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what is 20th century art?

diverse

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What did art do?

began to challenge the supremacy of figure

2

Where is the center for art?

moved to New york

3

did flat
art has pattern

Matisse

4

humanity in crisis

Munch

5

just look at color not the picture itself

Kanginski

6

geometric
interlocking grids

Mondarian

7

worked in stained glass
liked white

Chagall

8

What does surrealists mean?

walking the boarder btwn sanity and insanity

9

What are the characteristics of Surrealists?

1- infinite distances
2- deep voids
3- uncomfortably close

10

What is the type of artist that has glaring light and menacing shadows?

Surrealists

11

art means something to him but he just doesn't know what it is

Miro

12

1st to make a name for himself

Dali

13

- Wanted to see all sides of the subject at the same time
- reduce everything to geometry

Cubism

14

human figure in motion

Duchamp

15

- most revolutionary artists of the 20th century
- never lost sight of the human figure

Picasso

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favorite shape - oval
often worked in bronze

Brancusi

17

holes in sculptures
negative space

Moore

18

mobiles
stabiles

Calder

19

1st to give us a skyscraper

sullivan

20

modular buildings
school - Bauhaus

Gropius

21

TWA terminal

Saarinean

22

love triangles

I. M. Pei

23

rough unfinished look

Gehry

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name several things that Wright invented:

- concrete slab
- car port
- open floor plans
- built in furniture
- casement windows

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responsible for the prairie house

Wright