Art after the 1940’s Exam One Study Guide
Art after the 1940’s Exam One Study Guide ARH 4642
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Art after the 1940’s Exam One Study Guide Important people: Artists in Exile (1940’s) Mondrian: artist trying to make his old style relevant after moving to NY, “The title suggests that the painting has a topic, in order to stay fresh" – Greenberg on Broadway Boogie-Woogie Greenberg: Prominent art critic in NY during the 40’s -60’s who propelled Abstract Expressionism Moholy-Nagy: artist who moves to Chicago to open up New BausHaus— working w plexi-glass/new media Duchamp: Artist highly regarded, crafted many boxes, worked alongside Breton in creating a surrealist group in NY Cornell: artist who was inspired by Duchamp’s boxes Matta: artist who emigrated from Chile who was developing a new kind of pictoral space, worked with the non-figurative line Lam: Cuban artist, influenced by the wilderness, inspired by Picasso maybe Noguchi: Japanese artist/sculptor, abstract marble/stone sculptures Gorky: artist who is discovered by Breton, biomorphic images, interesting titles of works but yet abstracted almost completely The New York School Pollock: artist in NY who is very popular and well recognized for his drip painting Kline: artist who worked in monochromatic ragged abstract paintings similar to calligraphy Rothko: well known color field painter in NY Newman: similar to Rothko, color field painter with vertical lines, also wrote about work of this time Barr: first director of MoMA, encouraged art changes of the time Rosenberg: American writer, coined term “action painting” which was another name for abstract expressionism Postwar Contemporary Art/Situationists, CoBrA & International Materialism Dubuffet: Postwar contemporary art; Anticultural Positions, believes that there is no beauty, that we should strive to be pure like savages, also painter; Nieuwenhuys: wrote Manifesto; realizes there are flaws in society and the definitions surrounding art, people are too passive, inclusive definitions of art Ponge: French writer heavily influenced by surrealism, wrote of Giacometti Giacometti: surrealist artist that worked with the figure with themes of elongation representing existentialism Bacon: artist that works with gruesome and violent images that had some commentary of art or religion Appel: artist of CoBrA who worked with playful childlike images DeKooning: artist who worked in a violent and colorful abstract expressionism Jorn: artist who was a bridge between cobra and situationist int., iconoclasm, references to Duchamp Alechinky: one of the founding Belgian members of CoBrA Debord: writer associated with the group Situationist International Gallizio: artist that worked with anti-aesthetic gestures, creating canvases longer than possible to stretch Beat Generation 1950’s Kerouac: writer very much associated with the Beat Generation, author of On the Road Rauschenberg: very popular artist who worked with combines and new ideas for mediums such as erasure and print-making, started Black Mountain College Cage: abstract composer of silent performances Steinberg: artist and art historian who wrote about Rauschenbergs work, calls the canvas a receptor surface where data is entered Costelli: features Jasper Johns, ends up selling many pieces to MoMA Johns: artist who sticks to specific content that has connotations and significance, NOT a pop artist Calder: introduces metal and welding into forefront for sculpture Oldenberg: known for his unconventional sculptures and soft sculptures about food and commodities Chamberlain: sculptor who worked exclusively with scrap metal Nevelson: made large scale wooden assemblages Kienholz: made large scale assemblages with found objects Nouveaux Realism Restany: critic who announces the formation of the neo-avant-gardism Yves Klein: founding member of group, very well known artist of the period Arman: artist worked alongside of Klein, worked a lot with piles (Full- Up) Spoerri: artist who works with attaching “situations” to the wall Villeglè: artist that works with peeled posters Tinguelt: artist interested in machines and spectacle-like pieces Niki di Saint Phalle: woman artist of France, worked with shooting plaster and allows for participation by viewers Arte Povera Fontana: artist who works with the spatial concept of penetrating through a surface Boccioni: pre-war Italian modernism and futurism artist, inspired Fontana Burri: Italian war prisoners that turned artist and made works out of materials around him Pistoletto: famous artist known for his mirror paintings Manzoni: artist that works in achromatic series, as well as canning artist’s body excretions and drawings
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