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39 Cards in this Set

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believed in socialist society and wrote a book Communist Manifesto
Karl Marx
art thats aware if its relationship to past art
*examines the idea of art itself
modern art
bright color palet, foucus on the moment
subject matter of everyday life
sactions by the academics,religion,history and mythological based arts
academic art
objects actual apperance in white light
local color
dry sticks of powder pigments
theory of evolution
*survival of the fittest
charles darwin
focused more on line, pattern, and form
"in plain air"
where Monet plained his multiple haystacks
en plein air
observes color breaks into parts and applies it to tiny dots
artists inner or personal vison-emotional dimension
breaking an object apart and putting the peices back together
weathly enjoying the good life
fin de siede
developed psycoanalysis
-thought our inner drives controls our behavior
sigmund freud
understand behavior and personality by identifing patterns in their dreams
carl jung
objects from different materials and combinding them together on a flat surface
artist who empathized innovention and challenged convention in the work
emerged in reaction to WWI homocide
-more of an attitude/mindset
made environments to show the beauty and precision of machine forms.
Ex:New York Night by Georgia O'Keefee
clear honost images
-the horror of war and its effects
new objectivity
leading surrealist
-motivation: bring the aspects of outer and inner reality together
Andre Breton
thought comes out without control of mind
midwest depicted royal american life in a clearly readable realistic style.
ex: American Gothic by Grant Wood
subconcious as source of creativity-fantasy
known as the center of art world/New York School
-express state of mind,shows gesture and motion in work
Abstract Expressionism
belived painting is only about paint and no figures/subjects
-influenced modern art/wanted pure art(2d and paint)
Clement Greenburg
The Ny school action painter
-wrote the article "The American Action Painters"
(believes in gesture and process of painting)
Harold Rosenburg
reduction of form often into a single unit.
time,movement,sound and gesture to communicate with an audience
Performance Art
influenced performance art by combinding art and life
John Cage
in the artists idea rather then the final object(based on concept rather then the object)Ex:Joseph Kosuth "one and three chairs"
conceptual art
"popular art"
uses signs, symbols,metaphors-understandable to the average person
pop art
focus on identity
reacts against formalism/more elements mixed together
used land as material
very minimal
Earth Art
analyzing cultural constructs as texts and acknowledging a lack of fixed meaning of these texts
introduces feminist ideas into performance art.
Ex: Meat Joy
Carolee Schneeman
group of woman
-use performance by creating deminstations, use mass media to get ideas across
guerrilla girls
create an artistic environment in a gallery or a room