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How to Look at Great Art-Works in 04-06

How to Look at and Understand Great Art - Works Discussed in Lectures 4-6

Lecture 4. Line - Description and Expression (08-10-2018)
⦁ Picasso, Pablo. Demoiselles d'Avignon. 1907. The Museum of Modern Art, New York.
⦁ Picasso, Pablo. Child Holding a Dove. 1901. Private Collection.
⦁ Monet, Claude. Seaside Terrace at Le Havre. 1867. The Museum of Modern Art, New York.
⦁ Durer, Albrecht. The Small Passion, The Last Supper. 1511. The Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, OH.
⦁ Durer, Albrecht. The Fall of Man. 1504. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.
⦁ van Gogh, Vincent. Starry Night. 1889. The Museum of Modern Art, New York.
⦁ Rubens, Peter Paul. Fall of the Rebel Angels. 1618-1620. Alte Pinakothek, Munich, Germany.
⦁ Titian (Tiziano Vecellio). Assumption of the Virgin. 1516-1518. Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari, Venice, Italy.
⦁ Seurat, George. The Circus. 1891. Musee d'Orsay, Paris.
⦁ Kline, Franz. New York, N.Y. 1953. Albright-Knox Gallery, Buffalo, NY.
⦁ Schmidt-Rottluff, Karl. Vorfruhling - Early Spring. 1911. Museum am Ostwall, Dortmund, Germany.
⦁ Kirchner, Ernst Ludwig. Five Women on the Street. 1913. Museum Ludwig, Cologne, Germany.
⦁ Picasso, Pablo. Guitar and Glass on a Table. 1913. Musee Picasso, Paris.

Lecture 5. Space, Shape, Shade and Shadow (08-10-2018)
⦁ Raphael (Raffaello Santi). Betrothal of the Virgin. 1504. Pinacoteca di Brera, Milan, Italy.
⦁ Kandinsky, Vasily. In the Circle. 1911. Musee National d'Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris.
Royal Silhouette Vase. 2000, replica by Science Museum of the UK, of 1977 original by Kaiser Porcelain.
⦁ Matisse, Henri. The Dance I. 1909. The Museum of Modern Art, New York.
⦁ Newman, Barnett. Vir Heroicus Sublimis. 1950-1951. The Museum of Modern Art, New York.
⦁ Caravaggio, Michelangelo Merisi da. The Calling of Saint Matthew. 1599-1602. Contarelli Chapel, San Luigi dei Francesi, Rome.
⦁ Friedrich, Caspar David. Woman at Setting Sun/Morning Light. 1818. Museum Folkwang, Essen, Germany.
⦁ Kline, Franz. Untitled. 1959. Smithsonian American Art Museum.
⦁ Bernini, Gian Lorenzo. Apollo and Daphne. 1622-1625. Galleria Borghese, Rome.
⦁ Brancusi, Constantin. Bird in Space (Yellow Bird). 1923-1924. Philadelphia Museum of Art, PA.
⦁ Stella, Frank. Agbatana II. 1968. Musee d'Art et d'Industrie, Saint-Etienne, France.
⦁ Escobar, Marisol. The Last Supper. 1982. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.
⦁ Michelangelo, Buonarroti. Creation of Adam. 1508-1512. Sistine Chapel, Vatican.
⦁ Picasso, Pablo. Girl Before a Mirror. 1932. The Museum of Modern Art, New York.

Lecture 6. Seeing the Big Picture - Composition (08-10-2018)
⦁ Raphael (Raffaello Santi). The School of Athens. 1510-1511. Stanza della Segnatura, Stanza di Raffaello, Vatican.
⦁ Calder, Alexander. La Spirale. 1958. Palais de L'Unesco, Paris.
⦁ Cimabue (Bencivieni de Pepo). Madonna Enthroned (The Madonna and Child in Majesty Surrounded by Angels). c. 1280. Musee du Louvre, Paris.
⦁ Turner, Joseph Mallord William (J.M.W.). Snow Storm: Hannibal and his Army Crossing the Alps. 1812. Tate Gallery, London.
⦁ Poussin, Nicolas. Death of Germanicus. 1627. Minneapolis Institute of Arts, MN.
⦁ Friedrich, Caspar David. Monk by the Sea. c.1809. Alte Nationalgalerie, Berlin.
⦁ Claudel, Camille. The Waltz. c. 1895. Musee Rodin, Paris.
⦁ Maillol, Aristide. The Mediterranean. 1905. Jardin des Tuileries, Paris.
⦁ Hosmer, Harriet. Beatrice Cenci. 1857. Art Gallery of New South Wales, Sydney.
⦁ Vermeer, Johannes. Artist in the Studio. 1665-1666. Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna.
⦁ Van der Goes, Hugo. Portinari Altarpiece. 1476-1479. Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence, Italy.
⦁ Parmigianino (Girolamo Francesco Maria Mazzola). Madonna and Child with Angels (Madonna of the Long Neck). 1534-1540. Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence, Italy.