M ARC C HAGALL Russian artist left home to study art Dream-life characteristics Artist paints the life he left behind Artist uses a lot of symbolism in this painting: Memories of his native community People and animals live side-by-side Elements of Cubist movement Large circular shapes represent the orbiting sun, moon and earth.
100 C ANS A NDY W ARHOL Painted by hand with the use of stencils Warhol was part of a movement called Pop Art Pop Art uses everyday ordinary objects in their artwork Warhol’s work communicates a message: Warhol’s interest in machine-like processes such as mass production. Mass production is impersonal, and America was becoming more and more depersonalized.
A RT H ISTORY - T RY IT ! Use your photocopy of Andy Warhol’s Pop Cans as a medium to communicate an idea. Use all your cans Cut, rearrange and glue onto another sheet of paper You may use colour to assist you Create multiple choice question at the back 10 communication marks
Toulouse-Lautrec: -wealthy French family -after breaking his legs he became cripples and his growth was stunted. -he left home to live in Paris -lived a Bohemian lifestyle (love, freedom, Toulouse-Lautrec left home to live in Paris and associated with the social outcasts of society – was quite a drinker and lived in a brothel for a period of time About his Work: -He captured scenes of Paris’ clubs, such as the “Moulin Rouge” -his paintings look like photographs that are cropped -he painted the Paris nightlife / women -Uses harsh artificial light – shows the outward happiness but inner sadness of this nightlife Exaggerates, creates caricatures of real people to capture their features -known for creating the first advertising posters
Actual size of Van Gogh’s Starry Night. SJA – Art Trip to New York City - MOMA
- Technical: -impasto -emotionalism -sense of movement keeps the viewer moving around the painting. Meaning of this work: Cypress tree – associated with graveyard & mourning. -He is thinking about his own destiny / has an ongoing concern with death and afterlife. -The steeple - symbolizes a feeling of nostalgia (homesick) Painted while in the asylum The Artist: -only sold one work of art in his life time -often depressed -shot himself at the age of 37
Technical: -emotionalism -her work is a visual journal of her life -her work is Surrealist The Artist: -Frida Kahlo married artist Diego Riviera -Mexican artist -difficult life Symbolism of this piece: nails – speaks of the physical pain she constantly felt because of the bus accident The large nail in her heart – emotional pain caused by her husband The Broken Column – her broken back The steel corset – worn for 5 months The desert – she is alone, meaning she must deal with this pain alone.
The Artist: -Edward Munch -Born in Norway -Dramatic life due to the many people close to him dying Meaning of The Scream: -also called “The Cry” -famous because this painting that creates a sound. -this place reminded him of many horrible moments in his life Technical: -emotion is created with the use of intense colour and moving line. -4 different versions (painting, a pastel, tempera, lithograph) -he worked and reworked this image over and over again
NEW YORK — One of the art world's most recognizable images -- Edvard Munch's "The Scream" -- sold for a record $119,922,500 at auction in New York City. An example of how pop culture uses famous works of art.
About this work: -Outward appearance – a nude couple kissing, viewed as romantic -actually shows a couple sent to Hell in Dante’s poem, Inferno -sculpture is of Francesca and Paolo. Francesca who fell in love with her husband’s brother, Paolo Malatesta. Francesca’s husband learns of their love affair and kills them both. The couple are actually shown NOT touching as they are sent to hell for their sin of infidelity – punishment, always wanting to be together but not being able to touch The Artist: -Rodin was admired for creating art that captured emotion through its incompletion Technical: -marble -in-the-round -smooth and rough texture
Chuck Close: -American artist -known for large realistic photographic painted images of family and friends. Techniques: -style of this painting is “Photorealism” developed in the 1970’s -He uses the grid method to copy and enlarge images -airbrushed layers of paint What does this artist say to you about self-image?
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