Presentation on theme: "ARTIST REVIEW LET’S GET READY FOR OUR TRIP TO THE WADSWORTH!"— Presentation transcript:
ARTIST REVIEW LET’S GET READY FOR OUR TRIP TO THE WADSWORTH!
Alexander Calder’s Stegosaurus Calder Was an American Sculptor. 50 Feet High Made of Steel Plates
Calder Longnose, 1957 Painted Metal Was an engineer Made toys
Calder’s Praying Mantis, 1937 Sculptures Were Abstract. He Coined the Term, Mobile. He Was Playful.
Calder’s Spider and Fly, 1930’s He Worked, Mostly in Connecticut. He Sculpted With Wire and Made Abstract Mobiles.
Picasso, Still Life With Fish, 1923 Paintings showed the front and sides of things, at the same time (Cubism). He had different periods (blue, rose, cubism. Picasso was very silly.
Picasso’s The Artist, 1963 Picasso’s paintings looked like he cut them up and put them back together, in the wrong way. He painted Sylvette, the girl with the ponytail.
Degas’, Double Portrait Cousins of the Painter, 1868 He mostly painted horses and ballerinas. Here he painted his cousins. He was often a bit rude. He used oil pastels.
Monet’s, The Church at Vernon, 1883 Enjoyed painting light and reflection. Painted outdoors. Used bright colors, blobs and smears. Created a beautiful garden.
Renoir, Claude Monet Paining His Garden, 1873 Worked with Monet. Painted outdoors. Used bright colors. Painted light, like Monet.
Georgia O’Keeffe, The Lawrence Tree, 1929 She painted close- ups of flowers in bright, bold colors. She simplified her subjects so that nothing remained except the most important parts.
Jackson Pollock, Number 9, 1949 Splattered and dripped color onto large canvas. He was an action painter. He did not use lavender paint, but he often used silver and gold.
Mondrian, Composition in Blue and White, 1935 Painted primary colors, squares, rectangles and black lines. He wanted to paint very simply, using simple shapes and colors.
Matisse, The Ostrich-Feather Hat, 1918 Painted His Daughter, 24 Usually used exaggerated color Learned to paint after he was ill for a long time. He was most famous for his cut paper collages.
Dali, Apparition of Face and Fruit on the Beach, 1938 Painted Optical Illusions Painted Dreams An odd fellow
The Colt Family Cradle, Stuart 1944-1957 Transformed parts of the Charter Oak into cradle
George Segal's 1971 ''Trapeze,'' American painter, sculptor Used plaster casting a sculpture of plaster, wood, metal and rope Hangs under a skylight
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