, painting, sculpture, printmaking,design, crafts, photography, video, filmmaking and