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lection    a s a Ref      andArt       Culture f 1920so        Society
18th Century American  PaintingBenjamin West, The Treaty of Penn with the
18th Century American PaintingJohn Trumbull, The Death of GeneralMontgomery in the Attack on Quebec, December
18th Century AmericanPaintingJohn Singleton Copley, Watson and the Shark,
Romanticism
19th Century American   PaintingGeorge Caleb Bingham, Fur Traders Descending theMissouri, (1845)
19th Century American PaintingAlbert Bierstadt, The Rocky Mountains, Lander’sPeak, (1863)
19th Century AmericanPainting  Winslow Homer, The Coral Divers,  (1885)
RealismLandscapeImpressionism
The 1920s
George Bellows, Dempsey and Firpo,
Thomas Hart Benton, Boomtown,
Ben Shahn, Sacco and Vanzetti,
John Held, Teaching Old Dogs New Tricks,
John Steurt Curry, Baptism in Kansas,
Unknown, “Don Juan,” Starring John Barrymore,(1926)
Archibald John Motley, Jr.     Self Portrait (1920)Palmer C. Hayden “Bal Jeunesse,”
Cloyd Lee Boykin, Charles Lindbergh,
Howard Thain, The Great White Way-Times Square,N.Y.C., (1925)
Art DecoThe   streamlined,   brightly    colored,overlapping   and  repeating   geometricdesign elements typical of Art De...
Chrysler Building - NYC
Empire State Building - NYC
Rockefeller Center -NYC
City Hall – Buffalo, NY
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Art as a Reflection of 1920s Culture and Society

  1. 1. lection a s a Ref andArt Culture f 1920so Society
  2. 2. 18th Century American PaintingBenjamin West, The Treaty of Penn with the
  3. 3. 18th Century American PaintingJohn Trumbull, The Death of GeneralMontgomery in the Attack on Quebec, December
  4. 4. 18th Century AmericanPaintingJohn Singleton Copley, Watson and the Shark,
  5. 5. Romanticism
  6. 6. 19th Century American PaintingGeorge Caleb Bingham, Fur Traders Descending theMissouri, (1845)
  7. 7. 19th Century American PaintingAlbert Bierstadt, The Rocky Mountains, Lander’sPeak, (1863)
  8. 8. 19th Century AmericanPainting Winslow Homer, The Coral Divers, (1885)
  9. 9. RealismLandscapeImpressionism
  10. 10. The 1920s
  11. 11. George Bellows, Dempsey and Firpo,
  12. 12. Thomas Hart Benton, Boomtown,
  13. 13. Ben Shahn, Sacco and Vanzetti,
  14. 14. John Held, Teaching Old Dogs New Tricks,
  15. 15. John Steurt Curry, Baptism in Kansas,
  16. 16. Unknown, “Don Juan,” Starring John Barrymore,(1926)
  17. 17. Archibald John Motley, Jr. Self Portrait (1920)Palmer C. Hayden “Bal Jeunesse,”
  18. 18. Cloyd Lee Boykin, Charles Lindbergh,
  19. 19. Howard Thain, The Great White Way-Times Square,N.Y.C., (1925)
  20. 20. Art DecoThe streamlined, brightly colored,overlapping and repeating geometricdesign elements typical of Art Decostyle were in many instances inspired bythe movement of machines and the greatindustrial growth of the 1920’s.For many Americans during the 1920’s,Art Deco symbolized the period’soptimism about the future of technology,industry, and the modern world.Art Deco derived its name from the 1925Exposition Internationale des Arts
  21. 21. Chrysler Building - NYC
  22. 22. Empire State Building - NYC
  23. 23. Rockefeller Center -NYC
  24. 24. City Hall – Buffalo, NY

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