Opera 2012 Insanity

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In Music
  • Class is Introduced

    Class is Introduced
    The mysterious character of Mr. Green was introduced with his sidekick Ms. Lanterman
  • Romanticism/Realism in Literature

    Romanticism/Realism in Literature
    Learned that Romanticism played a huge inspiration in the production of Opera's. Everyone was caught on this idea of the "perfect" or rather tragic love story.
  • The Adventures of "Carmen"

    The Adventures of "Carmen"
    Began reading Carmen by Prosper Merimee which was a tragic love story of a man by the name of Don Jose falling in love with a Gypsie (Carmen), which ends in a twisting relationship resulting in the death of them both.
  • MidSummer Night's Dream

    MidSummer Night's Dream
    MidSummer Nights Dream is a play written by William Shakespeare in the year of 1590. It was a play made to portray the marriage events of the Duke of Athens and the Queen of the Amazons.The play includes the adventures of four young Athenian lovers and a group of 6 actors, who are manipulated by the fairies who inhabit the forest in which most of the play is set. This play is one of Shakespeare's most known Operas and in result is casted all over the world.
  • Classical Art (Before 500BC)

    Classical Art (Before 500BC)
    During the Classical Art period styles and structures were changed. Poses became a lot more naturalistic and sculptures of became had a better humanistic appearance. Fantastic example of a piece of art through this time period is the Statue of Zeus (time made unknown).
  • Roman Art (Before 500 BC)

    Roman Art (Before 500 BC)
    During this time period the Roman Empire was one of the strongest in the world. They were conquering and conquesting, and they're power can be seen displayed through many works of art made in this time period. They used architecture, painting, sculpture and mosaic work. Metal-work, coin-die and gem engraving, ivory carvings, figurine glass, pottery, and miniature book illustrations to demonstrate their power to the rest of the world.
  • MedievalArt (500- 1500 BC)

    MedievalArt (500- 1500 BC)
    \Art historians attempt to classify medieval art into major periods and styles, often with some difficulty. A generally accepted scheme includes Early Christian art, Migration Period art, Byzantine art, Insular art, Pre-Romanesque and Romanesque art, and Gothic art, as well as many other periods within these central styles. In addition each region, mostly during the period in the process of becoming nations or cultures, had its own distinct artistic style, such as Anglo-Saxon art or Norse art.
  • Romanesque Art (500-1550)

    Romanesque Art (500-1550)
    Art was characterized by very vigerous sculpting and painting. Most of the art was produced for the church, so in result the art has a very big religious influence that can be seen in the work
  • Gothic Art (500-1500)

    Gothic Art (500-1500)
    It was an art style created after Romanesque Art. It was influenced by the structure style of the Gothic Cathedrals popping up all around Europe around this time period. Examples of art could vary from the paintings within these religious structures or the granite sculptures outside relaying the ancient stories.
  • Italian Renaissance Art (1400-1600 AD)

    Italian Renaissance Art (1400-1600 AD)
    The Italian painters of this time were very specific to were they're loyalties lied so most of the paintings and arts can be seen in representation of that particular artists court or family. Florence is known as the birthplace for this type of art and was home to some of the most reknown artists of the time period. Very famous painting was The Birth of Venus by Botticelli.
  • Northern Renaissance (1500-1600 AD)

    Northern Renaissance (1500-1600 AD)
    Is a time to describe the art movement in northern Europe at the time. It was one of the last renaissance to take place so it was greatly influenced by a lot of the previous renaissance. (Rogier van der Weyden, The Descent from the Cross (c. 1435), oil on oak panel).
  • Mannerism (1520-1600 AD)

    Mannerism (1520-1600 AD)
    It was an art formed in Europe in the early 1500's. Stylistically, Mannerism encompasses a variety of approaches influenced by, and reacting to, the harmonious ideals and restrained naturalism. Mannerism makes itself known by elongated proportions, highly stylized poses, and lack of clear perspective. (Joachim Wtewael Perseus and Andromeda, 1616).
  • Baroque (1600-1725 AD)

    Baroque (1600-1725 AD)
    Baroque era reported both the more natural look of the world and a sense of personal engagement. The art types can very though from calm and control style to a more radiant and action-packed drama form. (Statue of David, Gianlorenzo Bernini).
  • Rococo (1720-1760 AD)

