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Writing About Artists Essay

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Writing about artists – Tiffany Vincent – Unit 3 Outcome 4 Artists Name
Artist one
Bill Henson
Artist two
Michelangelo Caravaggio
1955 -

Art form
Bokeh and Chiaroscuro

Historical and cultural context
Grew up in Glen Waverly Melbourne
Bill Henson is among the top contemporary artists from Australia who is noted for an edgy and powerful photographic approach both cinematic and painterly. Henson’s mastery of  adding prominent contrasts between dark and light is influenced from the great painters of Europe. All in all, he uses the methods of bokeh and chiaroscuro to enliven ...

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