Making sense of style
Posted: 7 February 2012 | Author: Rona Green | Filed under: Artists, Rona | Tags: art, artists, Rona Green |
Rona Green, Bug Man, 1995, lithograph
When looking at an artists work I like to try and decipher who is in their ‘artistic family’ – who have they learnt from, who has influenced and inspired them.
Rona Green, Girl, 1995, lithograph
The following is a run down of my art family tree:
Annubis God of the Dead Leaning over Sennutem's Mummy, Tomb of Sennutem, Luxor, Thebes, Egypt
Bakongo Nkondi Fetish, Lower Zaire, Yombe
Pablo Picasso, Portrait of Gertrude Stein, 1906, oil on canvas
Portrait of Alberto Giacometti with his sculpture by Gordon Parks, 1951
Andy Warhol, Self Portrait with Skull, 1977, acrylic and silkscreen ink on canvas
Richard Avedon, Ronald Fischer, beekeeper, Davis, California, 1981, gelatin silver print
Robert Mapplethorpe, Self Portrait, 1980, gelatin silver print
Diane Arbus, Tattooed man at a carnival, Md., 1970, gelatin silver print
Paul Klee, Senecio, 1922, oil on canvas
Jean Dubuffet, Man Eating a Small Stone, 1944, lithograph
John Brack, Self Portrait, 1955, oil on canvas
David Hockney with his painting Mr and Mrs Clark and Percy, 1970-71, acrylic on canvas
Peter Blake, Self Portrait with Badges, 1961, oil on board
Francis Bacon, Self Portrait, 1973, oil on canvas
Philip Guston with his work Painter in Bed, 1973, oil on canvas
Gilbert and George
Gilbert and George, Dangling, 1991, mixed media
Ed Paschke, Sunburn, 1970, oil on canvas
And back to me…
Rona Green, Chips, 2008, linocut, ink and watercolour
Rona Green, The Surgeon, 2010, linocut, ink and watercolour
Hope you enjoyed the climb!
i think we may be related as we share many of the same artistic ancestors… thanks for sharing those in your family tree that I haven’t yet heard of. perhaps i’ll find them among my deep closets and ruins as well. happy hunting!
Hi Renie – glad to introduce you to some new artists! Rona.