Ian Smith: capstone
The artist's statement: Throughout my years here at CSU, I have been exposed to many varying forms of contemporary art. The work I have created reflects my appreciation for art history and shows my understanding of the impact that various movements continue to have on art today. Dadaism, Cubism, Surrealism, Art Nouveau, High Renaissance, and Neo-Dada are all movements that I like to draw inspiration from in my work. From an early age I was initially drawn to the works of Salvador Dali and Pablo Picasso for their surreal imagery and their escape from visual norms. Based on my studies of art history ...
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