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Title: Power Point of the Arts


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Power Point of the Arts
By Kayla, Tessa, Leanne, and Jenny
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Gustave Courbet
Born 1819 Ornans, France Died 1877
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Gustave Courbet 1819-1877
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Grands chenes,bords de l'eau, Port berteau
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Gustave Courbet was born to a prosperous farming
family in Ornans, France. In 1841 he went to
Paris to study law, but he soon decided to study
painting and learned by copying the pictures of
master artists. In 1844 he exhibited his
self-portrait, Courbet with a Black Dog.
Courbet's realism and truthful portrayal of
ordinary places and people went against the taste
of art critics and the public who were accustomed
to pretty pictures that made life look better
than it was. When his painting, The Artist's
Studio, was refused for an important exhibition,
he displayed his work himself near the exhibition
hall.
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A Thicket of Deer at the Stream of Plaisir
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Georges Seurat
Born 1859 Paris, France Died 1891
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Georges Seurat 1859-1891
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The Circus
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Born in Paris on December 2,1859, died in March
1891. He was not married, but had a girlfriend
named Madeleine Knoblock who was a model. In
February, 1890 she gave birth to their son in the
studio. Seurat legally acknowledged the child and
gave him his own Christian names in reverse. He
liked to paint on big canvases using
pointillism. When he was 31 years old, he died of
meningitis. Georges never told his family about
his son until 2 days before his death.
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Les Poeuses
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Dec. 31, 1869, Le Cateau, Picardy, Fr.--d. Nov.
3, 1954, Nice
Henri Matisse
Born 1869 Le Cateau, Picardy Died 1954
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Henri Matisse 1869-1954
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1916
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Henri Matisse has been referred to as One of
the most important French painters of the 20th
century. In the beginning of his career as an
artist he was the leader of the Fauvist Movement
(Fauvist meaning Wild Beasts). This was a style
of painting that focused on pure colors used in
an aggressive and direct manner.
Throughout his career, his style changed,
but he maintained his commitment to art well into
his eighties when his body had been taken over
by cancer. At this late age, he invented
Papercuttings, for which he is well known.
Matisse had a talent for taking advantage of the
relationship between color and shape, this
helped earn him the name, Master of Color.
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Baigneuse au Collier
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A Glimpse of Notre Dame in the Late Afternoon
1902
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Edouard Manet
Born 1832 in Paris, France Died 1883
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Edouard Manet 1832-1883
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Le Chemin de Fer 1872-73
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Edouard Manet was born in France. When he was 12
years old his father sent him to study law.
Manets father objected to art as a job and
considered him lazy for avoiding a real career.
Later, he developed a liking for art. His
father would no longer pay for his law
classes. Edouard didnt want to go to school to
study art, so he studied with an artist for 6
years. 1856, he opened his own studio. He is
known as Father of Impressionism He died of a
nerve disease in 1883.
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On The Beach 1873
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Young Girl on the threshold of the Garden at
Bellevue 1880
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Pierre Bonnard
Born 1867 Fontenayaux-Roses, France Died 1947
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Pierre Bonnard 1867-1947
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Le Fenetre Ouverte
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Pierre Bonnard was born in 1867, in
Fontenayaux-Roses, France.
In 1885, he enrolled into law school to please
his father, but because his passion was painting,
he devoted all his free time to creating
beautiful paintings and prints. Pierre Bonnard
died in 1947.
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Marine
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Paysage Du Cannet
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Edgar Degas
Born 1834 in Paris, France Died 1917
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Edgar Degas 1834-1917
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aux Courses en Province
(At the Races in the Country),
1872
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Degas was born into a well-to-do banking family
on July 19, 1834, in Paris. He studied at the
École des Beaux-Arts under a disciple of the
famous French classicist J. A. D. Ingres, where
Degas developed the great drawing ability that
was to be a salient characteristic of his art.
After 1865, under the influence of the budding
Impressionist movement, he gave up academic
subjects to turn to contemporary themes. Unlike
the Impressionists, he preferred to work in the
studio and was uninterested in the study of
natural light that fascinated them. He was
attracted by theatrical subjects, and most of his
works depict racecourses, theaters, cafés, music
halls, or boudoirs.
He died in Paris on September 27, 1917
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Vincent Van Gogh
Born 1853 in Zundert, Netherlands Died 1890
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Vincent Van Gogh 1853-1890
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Corridor in the Asylum 1889

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Van Gogh was not ready to accept his truthful and
emotionally morbid way of depicting his art
subjects. His internal storm is clearly seen in
most of his paintings. It is what set the stage
and direction for a new style of painting called
Expressionism. Its characterized by the use of
symbols and a style that expressed the artist's
inner feelings about his subject.
After living with his prostitute for 2 years, Van
Gogh ended up once again living by himself.
Theo, his brother, gave him an allowance of 100
francs a month. When he finally moved into a
house of his own he had another painter named
Paul live with him. One night when Paul had gone
out, Van Gogh followed and threatened him with a
knife. When he got home, he felt guilty, so he
took a razor and cut his ear off, latter sending
it to his ex-prostitute as a gift.
In Vincent Van Gogh's own words, "What lives in
art and is eternally living, is first of all the
painter, and then the painting."
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The Potato Eaters
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Starry Night Over The Rhone
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Paul Cezanne
Born 1839 in Aix-en-Provence in France Died 1906
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Paul Cezanne 1879-1882
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The Old Gardener 1906
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Cezanne was born at Aix-en-Provence in the south
of France on Jan. 19, 1839. He went to school in
Aix, forming a close friendship with novelist
Emile Zola. He studied law from 1859-1861 but at
the same time he continued attending drawing
classes. Against his fathers wishes he made up
his mind that he wanted to paint and joined Zola
in 1861.
During 1864-1869 he submitted his work to the
official SALON and saw it consistently rejected.
Cezanne then entered three phases Romantic
period, Constructive, and finally he started to
concentrate on still life. On October 15,
Cezanne collapsed after being struck by a
thunderbolt. He came down with pneumonia, and
died on October 22, 1906 in his home on the rue
d'Aragon attended by his sister Marie.
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Still Life with Compotier 1870-1882
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Apples and Oranges 1899
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Works Cited Page
www.geocities.com www.absoluteats.org www.search.g
allery.yahoo.com www.artchive.com www.ibiblio.org
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