Methods of Presenting Art Subject

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Methods of Presenting Art Subject

By | September 2012
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METHODS OF PRESENTING ART SUBJECT
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REALISM

“ANTIPOLO”
FERNANDO AMORSOLO

This oil painting on canvas depicts a rural scene where
a group of people are shown celebrating a fiesta in Antipolo.

ZUCCONE
DONATELO

It was commissioned for the bell tower of the Florence Cathedral. It is also known as the Statue of Prophet Habakkuk.

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ABSTRACTION
a. Distortion
HEAD VI (1949)
FRANCIS BACON

The primal scream is the outstanding motif of these first canvases, where nearly the entire face disappears in shadow, leaving only the mouth that utters the cry.  The background is a sort of curtain of shadows from which the figure emerges.

Birds in Space
Constantin Brancusi

In this sculpture, Brancusi concentrated on the physical attributes of the bird on its movement. The bird’s wings and feathers are eliminated, the swell if the body is elongated, and the head and the beak are reduced to a slanted oval.

b. Elongation

Portrait Of Pablo Picasso
Amadeo Modigliani

Artist’s impression of painter Pablo Picasso upon meeting him at the first time in Paris.

Tete
Amadeo Modigliano
Portrait Of Pablo Picasso
Amadeo Modigliani

In June 2010 Modigliani's Tête, a limestone carving of a woman's head, became the second most expensive sculpture ever sold.

c. Mangling

Soft Construction With Boiled Eggs
Salvador Dali

Dali made this painting to represent the horrors of the Spanish Civil War

Unknown

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d. Cubism
VIOLIN AND CANDLESTICK
GEORGE BRACQUES

This work embodies the dynamic and...