Intro to Logic
Intro to Philosophy
Intro to Humanities
Modern Post Modern
D E R N I S M
Ernst Ludwig Kirchner
(1880 - 1938)
He was the founder of the The Bridge. They laid the foundation of
Kirchner volunteered in World War I. He had
breakdown, and was discharged. The Nazis banned
his work, and over 600
paintings were destroyed.
Ernst Kirchner committed suicide in 1938.
Naked Playing People, 1910
Portrait of a Woman, 1911
E X P R E S S I O N I S M
Scream by Edvard Munch (1893)
He was one of the key figures of the
German Expressionist movement.
Franz Marc - Red and Blue Horses, 1912, tempera on paper
Komposition III (1914)
Kleine Komposition (II) (Haus mit Bäumen) (1914)
Träumendes Pferd (1913)
Little Blue Horses (1911)
and Blue Horses (1912)
Rehe II (1912)
im Walde II (1912)
Blue-Black Fox (1911)
Kater auf gelbem Kissen (1912)
F A U V I S M
The Conversation, c.1911, The
Hermitage, St. Petersburg, Russia
(1869 – 1954) was a French artist, draughtsman,
printmaker, and sculptor. Matisse is regarded, along
with Picasso and Marcel Duchamp, as one of the most
original and influential artists of the 20th
C U B I S M
Pablo Picasso - Les Demoiselles d'Avignon (1907)
Bathers by Paul Cézanne (1905)
Opening of the Fifth Seal by El Greco (1614)
He was a
Cuban artist who also inspired Picasso, and was inspired by
FUTURISM & MECHANISM
Marcel Duchamp, Nude Descending a
Staircase, No. 2 - 1912
Metropolis - Fritz Lang
Umbero Boccioni - Unique Forms of
Continuity in Space - 1913
SURREALISM & DADA
Yves Tanguy (1900-1955)
Giorgio De Chirico
D A D A
Man Ray Gift
Roberto Matta (1911 – 2002), was a
painter and architect from Chile, and a leading figure in
20th century abstract expressionist and surrealist art.
Pop Art Gallery
ENVIRONMENTAL and EPHEMERAL ART
Media Art and New Media
Rockit by Herbie Hancock - (Robotics by Jim Whiting)
This was one of the first videos of an
African American artist on MTV. It won five MTV Video Music
Awards in 1984 - including Best Concept Video and Best
Special Effects. Hancock only appears as an image on a
television - which is smashed at the end.
MUSIC and MODERNISM
Prokofiev, Piano Concerto No. 3 - Mov 1
Cultural pluralism is the coexisting of
diverse cultures in a community.
Contemporary art is an example of cultural
pluralism because diverse styles exist
side-by-side, and the art of diverse
cultures are accepted as legitimate.
Harlem Renaissance Art History
1919 - 1930s
Harlem New York
Lawrence (1917 – 2000) is one the
best-known African American painters. His
depicts the migration of African Americans
from the rural South to the urban North.
CHARLES HENRY ALSTON
Charles Henry Alston (1907 – 1977),
was an African American artist, muralist, and
Romare Bearden (1911 – 1988) was an
African- American artist and writer.
Aaron Douglas (1899 – 1979) was an African
American painter in the Harlem Renaissance.
VIDEO SLIDE SHOW
Douglas, Aspects of Negro Life 1934, Commissioned by
the US Government
Archibald John Motley,
Archibald John Motley, Jr (1891-1981) is
was a major contributor of the Harlem Renaissance.
Lois Mailou Jones
Lois Mailou Jones (1905 – 1998) was
a teacher and painter.
Palmer C. Hayden (1890 – 1973) was a
prolific African American painter.
Sargent Claude Johnson
Sargent Claude Johnson (1888–1967) was a
painter, potter, ceramist, printmaker, graphic
artist, sculptor, and carver. Johnson was in the
Communist Party for most of his life.
William Henry Johnson
William Henry Johnson (1901–1970) was an
African American painter.
Norman W. Lewis (1909 –
African-American abstract expressionism painter, scholar, and teacher
Beauford Delaney (1901– 1979) was an
American modernist painter.
Prentiss Taylor (1907 - 1991)
American illustrator, lithographer, and painter in the Harlem
Taylor illustrated many of Langston Hughes publications.
was a civil rights activist, sociologist,
historian, economist, author, and editor. He was the
first African American to graduated from
Harvard University where he earned a PhD
in History. He was a professor of history
and economics at Atlanta University.
