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Michelangelo,ClaudeMonet,andJacksonPollock
Theseartistsareveryimportantbecausethesethreeartistsusedtheirtalentstocreatevery
livelyportraits.Theseartistsaresimilarbecausetheyusetheirtalentsanddifferenttechniquesto
depictsometimesabstractscenariosthatdepictnature.Michelangelocreatespiecesbasedonreal
detailsofpeople,hesometimesusesmarbletocreatehispieces.ClaudeMonetusesuses
differentshadesofpainttodepictnaturalscenestoshowreallife.JacksonPollockcreates
abstractimagesbysplatteringpaintinspecificordertodepictanabstractaspectoflife.These
threeartistsaffectmyviewofartbecausetheytookdifferentobjectsanduseddifferent
techniquesinwhichtheyturnedintoart.Thisencouragesmetogoaroundlifeandlookfor
materialsthatpeoplewouldnotthinkofusing,tocreateart.Theseartistsareveryinspirational
andtheyallapproacheddifferentaspectsinlifethatencouragethemtopartakeinalifeofart.

Michelangelo.
ThePieta.
1499.StPetersBasilica,Rome
ArtandtheBible.
Web.9
June,2016.


Michelangelowasanamazingartist.HeisknownforthesculptureofDavid,paintingthe
SistineChapel,andcreatingthestatueofMaryholdingJesus(Michelangelo).Hewasbornon
March6th,1475anddiedonFebruary18,1564attheageof88(HistoryMichelangelo).He
livedinCaprese,ItalyanddiedinRome(Michelangelo).Allhislifehewasaroundhisfamily
whowerestonecutters,andwasalsoinfluencedtopaintwhenhewatchedthechurchpainters
paintthestainglasswindowsofthechurch.
Whenhebecameanartisthewasinfluencednotonlybyhisfamily,andthechurch
painters,butDomenicoGhirlandaioaswell(Michelangelo).Whilehewaslearningtobeanartist
hestudiedunderBertoldodiGiovanniwhowasanItalianRenaissancesculptor(Michelangelo2,
TheEditors).Afterhebecameafamousartistheinfluencedmanyotherartistsaswell.The
artiststhatMichelangelohasinfluencedwerePontorno,Baroque,andRaphael.Heinfluenced
thesepeoplebecauseheusedstrongandnonflexibleobjectssuchasmarbletocreate
sculptures.Healsousedpainttodepictthereallifeimagesofpeoplebasedonstoriesthatwere
toldinscriptures.Inhispiecesheusedhisfaithtodepictrealimagesbasedonthestoriesand
truthwritteninthesacredscripture,

Michelangelossculpturesandpaintingsarewellknownforbeingverydetailedand
magnificent.ThePietawhichanotherstatuethatMichelangelocreatedheusesdetailstoportray
BlessedMarysexpressiononherface.Healsousesdetailinhercloakandthisisthefirstthing
peoplenoticebecausewasdoneinmarbleandhemakeshercloaklookreal.WhenMichelangelo
Thisinfluencesmyviewsofartbecausewithtimeandpatiencewecancreatemasterpieces.This

isinfluentialbecausehetooksolidobjectsandwithhisbarehandsturnedthemintogiant
sculpturesthatlooklikerealpeopleinfrontoftheviewer.

Monet,Claude.
SanGiorgioMaggiore
NationalMuseumCardiff.
ClaudeMonetthe
CompleteWorks
9June,2016.

AnotheramazingartistwasClaudeMonet.Heisfamousforcreatingpaintingsoutdoors,
andcapturingthebeautyofnature.HewasbornonNovember14,1840anddiedonDecember
5,1926attheageof86(Claude).HelivedinParis,FranceanddiedinGiverny,France(Claude).
Healwayslovedarthedrewinhistextbooks.HealsowasinfluencedbyalocalLandscapeartist
calledEugeneBoudin(Claude).
WhenhemetEugeneBoudinhebecamefondofnature,andbegantoexplore
it(Claude).Whenhepaintedthesceneshetookpaintedthebeautyofeverydetail.Hispaintings
inspiredmanypeople.SomeofthepeopleheinspiredwereJacksonPollock,MarkRothkoand
WillemdeKooning(Claude).Hewasfamousforthedifferentbrushstrokesthatoutlinedlifes
beauty.Oneofhispiecesheisfamousforis
SanGiorgioMaggioreAtDusk
(SanGiorgio).

TheSanGiorgioMaggioreAtDuskpaintingisthecityofSanGiorgioMaggioreinthe
sunset.Tocreatehispieceheusedwarmcolorsforthesunsetandcoolcolorsfortheedgeofthe

water.Healsoblendedthetwocolorstocreatearippleeffectinthewater.Healsousedashade
ofblacktopaintthecitybecausethatpartofthecityisintheshade.Thefocuspointthat
capturestheviewerseyeisthemiddlewheretheskytouchesthesea.Thisartistinfluencesme
becauseheenjoysnatureanddepictsitalmostasifhetookaphotograph.Itshowsthebeautyof
everyaspectofnature.Hegavemetheviewpointofeverythinginnatureisbeautiful.

Pollock,Jackson
BluePoles
TheNationalGalleryofAustralia
,
JacksonPollockBeforeBlue
Poles

9June,2016

JacksonPollockwasagreatartisthiswayofcreatingartwascarefullyblendingcolorsin
simplestrokes,swirls,andjustspattersofpainttocreateabstractpicture.Hewasbornon
January28,1912anddiedonAugust111956,attheageof44(Jackson).Helivedin
Cody,Wyoming,andmovedtoEastHamptonNewYork(Jackson).Hestartedbecomeanartist
whenhemovedtoNewYorkandstudiedunderhisbrotherCharlessartschoolwhichwas
calledManualArtHighSchools(Jackson).Hispaintingswereallabstract.
HestudiedunderhisbrothersteacherandbecameagreatartistintheUnitedStates.He
wasalsoinfluencedbyClaudeMonet.JacksonPollockalsousedCubism,Surrealism,and
Expressionism(JacksonPollock2)inhispieces.

Oneofhisfamouspaintingsiscalled
BluePoles
.Forhis
BluePoles
piecehe
splatteredpainthorizontallyexceptbluelineswherehepaintedthemvertically.Heusedblueto
giveexpressiontothepoles,andheuseddarkercolorsasanemphasisforthepoles.Theartistis
alsotryingtotelltheviewertousehisorherimaginationtolookpasttherealityandseewhatthe
paintingistrulyabout.
Inconclusiontheseartistseachtookdifferentpathstodiscovertheirartjourney.They
eachinfluencedmanypeople.Thewayeachofthemtooktheirpathstheyexperienceddifferent
waystocapturetheirwork.Michelangelousedthechurchpainterstopaintandsculptreligious
andpicturesfromscripture.Monetusednatureasaninspirationforhispaintings.Pollockused
hisimaginationtocreatehisscriptures.Theseartistsalsoallinfluencethedifferentcultures
becauseitbringsavastpartofthereligionandcreativityintothesecultures.Italsodepictsthe
environmentaroundtheculture.ThemessagesIcantakeawayfromtheseartistsisnomatter
whattheartistdoesheorsheshouldalwaysstaytruetotheirfaith,natureiswonderfulandwe
shouldcaptureitsbeauty,andourimaginationisabeautifulthingthatweshouldopenupto.

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