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Imglist#4 - 4th image list Man Ray Exquisite Corpse 1928...

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4 th image list Man Ray, Exquisite Corpse, 1928 Surrealism Surrealism themes o Sureality-superior reality combining reality an dream o Automatism-technique for releasing subject from conscious control o Doubling and the uncanny-things separated in a disturbing way o Ambivalent objects-objects useful- useless, agreeable-disturbing Automatism-technique for releasing subject from conscious control Doubling-ghostly repetition Uncanny-doubling that instills dread Ambivalent objects-unsettling mix of agreeableness and disagreeableness, utility and uselessness Meret Oppenheim, Object (Luncheon in Fur) , 1936 Surrealism Ambivalent object-doubling of tea cup and saucer in an uncanny way Vladimir Tatlin, Monument to the Third International , 1919-1920 Russian Avant-Garde Constructivism o Art with a social purpose— designed to further the cause of the Communist party o Exposed structure o Engineered building displays how it was assembled o Truth to material, undecorated
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Kazimir Malevich, Black Square , 1915 Russian Avant-Garde Suprematism o Supremacy of pure feeling o Pure abstraction emphasizes art’s non-practicality o Shape is canvas o Doesn’t represent or look like anything o Form stripped of reference and purpose o The “zero of painting” Piet Mondrian, Composition with Yellow, Red, Black, Blue, and Gray, 1920 Neoplasticism theme (Russian avant-garde) Balanced compositions Balance of figure and ground Composition diffuses our focus across the canvas Edward Hopper, Nighthawks , 1942 American Scene Painter theme Capture American past and values “disappearing” because of urbanism Searched for socially relevant American art Investigated American loneliness and lack of variety Sense of solitude: colors, horizontal and
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This note was uploaded on 02/09/2012 for the course ARS 102 taught by Professor Petersen during the Fall '06 term at ASU.

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Imglist#4 - 4th image list Man Ray Exquisite Corpse 1928...

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