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How do modern art movements break from tradition and reflect new ideas concerning the meaning and making of art

Order Description

How do modern art movements break from tradition and reflect new ideas concerning the meaning and making of art? Discuss the characteristics and basic ideas of three art movements of the 20th century that have broken traditional boundaries. Discuss any factors that influences the development of each movement, such as ideas, people or events. Select one work of art for each movement and comment on how it reflects the ideals of the movement.

Humi 16: Arts, Ideas and Values

Fall 2014

Final Essay

How do modern art movements break from tradition and reflect new ideas concerning the meaning and making of art?  Discuss the characteristics and basic ideas of three art movements of the 20th century that have broken traditional boundaries.  Discuss any factors that influences the development of each movement, such as ideas, people or events.  Select one work of art for each movement and comment on how it reflects the ideals of the movement.

Instructions:  Your essay should begin with an introduction and end with a conclusion.  Select examples that best reflect the thesis of your essay.  Select examples listed on your Course Outline.  However, do not select examples that you already discussed in your Museum paper.  Be specific and thorough in your analysis of the each example and if the work is part of a particular art movement, comment upon how reflects the ideals of that movement. Consult both your class notes and textbook readings in Catalyst.

Paper Requirements:

•    Your paper should be written in essay format with an introduction, body and conclusion.

•    Papers should be typewritten, double-spaced with 1 inch margins

•    2-3 pages

•    Use examples listed on Course Outline.

•    Do not select examples discussed in your Museum paper.

•    Proofread essay for grammar, spelling and punctuation.

•    Submit your essay to turnitin.com  Class ID: 9018752  Password: picasso (lower case)

•    Deadline: Thursday, December 11 at 11:00am.

•    Grades will be posted in Catalyst.

HUMI 16: Arts, Ideas, Values

COURSE OUTLINE

The following outline corresponds to the lecture material and the course readings, Mark Getlein, Living with Art,  and Gardner’s Art through the Ages.   Selected chapters are available in Catalyst.  Learn the works of art (artist last name and title) terms, artist biographies and styles.

LIVING WITH ART

Getlein Chapter 1

WORKS TO KNOW:

Brancusi, Bird in Space

Lin, Vietnam Veterans Memorial

Van Gogh, The Starry Night

Flack, Wheel of Fortune

WHAT IS ART?

Getlein Chapter 2

WORKS TO KNOW:

Warhol, Thirty are Better than One

Monet, Fisherman’s Cottage

Weston, Cabbage Leaf

Goya, Saturn devouring Children

Picasso, Seated Woman Holding a Fan

Bourgeois, Woman with Packages

Duane Hanson, Housepainter

Kandinsky, Swinging

Matisse, Piano Lesson

Rodin, The Kiss,

Antoni, Gnaw

THEMES OF ART

Getlein Chapter 3

WORKS TO KNOW:

Picasso, Guernica

Hopper, Gas

Rauschenberg, Windward

Kahlo, Self-Portrait with Monkeys

Rousseau, The Dream

Smithson, Spiral Jetty

THE VISUAL ELEMENTS

Getlein Chapter 4

TERMS:

contour lines

horizontal lines

vertical lines

diagonal lines

modeling

primary colors

secondary colors

warm colors – Advancing

cool colors – Receding

monochromatic

complimentary colors

open palette

restricted palette

simultaneous contrast

divided brushstrokes

linear/painterly

actual texture

visual texture

picture plane

perspective: Linear and Atmospheric

vanishing point

WORKS TO KNOW

Munch, The Scream

van Gogh, Night Cafe

Calder, Southern Cross

PRINCIPLES OF DESIGN

Getlein Chapter 5

TERMS:

UNITY and VARIETY

SYMMETRICAL BALANCE

ASYMMETRICAL BALANCE

SCALE and PROPORTION

WORKS TO KNOW:

O’Keeffe, Deer’s Skull

Klimt, Death and Life

Manet, Bar at the Folies-Bergere

Cezanne, Still Life with Pitcher

Goya, Execution of the Third of May

Oldenburg, Planter

Magritte, Delusions of Grandeur

Picasso, Girl Before a Mirror

SCULPTURE

Getlein Chapter 11

TERMS:

MODELING – additive

CASTING – Hollow or solid

CARVING – subtractive

ASSEMBLING-additive

WORKS TO KNOW:

Bourgeois, Maman

Smith, Cubi XIII,

Rodin, Burghers of Calais

Serra, Bellamy

Serra, Tilted Arc (Gardner ch 31 p.967)

Koons, Pink Panther (Gardner ch 31 p.958)

