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Frida Kahlo – Symbolism and Metaphor

Frida Kahlo was a Mexican artist that lived most of her life and physical pain, yet she continued to paint until her death, her artwork records her suffering and experiences as a woman. She was born to a Mexican mother and a German father.

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Bold + Brilliant Surrealism by Kota Yamaji

Bold + Brilliant Surrealism by Kota Yamaji GisMullr Aug 20, 2018 If you like surrealism, bold colors and creativity, this post is for you! Scrolling about Behance I was completely awestruck by the work of Kota Yamaji. The colors and aesthetic of his pieces totally caught my attention. Source: Bold + Brilliant Surrealism by Kota … Continue reading Bold + Brilliant Surrealism by Kota Yamaji

Dada - Equillibre Hannah Hoch

Dada Art Movement – Making Mischief

As a designer, I am passionate about the history of art and their influence on 'visual design.'  In art history, Dada is the artistic movement that preceded Surrealism, it began in Zurich, Switzerland, in 1916 by a group of mostly painters and painters.  Dada artworks challenged the preconceived notions of what art meant.  Many Dadaists felt that the way to salvation was through political anarchy, the natural emotions, the intuitive and the irrational.