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Modern Masters

9 May

Hey girls have you seen this series on BBC 1, its called Modern Masters its a four-part series detailing the life and work of four giants of 20th century art: Henri Matisse; Pablo Picasso; Salvador and Andy Warhol. Exploring why these artists are considered so important and how their influence can still be seen in our world today. For example did you know that Dali designed the Chupa Chups logo? True!

I caught the 1st episode on BBC i player today, looking at Warhol, it was fascinating.  It’s not your normal art history lesson, the presenter Alastair Sooke showed us how Warhol made it as an Artist.  He basically created a brand, never explained his Art and put his ‘Andy Suit’ on whenever he was in public.  And this was all in the 50’s!   You should really check it out.  There’s also an exhibition at the V&A at the moment to co-inside with the series, fancy going?
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