ARTH 310

Previously for Modern Art final exam slides

fer1972:

Today’s Classic: Katsushika Hokusai (1760-1849)

1. The Great Wave off Kanagawa

2. A Colored Version of the Great Wave

3. Ocean Waves

4. Yodogawa from Setsugekka Snow Moon and Flowers

5. South Wind, Clear Dawn

artdetails:

Renoir’s Lady with a Parasol in the Garden (detail), 1875

artdetails:

Renoir’s Lady with a Parasol in the Garden (detail), 1875

Side Notes

  • Entartete Kunst- degenerate art; HUGE art show -> modern art-was to ridicule artist (ex. Dadaism & Impressionist)
  • Uses Joseph Olbrich’s blankness…closed in 1930’s. wanted to bring efficiency and = VERY INFLUENTIAL!
  • Bauhaus (house for building) design school in the 1920’s, re-taught all art and design. Extremely Influential.
  • Surrealism - Andre Breton - French writer and Poet INVENTS SURREALISM. Wrote Manifesto about the word and definition of Surrealism. 
  • Curious Juxtaposition or odd placement of things.
  • German Surrealism: decalcomania - process of transferring paint using an alternate tool than a brush (i.e. rag, etc.)
  • American Scene Painting- artists of the united states paint their versions of America (1920’s-1940’s)
  • James Van Der Zee became documentary photographer. Harlem Renaissance encouraged by Dr. Alain Locke - promoted school of “negro art”
  • Photorealism - style of painting that deliberately tried to emulate a photograph. Paintingbecomes the focus

"Lavender Mist" (1950s) - Jackson Pollack, abstract expressionism; an example of action painting

"Lavender Mist" (1950s) - Jackson Pollack, abstract expressionism; an example of action painting

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"Woman on Bicycle" (1950s) - William De Kooning, Abstract Expressionism

"Woman on Bicycle" (1950s) - William De Kooning, Abstract Expressionism


"Migrant Mother" (1930s) - Dorthea Lange, photography

"Migrant Mother" (1930s) - Dorthea Lange, photography

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