Russian woman and her husband created artistic

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Russian woman and her husband created artistic movement “Rayonism” – Avante garde b/c gives visual expression to dynamic forces Artist of this painting was inspired by the Russian’s stated above Malevich did more cube style painting “to free art from the burden of the object” This artwork portrays 2 white squares separated only by the slightest value contrast Using geometry and coloristic purity he intended to communicate pure uncorrupted emotion Titled his style Suprematism Painted shapes and colors on how he felt rather than surroundings influencing artwork View life through the prism of pure artistic feeling 12.45 Cut with the Kitchen Knife
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optimizes the Dada attitude towards war (chaos and destroying humanity) dada was an anti war movement collage of pasted papers portrays purposeful context of Dada demonstrating perspective on complex interrelationships between machines and humans whole purpose was to integrate objects from world of machines and industry in the art world. Brings together posters, pictures, books, and newspapers in arrangements that no machine could yet compose 13.39 Portrait (Futago) seems to be simple recreation of Manet’s Olympia however it is a complex revisualization (2 figures are the same person in different costumes and makeup) “futago” = twin the man reclined is Morimura himself photograph may be as shocking today as Manet’s was back in the 19 th century Paris alludes to Japan’s 20 th century absorption by western culture & Japanese integrity what it would be like to change sexes or to be a white prostitute or black maid in 19 th century France Art questions Japan’s identity at 20 th century raising problems about role of artist in society and asking us to understand our identities Exemplifies Identity art valuing self revelation 1.2 Still from Passage video art work of our time Middle East Artist: Shirin Neshat was born in Iran then exiled.
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As she revisited Iran years later noticed that her homeland had been fundamentally transformed by Islamic revolution This video of art demonstrates the psychological realities of exile The cycle of life – birth, death, and belief in re-birth Led you on a journey of awareness demonstrates how art can communicate across time and culture, and can raise issues that touch the heart of our experience Leads us to examine the premises of our outlook and the role of art in shaping our conceptions of the world The video alone portrays: Funeral procession in Middle East Sparse, rocky setting at water’s edge, scenes of the procession contrasted with woman dressed in black, digging in the sand with their hands They are wearing chadors, the head and body covering that woman wear in many Islamic countries Their digging in the sand is creating a grave Just outside the scene of the burial, the viewer notices a child erects a small mound of stones XXX Woman House Idea of feminist art 21 art students refurbished abandoned house in LA and turned into exhibition
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  • Fall '09
  • McAlister
  • ancient Greek sculpture, Life size, World Art Exam, Exemplifies Identity art

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