Presentation on theme: "Mrs. Eller ART I Unit #5: ART HISTORY. Gather art supplies so you can be creative with booklet design! Sharpies, colored pencils, etc. Be ready by folding."— Presentation transcript:
Gather art supplies so you can be creative with booklet design! Sharpies, colored pencils, etc. Be ready by folding booklet! We will begin on LABEL page with the word… SURREAL
Surreal: dreamlike; characterized by fantastic imagery and juxtapositions. Surrealism was a cultural & artistic movement that began in the early 1920’s. Some artists that created works that fit in the Surrealist movement were… Remedios Varo Salvador Dali Rene Magritte
The Ghost of Vermeer of Delft Which Can Be Used As a Table, 1934. Oil on Panel, 24 cm x 18 cm. Salvador Dali Museum St. Petersburg, Florida. Title refers to Dutch painter, Johannes Vermeer. DESCRIBE: What is the subject matter?
Swans Reflecting Elephants, 1937. Oil on canvas, 51 cm x 77 cm. ANALYZE: What elements & principles is the artist focusing on?
The Persistence of Memory, (1931). INTERPRET: What is happening in the artwork? MASTER SKETCH on PAGE #2! Label with ARTIST, TITLE and DATE
The Disintegration of the Persistence of Memory, (1952-54). 10” x 13” INTERPRET: What is happening in the artwork? What is different? What is the similar? VENN DIAGRAM on PAGE #2 also!
LABEL page with the word… WHO? WHERE? WHY? ANDREcreated a BRETONManifesto of Surrealism Paris The aim of the movement was an attempt to discover a super-reality by interpreting dream and reality together – 2 conditions that contradict one another.
Spiral Transit, 1962. What path would a boat travel to the center of the village in this work? Spiral
Mimesis, 1960. Oil on masonite. MASTER SKETCH on PAGE #4! Label with ARTIST, TITLE and DATE
Mimesis, 1960. Oil on masonite. How did the artist indicate depth in this painting? Linear perspective of the floorboards. Size – Objects in background are smaller than objects in foreground. There are shadows from a light source.
Mimesis, 1960. Oil on masonite. How is Mimesis both real and unreal? REAL - Realistic representation of a 3-D space. UNREAL – Woman is changing into furniture. UNREAL – Inanimate objects are moving.
Exploration of the Orinoco River, 1959. What is the ‘vehicle’? & What is it made of? A coat?? What parts are of the boat are make it work? A boat. The rotor, wings, and compass assist with the journey.
Rene Magritte 1898-1967 Belgian Lothar Wolleh, Portrait of Rene Magritte, 1967.
Son of Man, (1964). What is concealed? Does it create mystery? What feelings does this work evoke in you? CAN YOU FIND & EXPLAIN WHY THIS IS PAINTING FITS UNDER SURREALISM? MASTER SKETCH on PAGE #5! Label with ARTIST, TITLE and DATE
The Therapist, 1941. DESCRIBE… ANALYZE… and INTERPRET… How is it real and surreal? Real – Landscape, lighting, and proportion of body parts. Surreal – Bird cage in place of torso and head of human.
The Lovers, 1928. Why are their heads draped in fabric ? What kind of landscape is in the background- What does it contribute to the mood of the work? What does it contribute to the mood of the work
What are some tools that these artists used to turn an ordinary, realistic visual images into SURREALISTIC images? LIST AND DEFINE ON PAGE #6! 1. Juxtaposition : putting things together that do not belong together - example “Fish in the desert” 2. Exaggeration/Distortion: to represent disproportionately – example “The shoes exaggerate the size of her feet” OR an alteration of original characteristics – example “Long-necked Zebra”
3. Transformation: the act of an object changing – example “Cane morphing into a snake” 4. Personification : giving an animal or inanimate object human characteristics – example ”The trees danced in the wind”
Return to cover page! Draw an art material – scissors, pencil, glue stick, etc. on the cover in a SURREALISM STYLE! Title the book, “ SURREALISM ”!