Presentation on theme: "Modern Art Click an image to learn more about that style of painting."— Presentation transcript:
Modern Art Click an image to learn more about that style of painting.
Impressionism This painting started the Impressionistic movement. Light and color were more important than clear, sharp images. Impression, Sunrise by Claude Monet, 1872.
Post-Impressionism This style is less relaxed and more emotional than Impressionism. Notice the bold colors, twisted forms, and course brushstrokes. The Starry Night by Vincent van Gogh, 1889.
Surrealism Images in this style are not logical. Metal attracts ants like rotting flesh. Limp watches suggest that time has lost all meaning. Can you see a face in the center? The Persistence of Memory by Salvador Dali, 1933.
Cubism This style use geometric shapes like circles, squares, and triangles. There is no realistic detail. The image is flat, two- dimensional, and fragmented. Head of Marie-Therese by Pablo Picasso, 1938.
Pop Art Everyday items are the subjects of this style. Television, magazines, and comic books gave the painters of this style most of their ideas. Pop means popular. Campbell’s Soup Can by Andy Warhol, 1964.
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Surrealism The idea of a man looking into a mirror and seeing the back of his own head is absurd. Portrait of Edward James by Rene Magritte, 1937.
Pop Art This woman was a famous movie star, so she made a perfect subject for this style of painting. Marilyn Monroe by Andy Warhol, 1964.
Cubism Geometric shapes were used with this modern style of painting. How many triangles can you count? Girl With a Boat by Pablo Picasso, 1938.
Impressionism There are no sharp lines or clear images here, just an impression of a building. Light, shadow, and color are the most important elements in this painting. House of Parliament by Claude Monet, 1904.
Ms. Susan M. Pojer Horace Greeley HS Chappaqua, NY
Themes in Early Modern Art 1.Uncertainty/insecurity. 2.Disillusionment. 3.The subconscious. 4.Overt sexuality. 5.Violence & savagery.
Edvard Munch: The Scream (1893) Expressionism Using bright colors to express a particular emotion.
Henri Matisse: Carmelina (1903) Henri Matisse: Carmelina (1903) FAUVE The use of intense colors in a violent, and uncontrolled way. “Wild Beast.”
Henri Matisse: Open Window (1905) Henri Matisse: Open Window (1905)
Georges Braque: Violin & Candlestick (1910) CUBISM The subject matter is broken down, analyzed, and reassembled in abstract form. Cezanne The artist should treat nature in terms of the cylinder, the sphere, and the cone.
Georges Braque: Woman with a Guitar (1913) Georges Braque: Woman with a Guitar (1913)
George Grosz Grey Day (1921) George Grosz Grey Day (1921) DaDa Ridiculed contemporary culture & traditional art forms. The collapse during WW I of social and moral values. Nihilistic.
George Grosz: Daum Marries Her Pedantic Automaton George in May, 1920, John Heartfield is Very Glad of II (1919-1920) George Grosz: Daum Marries Her Pedantic Automaton George in May, 1920, John Heartfield is Very Glad of II (1919-1920)
George Grosz The Pillars of Society (1926) George Grosz The Pillars of Society (1926)
Marcel Duchamp: Nude Descending a Staircase (1912) Marcel Duchamp: Nude Descending a Staircase (1912)
Salvador Dali: Soft Construction with Boiled Beans (Premonition of Civil War), 1936 Surrealism Late 1920s-1940s. Came from the nihilistic genre of DaDa. Influenced by Feud’s theories on psychoanalysis and the subconscious. Confusing & startling images like those in dreams.