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color and expression
Transcript of color and expression
indication of feeling, spirit, or character
referring to works of art that have
no reference to reality; can also be referred to as nonrepresentational works.
A lighter value of a hue (color) made by adding a small amount of white
A darker value of a hue (color) made by adding a small amount of black
the essential meaning of an artwork interpreted by an individual or critic.
Thought of as a negative color
Useful for negative thoughts
Can make someone irritable
Improvisation 30 (Cannons)
The Old Guitarist
Autumn Rhythm: Number 30
Color and Expression Project
Pick at least two colors that represent how you felt about a recent event
Can paint with tempera paint
Project must include at least one tint or shade
Was a painter whose technique of staining pigment in a raw canvas (a canvas without Gesso helped shape an influential art movementin the mid-20th century called color field painting.
Color field painting consisted of a group of tradition breaking artist who used a variety of techniques, many of them not using a paint brush.
Their man focus was how color expresses emotions.
Lived in Germany from 1910-1914 where he painted many of his improvisation paintings.
Germany entered WWI in 1914
In a letter written to a lawyer who bought Kandinsky's painting, he said Improvisation 30 was influeced by all the talk about the war.
In his book "Concerning the Spiritual in Art" (1912), Kandinsky aruged that color, like sound evokes emotion.
Guernica (Gwe're Knee Ku)
On April 26, 1937 the town of Guernica, Spain was struck by a massive German air raid.
Hundreds of civilians were killed
Picasso was outraged so he painted this as a response.
It was displayed as a protest of the attack of the Spanish republican Pavilion in the 1937 Paris International Exposition.
Picasso went through a blue period
This period dramatizes the artist as an outcast from society.
When it was painted he was in Paris, far from home and his family, where he was unrecognized, unappreciated, and in extreme poverty.
Used buoyant, heavy, graceful, arching, swirling, pooling lines of color.