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Art 2140

by: Kendyll Haven

Art 2140 ART 2140 - 05

Kendyll Haven
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These notes cover beginning with Realism, then to impressionism, post-impressionism, symbolism, and new wave art and also contains various artist that contributed to the movements.
Themes in Visual Culture
Rebecca Diane Sargent
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Art, Realism, Impressionism, Symbolism, Van Gogh
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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Kendyll Haven on Thursday March 3, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to ART 2140 - 05 at Wright State University taught by Rebecca Diane Sargent in Fall 2015. Since its upload, it has received 12 views. For similar materials see Themes in Visual Culture in Art at Wright State University.

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Date Created: 03/03/16
Notes Realism, Impressionism, Post­Impressionism, Symbolism, and Art Nouveu  Realism  Mid 1800’s to early 1900’s  The first art to depict everyday life  Unique styles included; o Realistic figures o Showed respect for working class people o Art works looked less finished  Henry Tanner was the first internationally famous black painter   Millet (The Gleaners)  Daumier was a painter, printmaker, and drafter (Rue Transnonion)  Edward Manet  French painter that transitioned realism to impressionism  (Luncheon on the Grass) Impressionism  1874 to 1886  Stylistic changes; o Quick brush strokes were apparent o Starting painting outside o Art was used to capture a specific moment in time  Claude Monet began the movement away from line importance and  toward color importance (Impression Sunrise)  Edward Degas used pastels and paint, and was among the first artists to  use unique cropping decisions (Absinthe Drinkers)  Berthe Morisot was one of the first famous female painters (The Cradle)  Renoir began painting figures in a sort of haze (Luncheon of the Boat  Crew) Post­Impressionism  1885 to 1905  Influenced by impressionism, but moved more towards abstract  Georges Seurat was the first to use pointillism, using dots of colors to  create an image (Circus Slideshow)  Vincent Van Gogh is arguably the most well­known post­impressionist  painter, having killed himself at the age of 34 (Starry Night)  Gauguin used colors for a purely abstract function, creating flatter images  (Self Portrait for Van Gogh)  Cezanne was among the first to paint directly from photographs using  asymmetrical stances and perspectives (Self Portrait) Symbolism  The use of shapes and symbols in a meaningful way  Toulouse Lautrec (At the Moulin Rouge) Art Nouveu   Commonly used in functional ways like architecture and advertisements  Used organic shapes and colors  Klimt (Portrait of Adelaide)


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