Fernand Léger

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  • Analysis Of Fernand Leger's 'The Divers'

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    With most of the 20 elements and principles evident in the painting The Divers (Red and Black) by Fernand Leger, we can achieve a better understanding and cohesiveness of this piece. Additionally, alongside with his other paintings, the medium used for this painting was also oil on canvas. In this painting, Leger incorporates a specific style called Cubism and incorporates a strong simple imagery. The artist’s personal style consists of bold use of color while combining his art as something that

  • Toussaint LOuverture Analysis

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    Toussaint L'Ouverture essay This eloquent by Wendell Phillips speech takes a journey back to Toussaint L'Ouverture's time as being the most powerful Haitian leader. The timing of this speech is impeccable because it is prior to the Civil War, during which there was simmering debate over African American military service. The speech is primarily aimed at northerners but it can also be interpreted as a stern message or rebuke to southerners. The key goal of the speech is to persuade northerners that

  • Modern Art 1900-40

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    remarkable change in their styles of art. Two very pronounced artists, Fernand Leger and Max Beckman, served in the war and impacted their art profusely. World War I was an era of industrialization in culture and in the economy, and as the world changed, so did European Art. Leger fascination with the past and his vital experience in the war had a profound impact on his work. While the war was undergoing trench warfare, Leger was one who almost lost his life, due to a mustard gas attack, which changed

  • Philadelphia Art Museum

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    My trip to Philadelphia Museum of Art was really knowledgeable, joyful and informative. This Museum of Art is the largest museum in the United States. When I arrived at the front of the museum I was surprised and amazed how beautiful was the front entrance. The unique design and the gigantic pillared building attracted me. The entrance had a huge statue of a lady with a bow and arrow in her hand at the top of the Museum’s Great Stair Hall known as Diana (1892 – 1893) by Augustus Saint- Gaudens.

  • Leger's Return To Order

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    11. 1921, Leger, Fernand, Three Women, French, Oil on Canvas, Post War “Return to Order”. TXT- Leger compiled this painting with endless of shapes in the composition, which he simplified the women into mechanical figured subjects that resembles machines with its gray and bronze colors for the skin. Pg 259 CLS- He was influenced by many artists who he based this painting off from and included plenty ideas from paintings from Mondrian or Ozenfant that he incorporated into this piece. 12. 1921, Picasso

  • Analysis Of ' Composition With Tree Trunks '

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    I viewed Fernand Léger’s “Composition with Tree Trunks” (painted in 1933, using oil paints on canvas) at the Dallas Museum of Art in their permanent collection, on September 17, 2016. The painting is placed on the second floor, within a collection of 20th-century European art. This work visually yells at passersby, begging them to look at it as they move up the staircase. One is invited to stand at the entrance of the level and contemplate this painting’s loose form and captivating use of color and

  • Metropolitan Museum Of Modern Art Analysis

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    amazing, I have the pleasure of seeing numerous art work that I have heard about. But going there give me a real taste of the struggle as well as the accomplishment of these artists like Henri Matisse, Claude Monet, Vincent Van Gogh, Henri Rousseau, Fernand Leger and so much more. These paintings were the expression of the free liberty of their imagination where the artist did feel have the freedom to portrait anything that he was please to. But the two ones that attract my attention were from the same

  • Alexander Calder

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    Sketching, a textbook to teach drawing to beginners; he explored wood sculpture, creating The Horse (1928), and he made bronze castings, such as The Cat (1930). His wire sculptures, such as the four Josephine Bakers, the heads Edgar Varese and Fernand Leger, Acrobats, and Brass Family, were his new generation of works. Calder's sculptures prove that he had observed and learned from Mondrian, Pablo Gargollo, Julio Gonzalez, Laslo Mohly-Nagy, Roman Clemens, Naum Gabo, and Antoine Pevsner. Little Ball

  • Alexander Calder Essay

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    Alexander Calder was one of the most innovative and original American artists of the twentieth century. In 1926, Calder arrived in Paris and devoted himself to a project called the Circus that occupied him for over five years. This contains characters and animals made out of wire, scraps of cloth, wood, cork, labels, bits of scrap metal and pieces of rubber. Calder transported his little theater in suitcases and performed it for his friends. During his performances, Calder invented ways to simulate

  • Style And Style Of Fernand L�ger

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    Fernand léger was French painter who was profoundly impacted by cutting edge modern engineering and Cubism. He created "machine craftsmanship," a style described by fantastic robotic structures rendered in strong shades. Despite the fact that he manufactured his notoriety for being a Cubist, his style shifted extensively from decade to decade, fluctuating in the middle of figuration and deliberation and indicating impact from an extensive variety of sources. Léger worked in an assortment of media