Art History

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    A style that developed in France then spread across Europe. Its trademark is its refined, fanciful, sensual and often embellished look in both painting and architecture.
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    Art of the Americas

    Art often has the dual purpose of being aesthetically interesting and spiritually/ritually inteegral to the culture. The act of making art is often ritualistically important.
    Art of the Americas differs greatly in style and purpose. From the Aztec statues of gods and remnants of the Inca Empire to the North American natives intricate beadwork and totem poles, artwork is extremely culturally diverse.
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    Art of the Pacific Cultures

    Art often has the dual purpose of being aesthetically interesting and spiritually/ritually inteegral to the culture. The act of making art is often ritualistically important.
    Pacific art often involves initiation ceremonies such as spirit poles and tattoos, or ceremonial dress like masks and cloaks.
  • Statue of Goddess Coatlicue

    Statue of Goddess Coatlicue
    Actually made in 1500s, a statue of the Aztec goddess is "powerful and unsettling"
  • Jean-Antoine Watteau

    Jean-Antoine Watteau
    Pilgrimige to the Island of Cythera
    Greatest proponent of Roccoco style, his idyllic scenes carry aspects of vanitas and the fleeting quality of human happiness. (Stokstad)
  • Froncois Boucher

    Froncois Boucher
    Girl Reclining
    Scenes of daily life, mythological pictures and erotic works for private enjoyment.
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    Neoclassicism was essentially a revival of Classical trends and focused on the idealized. Human figures were idealized and content focused on moral and civic virtue. It was used to promote the virtues of democracy and republicanism and was thought to embody uiversal standards of taste and beauty.
  • Jean-Honore Fragonard-Roccoco

    Shows frivolity and humour that was common in Roccoco
    The Swing
  • Jaques-Louis David

    Jaques-Louis David
    Oath of the Horatii
  • Adelaide Labille-Guiard

    Adelaide Labille-Guiard
    Self Portarit with Two Pupils
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    Romanticism takes themes from stories and poems and was more individual and private as opposed to Neoclassicism which was more public. It reflected changing social values, patriotism, emotional expressiveness and dramatic subject of anything from literature to the imagination.
  • Theodore Gericault

    Theodore Gericault
    The Raft of the Medusa
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    Realism was a critical shift in subject matter as poor and lower class people began to e portrayed. Paintings depicted peasants going about their daily, and often difficult tasks.
  • Joseph Mallord William Turner

    Joseph Mallord William Turner
    Slavers Throwning Overboard the Dead and Dying (The Slave Ship)
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    Uses fast, open brushstrokes and tries to capture a fleeting moment in paint. Subject was mostly upperclass city people or rural scenes.
  • Claude Monet

    Claude Monet
    Impression: Sunrise
  • Pierre-Auguste Renoir

    Pierre-Auguste Renoir
    Moulin DeLa Galette
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    Post Impressionism

    Does not share a single style of painting but were all infuenced by Impressionism-style ranges from Seurat's pointilism to Van gogh's expressive impasto techniques.
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    Encompasses Post Impressionism, Expressionism, fauvism, Cubism, Dada, Bauhaus, Surrealist, and International Style
  • Georges Seurat

    Georges Seurat
    A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of la Grande Jatte
  • Vincent Van Gogh

    Vincent Van Gogh
    The Starry Night
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    Flat, colourful, expressive paintings where the colour was as important as the subject. Radical because of the incorporation of colour into portraiture etc.
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    "Wild beasts"-Fauvism used explosively bright colours and blunt brushstroke
  • Henri Matisse

    Henri Matisse
    The Woman with the Hat
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    Uses broken, distorted and separated forms and breaks up organic shapes into more linear and geometric ones.
  • Georges Braque

    Georges Braque
    Violin and Palette
  • Pablo Picasso

    Pablo Picasso
    Portrait of Daniel Henry Kahnweiler
  • Karl Schmidt-Rottluff

    Karl Schmidt-Rottluff
    Three Nudes
    Expressionism in Germany-member of "Die Brucke"
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  • Marcel Duchamp

    Marcel Duchamp
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    International Style

    Architecture that stemmed from the Bauhaus movement. It didn't associate historically and used volume, regularity, and harmonius aesthetics.
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    Surriealism used dream imagery and the irrational and disorderly to fuel their work
  • Salvador Dali

    Salvador Dali
    Birth of Liquid Desires
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    Abstract Expressionism

  • Jackson Pollock

    Jackson Pollock
    Autumn Rythm
  • Moai Ancestor Figures

    Moai Ancestor Figures
    1000-1500 CE these figures are still there today
  • Pacific Arts Festival

    Pacific Arts Festival