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MODERN ART

UNIT 1
IMPRESSIONISM
isarguably the
most famous
French painting
movement
ever..
IMPRESSIONIST ARTIST

Edgar Degas is
considered as one
of the founders of
Impressionism.
 Which among other
things is
characterized by
accurate depiction
of light, candid
The Bellelli Family poses and vivid
colours.
EDOUARD MANET

 Was a French modernist


painter. He was one of
the first 19th-century
artists to paint modern
life, and a pivotal figure
in the transition from
Realism to
Impressionism.
CLAUDE MONET

 Wasthe founder
and the most
productive Sunrise
practitioner of
the French
Impressionist
movement.
EXPRESSIONISM

 IS
A MANNER OF PAINTING
AND SCULPTURING IN
WHICH NATURAL FORMS
AND COLORS ARE
DISTORTED AND
EXAGERATED.
 ITIS CHARACTERIZED
BY HEAVY BLACK
LINES THAT DEFINE
FORMS, VIVID COLORS
AND SUBJECTIVE USE
OF THEMATIC
MATERIALS.
THEARTIST USE
DISTORTIONS OF
COLORS AND FORM
WHICH GIVES VISUAL
FORM TO EMOTIONS
AND INNER
SENSATIONS
EDVARD MUNCH
FATHER OF EXPRESSIONISM
 HEWAS A
NORWEGIAN PAINTER
WHO PIONEERED THE
EXPRESSIONISM
MOVEMENT IN
MODERN PAINTING
“THE SCREAM”
IS ONE OF THE
WORLD’S MOST
RECOGNIZABLE
WORKS OF ART.
“THE SCREAM”
IT DEPICTS A MAN IN A
PRIVATE MOMENT OF
ANGUISHED DESPAIR
AND ANXIETY, WHILE
THE OTHER PEOPLE IN
THE PAINTING SEEM
BLISSFULLY UNAWARE
OF HIS SITUATION
“THE SCREAM”
IS A PART OF A SERIES
CALLED “THE FRIEZE OF
LIFE” WHICH DEPICTS
HIGHLY AFFECTIVE
MOMENTS RELATED TO
THEMES OF LIFE, LOVE,
MYSTICISM AND DEATH
CUBISM
 IS A STYLE IN PAINTING
AND SCULPTURE WHICH
WA DEVELOPED IN THE
EARLY 20TH CENTURY.
 IT IS CHARACTERIZED BY
FORMAL STRUCTURE OF
WORK OF ART AND THE
REDUCTION OF NATURAL
GEOMETRICAL FIGURES.
CUBISM
WAS THE FIRST
ABSTRACT
STYLE OF
MODERN ART.
CUBIST
ARTWORK
THE OBJECT ARE FIRST
REDUCED IN CUBES,
FLATTENED INTO TWO
DIMENSIONAL SHAPES
ARANGED IN OVERLAPPING
PLANES.
A CUBIST
IGNORES THE
TRADITION OF
PERSPECTIVE
DRAWING AND SHOWS
MANY VIEWS OF A
SUBJECT AT A TIME.
PABLO PICASSO
HE WAS ONE OF THE
GREATEST ARTIST TAT
GAVE SENSE OF VIGOR
OF HIS WORKS AND HIS
OWN DISTINCT STYLE
BY CREATING PEACES
THAT ARE AHEAD OF
HIS TIME.
PABLO PICASSO
HE WAS THE FIRST
ARTIST TO TAKE STEP
TOWARDS MODERN ART
AND DEVELOPED THE
GENRE IN WHICH CUT
PAPER FRAGMENTS
WERE PASTED INTO HIS
COMPOSITION.
GUERNICA
BY PABLO PICASSO
GUERNICA
 shows the
TRAGEDIES AND
SUFFERING OF
WAR it inflicts
upon individuals,
particularly
innocent civilians.
 Picasso's most important political
painting, has remained relevant as
Guernica a work of art and as a symbol of
protest, and it kept the memory
of the Basque town's nightmare
alive. While Picasso was living in
Nazi-occupied Paris during World
War II, one German officer
allegedly asked him, upon seeing a
photo of Guernica in his apartment,
"Did you do that?" Picasso
responded, "No, you did."
DADAISM
 IS A REVOLT BY
PAINTERS AND
WRITERS IN FRANCE,
GERMANY, AND
SWITZERLAND DURING
THE 20TH CENTURY
AGAINTS THE
PREVAILING
STANDARDS IN ART.
DADAISM
PUBLIC
GATHERINGS,
DEMONSTRATIONS
AND ART
PUBLICATIONS
WERE INVOLVED IN
THEIR ART.
DADAISM
THE ART IS
INNOVATED WITH
COLLAGE AND
PHOTOMONTAGE
MARCEL
DUCHAMP
HE WAS THE PIONEER OF THE
DADA MOVEMENT.

HE ALSO DEVELOPED
ARTWORKS CALLED
“READYMADES” THROUGH THE
USE OF COMMERCIALLY
AVAILABLE OBJECT
MARCEL HE ARGUED THAT”ANY
ORDINARY OBJECT COULD
DUCHAMP BE ELEVATED TO THE
DIGNITY OF WORK OF
ART BY THE MERE CHOICE
OF AN ARTIST”
SURREALISM
 ITIS A STYLE OF ART THAT EVOLVED FROM
DADAISM AND DEVELOPED IN THE 2OTH
CENTURT. IT USES IMPOSSIBLE LANDSCAPES,
OPTICAL ILLUSTIONS, AND STRESSES THE
SUBCONSCIOUS OR NONRATIONAL
SIGNIFICANCE OF IMAGERY ARRIVED AT BY
THE EXTENSIVE USE OF CHANCE EFFECTS,
SYMBOLIC OBJECTS OR COMPARISONS.
SURREALISM

 WAS INFLUENCED BY THE WORKS OF


PSYCHOLOGIST, SIGMUND FREUD.
 FREUD STATED THAT DREAMS WERE
PEOPLE’S SUBCONSCIOUS WAY OF
DEALING WITH PERSONAL ISSUES AND
REALITIES.
SALVADOR DALI
SURREALIST
PAINTER AND
AN ICON OF
THE
SURREALIST
MOVEMENT
SALVADOR DALI
HIS PAINTING PROBED
THE UNCONSCIOUS
WORLD OF THOUGHTS,
DREAMS AND
PERCEPTION IN
FANCIFUL AND
NIGHTMARISH IMAGES.

THE EPITOME OF SURREALISM


THE PRESISTENCE OF MEMORY
ACTIVITY
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Style in Art Description Name of Painter Famous Painting


IMPRESSIONISM MOST FAMOUS FRENCH - EDUOARD MANET Le déjeuner sur l'herbe
PAINTING MOVEMENT - CLAUDE MONET SUNRISE
EVER
EXPRESSIONISM NATURAL FORMS AND EDVARD MUNCH THE SCREAM
COLORS ARE DISTORTED
AND EXAGERATED

WAS THE FIRST PABLO PICASSO GUERNICA


CUBISM ABSTRACT STYLE OF
MODERN ART
IS A REVOLT AGAINTS MARCEL DUCHAMP “READYMADES”
DADAISM THE PREVAILING
STANDARDS IN ART

SURREALISM IT USES IMPOSSIBLE SALVADOR DALI THE PRESISTENCE OF


LANDSCAPES, OPTICAL MEMORY
ILLUSTIONS, AND
STRESSES THE
SUBCONSCIOUS OR
NONRATIONAL
SIGNIFICANCE OF
IMAGERY