A revival or rebirth of cultural awareness and learning that took place during the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries, particularly in Italy, but also in Germany and other European countries. The period was characterized by a renewed interest in ancient Greek and Roman art and design.
Characteristics emphasis on human beings their environment (humans) science philosophy
CLAUDE MONET MARY CASSATT GEORGES SEURAT VINCENT VAN GOGH Impressionism and Post-Impressionism
Impressionism An art movement and style of painting that started in France during the 1860s. Impressionist artists tried to paint candid glimpses of their subjects showing the effects of sunlight on things at different times of day.
Characteristics small, thin, yet visible brush strokes, open composition, emphasis on the accurate depiction of light in its changing qualities ordinary subject matter, the inclusion of movement as a crucial element of human perception and experience unusual visual angles
Post- Impressionism showed a greater concern for expression, structure and form than did the Impressionist artists. These artists rejected the emphasis the Impressionists put on naturalism and the depiction of effects of light.
Characteristics using vivid colors thick application of paint distinctive brush strokes real-life subject matter emphasize geometric forms to distort form for expressive effect use unnatural or arbitrary color.
was a cultural movement, originating in Germany at the start of the 20th century. Its typical trait is to present the world under an utterly subjective perspective, violently distorting it to obtain an emotional effect and vividly transmit personal moods and ideas. Expressionist artists sought to express the meaning of "being alive" and emotional experience rather than physical reality.
Characteristics attempt to describe emotions and feelings visually. Subjectivity: Some non-Expressionist art relies on color and shape distortion to create an enhanced sense of reality Vivid Coloration: Expressionists view color as an emotional device Dynamic And Distorted Forms
IF YOU CHOOSE PICASSO IDENTIFY EACH ARTWORK WITH THE APPROPRIATE STYLE IN WHICH HE WORKED: BLUE PERIOD CUBISM ROSE PERIOD 20 TH CENTURY NEOCLASSIC Master of Many 20 th Century Styles: Pablo Picasso
Cubism the subject matter is broken up, analyzed, and reassembled.Picasso and Braque initiated the movement when they followed the advice of Paul Cézanne, who in 1904 said artists should treat nature "in terms of the cylinder, the sphere and the cone."
Blue and Rose Period Blue Period: painted essentially monochromatic paintings in shades of blue and blue-green, only occasionally warmed by other colors. These somber works, inspired by Spain but painted in Paris, are now some of his most popular works, although he had difficulty selling them at the time. Rose Period: paintings used cheerful orange and pink colors in contrast to the cool, somber tones of the previous Blue Period. Harlequins, circus performers and clowns appear frequently in the Rose Period and will populate Picasso's paintings at various stages through the rest of his long career.