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The need to Imitate
All visual art is imitation, music and drama also imitate
Can imitation be defined simply? or narrowly?
No- broadly defined in humanities, means the artist uses reality as a starting point but not necessarily an ending point.
Styles of work?
Sculpture, painting, and drawing and sketching
works of art, literature, drama, film or song that continues to be viewed, read, performed, seen or sung long after it was created. in the visual arts refers to a historical period when a cultures distinct artistic styles and media first flourished
Classical art means the sculpture, wall carvings, frescoes, mosaics, and architecture of Greece and Rome.
sixth century B.C.E. through Fifth Century C.E
Generally presents the idea, not a faithful imitation of its subjects. Nearly all professional art was done by males. One exception was an art embroidery, which flourished in both France and England during the period.
The Bayeux Tapestry
series of panels embroidered in colored yarn on a linen background. stretches 203 ft. and tells the story of the 1066 battle of Hastings when William the conqueror defeated king Harolds Saxon army.
meaning "rebirth" began in Italy as early as 14th century. Reached the British Isles in the 16th Century. Revolution in art brought about a world go vibrant realism that led to a social revolution against the tight control go religion
combined classical discipline with something new: the demand for freedom of individual expression.
Giotto, Leonardo da vinci, Michelangelo, and Donatello
name some Renaissance artists
a popular style during the first half of 20C, surrealism employs recognizable shapes and forms put together in unrecognizable contexts. It imitates the world of dreams and the unconscious mind.
Salvador Dali (1904-1989)
Spanish artist; created a dream world made up of recognizable images that do not rationally fit together.
The Persistence of Memory, 1931
Salvador Dali's painting/date
this persons paintings represent another form of "unreal" realism. she gives us likeness that is also abstraction, and perhaps a glimpse into her unconscious as well.
Duane Hanson (1925-1996)
During the last half of 20C, a sculptor took the banner of revolution and turned his back on modernists and gave the word superrealism.
a method of creating life-size figures that look so real you would expect them to talk.
influenced by comic books, movies, television, commercials, and billboards advertising, Pop Art inevitably arose as a phenomenon of mid 20C. "fun art", Andy Warhol
art as event
of all the arts, architecture alters reality most noticeably. gives cities their distinctive looks; and adds an aesthetic dimension to life.
Sydney Opera House, 1973
Frank Lloyd Wright (1867-1959)
Guggenheim Museum (New York), 1959
Francisco Goya (1746-1828)
Spain's major artist of the 18th Century, was a decisive leader of the rebellion. His early work of realistic landscapes depicted the natural beauty of the Aragon, Spain countryside. But after moving to Madrid, he wanted to paint what he felt about the greed and the hypocrisy f Madrid society. He grew to hate the privileged and the things they did to hold onto their power, his later paintings reflected this cynicism.
Mid 19th century art movement in which the attempt to be realistic is abandoned and instead the artistic projects onto the canvas a subjective expression of the world of color/light.
Edward Monet (1832-1883)
Picnic on the lawn, 1862
Claude Monet (1840-1926)
Impression "sunrise", 1872
The boating party, 1893-1894
Broad term used by the art historians for art of the later 19th century to early 20th century that resembles but is not strict impressionism; it is neither realistic nor abstract.
Vincent Van Gogh (1853-1890)
The Starry Night, 1889
The style of the literature + visual arts from the late 20thC to the present
of later art is speaking of artists who do not even start from a familiar world, this new form of ..... led to modern art.
made its way to the United States at the tail end of the gilded age, a name given to the last two decades of the 19th century. In 1913, the sixty-ninth regiment armory show in Manhattan exhibited new works by European artists.
Wassily Kadinsky (1886-1994)
his work in an introduction to modern art.
pure shapes and forms.
movement in modern art in which the artist breaks down the field of vision into discontinuous segments or in which the artist shows a # of visual events taking place simultaneously.
Pablo Picasso (1881-1973)
With Henry Matisse, developed collage into an artform.
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