Art 4 midterm study guide Fall 15-Part One

Art 4 Midterm guide--part one
Fall 2015
History of Modern Art College of Alameda
Instructor Drew Burgess
Study chapters 1-12. Compare the readings to
the ideas presented in the lectures and
1) The Origins of Modern Art
p. 1 Art for Art’s Sake, the John Ruskin and
James Abbott McNeill Whistler court case
p. 1 Nocturne in Black and Gold by James
McNeil Whistler
p. 4 Oath of the Horatii by Jacques Louis David
p. 5 Nebuchadnezzar by William Blake
p. 6 Printmaking Techniques
p. 8 Francisco de Goya y Lucientes, “This is
Worse”, plate 37 from The Disaster of War
p. 11 The Burning of the Houses of Parliament
by Joseph Mallord Turner
p. 13 The Angelus by Jean-Francois Millet
Musée d’Orsay
2) The Search for Truth
p. 19 Dead Soldier, Civil War by Mathew Brady
p. 20 Frederick Douglas by an unknown
p. 21 Rue Transonain by Honore Daumier
p. 22 Plowing in the Nivernais by Rosa Bonheur
p. 24 Dejeuner sur l’ herbe by Edouard Manet
p. 27 Woman Bathing by Mary Cassatt
p. 29 Impression Sunrise by Claude Monet
p. 32 Moulin de la Galette by August Renoir
p. 33 Horse in Motion by Eadweard Muybridge
p. 34 Little Dancer by Edgar Degas
p. 36 Charles Baudelaire textbox
p. 39 The Gross Clinic by Thomas Eakins
p. 40 The Banjo Lesson by Henry Ossawa Tanner
3) Post Impressionism-p. 43 A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of La
Grande Jatte by Georges Seurat
p. 49 Mont Sainte-Victoire Seen from Les
Lauves by Paul Cezanne
p. 53 Carnival Evening and The Sleeping Gypsy
by Henri Rousseau
P. 55 Gates of Hell by Auguste Rodin
p. 57 The Burghers of Calais by Auguste Rodin
p. 58 Chatting Women by Camille Claudel
p. 62 Where do we come from? What are we?
Where are we going? By Paul Gauguin
p. 64 Starry Night by Vincent Van Gogh
p.65 Talisman by Paul Serusier
p. 67 Dining Room on the Garden by Pierre
p. 69 Moulin Rouge- La Goulue by ToulouseLautrec
4) Arts and Crafts, Art Nouveau, and the
Beginning of Expressionism
p. 71 Pimpernel wallpaper by William Morris
p. 73 Library, Glasgow School of Art by Charles
Rennie Mackintosh
p. 75 Salome with the Head of St. John the
Baptist by Aubrey Beardsley
p. 78 Adele Bloch –Bauer 1 by Gustav Klimt
p. 81 Church of the Sagrada Familia by Antoni
p. 82 Stairwell of interior, Tassel House by
Victor Horta
p. 83 Entrance to the Porte Dauphine
Metropolitan Station by Hector Guimard
p. 85 The Scream by Edvard Munch
p. 87 Night by Ferdinand Hodler
Examples of essay-type questions:
How did modern artists address the issues of
society? Explain with examples of art.
Discuss ‘the person’ in modern art.
Explain the sequence of modern art movements
and ‘tell the story’ of each.
Discuss the relationship of industrial
innovations of the 19th century and art.