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Demoiselles D Avignon Les Demoiselles D
733 wordsCarol Duncan's article "Virility and Domination in Early Twentieth Century Vanguard Painting" focuses on female nudity and the artists motive behind this. She believes the female nudes were used in the decade before World War I by a number of European artists with a similar style and content which reflected the sexual appetite of the artist. - Examples Les Van Dongen, Reclining Nude (1904 - 05); Munch, Reclining Nude (1905); Kirchner, Girl Under a Japanese Umbrella (ca. 1909) H. W. Janson's (Sel...
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Woman With The Hat By Henri Matisse
1,512 wordsHenri Matisse Woman With the Hat, 1905 Oil on Canvas 31 x 23. 5 San Francisco Museum of Modern Art Henri Matisse's Woman with a Hat (1905, is on display at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Woman with a Hat is a classic fauve extravaganza of wild color. It is oil on canvas; 31. 75 by 35. 5 inches. The first thing one notices about the painting is the color, its everywhere. The painting looks like a splattering of garish color. Green stands out instantly, as it dominates a good deal of the ...
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Vincent Van Gogh French Painter
1,254 wordsPostimpressionism Postimpressionism was a movement in late- 19 th-century French painting that emphasized the artist's personal response to a subject. Postimpressionism takes its name from an art movement that immediately preceded it: Impressionism. But whereas impressionist painters concentrated on the depiction of a subject's immediate appearance, postimpressionist's focused on emotional or spiritual meanings that the subject might convey. Although impressionist artists interpreted what they s...
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Vincent Van Gogh Early 20 Th Century
1,287 words... el, the Dutch Leo Gospel, the Danish S"odense, the British Lyall Watson. Among the members of the Paris school, Soutine, Pain and Modigliani have been attached to Expressionism. Fauvism Between 1901 and 1906, several comprehensive exhibitions were held in Paris, making the work of Vincent van Gogh, Paul Gauguin, and Paul C'elaine widely accessible for the first time. For the painters who saw the achievements of these great artists, the effect was one of liberation and they began to experimen...
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Vincent Van Gogh Oil On Canvas
1,980 wordsRunning Head: Modernism Name: Course: Tutor: December 28 th 2011 Introduction In the history of art, the phrase modern normally refers to an era dating from roughly the 1860 s to 1935 and describes the ideology and style of art produced during that period. The phrase modernism is used to refer to the art of the modern era. Modernism is typified by the rejection of tradition. In the nineteenth and twentieth century, there was a predicament in art. Being able to paint convincing images of mythical...
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Full Of Life Cave Paintings
1,670 wordsChris Ofili Chris Ofili is an interesting contemporary artist. He was born in Manchester in 1968. He studied in London at the Chelsea School of Art (1988 - 1991) and later he entered the Royal College of Art (1999 - 1993). Chris Ofili is an English painter, who has a Nigerian descent. No wonder all his work reflect his African background. In 1992 he won the scholarship, which gave him the possibility to travel to Zimbabwe. Chris Ofili's style is highly influenced by his Nigerian origin as well a...
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Power And Wealth History Of Art
986 wordsArt Essay By Hill Uzunlar The body has been used as a sign or symbol in art for centuries. The body was used to symbolize perfection in ancient Greece, and in Egypt, to give a precise image for the God of the After-life. Not to mention their colossal monuments which promote power and glory, and are used to intimidate. However contemporary artists use the body as a symbol which conveys a whole range of different kinds of layered meaning, although the simple symbol of power has not been lost over ...
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Les Demoiselles D History Of Art
734 wordsCarol Duncan? s article Virility and Domination in Early Twentieth Century Vanguard Painting focuses on female nudity and the artist? s motive behind this. She believes the female nudes were used in the decade before World War I by a number of European artists with a similar style and content which reflected the sexual appetite of the artist. Examples Les Van Dongen, Reclining Nude (1904 - 05); Munch, Reclining Nude (1905); Kirchner, Girl Under a Japanese Umbrella (ca. 1909) H. W. Janson? s (Sel...
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20 Th Century Marcel Duchamp
2,449 wordsDissent 038; Disorder EXHIBITION Welcome to the 1999 annual exhibit on the pathways to the freedom of expression we enjoy today and the artist that pioneered the modern art style by standing up for what they believe in and by changing the ideals that the public had on how art should be. In our exhibit we are displaying artworks from the period that were the building blocks to the artworks we enjoy today. These periods include Fauvism, Futurism, Expressionism, Dada and Surrealism. Dada In a nu...
