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Early Renaissance in Italy High Renaissance in Italy Late Renaissance in Italy Northern Renaissance Mannerism
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The Last Supper
Da Vinci
Mural with oil and tempera
-Uses linear perspective
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David
Michelangelo
Marble
-Carved from a magnificent piece of marble, almost ruined by another artist
-Over-sized hands and feet since the sculpture was meant to sit on top of a building and viewing it from that distance would create the illusion they were smaller than they actually are
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Mona Lisa
Leonardo
Oil on wood
-Identity of the subject is not certain, although many identify her as Lisa Gherardini
-Aerial perspective creates depth in the background
-Uses sfumato (smokiness instead of sharp lines) and chiaroscuro (light and dark values to create form)
-One of Da Vinci's favorite paintings, he kept it till his death
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Arnolfini Portrait
Jan Van Eyck
Oil on panel
-Possibly a wedding or a memorial painting
-Full of symbolism
-The main feature is the convex mirror reflecting the entire composition, the artist and another young man
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Johannes Vermeer
The Girl with the Pearl Earring
Dutch Baroque
Oil
-Excellent understanding of light
-Luminous
-Possibly used camera obscura or mirrors to project images onto his canvasses
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Peter Paul Rubens
Descent from the Cross
Dutch Baroque
Oil on Panel
-Part of a triptych altarpiece for Cathedral of Our Lady in Antwerp
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Hardouin Mansart
Palace of Versailles
Architecture
-Known for architecture, decor, gardens, fountains
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Fragonard
The Swing
Oil
-Portrays a young woman having an affair
-Several symbols: ropes=the bond of marriage/possession, angel sculptures
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Thomas Jefferson
Monticello
Architecture
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John Singleton Copley
Watson and the Shark
Oil
-Recent event in Havana
-Watson (14 in the painting) grew up to be Lord Mayor of London
-The painting depicts a shark attack in which Watson lost his leg but was rescued after the third attempt
-Artist had never seen Havana or a shark so he researched the buildings in Havana and painted a very inaccurate Shark
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Jacques Louis David
Death of Marat
Oil
-Propaganda: portrayed Jean Paul Marat, a Jacobin, as a heroic martyr, when in fact he was the one who sent large numbers of people to the guillotine simply because they weren't radical enough or he suspected they weren't radical enough
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Wanderer Above the Sea of Fog
Friedrich
Oil
Romatic
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The Slave Ship
J. M. W. Turner
Oil
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The Third of May, 1808
Goya
Oil
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The Gleaners
Millet
Oil
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Water Lilies
Monet
Oil
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Luncheon of the Boating Party
Renoir
Oil
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Starry Night
Van Gogh
Oil
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Sunday Afternoon at the Island of La Grande Jatte
Seurat
Oil
-Pointillism
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Still Life with Skull
Cezanne
Oil
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Moulin Rouge La Goulue
Toulouse-Lautrec
Lithograph
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The Scream
Munch
Oil, Tempera, Pastel on Cardboard
-Expression of existential angst and/or reaction to the eruption of Krakatoa
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The Kiss
Klimt
Oil and Gold Leaf
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Guernica
Pablo Picasso
Oil
-Depicted the bombing of Guernica by the Luftwaffe, a small Spanish town, during the Spanish Revolution that began the fascist regime of Francisco Franco
-Viewed as one of the most important paintings of the 20th century and one of the most important anti-war paintings of all time
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Unique Forms of Continuity in Space
Umberto Boccioni
Bronze
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Composition VII
Kandinsky
Blue Rider
Oil
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The Fountain
Duchamp
Medium: Urinal (ceramic) and paint
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Persistence of Memory
Dali
Oil
-Probably illustrates Dali's ideas about childhood memories, fears and insecurities
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Autumn Rhythm
Jackson Pollock
Paint (often mixed in other materials into his paint)
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No. 61/Rust and Blue
Mark Rothko
Oil
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Merda D'Artista
Piero Manzoni
Mixed Media (steel can and excrement, or maybe plaster)
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Campbell's Soup 1
Andy Warhol
Screen Printing
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Wham
Roy Lichtenstien
Acrylic, Oil, Magna
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Untitled
Andy Goldsworthy
Pebbles
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Self Portrait
Chuck Close
Oil
-Close is dyslexic, face blind, suffered from neuromuscular difficulties (and later paralysis), lost his father at a young age
-Attended Yale
-Uses a giant Polaroid camera to capture honest portraits of celebrities
-Uses a variety of media, even tapestry, and systematic methods
-Visual color mixing
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Mask II
Ron Mueck
Mixed media
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