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Art Inspired by Mary Shelley's Frankenstein
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This art piece was inspired by the 1987 movie called The Monster Squad and was designed by Lou Romano, along with 4 other art pieces. Lou Romano was born in San Diego, California on April 15,1972. He had an interest in drawing and painting at an early. Romano performed play and studied theater arts. He studied acting at the San Diego School of Creative and Performing Arts (SCPA). Romano also began studying animation at the California Institute of Arts in 1990. He went on to work as an director and designer for projects such as The Powerpuff Girls and The Iron Giant. Romano also joined Pixar in 2000. He won an Annie Award in 2005 for his production design of The Incredibles. He currently lives in the Bay Area with his wife.
The painting is an inverted portrait of Frankenstein's monster. In the painting, Picasso compared himself to the Monster. Picasso was involved in many scandals, making the public view him as a 'monster.' This is a reason for his comparison to himself and Frankenstein's monster in the painting.
Pablo Picasso was born in 1881 in Spain. He was the son of an artist and he attended a school of art as well. After completing his education he moved to Paris. He painted during this time. Later in his life he did Russian ballet and toured in Rome. He returned to Paris after this and got married. He and his wife soon divorced. Several years later, he married Jacqueline Roque. They stayed together until his death in 1961.
This painting of Frankenstein's monster was painted by Ron English. It is a part of his collection of paintings called Lazarus Rising.
Ron English was born in Dallas, Texas in 1960. He is a painter, musician, and photographer. He has experience working with many different mediums such as sculptures, paintings, and even billboard art. His art has also been used in movies and as album artwork for musicians. English coined the term POPaganda. This is his way of describing his mash up of pop culture with historical themes.