PERIODS OF ART (Modernity (Modern (Avantgarde (Expressionism),…
PERIODS OF ART
from Altamira cave
sculptures: high symmetry exhibited by stone tools (hand-axe)
Prehistoric stone (Lapa do Lago, Brazil).
querns= stone tools for hand-grinding a wide variety of materials. They are used in pairs. The lower, stationary, stone is called a quern, while the upper mobile stone is called a handstone. The central hole is called the hopper and a handle slot enables the handstone to be rotated
mostly female and animal statues
“The Thinker” and “The Sitting woman”, from Romania, e c. 7000 years old
Mask of Agamemnon
from: 1,600-1,500 BCE
Dipylon Kouros, c. 600 BC, Athens, Kerameikos Museum.
The Moschophoros or calf-bearer, c. 570 BC, Athens, Acropolis Museum.
Phrasikleia Kore, c. 550 BC, Athens, National Archaeological Museum of Athens.
Frieze of the Siphnian Treasury, Delphi, depicting a Gigantomachy, c. 525 BC, Delphi Archaeological Museum.
(509 BCE - 330 CE)
(3000 BC to 30 AD)
Temples, tombs, sunk relief, statues standing forward, sphinxes
Wood Gilded Statue of Lady Tiye, mother of Akhenaten, Egypt ca. 1390-1352 B.C.E
The Gold Mask of Tutankhamun, c. late Eighteenth dynasty, Egyptian Museum
Magical stela or cippus of Horus
Stone surfaces were prepared by whitewash or mud plaster then a smoother gesso layer above
Materials: egg tempera, gums, resisns
Tomb of Sarenput II.
Wall painting of Nefertari
Depiction of craftworkers in ancient Egypt
Ancient Egyptian architects used sun-dried and kiln-baked bricks, fine sandstone, limestone and granite
Capital, limestone model. Roman period. From Egypt. The Petrie Museum of Egyptian Archaeology, London
Vestibule of Nectanebos I at Philae with Hathor heads on the top of the columns. Aswan, Egypt
One of The Pyramids and The Great Sphinx of Giza
Ravenna Mosaics & Architecture
6th century Byzantine mosaic in
the apse dome of the basilica of Sant'Apollinare in Classe, Ravenna
6th century Byzantine-style mosaic of a bearded Jesus in the Basilica of Sant'Apollinare Nuovo, Ravenna
6th century mosaics in the apse and presbytery of the Basilica of San Vitale, Ravenna
Early Christian Mural of the "Good Shepherd" (c.275)
The Forty Martyrs of Sebaste, ivory relief, Bode Museum, Berlin
Wall painting (frescos)
Early Christian & Late Antique
Baroque [Bach: Goldberg Variations ]
Impressionism : :
Contemporary Era / Post-modernity
(second half of the 20th century / 21th century)
(reaction against Modernism -
refusal to recognize the authority of any single style or definition of what art should be)
e.g Andy Warhol , Keff Koons , Sigmar Polke
critiques of structuralism, but common themes include the rejection of the self-sufficiency of structuralism
The form of an object has no context distinct from its function, attributes can include shapes, colors, ratios, and even time.
Wide-ranging set of developments in critical theory, philosophy, architecture, art, literature, and culture which are emerging from and reacting to postmodernism.
Mediation between aspects of both
modernism and postmodernism
(refuse the traditional ideas about humanity and the human condition / "post human" -> humans see as kinds of robots)
Transformation of individual values from materialist, physical, and economic to new individual values of autonomy and self-expression.
Monica Bonvicini - Latent Combustion 2015
Exposition "All the World's Futures"
Cyborg Manifesto by Donna Haraway - 1984
Marilyn Diptych by Andy Warhol - 1962
Column of the Erechtheion
The Arch of Septimus Severus
Pair of Centaurs Fighting Cats of Prey
Painted Gardaen (fresco)
Maiden Castle,Dorset,England (hill fort)
Discobolus by Myron (Discus Thrower)
Nike (Winged Victory) of Samothrace
The Pergamon Altar
“Golconde”, 1953 by Migrette
Rob Voerman, Tarnung #3, 2009, glass, Plexi-glass, wood, cardboard, a.o.m., Courtesy of Upstream Gallery. Installation view of “Modernisn as a Ruin,” at the Kunstmuseum Liechtenstein.
Grave stele of Hegeso