Picasso And Braque Twentieth Century
1,086 words... his career. The events which conspired during WWI and the years that followed boosted Picasso's Popularity while diminished Braque's. (Frank, 18) At this point in history, 1914, Braque left the art scene to fight in the war. He entered the army as an infantry sergeant and served with distinction, being decorated twice in 1914 for bravery. In 1915 he suffered a serious head wound, which was followed by a trepidation, several months in the hospital, and a long period of convalescence at home a...
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1,299 wordsPicasso, Pablo Ruiz y (1881 - 1973), Spanish painter and sculptor, is considered one of the greatest artist of the 20 th century. He was a inventor of forms, innovator of styles and techniques, a master of various media, and one of the most prolific artists in history. He created more than 20, 000 works. Picasso was Born in Malaga on October 25, 1881, he was the son of Jos Ruiz Black, an art teacher, and Mara Picasso y Lopez. Until 1898 he always used his father's name, Ruiz, and his mother's ma...
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Modern Art Court Ruled
1,497 wordsFor many years, Osakar Schelmmers Bauhaus Staircase in the Museum of Modern Art in New York has commemorated one of the 20 th century's most important art movements and transmission of its ideas to the United States. Schlemmer painted the piece of work in 1932, the year the Bauhaus school in Germany, closed under pressure from the Nazis. Schlemmer painted the Bauhaus Staircase as a visual memorial of the school where he had taught previously. About a year later an architect, Philip Johnson, purc...
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20 Th Century Manet Paintings
1,743 wordsMuch of the art of Manet reflects the developments going on in Paris in the 1860 s and 1870 s. The rebuilding of Paris was being supervised by Baron Haussmann, as much of the old medieval centre of the city was being destroyed so that the new city could be rebuilt. In his book "The painting of modern life" TJ Clark argues that modern art of the 20 th century evolves from the art produced by Manet during this period of great change in Paris. Manet's scenes of Parisian cafes, bars and streets refl...
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Art And Technology Schwartz Moffat
1,576 words... ist. Photography is always a wonderful challenge... Of course now with computer manipulations the possibilities make you exhausted even thinking about it. (Tracey Moffat, quoted in Hentschel 1998: 23) American artist Lillian Schwartz made many experiments with computer art during her long career. Computers are being used by recent artists as tools with which to analyse and create works of art. Schwartz was one of the first artists to experiment with computer images and computer effects on ar...
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20 Th Century Avant Garde
2,580 wordsThe environment was major contributing factor to the evolution of Australian art in the 20 th century. The elemental landscape; isolation and distance, the imposition of the mythical and the visionary on the landscape, national identity (the universal and the regional) and the demise of Arcadia and romantic idealism interweave magnificently to present the impact of surroundings on the artwork of such a then delicate nation. In retrospect it was the surroundings / climate /atmosphere / feeling an...
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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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20 Th Century Black And White
1,208 wordsThe global art periods of Romanticism and Modernism could not leave apart the cultural life of the United States. Besides, at the times of these eras USA has already been recognized by the rest of the world, and managed to integrate into global artistic movement. The portrayal of fantastic and realistic notions occupied the activity of painters from the mid 1800 s to the middle of the 20 th century. The period of Romantic painting lies roughly from the mid 1700 s to the mid / later 1800 s, while...
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Demoiselles D Avignon Les Demoiselles D
2,096 wordsAlthough George Braque (May 13, 1882 Aug. 31, 1963) was one of the most influential painters of the twentieth century his name is all but forgotten. He has received little credit for his efforts towards the creation of analytic cubism. Many art historians believe that his prestigious role as father of analytic cubism was cut short because of Picasso's fame. Many arguments have arisen asking the question: Who is the father of cubism? There is no doubt that Picasso started the spark which ignited ...
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Horkheimer And Adorno Work Of Art
2,543 wordsClockwork Orange and the Age of Mechanical Reproduction For Walter Benjamin, the defining characteristic of modernity was mass assembly and production of commodities, concomitant with this transformation of production is the destruction of tradition and the mode of experience which depends upon that tradition. While the destruction of tradition means the destruction of authenticity, of the originally, in that it also collapses the distance between art and the masses it makes possible the liberat...
