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Men and art

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  • 1. Men and Art Alexander Cisneros, Theanna Ventura, Annie Westmoreland, Ryan Ferguson
  • 2. Introduction
    • The portrayal of men in art and design had evolved over the years in many ways. One theme we have observed is that the portrayal of men in art hasn’t changed much. Men still remain to be seen as masculine, aggressive, powerful and in control of their situation.
  • 3. Benin Culture King on horseback with attendants, from Benin, Nigeria, 
ca. 1550-1680. Bronze. 
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York 
(Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, gift of Nelson A. Rockefeller
  • 4. 14 th & 15 th Century Albrecht Durer, The Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, 
ca. 1498. 
Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York 
(gift of Junius S. Morgan, 1919).
  • 5. 20 th Century Painting Title: Dennis Hopper 1971Andy WarholFamous American artist - Pop Artist Painting Title: Self Portrait 1964Andy WarholFamous American artist - Pop Artist
  • 6. 21 st Century Barack Obama "Hope" poster, originally by Shepard Fairey. 2008. Deutsch: Graffitit in Frankfurt (Oder) in der Leipziger Straße 27 2006.
  • 7. Design Architecture I.M. Pei, Architect - Herbert F. Johnson Museum of Art at Cornell University Photo © Jackie Craven   Interior of Santa Croce, Florence, Italy, begun 1294.
  • 8. Closing Statement/Summary
    • Throughout the history of art, male subjects have maintained their roles of power. While the scenery and backdrops have changed, the subjects remain the same: dominant, powerful, intense males.

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