Q:

What is Titian famous for?

A:

Quick Answer

Titian was an Italian painter in the 16th century and is famous for his portraits, landscapes and works of religious and mythological art. Some of his works include "Diana and Actaeon," "Bacchus and Ariadne" and "Venus of Urbino."

Know More
What is Titian famous for?
Credit: Peter Willi SuperStock Getty Images

Full Answer

Titian, or Tiziano Vecellio, studied and worked in Venice during the High Renaissance period. He practiced several forms during his career, including altarpieces, frescoes and portraiture. He was famous during his lifetime, earning an entry into the "Lives of the Most Excellent Painters, Sculptors, and Architects," a biographical work written by Giorgio Vasari, one of his contemporaries. Titian died of the plague in 1576,

Learn more about Fine Art

Related Questions

  • Q:

    How do you interview an artist?

    A:

    The interviewer should know the subject before the interview, form a relationship with the subject conducive to sharing, ask relative questions and pay attention to the subject. These are the four journalistic principles for interviewing anyone. In determining which individual questions to ask, the reporter should consider what is going to engage both the artist and readers. It is important to understand what readers may want to know about the artist.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    What are mosaic artists?

    A:

    Mosaic artists are visual designers who create mosaics. A mosaic is a decorative artwork in which pictures and patterns are created by putting small, colorful pieces of a material together.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    What were the most popular works of art of the 20th century?

    A:

    Some of the most popular works of art of the 20th century time include Pablo Picasso's "Les Demoiselle d'Avignon," Salvador Dali's "The Persistence of Memory," Andy Warhol's "Campbell's Soup Can" and Grant Wood's "American Gothic." The 20th century encouraged the development of both modern and contemporary art.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    What colors do you need to mix to make black?

    A:

    When used for printing purposes, the color black is made by combining cyan (a color halfway between green and blue on the color wheel), magenta and yellow. Cyan, magenta and yellow are created when red, green and blue are subtracted from the color white.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:

Explore