The art of portrait in 20th century

Thesis Type: Postgraduate

Institution Of The Thesis: Ataturk University, Güzel Sanatlar Enstitüsü, Resim Anasanat Dalı, Turkey

Approval Date: 2008

Thesis Language: Turkish

Student: Naciye AYDIN

Consultant: Fevziye Eyigör Pelikoğlu


In this study, it was discussed how the art trends had influence on the portrait by meansof the portrait works created by the pioneer artists in 20th century. The effect of artisticchanges and progress and reproduction anxiety of the period on the portrait art have beeninvestigated as chronological, while portraits have reflected the trace belong to its time fromthe forming position of their up to the end.As a portrait is be producing, the acquired changes of portrait is tried to emphasize inview of the effects of social environment and passed stage and technology and economy andcultural modification and the expression of artist on the art compare to its age.In the 20th century, how the plastic components transfer to the portrait is supported bythe portrait works of artists as the art trends depend on the reform produced by the pioneerartists.