Night club area includes Moulin Rouge
proper name for style of Seurat. Little colored dots deceive perception, color theory- dots overlap and are inter linking
painted dots, color theory, how many dots do you need? Do not overlap.
flat and in profile
Theo van Gough
Major support of his brother, encouraged him to paint (support and money) dies 6 months later than his brother.
applied use of symbols: iconic representation that carry particular conventional meaning
Dr. Paul Gachet
Van Gough Friend and patron. He is a homeopathic physician and himself an amateur painter.
a style of post-Impressionist painting with bold forms seaprated by dark contours. (in jewelry, cloisons or "compartments", are soldered to the body of the piece, filled with powdered glass, and then fired.
Infuential French art dealer
was an international style of art, architecture and design that piqued in popularity at the beginning of the 20th century
Variant of Art Nouveau, Austrian Art Nouveau
an art movement of late 19th century painting and sculpture; characterized by exaggerated body proportions, animal totems, geometric designs and stark contrasts. The first artist to systematically use these effects and achieve broad public success was Paul Ganguin.
new style of painting. Analytical and Synthetic invented by Picasso and Braque
Wild Beast, show no human conception
"You will simplify painting"
famous quote from Matisse's teacher to Matisse
"The Bridge" a key group to the foundation of Expressionism in 20th century art
Der Blau Reiter
the blue rider, Munich avant-guarde. A changing network of artists who exhibited together and shared ideas. One of the most radical notions they proposed was the integration of all the arts across media boundaries, and they actively recruited not onl painters and sculptors but also musicians, composers, writers, architects, and designers to their ranks.
Concerning the Spiritual in Art
Kandinsky 1910, defense of abstract art. Publishes 1912 Kandinsky argued that art should deal with color and form in spiritual ways
a book about one hundred prints based on paper cutouts by Henri Matisse
among the first Americans to respond with enthusiasm to the artistic revolution in Europe in the early years of the 20th century. Painted by Pablo Picasso.
Barcelona street of prostitutes
Derogatory description of Picasso. That's not art, but only little cubes. New kind of pictoral pace. The 700 year tradition going back to Giotto and his one point perspective is over . Simplifies form into geometric shapes.
Analyzes forms from several points of view.
Random shapes arranged to look like object. Not based on nature. Idea based.
Filippo Tommaso Marinetti
The name Futurism, coined by this person, reflected his emphasis on discarding what he concieved to be the static and irrelevant art of the past
Art style that consisted of a grid of vertical and horizontal black lines and the use of the three primary colors
Armory Show of 1913
one of the most influential events in the history of American Art as outrage, questioned the boundaries of art. Celebrated modern art.
Russian minimalist form of cubism and Futurism. Produced pure, cerebral compositions.
"Japanese Aesthetic" became popular after many Japanese woodblock prints were on display in paris in 1867 following the end of isolationism in Japan
was architect Frank Lloyd Wright's winter home and school in the desert from 1937 until his death in 1959 at the age of 91. Now a school for architects, open to public for tours.
Principal founder of surrealism
Altered found art
anti-establishment art movement which ridiculed contemporary culture and traditional art forms.(movement was formed to prove the bankruptcy of existing style)
Non-New York Art point of view that country life is better
Was Wyeth's favorite model. She aws on convers of Time and Newsweek. It was a "scandal" by Andrew Wyeth. First revealed in 1986. The created enduring public speculation and intrigue.
calls Helga a national treasure. Buys them for $6 million dollars. Then changes businessman for 45 million dollars.
Stieglitz's Gallery in New York, introduces Modern Art
long time companion of O'Keefe, Given 42 paintings worth 47.2 million bcause of will and disputed. Only given 24.
Anna Mary Robertson Moses
better known as "Grandma Moses", a renowned American folk artist. She is often cited as an example of an individual successfully beginning a career in the arts at an advanced age. Some of her many paintings were used on the covers of Hallmark cards.
self-taught African American painter who worked in a Naive style. The injustice of slaveryy and American segregation figure prominently in many of his works.
" the essentials rythms of art, splatters of a screen door.
Jack the Dripper
Pollack's new way of painting earned him this nickname
With this technique, Polluck was able to achieve a more immediate means of creating art, the paint now literally flying from his chosen tool onto the canvas.
Thomas Hart Benton
American regionalist painter; teacher of Polluck
famous artist's model. Modeled for Bacon and Picasso
Color Field Painting
Non-representational fields of color, signature style of Rothko. Pure painting, no subject required.
studied self-taught artists. Unconscious creativity animated biomorphic forms outline shapes, simple colors, painting and sculpture
New York School
Abstract Expressionists after WWII immgrate from Germany. Germany influences American art.
Hard Edged Painting
geometric control, carying shapes of triangles, circles, squares, etc. reducing shapred into clear simple stle. done with compass, intense, bright colors
in 1964, he met 39-year old who was burgling his apartment. The relationship was stormy and in 1971, on the eve of Bacon's major retrospective at the Paris Grand Palais, Dyer committed suicide in the hotel room they were sharing, overdosing on barbiturates.
works with book cases, woman who wears too much eye makeup
found objects become abstractions. carpentry tools, lack of color (black) book cases
French: coller, to glue. A work of art, primarily in the visual arts, made from an assemblage of different forms.
aka hot wax painting
one of the most influential art dealers of the 20th century. Launched the careers of such Pop greats as jasper johns, Robert Rauschenberg and many more
printing process, names after illustrator and printer Benjamin Day, is similar to Pointilism. Depending on the effect, color and optical illusion needed, small colored dots are closely spaced, widely spaced or overlapping
borrowing from the past, good ideas recycled
work shows sense of anxiety, frantic confusion. stresses miniam parts in art
director of Cincinatti Contemporary Arts Center. First art museum director indicted on April 7, 1990, for pandering obscenity
every single detail
painting based on making a painting of a photograph, also called hyperrealism technique
famous Robert Mapplethorpe exhibit 1989-1990. Some images are nude scandalous images
artist becomes actor. artistic event that the artist participates in work
"Bread" Scott Tyler
what is the proper way to display the US flag? Contraversies.
most outrageous of performance artist. Obscene due to graphic depictions of sexuality, abuse and disenfranchisement
conceptional artist power of words
eclectic borrowing from different styles, new, enhanced. Not old idea of form follows function. Classical ,renaissance, baroque combined.
distorts our expectations, animal years threatens our sense of being
use of organic material and environment. best seen in Robert Smithson's Spiral Jetty
Dynamic and Maximum, prefabricated, cheap, cost of car, hang from center post
Corporate name of artist, wife and staff. Skill in organzing others. Cost 3.2 million dollars. Paid for by selling drawings, models and getting student volunteers
art is created to exist in a certain place. typically, the artist takes the location into account while planning and creating the artwork
the dinner party
depicts place settings for 39 mythical and historical famous women throughout history.
assumptions that art is made for men
founded in 1985, challenges sexist and racist museum practices
the young Shosone woman who assisted Lewis and Clark
a return to body, figure
thick, tactile, quality of paint
the art of bad taste, cheap and tacky
Hungarian-born naturalized-italian **** star who for five years pursued an alternate career as a member of the italian parliament. Koons married her in 1991
Raphaels painting of either a bakers daughter, a mistress, or his future wife