Christo and Jeanne-Claude, The Gates

THE MODERNIST ASSAULT: Early 20th C

Getlein Chapter 21 and Gardner Chapter 29

FAUVISM 1905-8

Matisse, The Joy of Life

Matisse, Red Room

Derain, The Dance

EXPRESSIONISM

Munch, Weeping Nude

GERMAN EXPRESSIONISM: 1905-30

Kirchner, Street Berlin

Nolde, Saint Mary of Egypt among Sinners

Kandinsky, Improvisation 28

Kollwitz, Woman with Dead Child

Beckmann, Night

CUBISM 1907-20

Picasso, Les Demoiselles d’Avignon

George Braque, The Portuguese

Picasso, Still-life with Chair-Caning

George Braque, Bottle, Newspaper, Pipe and Glass

FUTURISM: 1909-14

Boccioni, Unique Forms of Continuity in Space

Duchamp, Nude Descending a Staircase

De STIJL: 1917-31

Mondrian, Composition with Red, Blue, Yellow

INTERNATIONAL STYLE: 1930-1980

Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Seagram Building

THE FREUDIAN REVOLUTION

Getlein chapter 21 and Gardner chapter 29

DADA: 1916-24

Arp, Collage Arranged According to Laws of Chance

Duchamp, Fountain

Duchamp, L.H.O.O.Q.

SURREALISM: 1924-30

Miro, Carnival of Harlequin

Magritte, The Trechery of Images

Dali, Persistence of Memory

Khalo, The Two Fridas

THE QUEST FOR MEANING

Getlein Chapter 21 and Gardner chapter 29 & 30

AMERICAN SCENE: 1930-45

Jacob Lawrence, No. 49

Edward Hopper, Nighthawks

Dorothea Lange, Migrant Mother

Alexander Calder, Lobster Trap and Fish Tail

ABSTRACT EXPRESSIONISM: 1945-1960

Pollock, Lavender Mist

de Kooning, Woman

COLOR FIELD PAINTING: 1945-60

Rothko, Orange and Yellow

Frankenthaler, The Bay

ART AND CONSUMER CULTURE

Getlein chapter 22 and Gardner chapter 30

POP ART: 1960s

Andy Warhol, Marilyn Diptych

Jasper Johns, Flag

Claes Oldenburg, Clothespin

Lichtenstein, Hopeless

Rauchenberg, Canyon

MINIMALISM: 1960s

Ellsworth Kelly, Red, Blue, Green

Donald Judd, Untitled

PHOTOREALISM/SUPERREALISM: 1970s

Don Eddy, New Shoes

Chuch Close, Big Self-Portrait

Hanson, Supermarket Shopper

CONCEPTUAL ART: 1960-70

Kosuth, One and Three Chairs

POST-MODERNISM: ART AND SOCIAL CHANGE

Getlein chapter 22-23 and Gardner chapter 30

FEMINIST ART: 1970s

Judy Chicago, The Dinner Party

Alice Neel, Hartley

Barbara Kruger, Your Gaze Hits the Side of My Face

POSTMODERNISM: 1980s

Piano and Rogers, Pompidou Center

Graves, Portland Building

I.M.Pei, Louvre Pyramid

Frank Gehry, Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles

Sherrie Levine, Fountain

NEO EXPRESSIONISM: 1980s

Anselm Kiefer, To the Unknown

Julian Schnabel, The Walk Home

Saville, Rosetta

SOCIAL ART: RACE and ETHNICITY

Jean-Michel Basquait, Horn Players

DIGITAL ART 2000

Kenneth Tin-Kin Hung, Gas Zappers

GLOBAL CONNECTIONS: 2000

Ghanda Amer, Red

ARTISTS Bio:

Maya Lin, 8

Van Gogh, 11

Bourgeois, 29

TERMS:

representational or naturalistic

abstract

trompe l’oeil

non-representational or

non-objective

style

form

content

subject matter

historical context

installation

organic/geometric shapes

vantage point

focal point

ARTISTS Bio:

Rauschenberg, 62

ARTISTS Bio:

O’Keeffe,118

TERMS:

assemblage

found objects

relief sculpture

sculpture in the round or

freestanding sculpture

earthwork

installation

site-specific installation

performance installation

kitch

kinetic art

ARTISTS Bio:

Christo and Jeanne-Claude,

260

TERMS:

avant-garde

expressionism

arbitrary colors

Die Brucke (The Bridge)

Die Blaue Reiter (The Blue Rider)

Degenerate Art

Kandinsky, Concerning the Spiritual in Art

improvisations

ARTISTS Bio:

Matisse, 481

Picasso, 484

Blue period

Rose period

analytic cubism

synthetic cubism

collage

Marinetti, Futurist Manifesto

Armory Show, 1913 New York

Bauhaus 1919-33

TERMS

ready-made

automatism

Sigmund Freud 1856-1939

Andre Breton, Surrealist Manifesto,

paranoic-critical method

naturalistic vs. biomorphic

TERMS:

Harlem Renaissance

Existentialism

Jean-Paul Sartre 1905-1980

New York School

Abstract Expressionism

action painting/drip painting

gestural painting

color field painting

color staining

hard-edge painting

ARTISTS Bio

Pollock, 498

Warhol, 504

Neel, 510

TERMS:

silkscreen

postmodern

appropriation

deconstruction

     

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