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Dominican Republic: Art
Transcript of Dominican Republic: Art
Painters What is Dominican Republic art like? Dominican Republic art is known for its use of bright colors and French influence. This is "Dancing Aliens" by Carmelo Martinez. It is a great example of the use of bright colors. Here are a few more examples of Dominican Republic Art... Paul Giudicelli Giudicelli was born in the Dominican Republic in 1921. His artwork is known for its various styles of impressionism, abstraction, and cubism. This is "Obras" by Paul Giudiceli. Amaya Salazar Amaya Salazar was born in Santo Domingo in 1951. She is known for using bright pastel colors, floral themes, and light play with the sun and moon. This is "Escondidas" by Amaya Salazar. Aurelio Grisanty Aurelio Grisanty was born in the Dominican in 1941. He's a well-known Dominican-American painter, muralist, and graphic artist. This is "Water-Day" by Aurelio Grisanty. Jorge Noceda Sanchez Sanchez was born in 1931 in the Dominican Republic. His main interest was getting a degree in medical work, specifically gastroentology, but upon moving to New York, discovered a talent with painting. Self-taught, Sanchez was a natural with the idea of abstraction and color coordination. This is an excellent example of Sanchez's use of Surrealism. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_Giudicelli http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amaya_Salazar http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aurelio_Grisanty http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jorge_Noceda_Sanchez More Facts About Dominican Republic Art Styles such as abstract, impressionism, and cubism came from France, which is the country that founded the Dominican Republic. A lot of the art is landscape portraits, because the Dominican Republic is very aesthetic and colorful. http://www.definitivecaribbean.com/special-interests/dominican-republic/art-and-artisans Many Dominican artists go to New York for schooling. Dominican art is considered simple, but bold. It is rare to see a house in the DR that doesn't have a painting in it. SOURCES http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paul_Giudicelli http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Amaya_Salazar http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aurelio_Grisanty http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jorge_Noceda_Sanchez http://www.definitivecaribbean.com/special-interests/dominican-republic/art-and-artisans