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  1. Classic Period to Modernism

    Slide 1 - Classic Period to Modernism

    • By: Christian Dahlstein
    • and
    • Aaron Pineda
  2. The Classic Period (1750-1800) Chapter 9

    Slide 2 - The Classic Period (1750-1800) Chapter 9

    • Characteristics of the Classic Period
    • Returned to Classic ideals based off Greek and Roman Models
    • Encouraged artists to create forms that were more realistic and stripped of sentimentality
    • The Classic Period was driven by the Revolutions
    • The American Revolution (1764-1789)
    • The French Revolution (1789-1799)
  3. The Classic Period (1750-1800) Chapter 9

    Slide 3 - The Classic Period (1750-1800) Chapter 9

    • Benjamin West
    • 1738-1820
    • Began in Philadelphia but subsequently studied in Italy and finally settled in England and was Close friends to King George III
    • Had over 3000 paintings
    • Franz Joseph Haydn
    • 1732-1809
    • Born in a provincial village of the Austrian Empire and turned towards music at an early age
    • Self-taught in performance and composition
    • Over 100 known Symphonies
    • Performed in the court of Prince Nicolas Esterházy
  4. The Romantic Period (1800-1900) Chapter 12

    Slide 4 - The Romantic Period (1800-1900) Chapter 12

    • Characteristics of the Romantic Period
    • Emphasized search for free expression of personal feelings
    • Personal feeling was primary, Design was secondary
    • Historical Events
    • Napoleon became emperor of France in 1804
    • Louis and Clarke reached the Pacific in 1806
    • American Civil War (1861-1865)
  5. The Romantic Period (1800-1900) Chapter 12

    Slide 5 - The Romantic Period (1800-1900) Chapter 12

    • Jean Baptiste Camille Corot
    • 1796-1875
    • Was one of the prominent and prolific painters of romantic pastoral scenes
    • Sentimental quality in his landscapes, his mood was always gentle
    • Franz Schubert
    • 1797-1828
    • The only great Viennese composer that can claim that city as his birth place
    • Dogged by Poverty
    • More than 600 leider not written on commission
    • Few published in his time, most were largely unknown until his death
  6. Realism and The 19th Century Chapter 11

    Slide 6 - Realism and The 19th Century Chapter 11

    • Characteristics of Realism
    • Dealt with the burning issues of Social Injustice, Poverty, Labor, and Morals
    • Included acts of every day living
    • Historical Events
    • Slavery outlawed in the US (1865)
    • World War I (1914-1919)
  7. Realism and The 19th Century Chapter 11

    Slide 7 - Realism and The 19th Century Chapter 11

    • Honoré Daumier
    • 1808-1879
    • A realist who emphasized the social and economic inequalities of the Industrial Revolution
    • His works depict lower-class, hard-working people, who were at times miserable.
    • Franz Liszt
    • 1811-1886
    • Combined virtuosity and realism in his compositions and his performance as a pianist
    • Greatest technical virtuoso of his age
  8. Impressionism and Post-Impressionism(1860-1900) Chapter 12

    Slide 8 - Impressionism and Post-Impressionism(1860-1900) Chapter 12

    • Characteristics of Impressionism and Post-Impressionism
    • A period of “Culture-weary” art
    • Impressionism was one result of emotional desensitization
    • Post-Impressionism was a bridge from Impressionism to Cubism and Expressionism
    • Historical Events
    • Alexander Graham Bell patents the telephone (1876)
    • X-rays discovered (1895)
  9. Impressionism and Post-Impressionism(1860-1900) Chapter 12

    Slide 9 - Impressionism and Post-Impressionism(1860-1900) Chapter 12

    • Paul Cézanne
    • 1839-1906
    • Explored the spatial possibilities more than any other post-impressionist
    • Landscapes were his favorite subject but painted still-life subjects and groups
    • Claude Debussy
    • 1862-1918
    • Won the Prix de Rome for composition with his piece L’enfant prodigue
    • Did not follow traditional scale steps of music and Used Whole-tone scale to show importance of each note
    • Despised being called an impressionist because it limited him
  10. Modernism Chapter 13

    Slide 10 - Modernism Chapter 13

    • Characteristics of Modernism
    • A “revolt” against the sentimentality of Romanticism and an affirmation of the technological age
    • A break from the Past
    • The rejection of realism
    • Rejected unnecessary ornaments
    • Historical Events
    • The Great Depression
    • World War II
  11. Modernism Chapter 13

    Slide 11 - Modernism Chapter 13

    • Salvador Dali
    • 1904-1989
    • Best known surrealist artist
    • Painted with great detail
    • Space seems limitless because of the elimination of atmosphere or aerial perspective
    • Igor Stravinsky
    • 1882-1971
    • Most successful at winning acceptance from the public out of all 20th century composers
    • Neither followed nor formulated any set theory of composition
  12. Thanks for Watching!!! “ ;-) ” -Christian

    Slide 12 - Thanks for Watching!!! “ ;-) ” -Christian