Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Themes in Art

Religious subject matter from a secular perspective-Michelangelo's "Moses" (tom of Pope Julis 469)

Fantasy-Jean-Honore Fragonard's "The Swing" (pg 582)

War- Eugene Delacroix's "Liberty Leading the People" (pg 623)

Mythology- Francisco Goya's "Saturn Devouring one of His Children" (pg 620)

Love- Anne-Louis Girodet-Trioson's "Burial of Atala" (pg 614)

Revolutions in art-Michelangelo's "Sistine Chapel-ceiling paintings" (pg 456)

Urbanization- Gustave Caillebotte's "Paris: A Rainy Day" (pg 657)

Gender roles- Bernini's "Ecstasy of Saint Teresa" (pg 532)

Powerful women in history- Pablo Picasso's "Gertrude Stein" (pg 694)

Transportation-Claude Monet's "Saint-Lazare Train Station" (pg 657)

Dreams- Henry Fuseli, "The Nightmare" (pg 616)

Art inspired by music- Edward Degas' "The Rehearsal," (pg 660)

Food and mealtime- Gerrit van Honthorst's "Supper Party" (pg 559)

Media propaganda- Andy Warhol's "Green Coca-Cola Bottles" (pg 760)

Fashion in art- Lorna Simpson's "Stereo Styles," (pg 771)

Controversial works of art-Michelangelo's "Pieta" (Pg 467)

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