Mod + Contemp Art Quiz 1

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Mod + Contemp Art Quiz 1
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2011-09-16 19:06:06
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    • Olympia, Edouard Manet 1863
    • Formal and Social-Historical
    • Bar at the Folies-Bergere, Edouard Manet 1881-82
    • Formal and Social-Historical
    • Significance: It reflects the ambiguity of the experience of modern life in Paris.
    • Paris Street- A Rainy Day, Gustave Caillebotte 1877
    • Social-Historical
    • Garden of the Princess, Claude Monet 1867
    • Social-Historical
    • The Great Boulevard, Pierre-Auguste Renoir 1875
    • Social-Historical
    • The Pont des Arts, Pierre-Auguste Renoir 1867-68
    • Social-Historical
    • Bathing at the Grenouillere, Claude Monet 1869
    • Formal

    Significance: Relates to Clement Greenberg's formal argument for Modernism, in that it accentuates the flatness of the surface, and draws the viewer's attention primarily to the application of paint, and THEN to the subject matter.
  1. Plan for Avenue de l'Opéra, Baron Haussmann (need year)
  2. The Gates of Hell, Auguste Rodin, 1880-1917
  3. The Walking Man, Rodin, 1900
  4. The Back I-IV, Henri Matisse, 1909-31
  5. Hail Mary, Paul Gauguin, 1891
  6. The Spirit of the Dead Watching, Paul Gauguin, 1892
  7. Les Demoiselles d'Avignon, Pablo Picasso, 1906

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