1-8-08-Academic Art

1-8-08-Academic Art - What Is Modern Art Precursors to...

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What Is Modern Art? Precursors to Modern Art January 8, 2009
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Some Basic Art Terms Perspective Composition Chiaroscuro Color palette Complementary colors Diminution (of scale) Foreshortening Highlights Medium (pl. media) Modeling Naturalism Painterly Picture plane Representational Shading Iconography Vanishing Point
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Some Art-historical Terms The Academy Academic Art The Salon Orientalism 19 th Cent. Movements Neoclassicism Romanticism The Pre-Raphaelites Realism Genres History painting (mythological, religious, or historical themes) Landscape Still-life Portrait Animal Genre (mundane life)
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Did modernism begin in 1863? Edouard Manet: Luncheon on the Grass , 1863
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Or in 1855? Gustave Courbet: The Painter’s Studio , 1855
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In 1824? Arundel Mill and Castle (a typical Constable work), 1837
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Jacques-Louis David:
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This note was uploaded on 03/31/2009 for the course HAA 0030 taught by Professor Karlahuebner during the Spring '09 term at Pittsburgh.

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