§¥ЖβΘĿ!$ΜIn Paintings<br />Miss LalipatFarmpiboon		4902640194 <br />Miss KornkarunWattaninwong	4902640491 <br />Miss Jeann...
§¥ЖβΘĿ!$ΜIn Paintings<br />Miss LalipatFarmpiboon		4902640194 <br />Miss KornkarunWattaninwong	4902640491 <br />Miss Jeann...
Introduction<br />Originated in France (late 19th century)<br />Dreams<br />Loosely defined movement in art… (darker sides...
Introduction<br />Borrowed images from symbolist writings<br />Common themes<br /><ul><li>Sexuality/Nudity
Biblical events
Angels
Women/Motherhood
Bright colors/graphics
Dark spirits/ Death
Gods/Goddess
Ancient Myth Characters</li></ul>Source of inspiration<br />Biblical references & ancient myth<br />Traditional Approach<b...
Symbolism: death, evil, mysterious<br />Well-known artists for this type of symbolisms<br />Jean Delville<br />Arnold Bock...
Aura: Enlighten, developed to another stage<br />Upward gaze<br />Hot colors: earthly fires of passion & sensuality<br />U...
Symbolism: death, evil, mysterious<br />Well-known artists for this type of symbolisms<br />Jean Delville<br />Arnold Bock...
Skeleton: death,  dark spirit, mortality life?<br />Darker colors: mysterious, unexplained,  secretive  <br />Fiddle vs. ...
Island of the Dead  (1883)<br />Title of the picture<br />(tranquil place)<br />White-drape coffin on the boat<br />Contra...
Symbolism and “Mythology”<br /><ul><li>Biblical and Greek mythology continues
Symbolists </li></ul>	- mythology &dream >> visual language of soul<br />	- symbols >> personal, private, obscure, and amb...
Jason and Medea<br /><ul><li> Title : Jason and medea (1865) oil on canvas</li></ul>Butterflies<br />Clenched hand and    ...
Oedipus and the sphinx<br /><ul><li> Title : Oedipus and the sphinx (1864) Oil on canvas
 The position of sphinx :more prominent than Oedipus, full of details, latches on Oedipus’ s chest
 Oedipus’s immobile and expressionless :          the man is too helpless to fight in the world full with terrible things
The sphinx’s expression: anxious
The cloudy bluish-gray sky : the fate of Oedipus</li></li></ul><li>Salome dancing before Herod<br /><ul><li>Salome dancing...
Sexual Symbolism<br />“God” designed sex, not man or society. <br />Sex is a Big Thing. <br />What it means is so big that...
FélicienRops<br />(July 7, 1833 - August 23, 1898)<br />Belgian artist<br />Lover of the fantastic and the supernatural<br...
"Pornokrates" (1896) <br />Blindfolded<br />Pig with the golden tail  Men<br />
"Pornokrates" or«La Dame au cochon»  (1896) <br />For some the pig with the golden tail represents the image of luxury and...
The Temptation of St. Anthony (1878)<br />
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  • That’s why many painters are openly express their artworks through sexual symbolism.
  • accomplice [N] ผู้สมรู้ร่วมคิด vice [N] ความชั่วร้าย torment [N] ความทรมาน (I am afraid of being old and of no longer being able to inspire love in a woman, which is a true death for a man of my nature and with my needs for madness of mind and body.)
  • (Pig=Men: role of women in the society was limited, Men have the leading role)
  • Or… a naked woman, blindfolded, wearing only black stockings, gloves and shoes, walking on a marble stage, being lead by a pig on a leash.....lucre [N] ผลกำไรเป็นเงิน steer [VI] นำทาง Syn. Direct/Related. ถือพวงมาลัยbestial [ADJ] โหดร้ายและน่าขยะแขยง composure [N] ความสงบของจิตใจ Syn. equanimity; tranquillityruthless [ADJ] ไร้ความปรานี Syn. cruel; merciless; pitilessThree loves - ancient loves - vanish in tears (...) I did this in four days in a room of blue satin, in an overheated apartment, full of different smells, where the opopanax and cyclamen gave me a slight fever conducive towards production or even towards reproduction&quot;.
  • Or… a naked woman, blindfolded, wearing only black stockings, gloves and shoes, walking on a marble stage, being lead by a pig on a leash.....lucre [N] ผลกำไรเป็นเงิน steer [VI] นำทาง Syn. Direct/Related. ถือพวงมาลัยbestial [ADJ] โหดร้ายและน่าขยะแขยง composure [N] ความสงบของจิตใจ Syn. equanimity; tranquillityruthless [ADJ] ไร้ความปรานี Syn. cruel; merciless; pitilessThree loves - ancient loves - vanish in tears (...) I did this in four days in a room of blue satin, in an overheated apartment, full of different smells, where the opopanax and cyclamen gave me a slight fever conducive towards production or even towards reproduction&quot;.