    Rococo (1720-1760 AD)
    Rococo was mainly inspired by French Rococo, since France was the founding nation of that particular style. The styles of the Italian Rococo were very similar to those of France. The style in Italy was usually lighter and more feminine than Italian Baroque art, and became the more popular art form of the settecento. (Boucher "Odalisk").
  • Neoclassical/Neoclassicism (1760-1830 AD)

    Neoclassical/Neoclassicism (1760-1830 AD)
    Neoclassicism was born off the Enlightenment idea that human affairs should be ruled by reason and the common good rather than by tradition. It was fueled by disoveries at Pompeii and Herculaneum.
    (Napoleon Crossing, Jaques-Lous painting).
  • Romanticism (1800-1850 AD)

    Romanticism (1800-1850 AD)
    It is a broad cultural manifestation that is not a style, but may incorporate styles like neoclassicism and realism. It is more effective to look at Romanticism as a concept rather than a movement. (Nightmare).
  • Faust (Charles Gounod, 1859)

    Faust (Charles Gounod, 1859)
    Faust is an opera that is done in 5 acts, it is based off based on Johann Wolfgang von Goethe's Faust, Part 1. The opera was first rejected because it was too "showy,"which was a huge transition for that time period. Basically the story goes that This old man named Faust makes a deal with the devil to be young again, so he may persure a young maiden. In result he kills her brother she kills herself and goes to heaven while Faust goes to hell.
  • Atilla (Giuseppe Verdi, 1846)

    Atilla (Giuseppe Verdi, 1846)
    The story goes that when Atilla is conquering empires he ends up killing a girls father. The girl seeks revenge and will one day swear to kill Atilla with her fathers sword. So, she ends up with a plot to have Atilla fall in love with her, and then when they finally get married she ends up stabbing Atilla with her fathers sword. This opera is done in 3 parts, and was first performed in Venice.
  • Don Quixote (Marius Petipa, 1871 AD)

    Don Quixote  (Marius Petipa, 1871 AD)
    The novel follows the adventures of Alonso Quijano, who reads too many chivalric novels, and sets out to revive chivalry under the name of Don Quixote. He recruits a simple farmer, Sancho Panza as his squire, who frequently deals with Don Quixote's rhetorical orations on antiquated knighthood with a unique Earthy wit. He is met by the world as it is, initiating themes like Intertextuality, Realism, Metatheatre and Literary Representation.
  • Pygmalion (George Bernard Shaw, 1912 AD)

    Pygmalion (George Bernard Shaw, 1912 AD)
    Professor of phonetics Henry Higgins makes a bet that he can train a bedraggled Cockney flower girl, Eliza Doolittle, to pass for a duchess at an ambassador's garden party by teaching her to assume a veneer of gentility, the most important element of which, he believes, is impeccable speech. The play is a sharp lampoon of the rigid British class system of the day and a commentary on women's independence.
  • Impressionism (1870-1900 AD)

    Impressionism (1870-1900 AD)
    Characteristics of Impressionist paintings include relatively small, thin, yet visible brush strokes. Impressionism was a 19th-century art movement that originated with a group of Paris-based artists whose independent exhibitions brought them to prominence during the 1870s and 1880s in spite of harsh opposition from the art community in France. (Claude Monet, Impression, soleil levant (Impression, Sunrise), 1872, oil on canvas).
  • Post-Impressionism(1880-1920 AD)

    Post-Impressionism(1880-1920 AD)
    Most of the artists in the exhibition were younger than the Impressionists. The paintings varied from being paineted by different colors of dots, or they could be solid. (Camille Pissarro, Haying at Eragny, 1889).
  • Neo-Impressionism (1880-1920 AD)

    Neo-Impressionism (1880-1920 AD)
    Around this time, the peak of France’s modern era emerged and many painters were in search of new methods. Followers of neo-impressionism, in particular, were drawn to modern urban scenes as well as landscapes and seashores. Science-based interpretation of lines and colors influenced neo-impressionists’ characterization of their own contemporary art. (A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte, Georges Seurat. 1884–1886).
  • Sezession (1890-1970 AD)

    Sezession (1890-1970 AD)
    Refers to a number of modernist artist groups that separated from the support of official academic art and its administrations in the late 19th and early 20th century. (The Three Ages of Woman (1905), Gustav Klimt).
  • Art Nouveau (1890-1910 AD)

