IHUM 202 Test 5 Contemporary Artists
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Mother of American Modernism. Did "Ram's head, white hollyhock, and little hills", "white trumpet flower", and "jack in the pulpit". Liked to paint close up flowers
American Modernist. Did "office in the small city" and "nighthawks"
British Modernist. "Reclining figure"
social realism/ modern art
sculptor and installation artist
United States abstract expressionism painter (born in Russia) whose paintings are characterized by horizontal bands of color with indistinct boundaries
Folk or Naiive art
Abstract Expressionist sculptor. Using large metal geometric forms he burnished the surface to create texture. His work was meant for the outdoors.
American environment sculptor. abstract expressionism
Environmental artist. Organic materials. Spiral Jetty at Great Salt Lake. Broken Circle and Spiral Hill in the Netherlands
Nam June Paik
Mexican painter; international popularity with self-portraits; was married to Diego Rivera; influenced by Rivera, shared his Communist views
New Realism. feminist sculptor
Christo and Jeanne-Claude
Married environmental artists. "Surrounded Islands" in Miami. Interested in bringing your attention to a familiar place and seeing it in a different way. "Wrapping the Reichstag" (veiling the government), "The Gates" in central park.
abstract expressionism. influenced by jackson pollock. used "soak-stain" process
abstract expressionism. hard edge painting. minimalism
abstract expressionism. feminist art pioneer. pattern and decoration
italian, arte povera movement. "poor art"
Story quilts. Modern art. Black arts movement
Fantastic realism. Religious scenes
body extensions. performance art, installations
African American artist known for sculpture and
landscape art. vietnam war memorial
death, preserving dead animals
Indian artist with immaculate detail