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Unformatted text preview: A masculine art movement, about the male psyche Juxtapose things that dont go together Dali Primal animal form, evocative but not clear Deliberate dramatization of the psychological state o Works himself into a frenzy in order to create this state Tries to precisely render that which is irrational Grattage Put down layers of paint on his canvas Then take a knife, and scrape the layers off o Didnt come off evenly o Help him see things in the painting Bird imagery o A personal symbol Magritte Brush strokes, post-Van Gough, is read as part of the artist, o Wanted to avoid this The false mirror o Eye a window into the soul Wanted to disturb our sense of reality...
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This note was uploaded on 05/17/2008 for the course HISTORY 11 taught by Professor Muller during the Fall '07 term at University of California, Berkeley.
- Fall '07