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1 American Art And Architecture d_hurs.htmhttp://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/hurs/h d_hurs.htm cork.com/history-of-art/american- art.htm m/hub/10-Western-Artists dex.aspx

2 I. Neo-Classical Architecture Design based on the styles of Ancient Greek and Roman temples Buildings incorporated columns and ornate friezes

3 U. S. Customs House, 1836

4 U.S. Treasury Building, 1836

5 Jefferson Rotunda (Univ. of VA), 1826

6 The Capitol Rotunda

7 Was Part of “Romantic” movement in art— presented subjects in a very idealized way Painted grand, scenic vistas Humans were an insignificant (even non-existent) part of the picture II. The Hudson River School

8 In Nature’s Wonderland Thomas Doughty, 1835

9 Niagara – Frederic Church, 1857

10 View of the Catskills, Early Autumn Thomas Cole, 1837

11 View from Mt. Holyoke: The Oxbow Thomas Cole, 1836

12 Kindred Spirits – Asher Durand, 1849

13 Was a reaction against the idealized images of “romanticism” Attempted to present life as it really was, including its boring or ugly qualities Humans were often a very significant part of the picture, and were often doing something quite ordinary. III. Realism in American Art

14 Raftsmen Playing at Cards by George Caleb Bingham

15 Checker Players by George Caleb Bingham

16 Politics in an Oyster House by Richard Woodville

17 Most important movement in realist art Centered in New York City, and attempted to portray life of everyday New Yorkers The AshCan School of Realism

18 Stag Night at Sharkeys, George Bellows

19 McSorley’s Bar, John Sloan

20 Snow in New York, Robert Henri

21 Was defined by subject matter rather than artistic style Emphasized subjects that were uniquely American, particularly Native Americans and cowboys Also stressed beauty of western landscapes IV. Western Art

22 Young Omahaw, War Eagle, Little Missouri, and Pawnees - Charles Bird King, 1821

23 Last of the Race – Tompkins Matteson, 1847

24 Indian Scouts by Leonard Ready

25 The Fall of the Cowboy

26 The Bucker by Charles Russell

27 Wagon Boss

28 Yosemite Valley- Glacier Point by Albert Bierstdadt

29 Yellowstone National Park by Thomas Moran

30 Was a reaction against the traditions of fine art by including images from popular culture (hence the name ‘pop’ art) The subject matter often came from the news or current mass media Often utilized techniques used in advertising or comic books V. Pop Art

31 Cambell’s Tomato Soup, Andy Warhol

32 Marilyn Monroe, Andy Warhol

33 In The Car, Roy Lichtenstein

34 Other Famous American Artists

35 John Trumbull— painted key Revolutionary War moments Signing of Declaration of Independence, 1817

36 Winslow Homer— pioneered reali sm Snap the Whip, 1972

37 Edwin Hopper— emphasized shallowness of mid-20 th century life Nighthawks, 1942

38 Georgia O’Keefe— revolutionized flower painting White Flower on Red Earth, 1943

39 Jackson Pollock— pioneered drip painting Convergence, 1952


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