S11+Recitn+9+Advent+of+Modernism

S11+Recitn+9+Advent+of+Modernism - Recitation 9 Week of...

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Unformatted text preview: Recitation 9 Week of March 28, 2011 Advent of Modernism Art and the modern Modern = of a contemporary moment (the present or recent past) Modernity = historical moment in Western capitalism that began in the late-18th century; associated with industrialization, urbanization, individualism, specialization, a cult of science, technology and expertise Modernism = an avant-garde artistic movement tied to a theoretical position rather than (only) a single pictorial style; characterizes art that makes a self-conscious break from tradition and often engages in meta-critique (art about art) **Eugne Delacroix, Liberty Leading the People , 1830, Oil on canvas, 8' 6 " X 10' 8" (260 X 325 cm)** Typical pre-1850s Parisian street **Charles Garnier, Opra , Paris, 1861-1874 [Stokstad 30-2] urban planning Charles Garnier, Grand Staircase, Opra, 1861-1874 (Stokstad, 30-3) Jean-Baptiste Carpeaux, The Dance , 1867-1868, Plaster, height approx. 15 (4.6 m). Muse de lOpra, Paris (Stokstad, 30-5) **Alexandre Cabanel, copied by Adolphe Jourdain,...
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