Contemporary Art Final Flashcards

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Artillery
Rubble
Chuck Close
Leslie
1973
Dying Words
Dark Wave
Doubting Thomas
Removing Graffiti
Beach Boys
Maid, Banksy
Artillery, Bolin
Roxy's
Kienholz 1961
Tanktotem
Smith 1953-56
Robert Rauschenberg
Odalisk
1955-58
Oil, watercolor, pencil, fabric, paper, photographs, metal, glass, electric light fixtures, dried grass, steel wool, necktie, on wood structure with four wheels, plus pillow and stuffed rooster
Neo-Dada
Jorg Immendorf
Cafe Deutschland
1983
Richard Estes
Holland Hotel
1984
Spider and cell
Dove of Peace
Vietnam Memorial, Lin
Cabin Boy, Ford
Constellation
Alexander Calder 1943
Factum II
Rauschenberg 1957
Bed
Robert Rauschenberg 1955
Painting
Joan Miró 1933
Carl Andre Lever
1966
Prince Untitled (Cowboy)
1989
Andy Warhol
Saturday Disaster
1964
Synthetic polymer paint, silkscreened, on canvas
Pop Art
Robert Rauschenberg
Bed
1955
Combine painting: oil and pencil on pillow, quilt, and sheet on wood supports
Neo-Dada
Ad Reinhardt
Abstract Painting
1960-66
Oil on canvas
Minimalism
Scott Burton
Right Angle Chair
1983
Could this be Love
Arch of Hysteria, Bourgeois
Louise Bourgeois (human bones)
"Spider"
Fool's House
Jasper Johns 1962
Vagina Painting
Shigeko Kubota 1965
The Bride
Bruce Conner 1960-61
Pink Angels
De Kooning 1945
Red Race Riot
Warhol 1963
John Chamberlain, Essex 1960
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David Salle His Brain
1984
Gordon Matta-Clark Day's End
1975
Robert Smithson Spiral Jetty
1970
Michael Heizer Double Negative
1970
Eva Hesse
Untitled ("Rope Piece")
1970
latex over rope, wire, and string, dimensions variable
Post-Minimalism (Installation Art)
Alberto Giacometti
Pointing man
1947
Bronze
Existentialism
Sol LeWitt
Wall/Floor Piece #4
1976
Painted birch wood
Minimalism
Francis Bacon
Painting
1946
Oil and pastel on linen
Existentialism
Robert Smithson
Spiral Jetty
April 1970
black basalt and limestone rocks and earth,
Land Art or Earthwork
Roy Lichtenstein
Blam
1962
oil on canvas
Pop Art
Richard Avedon
american photographer, fashion/portrait, 3/4 portraits against white background, dynamic, subjects are both glamorous and mundane, western series, the family-political figures, celebrities (Marylin disollusioned- manet's barmaid)
Osi Adu
The Wise Old Man
1992
Banksy
British graffiti artist. Unknown identity. Urban art. Satirical pieces. Auctioneers attempt to sale art on location.
Charles Manson Hitchhiking to anywhere, Banksy
Gabriel Orozco (soccer ball)
"Pinched Ball"
American Dream #5
Robert Indiana 1963
Seated Woman
Willem De Kooning 1940
Walter De Maria Lightning Field
1971-77
Sherman Untitled Film Still #13
1978
Marcel Broodthaers Musée d'Art Moderne
1969-72
Vito Acconci Trademarks: Biting, Inking, Printing
1970
Camille Gray Lipstick Bathroom Womanhouse
1971
Andy Warhol
32 Campbell's Soup Cans
1961-62
acrylic on canvas 32 works
Pop Art
Jasper Johns
Target with Plaster Casts
1955
Encaustic and collage on canvas with objects
Neo-Dada
Marcel Duchamp, Fountain, 1917 (original),
Second version, 1950, Ready-made,
*dada
*mocking fine art
*rejection of tradition and rationality, started in Switzerland
Pablo Picasso, Les Demoiselles d'Avignon, 1907, oil painting
Museum of Modern Art, New York
*analytical cubism
*art doesnt have to be pretty
*segmented shapes
*reality of french society at the time
*flatness, harsh colors used
Mauritzio Catalan
italian artist, sculpture,satirical sense of humor (pope struck by meteorite), joker, makes fun of various systems of order, simple puns or subverts clichéd situations, substituting animals for people, morbid humor, post-duchampian
Athena
Michael Parks
Goddess with a Horse
2x4 landscape
Maya Lin
looks like sand
Black Kites
Gabriel Orozco
Human skull painted
Maya Lin
architect, sculptor, landscapist.
thought she was white until her 20's
in 1980's wanted to know more about her heritage
1981 - won a public design competition
William Wegman
Dog artist. Weimaraner named Manray.
Mayalin
Civil Rights Memorial. 2x4 Landscape. Vietnam Veterans Memorial.