    Art Nouveau (1890-1910 AD)
    A reaction to academic art of the 19th century, it was inspired by natural forms and structures, not only in flowers and plants but also in curved lines. Architects tried to harmonize with the natural environment. It is also considered a philosophy of design of furniture, which was designed according to the whole building and made part of ordinary life. (F. Champenois Imprimeur-Editeur, 1897 by Alphonse Mucha).
  • Blaue Reiter, Der (1911-1914 AD)

    Blaue Reiter, Der (1911-1914 AD)
    The characteristics of the artists varied, but they all had the same aim and goal; that was to express their spiritual beliefs. (Wassily Kandinsky, Der Blaue Reiter, 1903).
  • Symbolism (1880-1910 AD)

    Symbolism (1880-1910 AD)
    is the practice of representing things by symbols, or of investing things with a symbolic meaning or character.[1] A symbol is an object, action, or idea that represents something other than itself, often of a more abstract nature. (artists and time periods unknown).
  • Fauvism (1905-1908 AD)

    Fauvism (1905-1908 AD)
    A short-lived and loose group of early twentieth-century Modern artists whose works emphasized painterly qualities and strong color over the representational or realistic values retained by Impressionism. (Henri Matisse. Woman with a Hat, 1905).
  • Cubism (1908-1920 AD)

    Cubism (1908-1920 AD)
    In cubist artworks, objects are broken up, analyzed, and re-assembled in an abstracted form—instead of depicting objects from one viewpoint, the artist depicts the subject from a multitude of viewpoints to represent the subject in a greater context. Often the surfaces intersect at seemingly random angles, removing a coherent sense of depth. (Georges Braque, Violin and Candlestick, Paris, spring 1910).
  • Futurism (1909-1918 AD)

    Futurism (1909-1918 AD)
    uturism was an artistic and social movement that originated in Italy in the early 20th century. It emphasized and glorified themes associated with contemporary concepts of the future, including speed, technology, youth and violence, and objects such as the car, the airplane and the industrial city. (Giacomo Balla, Abstract Speed + Sound, 1913–1914).
  • Expressionism (1905-1925 AD)

    Expressionism (1905-1925 AD)
    Expressionism was a modernist movement, initially in poetry and painting, originating in Germany at the beginning of the 20th century. Its typical trait is to present the world solely from a subjective perspective, distorting it radically for emotional effect in order to evoke moods or ideas. Expressionist artists sought to express meaning or emotional experience rather than physical reality. (The Scream by Edvard Munch 1893).
  • Abstract Art (1910-Current AD)

    Abstract Art (1910-Current AD)
    Abstract art uses a visual language of form, color and line to create a composition which may exist with a degree of independence from visual references in the world. (Robert Delaunay, 1912-1913, Le Premier Disque).
  • Constructivism (1919-20th AD)

    Constructivism (1919-20th AD)
    The movement was in favour of art as a practice for social purposes. Constructivism had a great effect on modern art movements of the 20th century, influencing major trends such as Bauhaus and the De Stijl movement. Its influence was pervasive, with major impacts upon architecture, graphic and industrial design, theatre, film, dance, fashion and to some extent music. (Tatlin's Tower, 1919).
  • Op Art (1964 -Current)

    Op Art (1964 -Current)
    Also known as optical art, is a style of visual art that makes use of optical illusions. (Movement in Squares, by Bridget Riley 1961).
  • Dada (1916-1923 AD)

    Dada (1916-1923 AD)
    From the source of Dada art there are 4 different forms that can be catagorized to produce Dada. Collage, photomontage, assemblage, and readymades. (Mechanical Head, The Spirit of Our Age,1920).
  • Surrealism (1920-Current AD)

    Surrealism (1920-Current AD)
    Surrealism is a cultural movement that began in the early 1920s, and is best known for its visual artworks and writings.
    Surrealist works feature the element of surprise, unexpected juxtapositions and non sequitur; however, many Surrealist artists and writers regard their work as an expression of the philosophical movement first and foremost, with the works being an artifact. (Max Ernst, The Elephant Celebes 1921).
  • Abstract Expressionism (1910-Current AD)

    Abstract Expressionism (1910-Current AD)
    The movement's name is derived from the combination of the emotional intensity and self-denial of the German Expressionists with the anti-figurative aesthetic of the European abstract schools such as Futurism, the Bauhaus and Synthetic Cubism. Additionally, it has an image of being rebellious, anarchic, highly idiosyncratic and, some feel, nihilistic. (Jackson Pollock, No. 5, 1948, oil on fiberboard,)
  • Pop Art (1956-1960's AD)

