Other than this, the illustration of shoes given by the painter clearly depicts the poverty. The footwear used by him is of least use for the figure depicted in the figure. This is not confirming to the classical and the mythical serenity which is associated with the historic subject. He tries to portray something that is actually canonical but it is also unexceptional and is inspired from the contemporary time as well. A large spectrum of art is covered through the contemporary artists. This includes the artists such as Manet and Pollock. It is easy to do the assumption that modernism painting is something that are extreme that what is observed in the reality. If the reality is discussed, it is the truest and the simplest essence. It can therefore be defined as the forum which goes well beyond the classical form of art and the real form of art. The different kind of African art and the visual culture had a large influence on a large number of the major modern artists. African culture is one of the oldest culture in the world and is known for its ethnicity and richness in the culture. The most notable among these artists includes Pablo Picasso.
Though there is a debate that which of the elements in the contemporary art forms are completely formal and stylistic. Also there is a discussion of which kind of elements in the art forms are more relevant with respect to the contexts from where have been taken. The progress of the visual and the materialistic culture of Africa is based on the progression of the creative process ehind the aesthetics. The creative process in Africa is based upon the long history of art. There is no need to have the deeper contextual application of the influence. In general, the African art is simply known for its curiousity and the charming objects may lead to the fuelling the real purpose of art. It is such form of art which has been appealing the people because of its creativity that is reflected in the painting. Some of the contemporary art forms are inspired from the canonical art forms, including the African masks, figures and many other objects which can be effective forms of art. These can be observed to be serving the realistic purpose across the entire continent.