Western Art through the Ages Part 3 Expressionism Surrealism Cubism Abstract Expressionism 19 th &...
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Western Art through the AgesPart 3
Expressionism Surrealism Cubism Abstract Expressionism
19th & 20th Centuries
with music byClaude DebusseyDmitri ShostakovichSergei RachmaninoffIgor Stravinskyet.al.
ExpressionismIndebted to FreudArt tries to penetrate the faade of bourgeois superficiality and probe the psychethat which lurks beneath an individuals calm and artificial posture
Expressionism--valuesSubliminal anxietyDissonance in color and perspectivePictorial violencemanifest* and latent***Manifest (adj) readily perceived by the eye or the understanding; evident; obvious; plain**Latent (adj) present or potential but not visible, apparent, or realized
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner
Street Scene with a Cocotte in Red1914
Oskar Kokoschka, The Tempest, 1914
Vincent van GoghSelf Portrait1898
SurrealismAlso indebted to FreudExplores the dream world, a world without logic, reason, or meaningFascination with mystery, the strange encounters between objects, and incongruitySubjects are often indecipherable in their strangenessThe beautiful is the quality of chance association
Surrealism--valuesThe dream sequenceIllogicFantasy
Giorgio de Chirico
The Vexations of the Thinker
Salvador Dali, The Persistence of Memory
Two Children are Menaced by a Nightingale
Joan Mir, Dog Barking at the Moon
Self-portrait with Seven Fingers1913
CubismNo single point of viewNo continuity or simultaneity of image contourAll possible views to top, sides, front, and backPicture becomes a multifaceted view of objects with angular, interlocking planes
Cubism--valuesA new way of seeingA view of the world as a mosaic of multiple relationshipsReality as interaction
Les Demoiselles dAvignon1905?
Pablo Picasso, Paysage Mediterraneen
Georges Braque, The Table
Abstract ExpressionismNonrepresentational artNo climaxesFlattened-out planes; and valuesThe real appearance of forms in nature is subordinated to an aesthetic concept of form composed of shapes, lines and colors
Abstract Expressionism--valuesPersonal and subjective interpretationyou see what you want to
Henry Moore, Reclining Figure 1977
Alberto GiacomettiMan Pointing
Mark RothkoOchre on Red
Jackson Pollock, Stenographic Figure, 1942