Flashcards in Both Members of This Club Deck (22)
What are the races of the two fighters in Both Members of This Club?
One white and one African-American
What was Both Members of This Club depicting?
A prize fight in New York City
Where were prize fights popular?
In New York
Where was George Bellows born?
In Columbus, Ohio
What did Bellows play as a youth?
Baseball and basketball
Where did George Bellows study painting?
In New York
Who did Bellows study with at the New York School of Art?
Who did Bellows show his works with in 1913?
European modernists at the Armory Show in 1913
When did Bellows die and why?
At 45 of a ruptured appendix
What did Bellows paint?
Urban life in New York City, seascapes in Many, portraits, other sporting scenes beyond boxing and a series of works relating to World War One
What English photographer captured the bod in motion?
What is Bellow's body of works characterized by?
Gritty naturalism that came from direct observation of his subjects
Who did Bellows train under?
Who became a leading figure of The Eight
What civilization epicted nude athletes?
What athletic club did Bellows frequent?
The Sharkey Athletic Club in Manhattan
What work did Bellows base of his visit to the Sharkey Athletic Club?
Stag at Sharkey's
What law banned public prizefights?
The Lewis Law in New York in 1900
How did clubs circumvent the Lewis Law?
By temporarily making fighters members of the club
What law made boxing legal?
The 1911 Fawley Act
What was the difference in prize-fighting before and after the 1920's?
In its early years it had been popular with people of all social classes while later it was popular with mostly wealthier men