Artist Wayne Thiebaud was born in America in 1920. He was a painter, and was most known by his very colorful paintings of every day common objects. He would paint a tube of lipstick, pies, ice cream cones, hot dogs and even paint cans. He also painted landscapes. He was part of the Pop Art movement as he had a lot of interest in 'mass culture' objects. Wayne Thiebaud was known for his exaggeration in his colors, and his very heavy pigment in his paintings. A staple of Theibaud's work was the use of defined shadows which were often found in advertisements. Wayne Thiebaud graduated from which is now CSU Sacramento with his Master's Degree in 1952. He later went on to teach art at UC Davis, and influenced thousands of artists for almost twenty years. Although Wayne Thiebaud always claimed to be an 'painter of illusionist form' but he made big headlines during the dawn of the Pop art movement at the Sydney Janis art gallery in New York City in 1962. Wayne Thieboad went on to influence several famous artists, notably Andy Warhol. The 'New Painting of Common Objects' highly influenced Warhol's famous 'Campbell's Soup Cans' painting. Wayne Thiebaud lived a long life of influence and ground breaking artistry, and he died in 2006, but not before being presented with the National Medal of Arts by President Clinton in 1994, and the Lifetime Achievement Award for Art by the Academy of Design in 2001. Less
Artist Wayne Thiebaud was born in America in 1920. He was a painter, and was most known by his very colorful paintings of every day common objects. He would paint a tube of lipstick, pies, ice cream cones, hot dogs and even paint cans. He also painte More
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