The Fire House Bengal Tiger has had a little of 5 cubs!! They are full of energy and ready to explore. They snuck into the Arts Center and got into some of the paint in the upstairs studios. They have headed out the door and are exploring Fuquay-Varina. If you spot one let us know with a photo at #weheartfv.
Meet the Cubs:
Named after American painter Jackson Pollock, famous for his work done in the Abstract Expressionism style. Pollock’s ’action painting’ was done by pouring, splashing and dripping from all angles of the canvas.
Convergence, 1952, Oil on canvas
Named after Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh, famous for Post-Impressionist work. His bold colors and expressive brushwork can be seen in his depiction of the landscape, still life, portraits, and self portraits.
The Starry Night, 1889, Oil on canvas
Named after American painter Keith Haring, famous for his pop art and graffiti like images. His chalk outlines of figures, dogs and other stylized images could be found in New York City subways in his early days. He later created large scale commissioned murals.
Pop Shop 1, 1987, Silkscreen
Named after Russian painter and art theorist Wassily Kandinsky credited as the pioneer of abstract art. His non figurative work has a lyrical style.
Squares with Concentric Circles, 1913 - Color Study
Named after Dutch painter Pieter Mondrian, best known for his abstract style using simple geometric elements. His work influenced the abstract art movement as well as movements in design, architecture and fashion.
Composition II with Red Blue and Yellow, 1929, Oil and paper on canvas