How do modern art movements break from tradition and reflect new ideas concerning the meaning and making of art

How do modern art movements break from tradition and reflect new ideas concerning the meaning and making of art

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How do modern art movements break from tradition and reflect new ideas concerning the meaning and making of art? Discuss the characteristics and basic ideas of three art movements of the 20th century that have broken traditional boundaries. Discuss any factors that influences the development of each movement, such as ideas, people or events. Select one work of art for each movement and comment on how it reflects the ideals of the movement.

Humi 16: Arts, Ideas and Values
Fall 2014

Final Essay

How do modern art movements break from tradition and reflect new ideas concerning the meaning and making of art?  Discuss the characteristics and basic ideas of three art movements of the 20th century that have broken traditional boundaries.  Discuss any factors that influences the development of each movement, such as ideas, people or events.  Select one work of art for each movement and comment on how it reflects the ideals of the movement.

Instructions:  Your essay should begin with an introduction and end with a conclusion.  Select examples that best reflect the thesis of your essay.  Select examples listed on your Course Outline.  However, do not select examples that you already discussed in your Museum paper.  Be specific and thorough in your analysis of the each example and if the work is part of a particular art movement, comment upon how reflects the ideals of that movement. Consult both your class notes and textbook readings in Catalyst.

Paper Requirements:

•    Your paper should be written in essay format with an introduction, body and conclusion.
•    Papers should be typewritten, double-spaced with 1 inch margins
•    2-3 pages
•    Use examples listed on Course Outline.
•    Do not select examples discussed in your Museum paper.
•    Proofread essay for grammar, spelling and punctuation.
•    Submit your essay to turnitin.com  Class ID: 9018752  Password: picasso (lower case)
•    Deadline: Thursday, December 11 at 11:00am.
•    Grades will be posted in Catalyst.

HUMI 16: Arts, Ideas, Values
COURSE OUTLINE

The following outline corresponds to the lecture material and the course readings, Mark Getlein, Living with Art,  and Gardner’s Art through the Ages.   Selected chapters are available in Catalyst.  Learn the works of art (artist last name and title) terms, artist biographies and styles.

LIVING WITH ART
Getlein Chapter 1
WORKS TO KNOW:
Brancusi, Bird in Space
Lin, Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Van Gogh, The Starry Night
Flack, Wheel of Fortune

WHAT IS ART?
Getlein Chapter 2
WORKS TO KNOW:
Warhol, Thirty are Better than One
Monet, Fisherman’s Cottage
Weston, Cabbage Leaf
Goya, Saturn devouring Children
Picasso, Seated Woman Holding a Fan
Bourgeois, Woman with Packages
Duane Hanson, Housepainter
Kandinsky, Swinging
Matisse, Piano Lesson
Rodin, The Kiss,
Antoni, Gnaw

THEMES OF ART
Getlein Chapter 3
WORKS TO KNOW:
Picasso, Guernica
Hopper, Gas
Rauschenberg, Windward
Kahlo, Self-Portrait with Monkeys
Rousseau, The Dream
Smithson, Spiral Jetty

THE VISUAL ELEMENTS
Getlein Chapter 4
TERMS:
contour lines
horizontal lines
vertical lines
diagonal lines
modeling
primary colors
secondary colors
warm colors – Advancing
cool colors – Receding
monochromatic
complimentary colors
open palette
restricted palette
simultaneous contrast
divided brushstrokes
linear/painterly
actual texture
visual texture
picture plane
perspective: Linear and Atmospheric
vanishing point

WORKS TO KNOW
Munch, The Scream
van Gogh, Night Cafe
Calder, Southern Cross

PRINCIPLES OF DESIGN
Getlein Chapter 5
TERMS:
UNITY and VARIETY
SYMMETRICAL BALANCE
ASYMMETRICAL BALANCE
SCALE and PROPORTION

WORKS TO KNOW:
O’Keeffe, Deer’s Skull
Klimt, Death and Life
Manet, Bar at the Folies-Bergere
Cezanne, Still Life with Pitcher
Goya, Execution of the Third of May
Oldenburg, Planter
Magritte, Delusions of Grandeur
Picasso, Girl Before a Mirror

SCULPTURE
Getlein Chapter 11
TERMS:
MODELING – additive
CASTING – Hollow or solid
CARVING – subtractive
ASSEMBLING-additive

WORKS TO KNOW:
Bourgeois, Maman
Smith, Cubi XIII,
Rodin, Burghers of Calais
Serra, Bellamy
Serra, Tilted Arc (Gardner ch 31 p.967)
Koons, Pink Panther (Gardner ch 31 p.958)
Christo and Jeanne-Claude, The Gates

