My final project consists of two self-portraits, each which portrays the influence of the historical art movements called Impressionism and Analytic Cubism. Among the numerous art mediums, I chose acrylic paint, and my inspiration for painting in an Impressionist style comes from Claude Monet and Pierre-Auguste Renoir. For my analytical cubism painting my inspiration came from both Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque with their emphasis on geometrical shapes. According to Gardner, Impressionism was an art movement born in late-19th-century in Paris (Gardner 687). Claude Monet and Auguste Renoir were some of the few artists to experiment with the new artistic style that was once rejected from society.
Tired of the strictness and rigidness of the Victorian era, great minds of the day longed for the freedom of expression and release. The design reform that took hold of England produced two movements; the arts and crafts and the aesthetic movement. These ideas would percolate until just before the 20th century when Art Nouveau would be in full swing. Names such as Charles Keeler would advocate simplicity and honesty of materials. “Art for art’s sake” was also a popular idea being circulated.
A critic whom tears apart canvas with his teeth can still relate to Matisse years after he painted. Modern art today is based on the simplicity that Matisse introduced in the early 1900's. You can see this in Marc Chagall's painting, I & The Village. The flat use of colour is reminiscent of Matisse as well as the simplicity of the organic objects within the painting. Everything your eyes touch that is said to be Modern Art is influenced by Matisse, whether the artist knows it or not.
This essay investigates the three different strands of modern art: modern expressionism, modern irrationalism and modern formalism. This essay will focus on The Persistence of Memory (1931), an artwork by Salvador DalÍ, he was one of the most perplexing Surrealist artists of the twentieth century. According to the Encyclopedia of Art, the term ‘modern’ refers to something typical of contemporary life or thought. Modernism is a genre of art and literature that makes a self-conscious break with previous genres. Modern Art refers to works produced during the period dating from roughly 1860s through the 1970s.
Art in the twentieth and twenty-first hundreds of years can be sorted into the Modern and Contemporary periods, however frequently declines any further typecasting. As pivotal innovations and occasions happened far and wide moon landings, motion pictures, world wars artists too reacted to social and mechanical change. Art moved far from representational aesthetics, and this period saw the coming of Cubism 's geometric structures, Dada 's "Shot" arrangements, and deliberation. Theoretical craftsmanship went so far as to dispense with the workmanship protest through and through. Working with new and offbeat media was likewise a noteworthy piece of creative advancement: cases incorporate Marcel Duchamp 's prepared made, the mechanical procedures or materials utilized as a part of Pop Art and Minimalism, the human body itself, and video establishment craftsmanship.
Architecture is one thing that was heavily influenced by the Greek culture. Many of the styles of architecture from Greece are used in things like the White House and the Lincoln memorial. All in all, the hellenistic spread was kind of Greek culture mixing and influencing with other cultures and ideas. Therefore, the modern world was influenced by the hellenistic spread because the Greek culture was blended into many different
According to N. Pevsner (1936; 251) the word Modernism is used to refer to a period that originated in the 1860’s till the 1970’s, which describes a style of art that was made during that period. Modernism was then described as the philosophy of the modern period, which was applied to the architecture of geometry that was simple and plain and decoration was rejected, it did not have any historical styles that happened in Europe in the late 19th century and early 20th century before the World War II. It was used mostly in the Western society in the 19th century and early 20th centuries along with cultural trends and the changes that kept on happening. Pevsner was highly inspired by artists such as Walter Gropius and William Morris. He then
Introduction Art is the expression of human creativity, skill and imagination. There are many different forms and types of visual art, from painting; to sculpting; to modeling; to photography and many more (Wikipedia). A lot of people around the world may not know about artists that change their artistic direction because of photography. People also may suggest that art is only about painting and drawing, but photography influenced painting by giving artists new tools; which then influenced the artists who experimented with colour, mass and lighting (Reference). But to what extent did the invention of photography influence the development of painting from the end of 19th century to 1930?
In the 1980s things in the industry took a turn around. After the success of the Swiss International Typographic Style and the theories of modernism it was then applied to architecture and art many artists and designers looked for new ways to express themselves and their ideas. Many of the design approaches that gained popularity in the 1980s were developed in a direct revolution against the ideas of the cleanliness, legibility and rationality of modernism. The introduction and success of the personal computer allowed for designers to take the clean design of modernism destroy it and reassemble it in a new visual language (Flask, 2017). Once desktop publishing was mainstreamed there was complete shift in the role of the graphic designer.
In Vincent van Gogh’s later life, he breaks through with a unique style that he developed over years. He was one of the Post-Impressionists who approached art differently by going further than just aesthetical attributes. Vincent van Gogh engaged with emotions and expressed them through his art (Metmuseum.org, 2014). Unfortunately, like other artists, Vincent was not an accepted artist because of his ways of looking at art. Unlike painting with light and aesthetically pleasing colours, van Gogh would paint with greys.