New Year's Artwork

Obras de Arte sobre o Ano Novo

New Year's Eve is almost upon us and we will soon enter a new year.
Want to start off on the right foot in 2022? Get inspired by the contemporary works of P55 artists - from urban art, through Pop Art to minimalist graphics, in this list are 5 works that represent the festivities and promises of the coming year.

1. Keith Haring
Keith Haring was one of the main artists of the Pop Art movement, producing images that easily communicate with the general public. This postcard has the central characteristics of Keith Haring's works, as it contains the figures full of movement that have always accompanied his works. Keith Haring's artistic output continues to mark history, with its colorful, provocative and socially conscious images.

Keith Haring | P55 Magazine | P55.ART

2. Banksy
The Englishman Banksy, with an anonymous identity, is one of the most recognized and admired contemporary artists among the younger generations. A través the stencil and graffiti has created its own language in the world's streets with graphic language characteristics. C ids, policemen, rats or monkeys are some of the figures which the artist uses to critically address the various social and political issues such as consumerism, political authority and terrorism.

Banksy | P55 Magazine | P55.ART

3. Andy Warhol
Andy Warhol was known for his vast artistic production linked to the movement Pop Art American, in addition to work as a filmmaker and graphic designer. His works, from Campbell's Soup Cans, to engravings of celebrities including Marilyn Monroe, Elvis and Elizabeth Taylor, are a critique of materialism, capitalism and the glamor of the 1960s and 1970s. American popular culture. He made several Christmas and New Year's cards with elements linked to his personal tastes.

Andy Warhol | P55 Magazine | P55.ART

4. Roy Lichtenstein
Music was one of Roy Lichtenstein's great loves. The artist had a particular interest in jazz and played the flute and saxophone. This image corresponds to the nature of freedom that the music conveys, as well as to the artist's own exploration of the visual composition. Without a doubt, Roy Lichtenstein's "Composition I" reflects the general taste for music in everyday life and intensely in the celebrations of the turn of the year.

Roy Lichtenstein | P55 Magazine | P55.ART Composition I

5. Patrícia Marinho Oliveira
The young Portuguese artist explores in her graphic works the possibilities of expression by being inspired by her surroundings. In his pieces, everyday figures are recurrently represented, whether human or organic. The importance of research in the artist's creative process is evidenced by the influence of the minimalist lines that made it possible to build an easily recognizable line. In the context of the New Year's festivities, this work " Push Yourself" makes it possible to reflect on the common thinking of progression always instilled at the turn of the year.

Patricia Marinho Oliveira | P55 Magazine | P55.ART
push yourself


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