Thefigure in the center is a fusion of father, son and maybe mother and William Tell’s apple is replaced with a loaf of bread (castration symbolism). Two figures in the back might convey Dali’s memory of the fond communion of father and child. Autumn Rhythm (number 30)Pollock: The paint was applied in the most unorthodox means. He used anything but the traditional painter’s implements to build up dense, lyrical compositions comprised of intricate skeins of line. No central point of focus, no hierarchy of elements in this allover composition in which every bit of the surface is equally significant. The painting is 207 inches wide, assuming the scale of an environment, enveloping both for the artist as he created it and for the viewers who confront it. Untitled Donald Judd: Strongly suggested a repetition of the observers’ own body, a factthat serves to create a strong and unique relationship between two material presences.
The use of two different materials offers the viewer two different experiences. Said this work was neither painting nor sculpture, an entirely new vocabulary for art.Essay Prompt 2Manet’s Le Dejeuner sur l’herbe (Luncheon on the Grass)Something you might see in the real life France. You might see her walking down the streets, rather than a classical study. Exhibited at the Salon des Refuses in 1963 because it was rejected to the traditional salon.People think its attempt to break as many rules as an artist can.Influenced by Giorgione in the LouvreControversy seen in this was caused by the nude, or to be precise, by the context within which Manet depicted her. She is not a goddess but a real woman who took her clothes off. The men are fully clothes. She is now ashamed and looking at viewers. Another is that it was borrowed from Raphael’s Judgment of Paris engraving.Not accepted because of controversy issues plus not mythological, naked human with two men.Manet;s OlympiaRealism because it modern and real women and not mythology.Work quoted is by Titian – Venus of Urbino. Differences are that Manet’s women are seen as a prostitute and is not happy. Took away academic technique of the representation of the turn of the body. Also no mythology,Public controversy: confused by such details as the black server and cat. Outraged by the nude the nude courtesan becoming one with the bed. It humanizes prostitution which was not okay in this time or what people wanted to be reminded about.
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- Spring '08
- Age of Enlightenment, History of painting, Rococo style, new Rococo style, Palladian Revival