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Australian Art 1930 1960
2,579 words... ted the harbour theme from Passmore. Olsen blends an interest in form and in the process of painting with a strong and non-traditional leaning towards landscape; landscape for Olsen is a course in itself. The urban response consisted of Robert Dickerson, Clifton Pugh and John Brack. Bracks dry, acerbic view of the world stands in marketed contrast to the dreamy melancholy of Charles Blackman. Bracks satirical view of everyday Australian life finds a parallel in the biting humour of Barry Hum...
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20 Th Century Georges Braque
1,396 wordsHow have world events influenced the creation of art during 1900 through 1945? Art is the mirror of the political and social processes of human history. Being one of the human activities it can not exist detached from the history of a mankind. The complicated processes of the humanity progress are the main engines which facilitate the art development. The 20 th century witnessed the tremendous changes in the perception of the human values like democracy, freedom etc. The leftist Marxism ideas di...
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Clement Greenberg 1909 1995 Garde And
1,034 wordsClement Greenberg (1909 - 1995) 'Avant-Garde and Kitsch' Clement Greenberg is an influential twentieth century art critic, best known for his promotion and defense of abstract expressionism. In "Avant-Garde and Kitsch" (1939) he somewhat paradoxically combined his socialist convictions with a defense of avant-garde, abstract, "non-objective" painting and poetry, even while admitting that this art appealed to a small and shrinking elite, members of the ruling class, on whose money the avant-garde...
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Museum Of Modern Art Abstract Expressionism
1,759 wordsThinking outside the Box Clay, in its wet, malleable state, is fast moving, responding instantly to the touch. It demands spontaneity, speed and the instinct for improvisation. Cheap and abundant, it leaves the artist free to take risks, to waste his material, even to destroy his work with the exhilaration of a kid popping balloons. Over the years, Peter Voulkos has taken this humble material long associated with utility and craft and created a new kind of art. Harnessing destruction as a creati...
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Andy Warhol Pop Art
1,003 wordsChanges in Pop Art Pop art was a 20 th century art movement that utilized consumerism and popular culture. Andy Warhol, for example, changed the imagery of everyday objects, as well as entertainment figures, through distorted shapes, sizes, and bold colors. As the decades passed, the style of pop art slightly changed as well. Later artists, such as Tom Wesselmann and Allen Jones presented their subject matter in a more shocking perspective. Women, and more specifically their bodies, were often t...
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20 Th Century Jackson Pollock
2,056 wordsJackson Pollack was a complex man who brought many things into the forefront of impressionism. Although he led a very short life of 44 years he was known as one of the pioneers of abstract impressionism. His abstract painting techniques and unhealthy psychological being made him very sought after, studied and critiqued. Within his complexity came out a brilliant artist that was widely considered the most influential painter of the 20 th century. Pollack? s first documented adventure into the art...
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Avant Garde Poem Quot
2,715 wordsOn " On Seeing Larry Rivers Washington Crossing On " On Seeing Larry Rivers Washington Crossing The Delaware" Brad Gooch OHara and Rivers were both obsessed that season with the Russians. Ohara's obsession was with Mayakovskys, who had so stridently declared that " The poet himself is the theme of his poetry" and " The city must take the place of nature, " and from whom OHara had picked up what James Schuyler has described as " the intimate yell. " (I...
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Andy Warhol Marilyn Monroe
1,452 wordsWest Hills Community College POP ART Art Appreciation 52 CONTENTS I. POP ART 4 II. ANDY WARHOL 5 III. DAVID HOCKNEY 7 LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS 1. Illustration 1: Roy Lichtenstein, What! , Cover 2. Illustration 2: Andy Warhol, Campbell Soup Can 6 3. Illustration 3 David Hockney, A Bigger Splash 7 POP ART Art in which everyday objects and subjects are depicted with the flat naturalism of advertising or comic strips. 1. Pop Art, visual arts movement of the 1950 s and 1960 s, principally in the United ...
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