10 terms

Unit 30 & 31


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The Woman With The Hat
Period: Fauvism 1910 CE
Identifying Attributes: Colors not matching that of the exact scene, contrasting colors, painterly
Artist: Henri Matisse
Patron: None
Name/Date: The Woman With The Hat 1910 CE
Medium: Oil
Location: Paris
Function: Painted this and sent it to the 1905 Salon d'Automne
Context: This is a painting of Matisse's wife
Street, Berlin
Period: Die Bruke 1910 CE
Identifying Attributes: Painterly, elongated figures
Artist: Ernst Ludwig Kirchner
Patron: None
Name/Date: Street, Berlin 1910 CE
Medium: Oil
Location: Germany
Function: To show the streets of Berlin in a period of loneliness and insecurity
Context: This painting shows two nice dressing prostitutes walking around the street surrounded by men that may or may not be interested in them
Improvisation 28
Period: Der Blaue Redier 1910 CE
Identifying Attributes: Colorful, contrasting dark colors, abstract
Artist: Vassily Kandinsky
Patron: None
Name/Date: Improvisation 28 1910 CE
Medium: Oil
Location: Munich
Function: This painting was used to enter an exhibition
Context: Crusade against typical aesthetic values. His improvisations were inspired by "events of the spiritual type"
Les Demoiselles D'Avignon
Period: Cubism 1907 CE
Identifying Attributes: Geometrical shapes, stylized, two-demensional canvas
Artist: Picasso
Patron: None
Name/Date: Les Demoiselles D'Avignon 1907 CE
Medium: Oil
Location: Paris
Function: Portrays 5 nude female prostitutes from a brothel on a street in Barcelona
Context: During a 1916 exhibition, this painting was deemed immoral. It was revolutionary and controversial during it's time. Picasso referred to this as mon bordel (my brothel)
Period: Dada 1920 CE
Identifying Attributes: Random object, no meaning, provokes emotion making it art
Artist: Marcel Duchamp
Patron: None
Name/Date: Fountain 1920 CE
Medium: Porcelain
Location: New York
Function: Sent to an exhibition organized by the Society of Independent Artists
Context: Purchased at a plumbing store. Literally a urinal on it's side
Luncheon in Fur
Period: Surrealism 1920 CE
Identifying Aspects: Random objects with fur, little meaning, uncommon
Artist: Meret Oppenheim
Patron: none
Name/Date: Luncheon in Fur 1920 CE
Medium: Fur & Dishes
Location: Paris
Function: To show that anything could be covered with fur
Context: This work of art was inspired by a conversation between Oppenheim and Picasso. Oppenheim was wearing a fur covered bracelet
Robie House
Period: Early Modern/Prairie 1920 CE
Identifying Aspects: Functional, modern, flat, geometric
Artist: Frank Lloyd Wright
Patron: Frederick C. Robie
Name/Date: Robie House 1920 CE
Medium: Various
Location: Chicago
Function: Commissioned Wright to design this home for the Robie family to live in
Context: Robie original budget was $60,000 and the final cost for the house was $58,000 in 1910
Period: Early Modern/Organic 1920 CE
Identifying Aspects: Part of it's environmental surroundings, modern, long
Artist: Frank Lloyd Wright
Patron: Edgar Kaufmann
Name/Date: Fallingwater 1920 CE
Medium: Various
Location: Rural Pennsylvania
Function: Built and used for a weekend home for the Kaufmann family
Context: The house's construction is innovative in that it is part of the nature around it. The original cost was $155,000 which is equivalent to $2.6 million in 2013
Composition with Yellow, Red, Blue
Period: De Stijl 1920 CE
Identifying Aspects: Geometric, not so colorful, basic
Artist: Piet Mondrian
Patron: none
Name/Date: Composition with Yellow, Red, Blue 1920 CE
Medium: Oil
Location: London
Function: To express his intellectual freedom and to embrace pure abstraction
Context: The painting ideals of peace and spirituality
The Two Fridas
Period: Surrealism 1920 CE
Identifying Aspects: Emotional, indigenous clothing, symbolism
Artist: Frida Khalo
Patron: none
Name/Date: The Two Fridas 1920 CE
Medium: Oil
Location: Mexico
Function: To release emotion and show personality
Context: Depicts a deep hurt because of her losing her husband

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