FINAL Notes - 20th Century American and Modern Art(1900-1960 I II III IV Civil rights and double-consciousness a African but also American now b

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20 th Century American and Modern Art (1900-1960) I. Civil rights and double-consciousness a. African but also American now b. Alluded to abolitionism II. Development of a Modern American Art III. Primitivism and Exoticism IV. Aesthetics a. Emphasis on form b. Balanced design c. Simplicity d. Unsentimental emotion Henry Tanner I. The Banjo Lesson II. The Thankful Poor III. Sand Dunes at Sunset, Atlantic City IV. Moonlight: Walls of Tangiers V. A part of the White House Collection VI. Focus on color and light VII. Uses light and dark colors to demonstrate light VIII. The Seine Northwest Coast I. Two different world views II. Two attitudes toward earthly life III. World views and philosophies of life influence their art IV. Native American thinking: Interchangeability between humans and animals and relationships between human beings, spirits, and the land V. Art Making: rituals, masks, and totems VI. Characteristics a. Playful b. Intense colors c. Exaggerated d. Symbolism e. Configurative f. Expensive g. Distributive VII. Three design units a. Ovoid, u-form, formline African-American Art During the Civil War Period
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I. Mostly took the shape of small drums, quilts, wrought-iron figures, and ceramic vessels II. Gee’s Bend a. Land in Alabama bought by Joseph Gee
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This note was uploaded on 09/21/2011 for the course ARTS 2050 taught by Professor Broome during the Fall '08 term at University of Georgia Athens.

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FINAL Notes - 20th Century American and Modern Art(1900-1960 I II III IV Civil rights and double-consciousness a African but also American now b

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