EARLY MODERNISM

Realism, Photography,

19th Century Architecture

(1836 - 1908 C.E.)

CONTENT: What do you see?

FORM: The details (what you see more exactly). How the artist delivers the content.

CONTEXT: Everything NOT observable.

FUNCTION: The intended purpose of the work.

Assignments:

READINGS: 

 

UNIT Sheet: below

 

SNAPSHOT Sheet:

APAH 250 Images:

Realism

113. The Stonebreakers, Gustave Courbet 

* The Gleaners, Millet

115. Olympia, Édouard Manet 

* The Gross Clinic, Eakins

* The Thankful Poor, The Banjo Lesson, Tanner

119. The Burghers of Calais, Auguste Rodin 

* Age of Bronze, Gates of Hell

Photography

114. Nadar Elevating Photography to Art, Honoré Daumier 

110. Still Life in Studio, Louis-Jacques-Mandé Daguerre 

117. The Horse in Motion, Eadweard Muybridge 

127. The Steerage, Alfred Stieglitz 

19th Century Architecture

124. Carson, Pirie, Scott and Company Building, Louis Sullivan 

* Bibliotheque Nationale, Labrouste

* Crystal Palace, Paxton

* Eiffel Tower, Eiffel

* Marshall Field Building, Richardson

 

 

Vocabulary

Aquatint
Avant-garde
Caricature
Drypoint
Japonisme
Lithography
Modernism
Plein-air
Positivism
Skeleton
​Zoopraxiscope

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS:

A very special thank you to Dr. Robert Coad for his infinite wisdom, amazing workshops, gift of materials and time, and years of support.

Another special thank you to Ms. Marsha Russell for her devotion to teaching and generosity in sharing her materials and knowledge with all of us.

Thank you to Valerie Park for her inspirational AP Art History web site that guided the creation of this site.