ARH301_Note02 - 09.29.09 EXAM02 Note African Art Bwa Masks...

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09.29.09 EXAM02 Note African Art Bwa Masks and Dancers, 20 th cent Oba: selected embodiment, Ases: Life force, offending nature. Purification ceremony, Object with a life force, not material rule (opp. of gothic.) Walter Gropius, Bauhaus Building, Dessau, Germany 1925-1926 : Technological, Exposing function. : Geometric style : International style; geometrically orientated : Classical->Geometric u : Move away from symmetry, balance. : Art school and Dorm in Germany : Corner column glass and steel, : Direct construction, nothing hidden, revealed, Using material naturally. : Tree as the model. Thomas Jefferson, Virginia State Capitol, Richmond. Paxton, Crystal Palace : Gardener T : idea of using irons and glass. : functional; don’t have to cover things up. Gustave Eiffel, Eiffel Tower : Also functional; no hiding. : Steel construction. Hood and Howells, Chicago Tribune Building, 1922-25 : steel frame construction 9 . Side view of Sullivan’s Carson, Pirie : Chicago style; new urban concept q x : Pioneer of form, follows and function. : Ornate work in first floor of building. Riveted, Schroder House, Utrecht Netherlands. : Primary Color, Wright Falling water, Bear Run 1936 : Geometric, but much more organic : One’s relationship to nature. : Interior, Exterior; glass bring the nature in (penetrate) : Asymmetrical : Nature as model Mies van der Rohe, Seagram Building 1956-1958 (International style) : Frank Gehry, Guggenheim Museum, Bilbao : Tyranny of classical : 1970s-1980s tired of geometric. : Post Modernism : Rejecting Geometry. Looks like prow of ship. 10.01.09 EXAM01 d 10.06.09
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Edgar Degas, Little Dancer Aged Fourteen , c. 1897-81 : Not idealized. : Polykleitos, Doryphoros 9 idealized V RODIN, The Burghers of Calais, 1884-86 : Single antic bronze 2 , exist in multiple places. : Depicting face, body particularly psychology, : Tells historical story : Moment of decision making, capture emotion in very effective way. : Not all idealized but observed nature, copy what you see.
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