Mid-Term Study Guide!
Mid-Term Study Guide! ARTH 103
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Justin Allison ARTH 103001 MIDTERM STUDY GUIDE Image ID s Funeral at Ornans Gustave Courbet 1850 Shocked people at the Salon because a large canvas was used to present a mundane subject matter Why is this not a noble and serious history painting French Art Community The Sower Jean Francois Millet 1850 The sower is metaphorically sowing the seeds of Christianity Justin Allison ARTH 103001 One of many Millet pieces that show his detest for the new industrial world that favors science over religion Vincent van Gogh was obsessed with this image and even painted his own version of it Plowing in the Nivernais Rosa Bonheur 1849 Bonheur s father believed that women were more creative than men so she was encouraged to pursue art Got permission from the police to dress like a man so that she could practice drawing animals at a slaughterhouse leading her to become a celebrated animal painter This is one of her most notable works Also titled The Dressing 0f the Vines Luncheon 0n the Grass Edouard Manet 1863 Original French title Le Dejeuner sur l Herbe Shown in the Salon des Refuse an exhibition of works rejected by the Salon Was a problem for the Academy because a The woman is naked but not because she is an artistic nude her clothes are on the ground Justin Allison ARTH 103001 The women in the painting are based on real women The naked woman is staring out at us clearly not ashamed of her actions d Brush strokes are visible 0 Olympia Edouard Manet 1863 Completed in 1863 but not exhibited at Salon des Refuse until 1865 Olympia means prostitute The Reclining Nude was a common motif such as Titian s 1535 painting Venus 0f Urbino but Manet was clearly attempting to portray reallife sexuality That same year Alexandre Cabanel s reclining nude painting Birth of Venus was very successful at the Salon and was even bought by the Emperor However Cabanel s erotica was accepted because it portrayed a mythological figure Impression Sunrise Claude Monet 1872 Justin Allison ARTH 103001 Criticized for being just an impression which ended up coining the term Impressionism Shown at the first Impressionistic exhibition in 1874 A Bar at the F oliesBergere Edouard Manet 1882 Controversial painting even today because people can t figure out if there s supposed to be a mirror behind the bar or not The guy in the mirror is probably trying to sleep With the bartender Justin Allison ARTH 103001 I r l39kn A h nilQ BL A39 A 5 Haystack Claude Monet 1891 Monet did a Whole series of these Was interested in the colors and expressions and not so much the actual subject matter Mont SainteVictoire Seen From Bibemus Quarry Paul Cezanne 1900 One of many paintings Cezanne did of Mont SainteVictoire This series of paintings can be used to track Cezanne s evolving style i v i Justin Allison r 39 ARTH 103001 r avg vs Qi Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte Georges Seurat 1886 Example of Pointillism Subtle criticism of the bourgeois class Bourgeois woman given similar body structure as her pet monkey Night Caf Vincent van Gogh 1888 Physically represents lamplight in a way that was unheard of then but has become common now Justin Allison ARTH 103001 7 39 h rquot wquot 5 l 3 r 39 39 h 4 4 7 l in h Starry Night Vincent van Gogh 1889 Perhaps his most famous painting Painted after he had committed himself to a mental institution Vision After The Sermon Paul Gauguin 1888 Also titled Jacob Wrestling With The Angel Color used to convey mood not related to any literal representation of objects Justin Allison ARTH 103001 Where Do We Come From What Are We Where Are We Going Paul Gauguin 1897 Metaphysical questions not scientific questions Shows Gauguin s interest in primitivism the idea that ancient Egyptians and Persians were examples of the peaceful humans before civilization corrupted everything The Apparition Gustave Moreau 1876 Portrayal of New Testament story Salome presented with the head of John the Baptist Justin Allison ARTH 103001 The Eye Like A Strange Balloon Mounts Toward Infinity Odilon Redon 1878 From a series based on the work of Edgar Allan Poe Meaning unclear Example of Symbolism The Scream Edvard Munch 1893 Possibly painted in response to the eruption of the Indonesian volcano Krakatoa in 1883 I sensed a great infinite scream pass through Nature Munch s diary Justin Allison ARTH 103001 VOCAB Autonomous Artwork law unto itself work not in uenced by the leading academic theories of the day AvantGarde Advanced guard leading the charge the cutting edge F emmeF atale Theme that Victorian men came up with in response to the New Woman movement portrayed women as temptresses conspiring to lead men astray Fin de Siecle The End of the Century what the state of art at the end of the 19th century was referred to by people who didn t like it Flaneur An individual who goes out into the world for analytical peoplewatching Impressionism Artistic style puts the Internal over the External a subjective experience of light and color La Belle Epoque The Beautiful Era what the state of art at the end of the 19th century was referred to by people who liked it NeoImpressionism Style created by Georges Seurat at the beginning of the Post Impressionist era included PointillismDivisionism and Symbolism Pointillism Optical mixing used to create color based on the Theory of Divisionism which states that every color is a combination of red yellow and blue Plenair open air painting Realism Artistic style that attempts to portray subjects as they actually are Salon des Refuses Exhibition of artwork rejected from the Salon Symbolism PostImpressionist style that is highly expressive and abstract term comes from the literary movement that the poet Jean Moreas wrote about in his manifesto Davies Penelope J E Walter B Denny Frima Fox Hofrichter Joseph Jacobs Ann M Roberts David L Simon and HW J anson Janson 5 History of Art The Western Tradition 8th ed London Prentice Hall 2011 Print
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