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HUM 101 Module 2 - supporting discussion and activities

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HUM 101 Module 2 - supporting discussion and activities

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HUM 101 Module 2 - supporting discussion and activities

  1. 1. Understanding art Perceiving the arts and testing those perceptions Mona Lisa Leonardo da Vinci c. 1503–06, perhaps continuing until c. 1517 Oil on canvas 30 in × 21 in Musée du Louvre, Paris France possibly of Lisa Gherardini
  2. 2. Understanding art Perceiving the arts and testing those perceptions Controversies 1. Was she pregnant? Was she da Vinici’s mistress? 2. Why did he keep the painting instead of giving it to the patron? 3. Why is she smirking? 4. No wedding band on her finger 5. A different, more “feminine” version found underneath the original through digital reconstruction and xrays (Pascal Cotte)
  3. 3. Understanding art Perceiving the arts and testing those perceptions Controversies 1. Was the Mona Lisa of a man? 2. Was the Mona Lisa of Leonardo da Vinci himself? • c. 1512 • Red chalk on Paper • 13.1 in × 8.5 in • Biblioteca Reale, Turin
  4. 4. Understanding art Perceiving the arts and testing those perceptions The Baptism of Christ Andrea del Verrocchio c. 1435 Florence, Italy Assisted by Leonardo da Vinci
  5. 5. Understanding art Perceiving the arts and testing those perceptions L.H.O.O.Q. Marcel Duchamp 1919 L.H.O.O.Q.: is a pun the letters pronounced in French sound like "Elle a chaud au cul", "She is hot in the arse"; "avoir chaud au cul" is a vulgar expression implying that a woman has sexual restlessnes
  6. 6. Understanding art Perceiving the arts and testing those perceptions Starry Night Vincent van Gogh 1889 Oil on canvas 29 in × 36 1⁄4 in Museum of Modern Art, New York City
  7. 7. Understanding art Perceiving the arts and testing those perceptions Starry Night Vincent van Gogh The drawing Cypresses in Starry Night, a reed pen copy executed by Van Gogh after the painting in 1889

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