Early Twentieth-Century Art

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Early Twentieth
-
Century Art

Pablo
Picaso

(1881


1973)

Attacking Conventional Art


History


Commissioned by nobles
and the wealthy to show
power


Beauty


Female nude as sensual,
alluring, & obliging


Portraits


Ideal resemblance


Photography

History

Diego Velasquez

Philip on a Horse

Pablo Picasso

Boy with a Horse

Beauty

Paul Rubens

The Three Graces

Pablo Picasso

Les Demoiselles d’Avignon

Beauty

Etoumbi Mask

Congo

Portraits

Pablo Picasso

Ambroise Vollard

Pablo Picasso

Man with a Violin

Cubism


A multiplicity of viewpoints instead of the
traditional one
-
point perspective


Could also add the fourth dimension, time,
by showing parts of same object at
different times


Short, angular lines that make it look like
the subject exploded and had been pieced
back together

Marcel Duchamp

Nude Descending a
Staircase, No. 2

1912, Oil on canvas

Alexander Archipenko

Woman Combing Her Hair

1915, Bronze

Futurism

Giacomo Balla

Streetlight

1909, Oil on canvas

Futurism

Umberto Boccioni

Unique Forms of
Continuity in Space

1913, Bronze

Henri Matisse


Fauvism

Henri Matisse

Madame Matisse

1905, Oil on canvas

Henri Matisse


Fauvism

Henri Matisse

Dance 1

Henri Matisse

The Snail

1953,

Gouache
on
paper

9.5 x 9.5 feet

Nonobjective Art

Kasimir Malevich

Suprematist Composition:
White on Whtie

1918, Oil on canvas

Nonobjective Art

Piet Mondrian

Composition with
Large Red Plane,
Yellow, Black, Gray,
and Blue

1921, Oil on canvas

Architecture

Frank Lloyd Wright


Influenced by Asian
architecture


“Prairie School” of
architecture


Rectangular and low
to the ground


Fits into natural
surroundings

Bauhaus School


The ideal of simplified
forms and unadorned

functionalism.


The belief that the
machine economy
could deliver
elegantly designed
items for the masses.


Steel, concrete,
chrome, glass.

Wright

Frank Lloyd Wright

Robie House, Chicago, IL

1909. Brick, glass, natural rock

Wright

Frank Lloyd Wright

Fallingwater, Kaufmann House, Bear Run, PA

1936


1939. Reinforced concrete, stone, masonry, steel




Bauhaus