Art Appreciation

  1. Intro
    • -mannerism-artists involved in protest against values of
    • high renaissance art-artists were interested in pushing notions of balance,
    • harmony and order relatively short lived style-artists predominately centered
    • in city of rome-countering art of Rafael-intentionally distorted space
    • proportion of figures-very artificial emotional content, erotic, confusing,
    • ambiguous, convoluted, s curves
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    • Parmigianino, Madonna dal Collo Longo, c. 1535

    • -parmigianino-madonna dal collo longo-enormous in length
    • extremely elongated-childf is also elongated don’t have same bond as in
    • Rafael-sincere ideas out the window complex composition figures crowded,
    • funny-space is confusing balance is confusing-all things quality of mannerism

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    • Tintoretto, The Last Supper, 1594

    • -tintoretto-counterreformation-effort
    • of church in catholic countries response to reformation church utilized works
    • of art, to try and engage audience make church seem alive well powerful dynamic
    • diagonal light is supernatural

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    • El Greco, Purification of the Temple, 1600

    • -worked in spain-style in
    • unmistakabale uses evident brushwork-usues very brilliant colors, seem to
    • sparkle the purification of the temple

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    • Caravaggio, The Conversion of St. Paul, c. 1601

    • -caravvagio-tenebrism scene set in darkness at nighttime in
    • which there is single light source revolutionized paintings in number of
    • ways-use of foreshortening conversion of st paul, naturalism depict figures
    • from bibilical stories

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    • Artemisia Gentileschi, Judith and Maidservant with the Head of Holoferness, c. 1625

    • -gentileschi-best known works judth and maidservant-depict
    • women portrayed them as strong, capabale autonomous, very orginial in depicting
    • stories that many artists have done before celebrated strength of woman

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    • Gianlorenzo Bernini, The Ecstasy of Saint Theresa, 1645-1652

    • -greatest sculptor during era-bernini-ecstasy of saint
    • Theresa-depicting mystical vision of saint who is pierced in heart by
    • arrow-swooning back in gesture-dynamism movement twirk in energy in
    • work-clothing blown around all about emotion and vision

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    • Diego Velazquez, Las Meninas, 1656

    • -velazquez-las meninas-court painter to Philip the fourth did
    • a lot of royal portraits-artist himself is there working on large canvas,
    • ladies in waiting various attendants-means to show off all of his abilities0
    • use of light, perspective

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    • Peter Paul Rubens, Garden of Love, c. 1632-1634

    • -peter paul ruben-garden of love-afternoon chubby cupids,
    • cherubs, works were large-production of color, brushwork thickly, heavily-still
    • seems cohesive, also a diplomat became royal of his time

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    • Jan Vermeer, Young Woman with a Water Jug, c. 1655

    -Jan Vermeer-foremost genre painter in Holland;

    Holland-a republic instead of presided over by king dutchare protestant-not a lot of religious art, genre paintings scenes of everydaylife-very quiet, beautifully painted scenes-group portraits-all very importantsubject in Holland-still life, landscapes

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    • Frans Hals, The Laughing Cavalier, 1624

    • -Franz hals-the laughing cavalier-known for very spontaneous
    • looking portraits-light feathery brushwork sense of animation to scenes robust
    • lifelt quality

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    • Judith Leyster, The Proposition, 1631

    • -Judith leyster-the proposition-a moral man offering young
    • lady coins ignores solicitation scene frequently depicted-usually scene in
    • brothel awarenees of European styles in lighting, both did very similar kinds
    • of paintings

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    • Judith Leyster, The Jolly Toper, 1629
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    • Rembrandt van Rijn, Sortie of Captain Banning Cocq's Company of the Civic Guard (Night Watch) 1642

    • -Rembrandt-group portrait corporation portrait-most famous
    • artist in Holland from period-best known for portraits corportation make a portrait of every
    • single person in scene

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    • Nicolas Poussin, Et in Arcadia Ego, c. 1655

    • -poussin-different tendency that emereges in French painting
    • sober restrained more classical styles more different than baroque

    • -example classicizing influence-idealized landscape-obvious
    • classical references manners in which shepherds are dressed lighting mood is
    • subtle, academic classical style elevate artists mind intellect rather than
    • just senses

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    • Hyacinthe Rigaud, Louis XIV, 1701

    • -louis XIV marks end final flourishing of
    • baroque-responsible for eduation arts, education the sun king painted by
    • hyacinthe

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    • Antonine Watteau, Return from Cythera, 1717-1719

    • -upon death in 1715 style changes dramatically changed to
    • rococo style-light hearted, romanticm playful, figures toned down colors are
    • pastel and pale-elegantly clad, aristocratic, playful activity

    watteau-great example

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    • Jean Honore Fragonard, The Swing 1766

    • -fragonard-famous for intrigued paintings entitled the swing
    • – artificial in keeping with taste of aristocracy avoid harsh realities of time

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    • Marie Louise Elisabeth Vigee-Lebrun, The Artist and Her Daughter, C. 1785


    • image of portrait of artist and daughter one of most famous portrait painters in
    • france court painter to marie Antoinette- women shown

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Art Appreciation
Mannerism, Baroque, & Rococo