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12.10: Conclusion and Contrast

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  • The constriction of past standards and expectations about the appearance and meaning of an image was changed forever. These artists expressed their dreams and ideas through the abstract look of lines and color.

    Fauvism

    Expressionism

    Cubism

    Dada

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    Woman with a Hat

    by Henri Matisse

    Der Turm der Blauen Pferde

    by Franz Marc

    The Model

    by Lyubov Popova

    Cut with a Kitchen Knife

    by Hannah Hock

    1. How did the artists use color?
    2. How did the images change from Fauvism through Dada?
    3. How did each artist deviate from reality?

    Movement

    Image

    Title

    American Modernism

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    Ram’s Head White Hollyhock and Little Hills

    by Georgia O’Keefe

    Fauvism

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    Bride and Groom

    by Amedeo Modigliani

    Expressionism

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    Senecio

    by Paul Klee

    Cubism

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    The Girl with a Mandolin

    by Pablo Picasso

    Dadaism

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    Oval Composition with Abstract Motifs

    by Sophie Taeuber-Arp

    Harlem Renaissance

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    Sowing

    by William Johnson

    1. In what way did each artist move their painting from realism to be more abstract?
    2. How did each artist use color to create the images?
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