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  • Modern Art

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    x 26.5 cm. Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York. Self Portrait Dedicated to Paul Gaugin. Vincent van Gogh. 1888. Oil on canvas. 60.5 x 49.4 cm. Fogg Art Museum, Harvard University Pieta. Anabale Carricci. 1600. Oil on canvas. 149 x 156 cm. Museo Nazionale di Capodimonte, Naples, Italy. Woman with Dead Child. Kathe Kollowitz. 1903. Etching. 39 x 48 cm. To the casual viewer, Modern art is often shocking, amusing, indecipherable and unnerving because art has always been understood in terms

  • Modern Art

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    Piet Mondrian and Jackson Pollock are both regarded as being major influences within the movement of modern art. During the peak of their careers their artwork took on very different styles. Mondrian was born in 1872, he was a Dutch artist, is famously known for his precise, systematic style of painting. He is renowned for the grid-based paintings that he produced in the early 1920’s during his time in Paris (wilder, 2007 p.318). Jackson Pollocks work was erratic and spontaneous, this is particularly

  • Modern Art

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    What is the first thing you think of when modern art is mentioned? Random paints splotched on a blank canvas? While this is a perfect example of modern art, there is more to it than just random paintings: the artist has a goal. Unfortunately, a stereotype has been linked to modern art that there really is no art involved. I was a skeptic myself until we began learning about it during class, and when I experienced by first piece of modern art that really moved me: "Bucolic Landscaping," created

  • Modernism And Modern Art

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    traditional way of art. Traditional subjects were never the main concern as modern artists create works that reveal more about the aesthetics and concerns of art. As modern artists seek to establish new approaches to their artwork, they often question the way of representation and techniques of traditional art. As modern art develops, it is known to be rebellious by nature as they seek for continual desire to shock along with the desire of originality. But overtime, society accepted how modern art is and their

  • The Importance Of Modern Art

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    Art changed completely in the 20 th century. With birth of Modernism, a rapid succession of “ism” fallowed, movements were artists rejected naturalism representing the physical world realistically. Modern artists turned their back away from an academic art that had classical traditions. Instead, they experimented with technique and form, questioning the very nature of art and humanity. Modern art is a question more than an answer. In January 1937, the Spanish Republican government commissioned

  • Art And Modern Art: The Importance Of Conceptual Art

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    modern Art inspired me to tackle the tug - of - war regarding the value of skill in painting compared to the idea or thought of an Artwork. It is often seen that artists become discouraged when they see a high level of technical skilled work by other artists. This is due to the fact that an artist can rarely be skillful unless he devote his days and nights and even years in practicing in order to express the same technical control. For me is important for artists to critique

  • Art and Modern Technology

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    “Two cures: making art visible” – review Traditionally, art institutions endeavour to display true craftsmanship in respect to art practices for example painting, sculpture, print etc. The original format, as produced at the labour of the artist. Whether leaving the piece at the mercy of the public to analyse, or telling the story and intention by means of a curator. However, these institutions have long been avoided by the general public as they are believed to be elitist, leaving many works open

  • Renaissance and Modern Art

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    During my second time visiting the museum, I looked at paintings from the 15th and 19th centuries. Two of the art works that I choose is “The Story of Joseph” from the Renaissance period and “The Marketplace” from the modern art period. Both of these paintings were from different time periods but they were also very similar in content and style. The first pieces that I choose were from the Renaissance period. It is titled “The Story of Joseph” by Biagio d’ Antonio. The card states that it is Italian

  • Modern Art And Modernism

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    Modernism was a widespread change that took place in the late 19th century that continued throughout the early 20th century. This changed the scientific discovery, political philosophies, industrialization, and the growth of urban centers. During this time art was filled with many new and different ideas and styles, which include painting, sculpture, and so much more. This allowed artists to be free to express their emotion in what they want to do within their artwork. In Paris this launched the movement

  • Modern Art And Modernism

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    Modernism is a widespread changed that took place in the late 19th century that continued throughout the early 20th century. This changed the scientific discovery, political philosophies, industrialization, and the growth of urban centers. During this time art was filled with many new and different ideas and style, which include painting, sculpture, and so much more. This allows artists to be free to express their emotion in what they want to do within their artwork. In Paris this launched a movement called

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