Du Bois was the head of the National
Association for the Advancement of Colored
People (NAACP). He was the founder and
editor of the NAACP's journal The Crisis. He rose to national attention
with his book
The Souls of Black
where he argued
against Booker T. Washington. Du Bois
advocated activism to achieve civil rights
while Washington argued that confrontation
would lead to disaster, and that cooperation
with whites was the only way out of racism.
Du Bois wanted blacks to have the same
liberal arts education, voting, and legal
rights as whites. Washington believed in a
slow approach with a practical education.
Booker T. Washington was the head of the
Tuskegee Institute where African Americans
were educated to teach agriculture, trades,
and academics. They were locked out of
universities - something that Washington
accepted, but Du Boise argued against.
Up from Slavery: An
Autobiography by Booker T.
W. E. B.
James Mercer Langston Hughes (1902 – 1967)
was an African American poet, novelist, playwright, short
story writer, and columnist during the Harlem Renaissance.
The Poetry of Langston Hughes
Claude McKay (1889 – 1948) was a Jamaican
writer and poet. During the the Harlem Renaissance McKay
wrote: Home to Harlem (1928), a best-seller, Banjo (1929),
and Banana Bottom (1933). McKay also authored a collection
of short stories, Gingertown (1932), and two
autobiographical books, A Long Way from Home (1937) and
Harlem: Negro Metropolis (1940). His book of poetry, Harlem
Shadows (1922) was among the first books published during
the Harlem Renaissance. His book of collected poems,
Selected Poems (1953), was published posthumously.
If We Must Die
Billie Holiday (born
Elinore Harris; 1915–1959) was an African American jazz
singer and songwriter during the Harlem Renaissance. Critic
John Bush wrote that she "changed the art of American pop
Several of her songs are
Bless the Child,
Fine and Mellow, and
Sings the Blues.
Edward Kennedy "Duke"
Ellington (1899 – 1974) was an African American composer,
pianist, and big band leader during the Harlem
Renaissance. His received the Pulitzer Prize in 1999.
Duke Ellington and John Coltrane - In
a Sentimental Mood
Take The "A" Train
Louis Daniel Armstrong
(1901 – 1971) was an African American jazz trumpeter and
singer from New Orleans.
What a Wonderful World
Henderson, Jr. (1897 – 1952) was a prolific African
American pianist and composer during the Harlem Renaissance.
Ethel Waters (1896 – 1977)
was an African American blues and jazz singer and actress
during the Harlem Renaissance.
She was the second African American ever nominated for an
Georgia O'Keeffe (1887 –
1986) was an American artist. She was married to Alfred
Stieglitz - the founder of Straight Photography. She played
an important role in bringing American art to Europe. She
was inspired by the landscapes of New Mexico.
Joshua Johnson (1763–1832) was an
African American folk artist. He was the first to gain
recognition. We know more about the people that Johnson
painted than we know about the artist. We think he was born
a slave, and gained his freedom at around the age of twenty.
Some skilled were allowed to purchased their freedom by keep
the wages they earned on their free time. Johnson may have
earned the money through the sale of his paintings.
His paintings have a strange sense of proportion and
rigidity that give them a folk art quality. Usually his
subjects are seen holding objects. Even the dog in the
second picture has an object.
Joshua Johnson - Portrait of Adelia Ellender,
Joshua Johnson, The Westwood Children, c.
Mrs. Abraham White and
Daughter Rose, c. 1808
Mask from Around the World
LOIS MAILOU JONES
GOLDENEYE ART GALLERY
African American Music
Miles Davis Bitches Brew
B. B King the Thrill is Gone
Jamie Foxx - Brady Bunch
Herbie Hancock - Jazz Fusion Cantelope
Native American Music
Rhythm of the Heart - Native American - Buffalo - Plains
Native American Indian
Gipsy Kings - Un Amor
Gipsy Kings - Djobi Djoba
Bamboleo - Gipsy Kings
Santana Soul Sacrifice
Santana - Smooth
Chick Corea on LEGENDS OF JAZZ
Tito Puente Mambo Birdland
PACO DE LUCIA
, John McLaughlin , AL DI MEOLA
Paco de Lucia - Entre dos aguas
Nuyorican Poets Cafe
Miguel Piñero (1946 –
1988) was a Puerto Rican playwright and actor. Along
with Miguel Algarín he founded of the
Nuyorican Poets Cafe - ("New York-Puerto Rican") Poets
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