A Comparison: Rivera and Cézanne Diego Rivera was one of many influential Mexican painters that not only revolutionized the way of painting but was also pivotal in politics. Diego was born in the small town of Guanajuato, Mexico. He studied art at the Academy of San Carlos, Mexico City. Shortly after graduating in 1907, he traveled abroad to Spain. Here he met his good friend, Amadeo Modigliani.
Modern Mexico Diego Rivera The life of Diego Rivera is a very interesting because of the different experiences and the influence he had on the people. During his life he would meet many people that would influence in the art and his life. People like Jorge Posada and Chicharro majorly influence him and molded him to the painter he is. In December of 1886 in Guanajuato Diego Rivera was born. During his child hood he wanted to know everything.
Norman Rockwell (1894-1978) Norman Rockwell was best known for his paintings that depicted stories of America and its cultural values through a series of people and small town life in the early to mid 20th century. At the age of 14, Rockwell dropped out of high school to go study art at Arts Students League. By the age of 19, Rockwell attained the chief illustrator for Boys Life magazine position and would hold that position for the next fifty years. Rockwell also worked for The Saturday Evening Post and about 150 other companies producing over 4000 works of art. Rockwell did travel to Paris in 1923 to study modern art but it was his root original style that everyone appreciated the most.
When Selena was born her parents didn’t have a name for a girl so they began telling people it was a boy then some one told them the name Selena and the parents liked it so that’s what they named her. Selena began singing since the age of three, when she was nine her father founded there singing group. There family soon went bankrupt and go evicted from there home. They took all of there band equipment and left to Corpus Christi, Texas in an old bus, they preformed everywhere they could streets, weddings, and any other place. All of the time and effort eventually paid off when Selena turned fourteen and recorded her first album for a record company.
Art is a form used to express emotions, thoughts and experiences. Many different artists have an individual style which enables each one of their work to be unique and original. Both Jean-Michel Basquiat Frida Kahlo are two world known artists. They are artists who, through art, have shared their deepest and intimate thoughts and in doing so, impacted and influenced the world. Kahlo was born on the 6thJuly 1907 and even though she was crippled, she was and is still one of the most significant artists of the twentieth century.
Born on June 1, 1926, under the name Norma Jeane Mortenson, she was bound to leave her mark on the world. What was her secret, was it her good looks, her charm, her dedication, or just her pure talent? Norma Jeane’s family life from the very beginning did not start off very well. “You see I was brought up differently from the average American child because the average child is brought up expecting to be happy” a quote from Norma later in life (Grant 9). Gladys Baker Mortensen, her twenty-four-year-old mother, and Charles Stanley Gifford her biological father met working at a Hollywood film lab.
Senior Immigrant Interview Name: Samantha Doccy Date: 9/14/14 I interviewed a woman named Maribel. Maribel is 83 years old and lives in live at Wood River Village in Bensalem. She moved in 1964 because she wanted her children to grow up in the United States. “I wanted my children to live where they would not be judged for who they were.” Maribel grew up in a very small town in Puerto Rico that was not very accepting of people who were different. She had a gay brother at a time when this was considered unacceptable.
Chuck Close has experienced a remarkable career spanning thirty years. I think it is extremely impressive how he overcame his paralysis through extensive physical therapy to regain the ability to be able to continue to create portraits again. Vincent van Gogh was born in 1835. Coming from a large family he began his working career at the young age of sixteen selling art in galleries in London and Paris. He eventually became a minister as his father was which was when his passion for art began to emerge.
Cherilyn Sarkisian was born on May 20, 1946 in El Centro, California to a John Sarkisian a refugee who worked as a truck driver and Georgia Holt an aspiring actress and sometimes a model. Cher faced tribes and tribulation when her parents divorced. Due to financial problem Cher ended up in a temporary foster home till her mother came back to get her. Cher’s mother remarried again to a banker named Gilbert Capierre who later adopted her. When Cher was young she was diagnosed with dyslexia but didn’t let that stop her from her dream in 1941 she saw the movie Dumbo q“and I pead my pants” she realized that she wanted to become a singer and a dancing animal.
In 1895, when Picasso was seven years old, his sister, Conchita, died of diphtheria and it left him traumatized. On April 8, 1973, Pablo Picasso died in Mougins, France. Picasso’s final words were “Drink to me, drink to my health, you know I can’t drink any more.” Picasso was interred at the Chateau of Vauvenargues on a property he had acquired in 1958. Picasso had