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Henri Matisse Georges Braque
1,275 wordsThe brief fauvist movement in art started circa 1896 when a group of neo-impressionist painters, led by Henri Matisse, stared to experiment with the utilization of what Matisse called, ? The pure brilliance of color. ? This beautiful form of painting got it? s name at the reputable? Salon D? Automme? art show in Paris, France in 1905. This name given by a popular critic, who in opinion of the painting? s wild colors and odd effect dubbed them coincidentally, like? Fauve's, ? in French meaning? w...
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Purple Robe And Anemones Robe And Anemones Painting
832 wordsHenri Matisse Purple Robe and Anemones Henri Matisse, the leader of the Fauvist movement and master of aesthetic order, was born in Le Cateau-Cambresis in northern France on December 31, 1869. The son of a middle-class family, he studied and began to practice law. In 1890, however, while recovering slowly from an attack of appendicitis, his mother bought him a paint set and he became intrigued by the practice of painting. In 1892, having given up his law career, he went to Paris to study art for...
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Type Of Message Important Role
846 wordsEssay # 1 Gesture has played a very crucial role in the development of modern art. The gestures alone can tell us which time period a painting is from. In such paintings like, The Night Cafe and The Scream, gesture shows us what kind of message we should be getting when observing the paintings. The gesture shows us how we are supposed to be feeling, agitated and having a sense of isolation and fear. In many other works of art gesture has played a very important role. It tells us what the artist ...
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Color And Form Madame Matisse Artist
700 wordsMatisse, Henri +mile Be t (1869 - 1954), French artist, leader of the fauve group, regarded as one of the great formative figures in 20 th-century art, a master of the use of color and form to convey emotional expression. Matisse was born in Le Cateau in northern France on December 31, 1869. The son of a middle-class family, he studied and began to practice law. In 1890, however, while recovering slowly from an attack of appendicitis, he became intrigued by the practice of painting. In 1892, hav...
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Matisse First One Figure
459 wordsA special chapter in the history of modern sculpture could be devoted to artists who are known primarily for their careers as painters, but who have also made groundbreaking contributions to the understanding of three-dimensional form. Henri Matisse, celebrated as one of this century's greatest colorists, is also now recognized for the brilliant invention he brought to his sculptural compositions. Born in La Cateau-Cambr? sis, in northern France, Matisse first studied law before taking up painti...
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Light And Dark Modern Art
2,390 wordsModern Art For The Paper Store April, 1999 Introduction Its been said that Matisse was no more an abstract artist than Picasso. No abstract painter can claim descent from their work without acknowledging that fact. The worldly motif, especially the human body, and in particular the female body, was as basic to Matisse's art as it had been to Delacroix's or Titian's. His paintings vividly communicate a tension between what he called the sign and the reality it pointed to. He had learned about thi...
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Art New York City 20 Th Century
4,799 words[ ] Print Modernism. IntroductioPrint sectioModern Art, painting, sculpture, and other forms of 20 th-century art. Although scholars disagree as to precisely when the modern period began, they mostly use the term modern art to refer to art of the 20 th century in Europe and the Americas, as well as in other regions under Western influence. The modern period has been a particularly innovative one. Among the 20 th century's most important contributions to the history of art are the invention of ab...
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Twentieth Century Modern Art
2,030 wordsTHE MYTH OF THE OTHER: FAUVIST, GERMAN EXPRESSIONIST AND SURREALIST INTERPRETATIONS OF THE PRIMITIVE With European exploration and colonization of the new world nearing its end at the turn of the twentieth century, a collection and cataloguing of primitive objects became paramount, not only to researchers interested in other cultures but to governments wishing to strengthen public opinion regarding their colonial territories. To this end, museums displaying primitive objects became ubiquitous in...
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Left Shoulder Blue Green
983 wordsStylistic Analysis of Madam Matisse: The Green Line Henry Matisse, one of the most influential members of the Fauve movement, was responsible for much of the attention brought to it and its respective members. One of his works, Madame Matisse: The Green Line, more or less serves as an excellent example of what he was trying to accomplish in art: the use of color to express and convey emotions. The composition of the work consists of a portrait of Madame Matisse in the foreground and a background...
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