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Modern Art

Museum of Modern Art in Manhattan where we explored the Gauguin, Frank Lloyd Wright, and John Cage exhibits. I was very surprised with the amount of people that were in attendance at the museum that afternoon; I guess when one of the most famous museums in the country gives out free tickets everyone takes advantage of it. At first I just wanted go to the specific exhibits, but once I started looking around I staying for another hour looking at almost everything. I always thought that art was just...

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Modern Art by Edouard Manet and James Pollock

To me, art means the expression of one’s creative skills or how one expresses themselves and their true feelings. Art produced at the present point in time is called contemporary art, which is also known art modern art. Edouard Manet was considered to be the beginning of modern art and James Pollock was considered to be the end. These two artists do differ with their works of art but they are both great artists. Edouard Manet was a French painter whose work inspired the impressionist style. He also...

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Museum of Modern Art in New York

Museum of Modern Art in New York Roxanne Briano The Museum of Modern Art in New York City is the world’s leading modern art. Its exhibits have been a major influence in creating and stimulating popular awareness of modern art and its accompanying diversity of its styles and movements. The museum’s outstanding collections of modern painting, sculpture, drawings, and prints range from Impressionisms to current movements. Moreover, there are exhibits of modern architecture, industrial design, sculpture...

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Modern Art

Modern Art? The Post-Industrial Era in which we live in now is characterized by the extraordinary rate in development of technology. In sixty years we have managed to completely redesign every aspect of our lives in a way in which we allow technology to do most of the work. Whether we like it or not technology will keep evolving, and as it evolves it will impact aspects of society differently. The evolution of technology has had a very negative impact on artistic values in society and in aesthetics...

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Surrealist Art

the traditional rules of Western art. Artists of this era overthrew long held conventions in a series of movements, all arising before 1920. For example Cubists created new styles of composition in painting as well as sculpture. Fauvists and Expressionists attacked traditional notions of pictorial representations through brushwork and bright colors. This is referred to as the style of abstraction. Abstract Expressionists attempted to reconstruct this style of art as a result of the major changes...

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popular modern styles of painting

Popular Modern Styles of Painting Modern art was a reaction to the rigid style set by traditional French institutions. Modern styles emerged starting in the 1860s and continued through the 1970s. This type of art refers to styles of painting that eschewed realism and past traditions. Instead, its focus is on experimentation with various materials and styles. The following are some of the popular styles that reflect the spirit of the modern art movement. 1. Abstract Art Abstract art refers to...

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Progression of Art

The style of painters from the Romantic Era to modern times radically changed as their environment, other artists, and their overall worldviews influenced them. It is fair to say that the way artists created their world progressed from painting what they would see to how they would see the subject and ultimately how they felt about a subject much like Van Gogh did. After Romanticism and then Realism, in Europe at least, many painters were used to painting what was in front of them, eventually using...

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Art Henry Moore

and talent in medieval sculpture. He determined to make art his career. His art teacher broadened his knowledge of art. When Moore turned eighteen, he was called to the army. After the war, he received an ex-serviceman’s grant to continue his education. In 1919, he became the first student of sculpture at the Leeds School of Art. In 1921, Moore won a scholarship to study at the Royal College of Art in London. His knowledge of primitive art and sculpture extended. In 1929, he married Irina Radetsky...

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Intro to Art Appreciation: Methods in Presenting the Art Subjects

Humanites Intro to Art Appreciation Methods of Presenting the Art Subjects 1. Realism * In art, this is the attempt to portray the subject as it is. Even when the artist chooses a subject from nature, he selects, changes, and arranges details to express the idea he wants to make clear. * The general attempt to depict things accurately, from either a visual, social or emotional perspective. * Realists try to be as objective as possible. * The Artist’s main function is to describe...

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The Armory Show and Hitler’s Degenerate Art Show

Hitler’s Degenerate Art Show From paintings to sculptures, both realistic and modern, the International Exhibition of Modern Art at the 69th Infantry Regiment Armory was the first modern art show to arrive in America to exhibit works by Americans and Europeans alike. Opening its doors on February 17 of 1913, the exhibit astonished many New Yorkers with the modern style coming out of Europe. As many as 88,000 people attended the Armory Show, the most to ever attend an art show in New York. Fast-forward...

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