talking all night about the future of art on the night they met; and ironically, would later both change the future of art and would be at the forefront of the Cubist movement. One year after their initial meeting, the famous rivalry between the two artists emerges. Both artists became active participants in the avant-garde movement, and started creating Cubist works. The exhibit follows this transition, leading viewers to the main attraction: the quintessential Cubist room. Featuring perhaps one
without purpose. Although this poem is not what you would read when you need a spiritual lift, “The Hollow Men” contains incredibly powerful symbolism, multiple allusions to other literary and historical works, as well as a prodigious underlying message that seems to scream Modernism, which was not popular during Eliot’s time at all. The poem is split into
Louis Comfort Tiffany is connected with Long Island, New York for his grand and elaborate estate, Laurelton Hall. In 1916, “after Tiffany’s personal involvement in the design of ecclesiastical windows had ended with his retirement to Laurel Hollow and the establishment of his art school.” (Spinzia). Tiffany’s mansion, in Laurel Hollow, was designed in an electric style using elements of Art Nouveau. This complex and intricate work of Tiffany’s is the ultimate culmination of his great talents and
Antoni Gaudí, a Catalan architect has become internationally recognized as one of the most prodigious experts in architecture, as well as the one of the top exponents of modernism. His exceptional ground-breaking genius made him the inventor of a unique and personal architectural language that defies classification. The work of Gaudí is remarkable for its range of forms, textures, polychromy and for the free, expressive way in which these elements of his art seem to be composed. The complex geometries
written in year 1879. This play is not only remembered because of the impact it had on the society in the Nineteenth century but also because of its artistic achievements. Isben depicts a female protagonist in his play, who initiates a rebellious movement by defying her husband and forsaking her "duty" as a wife and mother to seek out her individuality. During the time when this play was written, the Nineteenth century, a new literary style, Symbolism, was developed. It involves looking at insignificant
The Professor’s House by Willa Cather is a thoroughly Modern novel, saturated with the period’s characteristic indifference and sense of disillusionment with the contemporary social order. The novel is subtle, however – the literary Modernism of each character and theme is cloaked in nuance, and could go unnoticed by a casual reader. The narrative unfolds in a clear and explicit manner, but can be falsely assumed to lack a clear moral resolution based on the ambiguity of its conclusion. Gender differences
Postimpressionism Postimpressionism was a movement in late-19th-century French painting that emphasized the artist's personal response to a subject. Postimpressionism takes its name from an art movement that immediately preceded it: Impressionism. But whereas impressionist painters concentrated on the depiction of a subject's immediate appearance, postimpressionists focused on emotional or spiritual meanings that the subject might convey. Although impressionist artists interpreted what they saw
(1921–1933) 1920 Heyday of second Ku Klux Klan Rise of Hollywood Harlem Renaissance Emergence of jazz Treaty of Versailles rejected by U.S. Senate (1920) Visiting the United States in 1905, British visitor James Bryce remarked on its “prodigious material development.” He wrote that “rural districts are being studded with villages, the villages are growing into cities, the cities are stretching out long arms of suburbs.” Bryce was witnessing America’s birth as a global industrial power.