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Salon des Refusés: Breaking with the AcademyModernism in Art: An Introduction   deborah.jackson@ed.ac.uk
Content of CourseSalon des Refusés: Breaking with the AcademyFlirting with controversy: Courbet and taboo in 19th-centuryE...
This lecture should• Give you a general idea understanding of the broaderfactors influencing the way European artists work...
The concepts ofmodernity andmodernism areamongst the mostcontroversial andvigorously debated incontemporaryphilosophy andc...
Why Have There Been No Great Women Artists? Linda Nochlinhttp://www.miracosta.edu/home/gfloren/nochlin.htm
Modernism is related to but not to beconfused with Modernity. Modernityrelates to the massive changes in cultureand societ...
The Enlightenment project of modernityThe French RevolutionThe Industrial RevolutionEugène Delacroix - Liberty   Great Exh...
Key components that had a great impact on artists• Individuality• State (liberty, human rights)•Progress•Truth• Rational T...
Georges SeuratBathers at Asnières (1884)
Marx and Freud wereseminal figures inModernism
The modernity of the Enlightenment also had aesthetic consequencesGabriel de Saint-AubinThe„Salon du Louvre‟ in 1765
Hierarchy of the Arts•History Painting•Portraiture•Genre Painting•Landscape•Still Life
Salon des Refuses      Le palais de l’industrie
Le déjeunersurlherbe - testimony to Manets refusal to conform toconvention and his initiation of a new freedom from tradit...
Each week’s presentation can be viewed on SlideshareType Slideshare into googleType Deborah Jackson into the search boxFil...
BibliographyFoster, H. ed. (2004) Art since 1900: Modernism, Anti Modernism,Postmodernism. London, Thames & Hudson.Cotting...
Bibliography cont…Harrison, C. (1997) Modernism. London, Tate Gallery.Harrison, C& Wood, P. ed. (2003) Art in Theory. Oxfo...
Bibliography cont…Harrison, Frascina, Perry. Ed. (1993) Primitivism, Cubism,Abstraction – The early Twentieth Century. Lon...
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  1. 1. Salon des Refusés: Breaking with the AcademyModernism in Art: An Introduction deborah.jackson@ed.ac.uk
  2. 2. Content of CourseSalon des Refusés: Breaking with the AcademyFlirting with controversy: Courbet and taboo in 19th-centuryEuropeIntroducing Subjectivity: From Impressionism to CubismPicasso‟s Exorcism: fear of „Primitives‟ and „Prostitutes‟“Standing on the World‟s Summit”: Futurism‟s becoming...Revolution and Rebuilding: Constructivism, De Stijl and theBauhausDada and SurrealismReflections upon a Modern World (An Introduction to somekey thinkers)Abstract Expressionism and the Rise of FormalismIn Jeopardy: Idealism, Authenticity, Universality and theAvant-GardeUnseen assessment and credit essay workshop.
  3. 3. This lecture should• Give you a general idea understanding of the broaderfactors influencing the way European artists workingbefore and during the 19th century•Give you a knowledge of what the Salon des Refuses of1863 signified and how it represented changes insociety and culture at that time•Encourage you to think critically about visualrepresentations, connecting the art of the new paintersto the political agendas of the time•Provide a clear definition of Modernism, Modern Artand Modernity
  4. 4. The concepts ofmodernity andmodernism areamongst the mostcontroversial andvigorously debated incontemporaryphilosophy andcultural theory
  5. 5. Why Have There Been No Great Women Artists? Linda Nochlinhttp://www.miracosta.edu/home/gfloren/nochlin.htm
  6. 6. Modernism is related to but not to beconfused with Modernity. Modernityrelates to the massive changes in cultureand society due mainly to the developmentsbrought about by the industrial revolutionsand subsequent political unrest withinEurope.
  7. 7. The Enlightenment project of modernityThe French RevolutionThe Industrial RevolutionEugène Delacroix - Liberty Great Exhibition set in the vast Crystal Palace inLeading the People (1830) Londons Hyde Park (1851)
  8. 8. Key components that had a great impact on artists• Individuality• State (liberty, human rights)•Progress•Truth• Rational Thinking•New Technologies Georges Seurat A Sunday Afternoon on the Island of la Grande Jatte (1884)
  9. 9. Georges SeuratBathers at Asnières (1884)
  10. 10. Marx and Freud wereseminal figures inModernism
  11. 11. The modernity of the Enlightenment also had aesthetic consequencesGabriel de Saint-AubinThe„Salon du Louvre‟ in 1765
  12. 12. Hierarchy of the Arts•History Painting•Portraiture•Genre Painting•Landscape•Still Life
  13. 13. Salon des Refuses Le palais de l’industrie
  14. 14. Le déjeunersurlherbe - testimony to Manets refusal to conform toconvention and his initiation of a new freedom from traditional subjectsand modes of representation - can perhaps be considered as thedeparture point for Modern Art.
  15. 15. Each week’s presentation can be viewed on SlideshareType Slideshare into googleType Deborah Jackson into the search boxFilter the results by clicking ‘Users’
  16. 16. BibliographyFoster, H. ed. (2004) Art since 1900: Modernism, Anti Modernism,Postmodernism. London, Thames & Hudson.Cottington, D. (2005) Modern Art – A Very Short Introduction.Oxford, University Press.Lechte, J.(1994) Fifty Key thinkers from Structuralism toPostmodernity. London, Routledge.Clark, TJ (1999) Farewell to an Idea. London, Yale UniversityPress,Wood, P. (2004) Varieties of Modernism. Yale, The OpenUniversity.Meecham, P & Sheldon, J. (2000) Modern Art: A CriticalIntroduction. London, Routledge.
  17. 17. Bibliography cont…Harrison, C. (1997) Modernism. London, Tate Gallery.Harrison, C& Wood, P. ed. (2003) Art in Theory. Oxford,Blackwell.Chadwick, W. (2002) Women, art, and society. New York,Thames& Hudson.Crow, T (1996) Modern Art in the Common Culture. London,OpenUniversity Press.Fer&Batchelor& Wood Ed. (1993) Realism, Rationalism,Surrealism – Art between the Wars. London, Open UniversityPress.
  18. 18. Bibliography cont…Harrison, Frascina, Perry. Ed. (1993) Primitivism, Cubism,Abstraction – The early Twentieth Century. London, OpenUniversity Press.Frascina& Harris. Ed. (1992) Art in Modern Culture. London,Phaidon.Perry, G. (1999). Gender and Art.Yale University Press.Wood, Frascina, Harris, Harrison. Ed. (1993) Modernism inDispute – Art Since the Forties. London, Open University Press.

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