Classics329finalreviewSMALL[1] - Caravaggios Conversion of...

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1 Art History of the Cinema Final Review Image Identifications • 5 works will be shown • Identify the title, date, the artist, culture (Italian, German, Dutch, Greek, Roman, etc.) and style (Gothic, Baroque, Romanesque, etc.) • Include one important fact about the work Caravaggio’s Conversion of St. Paul 1601 Painted by Caravaggio One of the earliest examples of Baroque painting Uses tenebrism – Style of painting in which most objects are in shadow, while a few are brightly il uminated (stark contrasts of light and dark) Rembrandt’s Return of the Prodigal Son • 1665 • Gradual use of light and shade for psychological effect • Dutch Baroque • Used lighting to focus attention on certain areas • Rembrandt: skilled etcher Van Gogh's Starry Night • 1889 • Post-Impressionist • Colors express emotion of “ardent temperament” • Thick, sweeping brush strokes • Swirling clouds • Yellow stars Edvard Munch's The Scream 1893 Post-Impressionist, Pre- Expressionist Sigmund Freud Family members had TB-- paintings filled with anxiety and death Disorienting diagonals Les Demoiselles d’Avignon (1907) • By Pablo Picasso • Cubist style • Faces inspired by African Masks • Cubist forms similar to reflections in a shattered mirror Lyonel Feininger's The Privateers • 1920 • Expressionist Cubism • Futurism-- suggest motion Rene Magritte’s Threatening Weather 1928 Belgian Surrealism
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2 Jean Delvil e’s Orpheus 1893 Symbolism Orpheus was a mystical figure, his song so beautiful it charmed animals Floating figures a popular symbolist image Color blue: dreams, sleep, clouds, escape Paul Delvaux’s The Echo 1943 Belgian Surrealism Naked woman on infinite street path Gustave Moreau's Salome and the Head of John the Baptist • 1871 • French Symbolist • Tremendous visual clutter • Designed to be appreciated while under the influence of “something” Fernand Khnopff's Caresses of the Sphinx or the Art of the Caresses 1896 Belgian Symbolist Androgynous male figure Images of “femme fatale” Beautiful woman as beast Believe in the pursuit of dreams Salvador Dali's Persistence of Memory Painted in 1931 Dali was a Spanish Surrealist Paranoaic-Critical method: taking nightmares and putting them together Paul Gaugin’s Spirit of the Dead Watching 1892 Post-Impressionism Synthetism - the building up of color Inspired by the people of Tahiti Jasper Johns’ Target with Four Faces 1958 Neo-Dadaist/American Pop Art Color and texture was very important El sworth Kel y’s Red, Blue, and Green 1963 3 solid colored canvases. Color-field: large canvases, abstract, focused on broad areas of
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