    Pop Art (1956-1960's AD)
    Pop art presented a challenge to traditions of fine art by including imagery from popular culture such as advertising, news, etc. In Pop art, material is sometimes visually removed from its known context, isolated, and/or combined with unrelated material. (Roy Lichtenstein's Drowning Girl 1963).
  • Minimal Art (1960's-1970's AD)

    Minimal Art (1960's-1970's AD)
    Minimalism describes movements in various forms of art and design, especially visual art and music, where the work is set out to expose the essence, essentials or identity of a subject through eliminating all non-essential forms, features or concepts. (Piet Mondrian, Composition No. 10, 1939-42, oil on canvas).
  • Conceptual Art (1917-Current AD)

    Conceptual Art (1917-Current AD)
    Conceptual art is art in which the concepts or ideas involved in the work take precedence over traditional aesthetic and material concerns. Many of the works, sometimes called installations, of the artist Sol LeWitt may be constructed by anyone simply by following a set of written instructions. (Lawrence Weiner. Bits & Pieces Put Together to Present a Semblance of a Whole, The Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, 2005).
  • Superrealism (1970's-Current AD)

    Superrealism (1970's-Current AD)
    Photorealism is the genre of painting based on using the camera and photographs to gather information and then from this information creating a painting that appears photographic. The term is primarily applied to paintings from the United States art movement that began in the late 1960s and early 1970s. (John's Diner with John's Chevelle, 2007
    John Baeder, oil on canvas).
  • Social Realism (1930-Current AD)

    Social Realism (1930-Current AD)
    Is an artistic movement, expressed in the visual and other realist arts, which depicts social and racial injustice, economic hardship, through unvarnished pictures of life's struggles; often depicting working class activities as heroic.The movement is a style of painting in which the scenes depicted typically convey a message of social or political protest edged with satire. (Dorothea Lange, Migrant Mother, 1936).
  • Magical Realism (1955-Current AD)

    Magical Realism (1955-Current AD)
    Is an aesthetic style or genre of fiction in which magical elements blend with the real world. The story explains these magical elements as real occurrences, presented in a straightforward manner that places the "real" and the "fantastic" in the same stream of thought. It is a film, literary and visual art genre. (Unknown).
  • Performance Art (1960's-Current AD)

    Performance Art (1960's-Current AD)
    performance art is a performance presented to an audience, traditionally interdisciplinary. Performance may be either scripted or unscripted, random or carefully orchestrated; spontaneous or otherwise carefully planned with or without audience participation. The performance can be live or via media; the performer can be present or absent. It can be any situation that involves four basic elements.(Chris Burden during the performance of his 1974 piece).
  • Installation (1980's-Current AD)

    Installation (1980's-Current AD)
    Describes an artistic genre of three-dimensional works that are often site-specific and designed to transform the perception of a space. Generally, the term is applied to interior spaces, whereas exterior interventions are often called Land art; however, the boundaries between these terms overlap. (Carsten Höller. Test Site, 2006, Tate Modern).
  • Neo-Expressionism(1970's-Current AD)

    Neo-Expressionism(1970's-Current AD)
    Neo-expressionists returned to portraying recognizable objects, such as the human body (although sometimes in an abstract manner), in a rough and violently emotional way using vivid colours and banal colour harmonies. ("Clown" 2007. Artist Unkown).
  • Postmodern ( Current AD)

    Postmodern ( Current AD)
    Is a term used to describe an art movement which was thought to be in contradiction to some aspect of modernism, or to have emerged or developed in its aftermath.
  • Madama Butterfly (1904, Giacomo Puccini)

    Madama Butterfly (1904, Giacomo Puccini)
    Is an opera about a sailor from the United States Navy that falls in love with a young Asian Girl, but than realizes that he has made a mistake when he marries and has child with her. So, in result he leaves. Then he realizes he has yet again made another mistake so he hurrys back but is too late because his love slit her own throat.
  • Graduation!!!

    Graduation!!!
    Moving on to college. Playing football for Washington State Universtiy!
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    180 days of Plague

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    Art History

    http://www.identifythisart.com/art_history/ Art History researching, studying, and presenting was done on all or most Art periods.
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    Art History Project 2

    Studied/researched Art periods and than presented them
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    Final Project

    Final project. Includes a timeline based off of everything we have learned this year. Includes operas, plays, and ballets. Also includes our Art History projects.