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Historical and Cultural Context
Drawing Prompt
Jean Arp (1886 –1966) b. Germany


“Soon silence will have passed into legend. Man has turned his back on silence. Day after day he invents machines and devices that increase noise and distract humanity from the essence of life, contemplation, meditation.” - http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/authors/j/jean_arp.html

Media emphasis: Sculptor, painter, poet, and abstract artist

Art movement(s): Abstraction-Création, Surrealism, daDa

Principles and elements of design: balance, color, contrast, emphasis, form, line, movement, pattern, rhythm, shape, space, texture, value

Helpful links: http://arthistory.about.com/cs/namesaa/p/arp.htm



Arp - Collage
Arp - Soleil Recercle
Arp - Torso

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