The Employment of Printed Media in Modern European Painting


  • Lect. Wamied Samir Hadi Al-Qadisiyah University, College of Fine Arts



This paper focuses on studying the employment of printed media in modern European paintingand it is consisted of four chapters. The first chapter is devoted to clarifying the research problem, its importance and the need for it, its goal and limits, and defining the most important mentioned terms.The second chapter includes the theoretical framework, which contained two sections.The first section deals with media reading in the concept, while the second one included the concept of journalism, as well as the main sections of the press, while the second topic deals with two axes, the first includes the cross-fertilization of media and visual art, while the second includes collage art and Dadaism and installation work . This chapter also includes indicators of the theoretical framework and previous studies.

 The third chapter concerns the research procedures, which includes defining the research community and selecting the research sample, which amounted to (5) oil paintings, as well as the research tool in which the researcher relied on the indicators of the theoretical framework for analyzing the sample, and then the researcher reviewed the research sample and analyzed it. The fourth chapter contains results, conclusions, recommendations, and suggestions. The researcher reached the main results, including: The printed media image (the artist) granted a space of freedom to play and deal with forms, with an absolute absurdity that is not subject to any stipulation or domination law. The plastic art referred to the media language as a visual and formal given, after dismantling it and stripping it of its conceptual significance, by cutting, distorting, and adding.

As for the conclusions?The employment of printed media is a kind of variation that occurred in the structure of visual formation, different from all the previous artistic methods.

2- Art calls for media elements to reproduce them, after the media used the visual product of caricatures, illustrations and posters in its printed media.



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How to Cite

Wamied Samir Hadi, L. (2022). The Employment of Printed Media in Modern European Painting. Lark, 14(1), 791-750.