Semester l Week of 8/14/17 Ancient Greek Art- divided into 3 periods 1. Archaic period 2. Classical perod 3. Hellenistic period Week of 8/21/17 Roman Art - 1st Century B.C. -Influence by Greek Art -Artists were usually Greek Slave -Used relief sculptures to illustrate what were going on in society at the time. Week of 8/28/17 Renaissance -14th- 17th Century A.D. -The age of Discoveries -Study of Light and Shadow Leonardo da Vinci -Genius- His ideas still radiate in today sciences and technologies -Studied anatomy from cadavers. -Rotor of the helicopters -Parachutes Michelangelo -Painter and sculptor -Sistine chapel ceiling -Vatican in Rome -Sculpture of David Week of 9/5/17 Baroque -Exaggerated to produce dramatic tension and movement. Chiaroscuro -technique refer to the interplay between light and dark that was often used in Baroque paintings. Dimly lid scenes to produce a high contrast, dramatic atmosphere. Sir Peter Paul Ruben -1577-1640 - Flemish Baroque Painter -Mostly historic paintings- Religious and mythological Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio -1671-1610 -Talented but violent man. -In Rome he killed an man during a fight in 1606 and was given a death sentence by the pope. -Escaped to Naple but mysteriously died in at 38 years old. Week of 9/25/17 Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn - Dutch Painter - Achieved as a portrait artist at a very young age - Greatest painter in Europe Art History to date. Francisco Goya - Court Painter for the Spanish Crown - Disillusioned with the Peninsular War. - Suffered from unknown disease the caused him to loose his hearing. - Visited insane asylums to paint the suffering. Week of 10/2/17 Johannes Vermeer -Dutch Painter -Specialized in indoor scene of everyday middle class activities. very few work survived due to artist worked slow and meticulously. -was somewhat unknown during his life time. -Was discovered nearly 200 years later Jean Honore Fragonard -French Painter -Romantic Period -Painted mostly courting scene between two people. Eugene Delacroix -French Painter -Romantic period -"Liberty Leading the People" -Traveled to North Africa -Painted the Lion Hunt scenes. Week of 10/16/17 William Turner - English Painter - Landscapes Realism Period: - Social Art which honored the working man. - Focus on the mundane and everyday life. Gustave Courbet: - French Painter - Rejected Idealization, Nobility subject matter - Focused on the truth, however ugly or unpalatable. Honore Daumier: - French Artist - Known for his social, political cartoons 10/23/17 Jean Francois Millet: - French Painter - Founder of the Barbazon School - Genre Painting - Landscape Painting - Plien air paintings -Paintings that were done outdoor at the sites. Claude Monet - Painting Light -Impressionist Painter Edgar Degas -Ballet theme -Impressionist painter 11/13/17 Edouard Manet -Pivotal figure in the transition from Realism to Impressionism -Salon de Refuses Camille Pissaro -"Impasto" Painting technique George Seurat -Post Impressionist -"Pointillism" Vincent Van Gogh -never sold a painting during his life time -Most famous artist in the western art. 12/4/17 Paul Gauguin -French Post Impressionist -Works was not appreciated until after his death. -Recognized for his experimental use of color. -Spent 10 years in French Polynesia (Tahiti). Henry Toulouse Lautrec - French Post Impressionist Painter. -Genetic Disorder caused his legs not growing to normal size resulted in regular torso with short legs. Today the genetic disorder bear his name, Toulouse Lautrec Syndrome. Paul Cezanne - French Post Impressionist Painter. -Laid the foundation for the transition from 19th to 20th century art. -Used patches of colors in his painting therefore it looked somewhat boxy. Pablo Picasso -Spanish Painter, Sculptor, print maker... - Most influential artist of the 20th century. -Co-founder of the Cubist Movement. -"Guernica" large scale painting, protest the Spanish Civil War. Willem de Kooning -Dutch painter, migrated to the US after World War 2. -Abstract Expressionist Movement -Still painted after diagnosis with Alzheimer Disease. Jackson Pollock -American Painter -Abstract Expressionist Movement -"Drip painting -Afflicted with Alcoholism -Most important figure of the 20th century American art. -Early death due to his Alcoholism. 1/09/18 Semester ll Auguste Rodin -French Sculptor -Modeled the human figure. - Work with Bronze - Bronze: metal alloy 88% copper 12% Tin Duane Hanson -American Sculptor -Live cast method -Hyper-realistic lookin sculptures. 1/15/18 George Segal -American Sculptor -He used plaster bandages (orthopedic tapes) to make his forms. -His sculptures has a ghostly and melancholic look. Alberto Giacometti -Swiss Sculptor -Elongated and rough looking figures -Used bronze for his sculptures. John Ahearn -American sculptor from New York -Sculpted mostly people of color and people with alternative lifestyle. 1/22/18 Jeff Koon -American artist -Sculpted oversize children toys made of steel. 1/28/18 Alexander Calder -American artist -Originator of the Mobile -His works were kinetic art -most of his design were asymmetrical. Maya Lin -American designer/architect -Vietnam War Memorial -Landscape Art Robert Smithson -American Landscape Artist -Used photography to record his work in different season and weather. 2/15/18 Walter DeMaria - Lightning field -400 stainless steel rods arranged in a grid 1 mile by 1 kilometer. -Record lightnings with photography Dale Chuhuli -Glass artist -Large scale glass installation Marcel Duchamp -Reject logic and reason -Valued nonsense, irrational and intuition. -found object movement -One of the most influential artist in the 20th century. John Chamberlain -Used auto body part to make his art work 2/20/18 Meret Oppenheim German/Swiss artist Made everyday objects using materials that alluded to femininity. Damien Hirst -English Artist -Death Themes - work with animal remains Tom Wesselman -American Artist -Pop Art Limited to Primary Colors 2/26/18 Robert Indiana -American Artist -Addressed Social political issues Robert Raushenberg -American Artist -Neo Dada -Explore viewer imaginations -Combine painting and sculpting. 3/5/18 Jasper John -Painted the American flags -used Encaustic -Explore how the art work being build. Andy Warhol -Turn commercial art inot fine art -Pop Art -"15 minutes of fames" Jean-Michel Basquiat -Graffiti Art -Counter cultures -Quick rise and fall 3/12/18 Keith Haring -Street Art -Open Pop shop -Diagnosed with AIDS -Funded AIDS and children organizations Banksy -English Graffiti artist -Painted in secrecy -Social Commentary Kenny Scharf -American painter -Large scale paintings -Bright colorful and cartoonist painting Chuck Close -American painter -Photorealism -Large scale portrait -Used the grid method -His airbrush technique inspired the invention of the inkjet printer. Robert Estes -American artist -best known for his photorealistpaintings -paintings generally consist of reflective, clean, and inanimate city and geometriclandscapes Dirk Dzimisky - German Artist - Portraits in pencil - Depicting human being in somewhat dark artistic mood. Alice Neel - American Artist - Portrait of friends, family and lovers. - Psychological and emotional intensity 4/2/18 Janet Fisher - English Painter -Paints mostly still life - Specialized in glass ware Jack Beal -American Painter -Figurative/Still Life- Depicted Ancient myth and real life.
Announcement . Starting 5/29/18 students can not bring backpack to school. . Battle of the Grade 6/1/18 · Middle School Athletics Banquet 5/29/18 6pm · 8th Grade Graduation 5/31/18 6pm . Please register at http://www.funrun.com/ Have a fun and safe Summer. See you in August
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