Tarver group2 final project ppt

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Tarver group2 final project ppt

  1. 1. • Early years in PeruEarly years in Peru• Merchant Marine/Merchant Marine/French NavyFrench Navy• Moves to BrentonMoves to Brenton• Panama andPanama andMartiniqueMartinique• TahitiTahitiEARLY INFLUENCES:EARLY INFLUENCES:
  2. 2. Christmas Eve.Christmas Eve.-Gauguin. 1894-Gauguin. 1894 Egyptian pastoral sceneEgyptian pastoral scene
  3. 3. Alone (Othai)Alone (Othai)-Gauguin. 1893-Gauguin. 1893Prince Sudhana BowingPrince Sudhana Bowing, Borobudur, Java, Borobudur, Java
  4. 4. *Concern for his culture, Cuba*Concern for his culture, Cuba*Lams work is trying to send a*Lams work is trying to send amessage about the relationshipmessage about the relationshipbetween the jungle and thebetween the jungle and theCuban peopleCuban people*Destruction of the jungle by*Destruction of the jungle bycapitalists (USA) for tourism/capitalists (USA) for tourism/industryindustry*Wealthy US businessmen buying*Wealthy US businessmen buyingpoor women as prostitutespoor women as prostitutesINSPIRATION forINSPIRATION for “The Jungle”“The Jungle”
  5. 5. Modiglianis friend &Modiglianis friend &Embraced African art due similaritiesEmbraced African art due similaritiesto sculpture of his native Romaniato sculpture of his native Romania(directly carved from wood)(directly carved from wood)Modiglianis friend &Modiglianis friend &Embraced African art due similaritiesEmbraced African art due similaritiesto sculpture of his native Romaniato sculpture of his native Romania(directly carved from wood)(directly carved from wood)CONSTANTIN BRANCUSI:CONSTANTIN BRANCUSI:Montparnesse Studio NeighborMontparnesse Studio Neighbor
  6. 6. follows Pythagoras Golden Meanfollows Pythagoras Golden Meanthought to bethought to be sacredsacred by theby theancient Greeks and Egyptiansancient Greeks and Egyptianspyramid shapes can be interpretedpyramid shapes can be interpretedas hour glasses to represent timeas hour glasses to represent timeand infinityand infinityrepresentative of Brancusi’srepresentative of Brancusi’sspiritual aspirations for hisspiritual aspirations for hisworkworkfollows Pythagoras Golden Meanfollows Pythagoras Golden Meanthought to bethought to be sacredsacred by theby theancient Greeks and Egyptiansancient Greeks and Egyptianspyramid shapes can be interpretedpyramid shapes can be interpretedas hour glasses to represent timeas hour glasses to represent timeand infinityand infinityrepresentative of Brancusi’srepresentative of Brancusi’sspiritual aspirations for hisspiritual aspirations for hisworkwork““Endless Column”Endless Column”
  7. 7. WARHOLSWARHOLS““The Star (Greta Garbo)” isThe Star (Greta Garbo)” ispart of his ten piece Mythspart of his ten piece Mythsseries printed in 1981series printed in 1981WARHOLWARHOLuses a picture of the Americanuses a picture of the Americanfilm actress Greta Garbo asfilm actress Greta Garbo asMata Hari to draw theMata Hari to draw thecorrelation between thecorrelation between thefemme fatalfemme fatal and our popularand our popularcultureculture
  8. 8. WARHOLsWARHOLs “The Star” Gretta Garbo“The Star” Gretta Garbocreates an iconic image of a “creates an iconic image of a “femme fatal”femme fatal”WARHOLsWARHOLs “The Star”“The Star” isisnot a traditionalnot a traditional odalisqueodalisqueimage, but an nearimage, but an neareastern/Indonesianeastern/Indonesianinfluence is evidentinfluence is evidentMATA HARIMATA HARIGRETTA GARBO ASGRETTA GARBO ASMATA HARIMATA HARII
  9. 9. WARHOLS Myth series is selected from collective ofWARHOLS Myth series is selected from collective ofchildhood memories that werechildhood memories that were shaped by the massshaped by the massmediamedia, these images encompass the, these images encompass the legendslegends that hethat hefeltfelt defined American culture.defined American culture.WICKED WITHCH of the WESTWICKED WITHCH of the WESTMAMMYMAMMYUNCLE SAMUNCLE SAMSUPERMANSUPERMANMYTHS 1981MYTHS 1981THE SHADOWTHE SHADOWMICKEY MOUSEMICKEY MOUSEWARHOL shooting PolaroidWARHOL shooting Polaroidforfor

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