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    La Machine At Bougival

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    Charlie Duff Color Theory Professor Nicholson March 8th, 2017 Emotion as Color: Analysis of The Restaurant “ La Machine” at Bougival Artistic styles and compositional preferences have changed drastically over the course of history. Cultural progression, technological advancements, and spiritual preference have all played a major role in the fluctuating artistic styles over the years, however Fauvism marks a unique era for artistic expression. Fauvism was a style that developed and flourished in France around the start of the 20th century. This non-naturalistic style was easily identifiable, utilizing brilliant colors and dynamic brushwork to create truly expressionistic pieces. More importantly, Fauvism was a movement that focused its efforts…

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    Eliminating sense of depth was important to Mondrian because it allowed the paintings to be and expression his believes of matter and spirit. Mondrian’s blues, yellows, pinks, and reds were inspired by Fauvism. “In forest scenes he emphasized the linear undulation of saplings; in shore and seascapes, the intense, flowing colors of sand dunes and water” (Arnason 263). Sometimes he would paint objects in the style of Van Gogh and the oddest color arrangement inspired by the Neo-Impressionists.…

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    Picasso Vs Matisse

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    We can determine what made modern art “back then” by analyzing artists such as Henri Matisse, Pablo Picasso and Salvador Dali. Henri Matisse’s “The Joy of Life (Le Bonheur de Vivre)” was created during Fauvism period. This work of art is considered to be modern because of it’s strong colors. Matisse like to use colors that where pure, and soft-wavy shape. “Matisse used pure colors and the white of exposed canvas to create a light-filled atmosphere in his Fauve paintings. Rather than using…

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    artists after him to interpreted the world through their eyes, mind, and heart. By challenging the natural representation of his subjects, incorporating themes of deeper symbolism and emotional content into his works, as well as his bold stylistic brush stokes, allowed for a significant perception in the art world. His sense of freedom for experimentation discarded the traditions of the Impressionist style in which restricted artists to focus on the effects of colour and light in nature…

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    symbolise luxury, through the item it depicts and the painting itself. Willem’s achievement is found in replication of detail and light. While Kalf’s only subject throughout his entire art career was still life, Matisse expanded to other subjects and styles. The artists were also influenced by their world’s in different ways. Some assume Matisse’s bright works and the Fauvism style to be an attempt to provide happiness in a time after war and global depression, this contrasts with Kalf’s world…

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    canvas were damaged because they were missing extremely large patches of paint. However, it was found that these patches were places Matisse experimented with his palette. He dug into the canvas to expose reds and blues that were hidden from earlier pastoral versions under dark greens and blacks. The surface of the painting is scraped, scratched, and repainted.1 Before being examined, the painting was cleaned and curators removed its varnish; then, a microscopic cross section of the paint was…

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    The artwork I’ve chosen for this assignment is Pablo Picasso’s 1960 painting, Woman in an Armchair (Jacqueline Roque Picasso). The painting depicts Picasso’s second wife, Jacqueline Picasso, sitting in an armchair staring at the viewer. In this painting Picasso uses a darker, earthy palette consisting of olive greens, black, beige, white and grey. The painting is done in Picasso’s signature Analytical Cubist style. Picasso uses his unique style to turn a common portrait into something abstract…

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    The period of early 20th century was the time that the great musical changes were happened. At the end of the 19th century, enormous social and technological change prompted pessimism. By that time, there was a sense that progress could not continue forever. Old ideas and values no longer necessary and romanticism reached its limit in arts. Especially in music, Romanticism seems overextended which means music can no longer be longer, grander, more expressive. Because of this reason, the…

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    Over the course of college level art classes, the work produced has drastically changed from beginning to end of the three-year long career. The process of making a painting begins with, ultimately, thinking too hard about the subject matter and composition. Once starting to determine subject matter, other painters are researched, such as Bonnard and Philip Guston. This gives ideas in terms of composition, color palette, and complexity of the subject matter. The influences of these two artists…

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    MacCarthy (1911, pp.8, 9) argued that the Post-Impressionists were far more expressive of emotions than the Impressionists. Post-Impressionism is the group of painters included Gauguin, Cezanne, Seurat and Vincent Van Gogh working in France in the 1880s. Post-Impressionists intended to express beyond the impression which is the main concern of the Impressionists, while subjects of the Impressionists' painting are mainly landscapes or scenes of modern suburban life. Indeed, in the…

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