History of Modern Art

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  1. French Academy:
    Académie des Beaux-Arts (Academy of Fine Arts)
    1795

    • -The most important school in France for art.
    • -Becomes Royal French Academy (Seal of approval for art training)
  2. The Salon
    • -The official art exhibit of the Académie des Beaux-Arts
    • -Jury (Members of the academy) evaluated and selected art into exhibition
    • -How artists achieved exposure for their work
    • -The shift of popularity in art
  3. The Avant-Garde
    • -Vanguard, Ahead of its time
    • -Radical and shocking alternative to academic standard of art
    • -Met with outrage and conservative public opinion
    • -Often rejected by Salon
  4. Gustave Courbet
    • -Painted Real Life. Coined it Realism
    • -People did not like his nudes. Not pretty. Too real and offensive.
    • -Did not conform to academic standard
    • -Artwork rejected by the Salon
  5. Courbet’s Pavilion of Realism
    1855

    • -Rented shed not far from the Salon
    • -Supported community for rebel artist to display their rejected artwork
    • -Not successful, but creates alternative art style
  6. Salon des Refusés
    • -3000 paintings rejected by Salon (more than usual)
    • -Artists question why
    • -Government sponsors alternative exhibition to show rejected art
    • -Artwork mocked and laughed at. Artists are humiliated and discouraged.
    • -Work was seen. Negative acknowledgement was skill OK.
    • -Edouard Manet
    • -Le Déjeuner sur l'herbe (The Luncheon on the Grass)
    • -1863
    • -Realism
    • Claude Monet
    • 1872
    • Impression: Sunrise
    • Impressionism
  7. Salon de Independents
    1874

    • -First independent exhibition for artist to show eachother their work (anonymous society)
    • -Displayed art from real life
    • -Poor attendance from curious people
    • -Artists still encouraged by attendance
    • -Attendance grows higher and higher over a span of 12years
  8. George Seurat
    • -Developed unique style of experimental art (Pointillism)
    • -Very reclusive, shy and reserved
    • -Liked order
    • -Studied from the Louvre for inspiration
    • -Intrigued by antiquity
    • -Drawn to Egyptian Art (Static Art)
    • -Admired the clarity of Greek art (Timelessness)
  9. Pointillism
    Art technique in where small dots of color are painted in patterns to form an image.
    • George Seurat
    • Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La Grande Jatte
    • 1984
    • Pointillism
    • George Seurat
    • La Parade
    • 1888
    • Pointillism
  10. Paul Cézanne
    The Father of Modern Art
    • Paul Cézanne
    • Montagne Sainte-Victoire
    • 1887
    • Post-Impressionism
  11. Expressionism
    Art technique used to depict subjective emotions the artist envisions giving their paintings a sense of meaning and feel to them.
    • Paul Gauguin
    • Vision of the Sermon (Jacob wrestling with the Angel)
    • 1888
    • Expressionism/Synthetism (Post-Impressionism)
    • Paul Gauguin
    • Yellow Christ
    • 1889
    • Cloisonnism (Post-Impressionism)
    • Paul Gauguin
    • Street in Tahiti
    • 1891
    • Cloisonnism (Post-Impressionism)
    • Paul Gauguin
    • Woman with a Mango
    • 1893
    • Cloisonnism (Post-Impressionism)
    • Paul Gauguin
    • Mano Tupapau (Spirit of the Dead Watching)
    • 1892/1893
    • Post-Impressionism
    • Paul Gauguin
    • Day of the God
    • 1894
    • Post-Impressionism
    • Paul Gauguin
    • Riders on the Beach
    • 1902
    • Cloisonnism (Post Impressionism)
  12. Vincent Van Gogh
    • -Dutch, Born in Holland
    • -Moves to Paris with brother Theo
    • -Experiments with Impressionist style
    • -Collected Japanese woodprints
    • -Uses intense colors in his paintings
    • Vincent Van Gogh
    • The Potato Eaters
    • 1885
    • Post-Impressionism/Realism
    • Vincent Van Gogh
    • The Night Café
    • 1888
    • Post-Impressionism
    • Vincent Van Gogh
    • Starry Night
    • 1889
    • Post-Impressionism
    • James Ensor
    • Intrigue
    • 1911
    • James Ensor
    • Christ's Entry Into Brussels
    • 1889

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