Thursday, February 3, 2011

Themes in Art

Religious subject matter from a secular perspective--Chris Ofili, The Holy Virgin Mary, p. 772 and Hieronymus Bosch, Garden of Earthly Delights, p. 515
Fantasy--Odilon Redon, The Cyclops, p. 672
War--Otto Dix, Der Krieg, p. 718 and Pablo Picasso, Guernica, p.716 and George Grosz, Fit for Active Service, p.717 and Jacques Callot, Hanging Tree, p. 573
Mythology--Guido Reni, Aurora, p. 541 and Francisco Goya, Saturn Devouring One of His Children, p. 620
Love--Bronzino, Venus, Cupid, Folly, and Time, p. 491, Gustav Klimt, The Kiss, p. 674
Revolutions in Art--Vincent Van Gogh, Night Cafe', p. 666
Urbanization--Camille Pissarro, La Place du Theatre Francais, p. 658 and Gustave Caillebotte, Paris: A Rainy Day, p. 657
Gender Roles--Edouard Manet, Olympia, p. 636 and Mary Cassatt, The Bath, p. 662 and Auguste Rodin, Burghers of Calais, p. 677, Grant Wood, American Gothic, p. 733
Powerful women in history--Judy Chicago, The Dinner Party, p. 766
Transportation--Honore Daumier, Third-Class Carriage, p.634
Dreams--Giorgio de Chirico, Melancholy and Mystery of a Street, p. 720
Art Inspired by Music--Antoine Watteau, L'Indifferent, p. 586
Food and Mealtime--Henry Ossawa Tanner, The Thankful Poor, p. 640
Media Propaganda--Jose Clemente Orozco, Epic of American Civilization: Hispano-America, p. 734
Fashion in Art--Jan van Eyck, Giovanni Arnolfini and His Bride, p.396
Controversial works of art--Chris Ofili, The Holy Virgin Mary, p. 772

1 comment:

  1. I just wanted to note that I found this assignment very enjoyable!