Presentation on theme: "Realism A reaction to Romanticism. Not escapist. No idealization or sensationalism of subjects. It’s got a “hard edge.” 19th Century. 1800-1874 Representation."— Presentation transcript:
1RealismA reaction to Romanticism. Not escapist. No idealization or sensationalism of subjects. It’s got a “hard edge.”19th Century.Representation of real life. Facts of the modern world as personally experienced.Gods and goddesses and heroes are out. Peasants and working class are inRepresented people as they saw them.Used the medium itself to represent reality.
2Honore Daumier. Third Class Carriage. 1862. Working class passengers represented as dignified, despite the de-humanizing effect of modern mass transportation.
3The SowerMillet, Jean -Francois1850 ca.Again, focus on the quiet and sturdy dignity of the lower classes--peasant.Before, peasants represented as doltish
4Caillebotte, Rainy Day Paris (1870s) Technology--electric light; Hausmann’s reconstruction of Paris
5Impressionism Closeness to nature. Worked on the spot in nature rather than from studios.Capturing an instant or moment.Interested in light and color.Soft outlines.Increased the brightness of the canvas.Blurred unclean lines.
6Manet, Bar at the Folies-Bergere 1882 Renoir, Le Moulin de la Galette 1876Manet, Bar at the Folies-Bergere1882Monet, Rouen CathedralDegasL'absinthe (The Glass of Absinthe 1876Subject matter: Parisian street and café scenes, outdoors, seasidePurpose: to portray immediate visual sensations of a scene
7Manet, Le Dejeuner sur l’herbe (Luncheon on the Grass) 1863 SCANDALOUS!!! Why?
8Pointillism Used small dots. Allowed the eye to blend the colors. (PART OF POST-IMPRESSIONISM))Used small dots.Allowed the eye to blend the colors.No actual lines.Very calculated placement of colors.Careful composition of dots.
9Seurat, “Un dimanche après-midi à l'Ile de la Grande Jatte” ; ("Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte“)
13Claude Monet. Impression, Sunrise. 1872. Oil on canvas.
14Vincent Van Gogh. Self Portrait with Bandaged Ear Oil on canvas.
15Vincent Van Gogh. Dr. Gachet. 1890. Oil on canvas.Vincent Van Gogh. Mme RoulinOil on canvas.
16Vincent Van Gogh. The Night Café. 1888. Oil on canvas.Vincent van Gogh. Café Terrace. 1888Oil on canvas.
17Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec. At The Moulin RougeHenri de Toulouse-Lautrec. Moulin Rouge.1891. Lithograph.
18Edgar Degas. Four Dancers. c. 1899. Oil on canvas.National Gallery of Art, WashingtonHenri de Toulouse-LautrecRue des Moulins: The Medical Inspection Oil on cardboard
19Expressionism Emphasis on emotion. Over exaggerated figures. Expressive concern for psychology.Less concerned with objects.More concerned with the effects produced.Concern with personal experience.Personal emotion.