THE MODERNIST ASSAULT: Early 20th C
Getlein Chapter 21 and Gardner Chapter 29
FAUVISM 1905-8
Matisse, The Joy of Life
Matisse, Red Room
Derain, The Dance
EXPRESSIONISM
Munch, Weeping Nude
GERMAN EXPRESSIONISM: 1905-30
Kirchner, Street Berlin
Nolde, Saint Mary of Egypt among Sinners
Kandinsky, Improvisation 28
Kollwitz, Woman with Dead Child
Beckmann, Night
CUBISM 1907-20
Picasso, Les Demoiselles d’Avignon
George Braque, The Portuguese
Picasso, Still-life with Chair-Caning
George Braque, Bottle, Newspaper, Pipe and Glass
FUTURISM: 1909-14
Boccioni, Unique Forms of Continuity in Space
Duchamp, Nude Descending a Staircase
De STIJL: 1917-31
Mondrian, Composition with Red, Blue, Yellow
INTERNATIONAL STYLE: 1930-1980
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, Seagram Building

THE FREUDIAN REVOLUTION
Getlein chapter 21 and Gardner chapter 29
DADA: 1916-24
Arp, Collage Arranged According to Laws of Chance
Duchamp, Fountain
Duchamp, L.H.O.O.Q.
SURREALISM: 1924-30
Miro, Carnival of Harlequin
Magritte, The Trechery of Images
Dali, Persistence of Memory
Khalo, The Two Fridas

THE QUEST FOR MEANING
Getlein Chapter 21 and Gardner chapter 29 & 30
AMERICAN SCENE: 1930-45
Jacob Lawrence, No. 49
Edward Hopper, Nighthawks
Dorothea Lange, Migrant Mother
Alexander Calder, Lobster Trap and Fish Tail
ABSTRACT EXPRESSIONISM: 1945-1960
Pollock, Lavender Mist
de Kooning, Woman
COLOR FIELD PAINTING: 1945-60
Rothko, Orange and Yellow
Frankenthaler, The Bay

ART AND CONSUMER CULTURE
Getlein chapter 22 and Gardner chapter 30
POP ART: 1960s
Andy Warhol, Marilyn Diptych
Jasper Johns, Flag
Claes Oldenburg, Clothespin
Lichtenstein, Hopeless
Rauchenberg, Canyon
MINIMALISM: 1960s
Ellsworth Kelly, Red, Blue, Green
Donald Judd, Untitled
PHOTOREALISM/SUPERREALISM: 1970s
Don Eddy, New Shoes
Chuch Close, Big Self-Portrait
Hanson, Supermarket Shopper
CONCEPTUAL ART: 1960-70
Kosuth, One and Three Chairs

POST-MODERNISM: ART AND SOCIAL CHANGE
Getlein chapter 22-23 and Gardner chapter 30
FEMINIST ART: 1970s
Judy Chicago, The Dinner Party
Alice Neel, Hartley
Barbara Kruger, Your Gaze Hits the Side of My Face
POSTMODERNISM: 1980s
Piano and Rogers, Pompidou Center
Graves, Portland Building
I.M.Pei, Louvre Pyramid
Frank Gehry, Walt Disney Concert Hall, Los Angeles
Sherrie Levine, Fountain
NEO EXPRESSIONISM: 1980s
Anselm Kiefer, To the Unknown
Julian Schnabel, The Walk Home
Saville, Rosetta
SOCIAL ART: RACE and ETHNICITY
Jean-Michel Basquait, Horn Players
DIGITAL ART 2000
Kenneth Tin-Kin Hung, Gas Zappers
GLOBAL CONNECTIONS: 2000
Ghanda Amer, Red

ARTISTS Bio:
Maya Lin, 8
Van Gogh, 11
Bourgeois, 29

TERMS:
representational or naturalistic
abstract
trompe l’oeil
non-representational or
non-objective
style
form
content
subject matter
historical context
installation
organic/geometric shapes
vantage point
focal point

ARTISTS Bio:

Rauschenberg, 62

ARTISTS Bio:
O’Keeffe,118

TERMS:
assemblage
found objects
relief sculpture
sculpture in the round or
freestanding sculpture
earthwork
installation
site-specific installation
performance installation
kitch
kinetic art

ARTISTS Bio:
Christo and Jeanne-Claude,
260

TERMS:
avant-garde
expressionism
arbitrary colors
Die Brucke (The Bridge)
Die Blaue Reiter (The Blue Rider)
Degenerate Art
Kandinsky, Concerning the Spiritual in Art
improvisations

ARTISTS Bio:
Matisse, 481
Picasso, 484

Blue period
Rose period
analytic cubism
synthetic cubism
collage

Marinetti, Futurist Manifesto
Armory Show, 1913 New York

Bauhaus 1919-33

TERMS
ready-made
automatism
Sigmund Freud 1856-1939
Andre Breton, Surrealist Manifesto,
paranoic-critical method
naturalistic vs. biomorphic

TERMS:
Harlem Renaissance
Existentialism
Jean-Paul Sartre 1905-1980
New York School
Abstract Expressionism
action painting/drip painting
gestural painting
color field painting
color staining
hard-edge painting

ARTISTS Bio
Pollock, 498
Warhol, 504
Neel, 510

TERMS:
silkscreen
postmodern
appropriation
deconstruction

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