School of Surrealism

Routed in Dadaism, surrealism started in France in the early 1920’s, surrealism is merging “the concious and the  unconscious” into a world of fantasy and dreams. Surrealists often play with metaphors, and juxtaposition of elements that don’t fit together, or even make you think of your own reality. Surrealism is a movement thriving with experimentation, taking risk in going where your mind would not dare to go. Surrealist artist express their inner visions in different ways.

Surrealists:

  • Dali
  • Magritte
The Treachery of Images, by Rene Magritte

The Treachery of Images, by Rene Magritte

Salvador Dali Dream

Salvador Dali Dream

School of Pop Art  

The Pop Art movement is a British and American cultural phenomenon.  Pop Artists were inspired by any and all aspects of popular culture that had impacted modern-day living. They made their imagery from television, comic books, movie magazines, and all forms of advertising.  

  • Roy Lichtenstein
  • Andy Warhol
  • David Hockney

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

School of Optical Art – Op Art 

It’s a -20th-century art movement, artists are concerned with geometric abstract art that deals with optical illusion. Op Art artists and designers created optical illusions in places, architecture, fashion by using repetitive patterns/forms such as parallel lines, patterns, and concentric circles or by creating visual tension from the arrangement of complementary colours, so creating the illusion of movement.

  • Henryk Berlewi
  • Bridget Riley
  • Victor Varsarely

 

Victor Vasarely – 1960

 

School of Constructivism

Constructivism (also called the Propaganda machine), was an artistic and architectural movement that originated in Russia in the early 1920’s. Constructivist artists were passionate; their art have a social purposes,  and did have an impact on society.

  • Aleksandr Rodchenko
  • Vladimir Tatlin

http://thecreatorsproject.vice.com/en_uk/blog/original-creators-constructivist-aleksandr-rodchenko

I have a Dream Aleksandr Rodchenko Style

 

 

 

 

 

Constructivism in advertising