MEMBERS OF THE TEAM
Student A: Lucy Tinoco
Give a little introduction about the assigned artwork. Give a little introduction
of the the movement, enlist the main characteristics and features of the artistic
Student B: Kike Zarate
Give a brief explanation of the different contexts of the movement.
Student C: Vania Urizar
Expose the most representative artist of the movement.
In charge of assembling the presentation.
WHAT WAS THE ARTWORK ABOUT ?
The artwork was a compilation of the work of the Post-impressionist
artist, Vincent Van Gogh. The title of the video “The dreams of Van Gogh”
making reference to the quote of himself “I dream my paintings and then
paint a dream.”
The artwork by Alejandro Delgado, from Morelia, Michoacan, is a window into
Van Gogh’s world, and how we can relate his paintings with his daily life, with
his mental disease.
POST-IMPRESSIONISM. 1886 TO 1914
Actually Post-impressionism wasn’t a formal movement. Post Impressionism was
the result of a few independent artist at the end of 19th century.
They were looking to break the Impressionism limitations. Each of the artist
involved developed a personal style, and that was the point of Postimpressionism, that everyon has a different way to see the external beauty
by painting with a personal and emotional point of view, wich sets them
apart from impressionist painters.
Their styles were focused on the structural, the emotional, the symbolic and the
spiritual elements. All these elements they argued they were missing in the
CHARACTERISTICS. OF IMPRESSIONISM
Women on the
Geometric and definitive forms
the Île de la
CHARACTERISTICS. OF IMPRESSIONISM
Breaktrough traditional religious and
Break away from naturalism
Painted with emotion, focus on a more
subjective and creative way to see the
A Sunday Afternoon on the
Île de la Grande Jatte.
The Church at te Auvers
sur Oise. Vincent Vna
-Second Industrial Revolution
- the facility of carrying painting
-From the second half of the 19th Century to the World War I.
-The innovations are science based.
- Train's apogee.
- Birth of the petroleum industry.
- Cheap products/ mass production
- Health improvements.
- Transportation and communications.
Power of Darkness - Leon Tolstoy
Garcon d’Honneur, Paul
roux ( 1883)
VINCENT WILLEM VAN GOGH
From The Netherlands.
His brother, Theo, was a really important figure for him.
In a moment of his life he intended to be a priest.
His paintings influenced the expresionism and the fauvism.
He had a mental illness, that was representated in his art works.
EUGENE HENRI PAUL GAUGUIN
French paintor and sculptor.
His paintings influenced Picasso, fauvism and the german expresionism .
He worked at the parisien stocked exchange.
He abandoned his family, after a bad economic time he suffered.
and a specific trip to the
changed his paintings
He studied laws .
He met Caravaggio and Velazquez who inspired him.
He made friendship with Guillaumin and Pissarro. They changed his style
After his father died, Cezanne abandoned his son and his son.
He inspired cubism.
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