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How to Look at Great Art-Works in 07-09

How to Look at and Understand Great Art - Works Discussed in Lectures 7-9

Lecture 7. The Illusion - Getting the Right Perspective (12-11-2018)
⦁ Leonardo da Vinci. Last Supper. c,1495-1498. Santa Maria delle Grazie, Refectory, Milan.
⦁ Caillebotte, Gustave. Paris Street on a Rainy Day. 1877. The Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago.
⦁ Superman
⦁ Mantegna, Andrea. Dead Christ. 1501. Pinacoteca di Brera, Milan.
⦁ Church, Frederic Edwin. The Heart of the Andes. 1859. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.
⦁ Limbourg Brothers. Page with "February" from Tres Riches Heures. 1412-1416. Musee Conde, Chantilly, France.
⦁ Masaccio (Tommaso di Giovanni di Smone Cassai). The Tribute Money. c.1425. Brancacci Chapel, Santa Maria del Carmine, Florence.
⦁ Hogarth, William. Satire on False Perspective, frontispiece to Dr. Brook Taylor's Method of Perspective. 1754.
⦁ Cezanne, Paul. L'Estaque. 1878-1879. Musee d'Orsay, Paris.
⦁ van Gogh, Vincent. A Road in Auvers after the Rain. 1890. The Pushkin Museum of Fine Art, Moscow.
⦁ Remps, Domenico. Cabinet of Curiosities. 1690s. Museo dell'Opificio delle Pietre Dure, Florence.
⦁ Peale, Charles Willson. Staircase Group (Portrait of Raphaelle Peale and Titian Ramsay Peale). 1795. Philadelphia Museum of Art.
⦁ Wenner, Kurt. 3-D Street Art Sponsored by Buick. 2009. Union Station, Washington, DC.
⦁ Holbein, Hans the Younger. The Ambassadors. 1533. The National Gallery, London.
⦁ Raphael (Raffaello Santi). The School of Athens. c.1510-1511. Stanza della Segnatura, Stanze di Raffaello, Vatican.

Lecture 8. Art that Moves - Time and Motion (12-11-2018)
⦁ Boccioni, Umberto. The City Rises. 1910. The Museum of Modern Art, New York.
⦁ Muybridge, Eadweard. Muybridge's Horse. 1881. The National Archives, London.
⦁ Balla, Giacomo. Dynamism of a Dog on a Leash. 1912. Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY.
⦁ Masaccio (Tommaso di Giovanni di Smone Cassai). The Tribute Money. c.1425. Brancacci Chapel, Santa Maria del Carmine, Florence.
⦁ Pozzo, Andrea. Allegory of the Missionary Work of the Jesuits. 1691-1694. Church of San Ignazio, Rome.
⦁ Rude, Francois. La Marseillaise, from Arc de Triomphe. 1833-1836. Paris.
⦁ de Fabriano, Gentile. Adoration of the Magi. 1423. Galleria degli Uffizi, Florence.
⦁ Cimabue (Bencivieni di Pepo). Madonna Enthroned (The Madonna and Child in Majesty Surrounded by Angels). c. 1280. Musee du Louvre, Paris.
⦁ Daumier, Honore. The Fugitives. c.1848. Musee d'Orsay, Paris.
⦁ Burne-Jones, Sir Edward Coley. The Hours. 1882. Sheffield Art Gallery, Sheffield.
⦁ Degas, Edgar. The Rehearsal. c. 1877. Burrell Collection, Glasgow.
⦁ Degas, Edgar. The Tub. Modeled 1888-1889, cast 1920. Havemeyer Collection, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.
⦁ Riley, Bridget. Coloured Greys III. 1972. Tate Gallery, London.
⦁ Agam, Yaacov. Free Standing Painting. 1971. Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY.
⦁ Tinguely, Jean. Meta-Mechanical Automobile Sculpture. 1954. Musee National d'Art Moderne, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris.
⦁ Kaprow, Allan. Happening. 1964. Second Avant Garde Festival, Judson Hall, New York City.
⦁ Bellini, Gentile. Procession of the True Cross. 1496. Gallerie dell'Accademia, Venice.
⦁ Schoffer, Nicolas. Chronos 13. 1974. Private collection.

Lecture 9. Feeling with Our Eyes - Texture and Light (12-11-2018)
⦁ Rodin, Auguste. The Thinker. 1880-1882. Musee Rodin, Paris.
⦁ Steichen, Edward. Balzac, Towards the Light, Midnight. 1908. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.
⦁ Steichen, Edward. Rodin and the Thinker. 1906. Musee d'Orsay, Paris.
⦁ Kensett, John Frederick. Lake George. 1869. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.
⦁ Monet, Claude. Haystacks, End of Summer. 1891. Musee d'Orsay, Paris.
⦁ Donatello. David. 1425-1430. Museo Nazionale del Bargello, Florence.
⦁ Bernini, Gian Lorenzo. Medusa. 1636. Musei Capitolini, Rome.
⦁ Oppenheim, Meret. Fur-Covered Cup, Saucer, and Spoon. 1936. The Museum of Modern Art, New York.
⦁ Nevelson, Louise. Black Wall. 1959. Tate Gallery, London.
⦁ Brancusi, Constantin. Sculpture for the Blind I. c.1920. Philadelphia Museum of Art, PA.
⦁ Calder, Alexander. Sumac V. 1953. Maeght Family, Paris.
⦁ Flavin, Dan. Untitled (to Donna) 6. 1971. Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY.
⦁ Ingres, Jean-Auguste-Dominique. La Grande Odalisque. 1814. Musee du Louvre, Paris.
⦁ Fish, Janet. After Leslie Left. 1983-1984. Albright-Knox Art Gallery, Buffalo, NY.
⦁ Renoir, Pierre-Auguste. The Great Boulevards. 1875. Philadelphia Museum of Art, PA.
⦁ De La Tour, Georges. Saint Joseph in the Carpentry Shop. 1645. Musee du Louvre, Paris.
⦁ Caravaggio, Michelangelo Merisi da. Conversion of Saint Paul. 1600-1601. Cerasi Chapel, Santa Maria del Popolo, Rome.
⦁ Giacometti, Alberto. Dog. 1957. The Museum of Modern Art, New York.
⦁ Hepworth, Barbara. Vertical Forms (St. Ives). 1968, cast 1969. Tate Gallery, London.
⦁ Titian (Tiziano Vecellio). La Bella. 1536. Galleria Palatina, Palazzo Pitti, Florence.