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1 AP Art History’s Greatest Hits: Part Two

2 Mannerism Madonna With the Long Neck by Parmigianino 1535
Characteristics: Small oval head, long slender neck, long fingers Exaggeration Contains religious meaning

3 Late Gothic Arnolfini and His Bride by Jan Van Eyck 1434
Characteristics: Almost every object portrayed sanctity Symbolism Purpose: Record and sanctify marriage Dog: Fidelity, Shoe: Holy Ground

4 Northern Renaissance Knight, Death, and Devil by Albrecht Durer 1513
Characteristics: Knight = Christian Display strength, movement, and proportions of Renn equestrian statue Employed lines to evoke                       

5 Baroque in Italy Calling of Saint Matthew by Caravaggio 1597-1601
Characteristics Jesus’ arm reminiscent of Michelangelo Piercing ray of light Realist and dramatic

6 Baroque in Spain Las Meninas by Velázquez 1656 Characteristics:
Painter represented himself Visual and narrative complexity Represented form and shadow Tonal graduations: dark to light

7 Baroque in Flanders/Holland
The Anatomy Lesson of Dr. Tulp by Rembrandt Van Rijn 1632 Characteristics: Evenly placed subjects Corpse: Diagonally placed and foreshortened Student poses and expressions show personality

8 Baroque in France/England
Burial of Phocion by Poussin 1648 Characteristics: Figures: Solitary relief Light: Even and revealing Landscape is nature subordinated to a rational plan

9 Rococo The Swing by Frangonard 1766 Characteristics:
“Intrigue” picture Landscape setting is out of Watteau Glowing pastel colors and soft light Convey the scene’s sensuality

10 Later China Dwelling in the Fu Chun Mountains by Gongwang 1347-1350
Characteristics: Richly layered with brush strokes a At times interweaving dry brush strokes and at other times placing dry strokes over wet ones

11 Later Japan Cuckoo Flying Over New Verdure by Yosa Busan
Late 18th Century Characteristics: Fully Mature Style Chinese and Japanese literati style by rounding the landscape forms

12 Later Oceania Bisj Poles Early to Mid 20th Century Characteristics:
Served as a pledge to avenge a relative’s death Head-hunting raid Decorated with figures of individuals who have already died

13 Later North America Kachina Figurine by Otto Pentewa 1959
Characteristics: Rain bringing deity who wears a mask painted in geometric patterns symbolic of water and agriculture fertility

14 Later Mesoamerica Illuminated page from Borgia Codex 1400-1500
Characteristics: Two vividly gesticulating gods Ritual subjects God of life = black Quetzalcoatl

15 Later South America Machu Piechu 15th Century Characteristics:
One of the world’s most awe-inspiring sights Inka City

16 Later Africa Mbulu-nbulu Reliquary Guardian Figure
19th Century or Early 20th Century Characteristic: Severely stylized body said to have repelled evil Heads simplified Geometric ridges borders

17 Neoclassicism Oath of the Horatii by David 1784 Characteristics:
Conflicts between heart and patriotism Statuesque figures- men: Rigid, Angular

18 Romanticism (Spanish)
The Third of May 1808 by Goya 1808 Characteristics: Encouraged empathy of the Spanish by portraying horrified expressions and enhanced drama through stark use of darks and lights

19 Romanticism Raft of the Medusa by Gericault 1818-1819 Characteristics:
Actual historical event Subdued palette and prominent shadow lend ominous pall to the scene Emotionally charged Comments on slavery Apathy

20 Realism Le Dejeuner Sur L’Herbe by Manet 1863 Characteristics:
Figures in soft focus Broadly painted the landscape Black is a prominent color Allusions to many paintings of genres

21 Impressionism Ballet Rehearsal by Degas 1874 Characteristics:
Figures randomly placed, not centered Degas was interested in reproducing single moments

22 Post Impressionism Starry Night by Van Gough 1889 Characteristics:
Communicated the vastness of the universe Uses color to express himself With the turbulent brush strokes, the color suggests a quiet but persuasive depiction

23 Symbolism The Cry (Scream) by Munch 1893 Characteristics:
Grounded in the real world Departs significantly from a visual reality

24 Art Nouveau Casa Milá by Gaudi 1907 Characteristics: Free-form mass
Organic lines not geometric

25 Fauvism Red Room by Matisse 1908-1909 Characteristics: Color = Warmth
Colors contrast richly and intensely Depicts objects in simplified and schematized fashion and flattening out form

26 German Expressionism Fate of the Animals by Marc 1913 Characteristics:
Entire scene is distorted- Shattered into fragments Colors of severity and brutality of war’s anguish and tragedy

27 Precisionism or Regionalism
My Egypt by Charles Demuth 1927 Characteristics: Grain elevators which he reduced to simple geometric forms Fragmented

28 Cubism Still Life With Chair- Canning by Picasso 1912 Characteristics:
Chair seems real Painted and abstract areas don’t refer to tangible objects of the real world

29 Futurism Unique Forms of Continuity in Space by Boccioni 1913
Characteristics: Formal and spatial effects on motion Figure is expanded, interruption, and broken in plane and contour

30 Dada Cut With the Kitchen Knife Dada Through the Last Weimer by Hoch
Characteristics: Juxtaposed the head of German military leaders with exotic dancers Aware of the power that women and Dada had on society

31 Fantasy and Surrealism
The Persistence of Memory by Dali 1931 Characteristics: Allegory of empty space: Where time has ended Attempt to make it convincingly real

32 American Realism Haymarket by John Sloan 1907 Characteristics:
Ashcan school painters injected realism into American art by taking ordinary people as their subjects.

33 Abstract Expressionism
No. 1 by Pollack 1950 Characteristics: Abandoned the paintbrush altogether sloshing, pouring, and dripping abandoned easel

34 Color Field Blue, Orange, and Red by Rothko 1961 Characteristics:
                                                                                                      Blue, Orange, and Red by Rothko 1961 Characteristics: Interested in the relation between one color and another No evidence of brushstrokes

35 OP Art Three Flags by Jasper Johns 1958 Characteristics:
One of the first to rebel against abstract Expressionism by returning recognizable imagery to art

36 Pop Art 100 Cans of Campbell Soup by Andy Warhol 1962 Characteristics:
Brought art to the masses by making art into everyday life

37 Photo Realism Fanny Finger Painting by Close 1985 Characteristics:
One moment it’s a spitting image of a person, the next it’s an animated pattern of spots

38 Neo Expressionism To The Unknown Painter by Keifer 1983
Characteristics: Thick, dark paint to represent earth Evokes the horror of the holocaust

39 Post Modernism The Dinner Party by Judy Chicago 1979 Characteristics:
A feminist Last Supper Intended to interest worship of the female Triangle symbolizes both ‘woman’ and goddess Invited: Georgia O’Keefe, Virginia Wolfe, Sacagawea, Susan B. Anthony Post Modernism

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