Category Archives: ART IN HISTORY CLASS

Romanticism

Romantic art is a highly emotional school of art.   Romantic art revels in the individual, subjective, irrational, imaginative, personal, spontaneous, emotional, visionary and transcendental. It rejects order, calm, harmony, balance, idealization and rationality. Romantic art shows a preference for … Continue reading

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POP- ART

Pop Art initially seems to glorify popular culture by celebrating  soup cans, comic strips and models to the status of fine art on the walls of museums. But, perhaps look again and maybe you will notice the critique of the … Continue reading

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Is It Too Surreal For You?

Until the twentieth century, artists tried to capture reality in their paintings. Surrealism surfaced in the period following WWI in the  1920s, when young artists wanted to create something more than a mere copy of what they saw.  Artists became … Continue reading

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Banksy and Street Art

Perhaps one of the most well known graffiti artists of the 21st century, Banksy, as he is called, is a master with stencils and a spray can.  A spokeswoman for the Brooklyn Museum, said a painting – of a red-coated colonial-era … Continue reading

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War and Peace

How does the work of Paul Nash challenge William Phillip’s depiction of the war? Answer the question in terms of subject, composition, color, and perspective (Where does your eye go when viewing the work?)

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“Pimp My Piragua”

Review the works of Marcel Luciano for his visit to our class next Monday. “PIMP MY PIRAGUA WEBSITE” “10 Things You Probably Did Not Know About Puerto Rico”

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VOTE FOR THE BEST WORK!

CHOOSE ONE OF THE SCULPTURES YOU ENJOYED AND DISCUSS WHY? This is due February 28 on the blog. You cannot choose your own piece! Double check I did not omit anyone’s choice- Let me know! Thank you 1.Which sculpture  would … Continue reading

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