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27 terms

*American Artists

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Benton
the best known muralist of the 1930's and 1940's
Borglum
carved monumantal works on mountainsides; most notebly for Mt. Rushmore in South Dakota
Bulfinch
designed the Capitol Biulding in D.C.
Calder
famous for mobles which he invented in 1932
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given to Calder's work by Marcel Duchamp
Mary Cassatt
Impressionalists painter; painted motherhood with paintings of women and children
Eakins
The Gross Clinic
Fuller
developed the geodesic dome
James Hoban
designed and built the White House and rebuilt it again after the war of 1812; was supervising arcitect of the US Capitol
Homer
worked with watercolor and painted landscapes and seascapes of New England and Florida; he recorded the Civil War for the Horper's Weekly; painted Gulf Stream, Breaking Storm, and The Hurricane
Edward Hopper
painted large, quiet urban scenes; painted Nighthowks and Early Sunday Morning
Johns
leading exponent of Pop Art; painted Flag, a copy of the US flag and painted Bronze, a painting a two beer cans
Johnson
he collaborated with Mies Van Der Rohe on the Seagram Building in NYC
L'Enfant
was the arcitect and designer of the new US Capital Building in D.C.
Lichtenstein
artist of the Pop Art movement; painted paintings that resemble comic strips
Moses
painted scenes of rural life; painted Sugaring-Off
Georgia O'Keeffe
painted Cow's Skull: Red, White, and Blue
Olmstead
landscape architect; designed NYC's Central Park
Pei
works include the East Wing of the National Galley of Art in D.C. and a new subterranean entrance crowned by a glass period for the Louvre in Paris
Pollock
a pioneer of abstract expressionism; his style is known as drip painting and action painting
Rockwell
painted scenes of everyday American life depicted on the covers of Saturday Evening Post
Saarinen
designed the Gateway Arch in St. Louis and The Dulles International Airport, Chantilly, VA
Andy Warhol
was the leading figure in Pop Art; painted paintings of commonplace objects including Campbell's soup cans and Marilyn Monroe
West
became the history painter to King George III and helped found the Royal Academy of Arts
Whistler
painted The Artist's Mother: Arrangement in Gray and Black
Grant Wood
painted scenes of the rural Midwest; painted American Gothic
Wyeth
painted Christina's World