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Art And Architecture Albert Speer
2,175 wordsMany people know that Adolph Hitler was an artist in his youth as an Austrian, but just how much art played a role in the National Socialist Germany seems to get underrated in the history books. Just as a racial war was waged against the Jewish population and the military fought the French and the Slavic people, an artistic cleansing for the Germanic culture was in progress. Special Nazi units were searching the ancient arts of antiquity for evidence of a great Germanic race that existed well be...
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604 wordsJaques-Louis David The story of modern art begins with Jaques-Louis David. He became a dictator of the arts and designed huge propagandas. He painted such pieces as, The Oath of the Horatii that was acclaimed in Rome and arteries of sensational paintings. David painted figures are parallel to the picture-plane. Each stroke of his brush or pencil occupies an unambiguously defined spatial position, which has won him the Prize of Prix de Rome [Canada 7 ]. He marked the begining of French modern art...
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Washington D C Art New York City
1,348 wordsPicasso, Pablo Picasso Pablo Picasso Picasso, Pablo Ruiz y (1881 - 1973), Spanish painter and sculptor, is considered one of the greatest artist of the 20 th century. He was a inventor of forms, innovator of styles and techniques, a master of various media, and one of the most prolific artists in history. He created more than 20, 000 works. Training and Early Work Picasso was Born in M? last on October 25, 1881, he was the son of Jos? Ruiz Black, an art teacher, and Mar? a Picasso y Lopez. Until...
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3,456 wordsA Polychrome Profusion; sculptor George Sugarman, Fine Arts Building, New York, New York BYLINE: RUBINSTEIN, RAPHAEL Best known today for his public art, George Sugarman began his career with formally eccentric painted-wood sculptures. In a revelatory New York exhibition, early pieces were shown alongside the 86 -year-old artists more recent aluminum work. In the course of 1998, there were a number of important sculpture exhibitions in New York galleries and museums, including the Museum of Mode...
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2,219 words-Paul Gauguin (1848 - 1903) -Where do we come from? What are we? Where are we going? - 1897 -Oil on Canvas, 5 feet by 12 feet -Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Where do we come from? What are we? Where are we going? , is the self-acclaimed masterpiece of Paul Gauguin's career. It represents the culmination of his ideas and beliefs that he acquired throughout his life as a painter. Many visual characteristics of the painting, such as the color, line, and light are unrealistic in nature, but serve to e...
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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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467 wordsModernist Art in Europe 1910 - 25 by Robert l. Herbert Herbert? s thesis of his essay is to investigate the arrival of the machine and modern art and its complexities. During WWI, modernist painting and sculpture paid major attention to machinery, science and industry. Modern art during that time has become a central factor in our culture due to its dominance in public art, museums, media and literature. Herbert brings in background information and stated the avant-garde of Pizarro, van Gogh, Mo...
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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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1,774 wordsPablo Picasso was a Spanish painter and sculptor, generally considered the greatest artist of the 20 th century. He was unique as an inventor of forms, as an innovator of styles and techniques, as a master of various media, and as one of the most prolific artists in history. He created more than 20, 000 works of art. Born in M last on October 25, 1881, Picasso was the son of Jos Ruiz Black, an art teacher, and Mar a Picasso y Lopez. Until 1898 he always used his fathers name, Ruiz, and his mothe...
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3,050 wordsPablo Picasso Pablo Picasso A Brief Biography Pablo Ruiz Y Picasso was the most famous artist of the 20 th century. He was born on October 25, 1881 in Malaga, Spain. Picasso showed great talent at an early age. He loved to paint pictures of city life and was fascinated by the circus. He also enjoyed painting pictures of the day-to-day life of poor people in his neighbourhood and was also very poor himself. His father, Jose Ruiz Black, was a Castilian art teacher in Malaga and his mother, Maria P...
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