Garden in Soche (3rd version)
Gorky 1941
Door to the River
De Kooning 1960
Abstract Painting No. 5
Ad Reinhardt 1962
Willem de Kooning Excavation 1950 Abstract Expressionism
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Eleanor Antin King of Solana Beach
1979
Buren Painting of an Indefinite Form
1966
Dennis Oppenheim Reading Position for a Second Degree Burn
1970
Joseph Beuys
Fat Chair
1966
Chair and fatHessisches Landesmuseum
Social Sculpture
Joseph Beuys
I Like America and America Likes Me
1974
Photograph of Aktionen (action)
Social Sculpture (Aktionen-Performance Art)
Pablo Picasso, Portrait of Kahnweiler, 1910, oil on canvas
Georges Braque, The Portuguese, 1911, oil on canvas
* analytical cubism
4.16 Barnett Newman, Vir Heroicus Sublimis, 1950-51, oil on canvas, 7' 11½" x 17' 9¼"
*abstract expressionism + color field
Marcel Duchamp,
Nude Descending a Staircase, No. 2,
1912, oil on canvas,
*dada
*futurism
3.23 Arshile Gorky (Vosdanik Adoian), The Artist and His Mother, 1926-36, oil on canvas.
*abstract expressionism + action painting
*Influenced by hitler, concentration camp. his mother died from this. (unique voice)
*selfness, american
Cindy Sherman
american photographer and film director, large scale photography, challenges the role of women in society and the media, she is her subject, using makeup and costume to transform herself into exagerated stereotypes to a grotesque degree.
Chuck Close
american photorealist in massive-scale portraiture, pixilated paint effect, paralyzed and now works with interns with color by number system
Front Facade
William Wegman
Dog in a dress
Desert Dream
Michael Parks
Tiger and teddy bear
Walton Ford
Large scale watercolors of nature
satire on colonialism, political oppression, and wrongs of industrialists
Stop and search
banksy
think wizard of oz
Louise Bourgeouis
Artist and sculptor. Cells, spiders, drawings, book, sculptures. Abstract. Depicts relationships
Elizabeth Murray
"Worm's Eye", "Stirring Still" and "Bop"
Palace at 4am
Alberto Giacometti 1931 mixed media
Jean dubuffet Le Metafisyx 1950 art brut
Oppenheim One Hour Run (6 mile track)
1968
Sol LeWitt All Variations on an Incomplete Open Cube
1974
Mary Beth Edelson Some Great Living Women Artists
1972
Barry Le Va Velocity Piece No. 2
1970
Mario Merz Mae Alzato Pietra Su Pietra
1968
Bruce Nauman
The True Artist Helps the World by Revealing Mystic Truths (Window or Wall Sign)
1967
neon tubing with clear glass tubing suspension supports
Conceptual Art
3.45 Willem de Kooning, Woman I, 1950-2, oil on canvas, 6' 7¼" x 4' 10"
*abstract expressionism + action painting
* looks like it was painted fast, but it wasn't
*mouths from woman smoking ads
*influenced by old art, figure styles (large eyes and breasts
4.11 Jackson Pollock, Portrait and a Dream, 1953, oil on canvas, 4' 10½" x 11' 2"
*abstract expressionism + action painting
Grant Wood, American Gothic, 1930, oil on beaverboard, 30" x 25"
*regionalism
*for his own people to easily relate to
*rejection of modernism / " its not representational"
*Middle of the great depression
Gerard Fromanger
french artist, associated with the french pop art movement, urban life, consumer society, reacting against abstraction more politically than amer. pop art, contrasting colors, imagery of political issues commercialized, streetart undercurrent, portraits of literary figures
Nila
Walton Ford
Has an elephant with many birds on it.
Concept art
convey a visual representation before it is put into action
Orozco
Double Tail. My Hands are my Heart. Black Kites. Pinched Ball.
William Wegman (general)
Painted dogs (own Weimaraners) in various costumes and poses
Gabriel Orozco (general)
Urban landscape and everyday objects twist notion of reality
Automobile Tire Print
Robert Rauschenberg and John Cage 1951
Beuys The Silence of Marcel Duchamp is Overrated
1964
Mark Rothko, Four Darks in Red, 1958, oil on canvas, 8' 6" x 9' 8"
abstract expressionism + color field
Damien Hirst
young british artists, first artist to organize with the auction house directly and sell his work for 95mil lbs. works with death, taxidermy, formaldehyde, spinning paint, sculpture, diamonds, colorful dots, pills. he markets his artwork by manufacturing it and selling it to the general public
Maya Lin (general)
Best known for sculpture and landscape art, lived around too many "whites" and didn't know she was Asian until later
Unique Forms of Continuity in Space
Umberto Boccioni 1913 bronze
Gabriel Orozco (pottery)
"Double Tail" and "My Hands are my Heart"
When did Maya Lin have a interest of her cultural background?
30s years old
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