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October 6th, Beginnings of Modernism, Intro to Visual Arts, Professor Mendez notes

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Thes cover the first half of our modernism notes from class.
Intro to Visual Arts
Professor Mendez
Class Notes
modernism, Modern, visual, Arts, mendez, monet, manet, degas, Renoir, Impressionism, impressionist, impressionist period, Art, history, intro, beginning
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Date Created: 10/07/16
The Beginnings of Modernism (1863-1970)  Modernism is an umbrella term for the whole period, which includes multiple styles of art.  Artist’s concern was that art wasn’t widely available, so they wanted to make it more available.  “The Death of Socrates”   Socrates was sentenced to death by poison for corrupting the youth. He was able to pay a fine to get out of it but he refused and continued to teach until his dying breath.  This painting was a narrative painting that told the story of his death, but unless you knew the story and the background it was hard to tell what was happening for sure. Modernism changed this kind of painting because it was focused more on how things were painted over what was painted. No longer was it only gods, goddess, and aristocrats being painted, but now people were painting everyday subject matter including things like strangers. st  1839- Louie Jaquez Daguerre invented the 1 photograph  These were very easily obtainable and people could pay $.25 for a picture  Edouard Manet  Began Modernism with “Luncheon On the Green”   This painting was entered into the Parisian Salon (The salon gives you credibility as an artist) but was refused because it was ”unfinished”. He got very upset about it and started his own salon called the salon of the refused.  He looks to the ordinary vs the gods or aristocrats for his subject matter.  He shows his brushwork and lets the view know that it is a painting. Impressionism (1874-1886)  Claude Monet  “Impression Sunrise” (1872)   This painting showed very obvious brushwork which was one of the biggest characteristics of impressionistic paintings. This style of brushwork is called flickering brushwork. These brush strokes the impression of the scene, but just leave out the detail. They also painted everyday life while it was happening.  “Rouen Cathedral”   This series of paintings captured the cathedral in all different types of weather and lighting.  The Water Lilly ponds  Monet always went back to paint the pond and he painted it in lots of different ways.  Edgar Degas  Focused on light and atmosphere  Composition is more asymmetrical  He took photographs from places and took them to his studio to paint so people were cut off from the picture and it was more of an open composition.  Pierre-Aguste Renoir  “Luncheon of the Boating Party”   This painting showed people in everyday life enjoying themselves.  Mary Cassett  She was view as less of an artist because she was a female.  She focused of painting mother child relationships in her paintings. 


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