American Painting ART 3683
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American Painting Quiz will be up at end of night The Ashcan School (term first used by Art Young in 1916) Art that engages with everyday things, ordinary subject matter Robert Henri (American, 1865-1929) – responsible for creating school Begins painting impressionist paintings after graduating Enrolls in the official academy at France Travels x3 years Begins teaching at the Philadelphia School of Design for Women Also teaches privately Illustrators Artists, but commercial artists Become the Philadelphia Four and begin exhibiting together Rapid rendering but also engaging with everyday Moves to NY, teaches at NY School of Art 1902 Also working as a curator – puts 8 students in a show This group becomes the Ashcan School Sidewalk Cafe, c. 1899 Begins to question impressionism Uses darker colors (opposite of impressionism) No sense of immediacy’ Elevated perspective – not very logical High contrast Palette reduction – using very few colors Portrait of Mary Patton, 1927 Loves portraiture, but it is also a guaranteed income Joan Sloan, Picture Shop Window, 1907-08 Women are educating themselves while window shoping Focus on the connection between people and urban structures Sloan, Two Black Crows, 1924 Bouncing back and forth between urban spaces and rural spaces Reginal Marsh (American, 1898-1954) Interested in working class rights Artwork celebrates working class Materialality Pip and Flip, 1932 Coney Island in NY Freak shows, carnival, etc. – accessible to all social classes Frieze reference in lines of bodies Giant poster advertising attractions take over painting Crowds are just as freaky as the attractions The Bowl, 1933 Chaotic ride that allows bodies to lose control Metaphor for urban chaos Tattoo Haircut-Shave, 1932 Giving use a structure in painting Shops under the train tracks- very dirty, low cost Political anxiety – bodies physically alter by the experience of war Darker side of urban chaos Edward Hopper (American, 1882 – 1967) Studied with Henri Had an exhibition in 1923 – became a full time artist New York Movie, 1939 Focus on movie attendant Lonely – she is the only person working in a fun environment WWII brings a change in mood in Hopper’s painting Creates a sense of uncertainty and even possibility Mostly empty space “painting the loneliness of a large city unconsciously” using a very realist mode of representation you can be realistic and still modern Alfred Stieglitz ( American, 1864-1946) Opened gallery 291 (1905-1917) Percisionism (coined in the 1920s) Georgia O’Keeffe (American, 1887 – 1986)
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