Pop art wayne thiebaud still life. Richard diebenkorn david park wayne thiebaud paintings edward hopper middle school art art school painting still life james rosenquist pop art movement ten books by wayne thiebaud in the collection of allan stone vol. Wayne thiebaud 1920 born in arizona in 1920 wayne thiebauds interest in art was inspired initially by cartoons and comic strips such as george herrmans krazy katthe teenage thiebaud established himself as a cartoonist working for a brief time as an animator for the walt disney studios and drawing a regular comic strip during a world war ii stint in the air force. I wish i lived in a wayne thiebaud painting wayne thiebaud cake.
Wayne thiebaud pop art movement wayne thiebaud. Wayne thiebaud born november 15 1920 mesa arizona us american painter and printmaker who was perhaps best known for his thickly painted american still lifes of such items as foods and cosmetics. When he was only six months old his family moved to los angeles where he spent much of his early life in long beach california.
Born november 15 1920 is an american painter widely known for his colorful works depicting commonplace objectspies lipsticks paint cans ice cream cones pastries and hot dogsas well as for his landscapes and figure paintingsthiebaud is associated with the pop art movement because of his interest in objects of mass culture although his. He is often incorrectly associated with american pop art because of his many images of banal objects. Biography of wayne thiebaud childhood.
It focuses on his landscape and still life paintings of pastries and the streets of san. Wayne thiebaud is not a pop artist. On the para economy of american pop art.
Art historian mara holt skov explains that thiebaud sees each new painting as an opportunity for him to confront anew the classic problems of painting the making of an illusion of 3 d space on a 2 d plane using fluid materials specific tools and an unfailing supply of. This humble still life reads as a classic study of color and volume. The cylindrical cakes and cones of ice cream owed more to such masters of the still life as the 18th century french painter chardin or the 20th century.
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