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    The Museum Of Modern Art

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    I chose to travel to the Museum of Modern Art for this assignment. Once I was there, I wasn’t sure which artwork I wanted to focus my analysis on. At first I was overwhelmed by the sheer enormity of the museum (I have never been), but after a little while I gained my bearings and began to explore for 20th century art. After viewing many of the paintings that we discussed in depth in class and many that we did not, I decided to write my analysis on “Street Light,” by Giacomo Balla. I chose this painting

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    Before the 19th century, artists mainly made artwork for the wealthy people and the religious groups. They were controlled by the academy and painted in a way that mainstream society recognized. Many of their paintings depicted scenes of mythology and church. However in the 19th century, industrialization brought many new technologies to ordinary people, making the impossible possible. Many artists began to create artworks to explore the concept of symbolism. Many of their subjects were daily things

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    The Influence of Local “Primitive” Art on a Modern Artist Modern art has been influenced by “primitive” art from Africa and the Indian Islands but Barbara Hepworth was influenced by the hills and landscape around here. Her work Simple Form, 1937 (fig. 1) is reflective of the landscape and the rock outcropping in the area around where she grew up. This artist did not have to look to a different country for “primitive” art to inspire her work. The primitive artists also seem to have been inspired

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    architecture of the Museum of Modern Art in New York and the Kimball Art Museum in Fort Worth, Texas. The Museum of Modern Art, designed by Philip L. Goodwin and Edward Durell Stone, was one of the earliest examples of the International Style (Ricciotti, 1985, p. 51). The Museum of Modern Art was established as an educational institution which displayed painting sculpture but also introduced photography, film, and industrial design (Ricciotti, 1985, p. 51). In contrast, the Kimball Art Museum’s purpose was

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    Abstract and modern art have really changed the way society views and appreciation for the amazing contributions and work created by artists. There are so many styles and concepts which those artists have come up with over times which are greatly reflected in their paintings and creations. In this essay we will be going on a journey to find out the inspiration and the intended messages from three paintings mentioned in the above topic. “The Large Bathers, 1898-1905 is the largest of Cezanne’s pictures

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    towards the new modern Islamic art form which has been recently integrated, has adopted elements from both the traditional Islamic art and modern contemporary art. Therefore, to understand it, modern contemporary art needs to be established as well. According to Wolf, “Modern art represents an evolving set of ideas among a number of painters, sculptors, writers, and performers who - both individually and collectively - sought new approaches to art making.” (Wolf) As well, modern art embraces the technological

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    Museum of Modern Art in New York Roxanne Briano The Museum of Modern Art in New York City is the world’s leading modern art. Its exhibits have been a major influence in creating and stimulating popular awareness of modern art and its accompanying diversity of its styles and movements. The museum’s outstanding collections of modern painting, sculpture, drawings, and prints range from Impressionisms to current movements. Moreover, there are exhibits of modern architecture, industrial design, sculpture

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    something which was to revolutionize modern art. In 1907 Pablo Picasso painted the huge canvas “les Demoiselles d’Avignon “ Both his laborious preparation for it has confirmed his dedication towards it so. The painting represents not only a new phase in Picassos art but the beginning of truly modern art. It is also the first cubist work. In this painting he used distortion of female’s body and geometric forms in an innovative way, It also shows the influence of African art on Picasso. The geometrical aspect

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    was recognized in two major exhibits as the creative genesis of art in America. Curator Helen Molesworth’s show, “Art of Our Time” at Los Angeles’ MOCA museum re-contextualizes the story of 20th century modern art in America, re-framing the common idea that it began in New York City. The Hammer Museum’s “Leap Before You Look”, developed first at the ICA in Boston and then taken to Los Angeles, reflects the sheer scale and relevance of art, performance, literature and music developed at BMC during 1933

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    the Degenerate Art: Attack on Modern Art in Nazi Germany, 1937, presented at the Neue Galerie these past months, one is able to have a close look at the cold battle among the German idealist artists versus the expressionist artists. The conflict between the two is caused by their individualized concept of what modernity is at the beginning of the 20th century. By standing in a gallery with both German classical art and degenerate art, degenerate being a synonym to expressionist art used by Nazis,

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