Art History 6C notes

Art History 6C notes - Professor Monahan...

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Professor Monahan http://www.arthistory.ucsb.edu/arth6c Impressionism, movement, linear progression; the dark side to modernism Hyacinth Riguad, Louis XIV 1701 (19-1) Andy Warhol, Double Elvis, 1963 Most important and powerful French leader king Most important icon cultural power (gun) silk-screened image also the king of rock and roll Everybody knows of them but actually don’t know them in person William Bouguereau, Nymphs and Satyr, 1873 - Free flowing, seductive and sensual; idealized. Edouard Manet, Olympia , 1863 Olympia more modern because they are Nymphs not actual women, the man in the middle the dream, a licked surface smooth Olympia could be any women direct gaze acknowledge the view hand place in an convent place black slave holds bouquet of flowers she has a patron (boyfriend) wealth man no fantasy lets you see the surface and keeps you from entering lets you know it’s only a painting Jan van Eyck, Ghent Altarpiece (open), 1428-32 - You belong to somebody, power starts to shift, everyone in their place - In a modern world our places’ shift and we are no longer in the same place - Modern world comes threw the enlightenment reason, science, belief, no longer fantasy - Limbourg Bros, October, Tres riches heures du Duc du Berry , 1412-16
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Ann-Louis Girodet, Jean-Beptiste Belley, 1797 - Work to abolish slavery the colonies wanted the men to have full citizenship example of hope and belief pictures that speak to the new world making a picture that means something Jean-Simeon Chardin, The Governess, 1739 Private life interior J-A.D. Ingres, Large Odalisque, 1814 - Awkwardly formed parts large thy small waist baseball breast Edgar Degas, At the Café Concert, Les Ambassadeurs , c. 1876 Having fun leisure actives Claude Monet, Train in the Countryside , 1870-71 - Countryside goes from feared to a place of leisure, naturalize the countryside, the people look as if they belong - End of 19 th and in the 20 th century begin to doubt this optimism Georges Seurat, Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte , 1884-6 - Stiffness no atmosphere lock movement in vacation the start of something dark 6 by 10 feet Paul Cezanne, Still Life with Basket of Apples , 1890-94
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- The table is off no straight lines, the bottle is not correctly shaped, the bowl is not round, way to many apples in there the fabric doesn’t drop trusting what you see mandarnity unstable life. Pablo Picasso, Ma Jolie 1911-12 - Inability to show the problem that isn’t seen in real life a picture that challenges us modern painting challenges us gives us questions \ - His girlfriend, dark and scary it could be anything. Francios Boucher, Marquise de Pompadour , 1758 - She is identifiable rich well dressed at her dressing table, intimate space.
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