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Title: Ch. 22: The Contemporary Contour Background, Existentialism, Painting, and Sculpture


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Ch. 22 The Contemporary Contour Background,
Existentialism, Painting, and Sculpture
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Background
  • You should have a basic understanding of the
    following aspects of 20th century life
  • The fear of technological power and the use of
    satire to critique the military (Name a film that
    satirizes the military and its potential use of
    technology.)
  • The global dominance of the United States and
    interconnectedness of countries and cultures
    around the globe
  • The role of the artist in critiquing modern
    culture.

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Existentialism
  • We are revisiting this philosophy. Define
    existentialism.
  • Write a sentence for each of the following that
    identifies who they were and summarizes their
    connections to the existentialist perspective
  • Soren Kierkegaard (SEE-ren KEER-kuh-gahrd)
  • Jean-Paul Sartre (SAWR-truh)
  • The Beats
  • Albert Camus (ka-MOO)

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Painting Since 1945
  • Art has developed in many directions during this
    period. Focus on the following movements and
    artists, noting the key ideas stated in your text
    about each one
  • Abstract Expressionism and Jackson Pollocks
    Number 1
  • Robert Rauschenbergs Monogram
  • Andy Warhols Mick Jagger
  • Philip Pearlsteins Male and Female Nudes on
    Carpet
  • Romare Beardens Empress of the Blues

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Sculpture
  • Like painting, approaches to sculpture vary.
    Before class, study the photographs of each of
    the following works, and think about the
    impression that each makes on you
  • Alexander Calders Big Red
  • George Segals Cinema
  • Henry Moores Reclining Figure Wing
  • Maya Ying Lins The Vietnam Veterans Memorial
  • Magdalena Abakanowiczs Agora
  • Duane Hansons Homeless Person
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