1900-1945 Part 1

1900-1945 Part 1 - painting. Kadinsky, 1911 Exhibition....

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20thc. 1900-1945 part 1 expressionism - painted feelings not objects. Bright colors and thick brushstrokes. fauvism- 'wild beast'. explosive colors, impulsive brushwork. 1905 autumn salon. expressed feelings about what he saw. -short strokes of pure colors, curvilinear planes of flat color. influence by gaugin and van gogh, as well as art nouveau. simplified forms. European Avant garde art. Matisse on his paintings - 'somthing like a good armchair in which to rest from physical fatigue'. Die Brucke - 'the bridge'. Dresden, 1905. Contemporary society as bridge to perfect humnanity. German expressionist. Anti dominant culture. Artists include Emil Nolde, Bleyl, Heckel, Smidt-Rotluff. 1911 move to Berlin. Der Blaue Reiter - 'blue rider'. Spiritual group - first abstract
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Unformatted text preview: painting. Kadinsky, 1911 Exhibition. Kadinsky - connects music and art. Dont look for subject, respond! to parts then the whole. Analytical cubism - Braque. altered form, compressed space. fragments suject into basic geometric shapes, as if to analyze them. 1909-1912. Later rearranges parts. Resembles our perception of parts then the whole. Parts here = momentary glances. Rearranges aesthetically. Ordered chaos. Abstract - lack of subject matter, more expressive. Symthetic cubism - motifs of simpler elements. Picasso and Braque, 1912-1914. collage - from 'coller' to glue. Separate elemts pasted together. assemblage - sculpt by construction. MOST IMPORTANT: kadinsky and music. Duchamp and ready-made....
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This note was uploaded on 05/02/2008 for the course ART 2386 taught by Professor Vanhook during the Spring '07 term at Virginia Tech.

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