  • repression [N] ความอดกลั้น Syn. constraint; suppression
  • Or… a naked woman, blindfolded, wearing only black stockings, gloves and shoes, walking on a marble stage, being lead by a pig on a leash.....lucre [N] ผลกำไรเป็นเงิน steer [VI] นำทาง Syn. Direct/Related. ถือพวงมาลัยbestial [ADJ] โหดร้ายและน่าขยะแขยง composure [N] ความสงบของจิตใจ Syn. equanimity; tranquillityruthless [ADJ] ไร้ความปรานี Syn. cruel; merciless; pitilessThree loves - ancient loves - vanish in tears (...) I did this in four days in a room of blue satin, in an overheated apartment, full of different smells, where the opopanax and cyclamen gave me a slight fever conducive towards production or even towards reproduction&quot;.
  • To be contemporary, modern, to live your era to its full, to penetrate into the feelings, the ideas of the time and to give them expression and shape, this was the essential approach of Rops.
  • ensnare [VT] หลอกให้ติดอยู่ในสถานการณ์ที่เลวร้าย Syn. entangle; lure; trap
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  • Humanities Symbolism TU08

    1. 1. §¥ЖβΘĿ!$ΜIn Paintings<br />Miss LalipatFarmpiboon 4902640194 <br />Miss KornkarunWattaninwong 4902640491 <br />Miss Jeannie Sthavornmanee 4902640558<br />Mr. KuanWen Lin 4902640533<br />TU 110 Integrated Humanities<br />Tuesday March 25, 2008<br />
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    6. 6. §¥ЖβΘĿ!$ΜIn Paintings<br />Miss LalipatFarmpiboon 4902640194 <br />Miss KornkarunWattaninwong 4902640491 <br />Miss Jeannie Sthavornmanee 4902640558<br />Mr. KuanWen Lin 4902640533<br />TU 110 Integrated Humanities<br />Tuesday March 25, 2008<br />
    7. 7. Introduction<br />Originated in France (late 19th century)<br />Dreams<br />Loosely defined movement in art… (darker sides of Romanticism)<br />“Art should show more absolute truths which could only be seen indirectly”<br />Spirituality<br />Mysterious, ambiguous interpretations <br />of emotions using symbols<br />Imagination<br />Significant influence on <br />expressionism, surrealism<br />
    8. 8. Introduction<br />Borrowed images from symbolist writings<br />Common themes<br /><ul><li>Sexuality/Nudity
    9. 9. Biblical events
    10. 10. Angels
    11. 11. Women/Motherhood
    12. 12. Bright colors/graphics
    13. 13. Dark spirits/ Death
    14. 14. Gods/Goddess
    15. 15. Ancient Myth Characters</li></ul>Source of inspiration<br />Biblical references & ancient myth<br />Traditional Approach<br />
    16. 16. Symbolism: death, evil, mysterious<br />Well-known artists for this type of symbolisms<br />Jean Delville<br />Arnold Bocklin<br />Belgian symbolist: 1867-1953<br />Symbolist painter, writer, occultist, <br />
    17. 17. Aura: Enlighten, developed to another stage<br />Upward gaze<br />Hot colors: earthly fires of passion & sensuality<br />Upward triangle: perfect human knowledge, achieved through magic<br />Mood: mystery, intrigue, magical, supernatural<br />Mediumistic character<br />“Mysteriosa” Jean Deville (1892)<br />(Portrait of Mrs. Stuart Merrill)<br />
    18. 18. Symbolism: death, evil, mysterious<br />Well-known artists for this type of symbolisms<br />Jean Delville<br />Arnold Bocklin<br />Swiss-German symbolist: 1827-1901<br />He had 11 children and 5 of them died in infancy<br />
    19. 19. Skeleton: death, dark spirit, mortality life?<br />Darker colors: mysterious, unexplained, secretive <br />Fiddle vs. Violin<br />Gaze: entranced, worried, stressful , determined<br />Art is what keeps him going.. (pleasant-feeling)<br />Gustav Mahler Symphony No. 4 in G Major<br />Self-Portrait with Death <br />playing the fiddle (1872)<br />
    20. 20. Island of the Dead (1883)<br />Title of the picture<br />(tranquil place)<br />White-drape coffin on the boat<br />Contrasting colors<br />Cypress Tree<br />Immobility, withdrawal, disassociation<br />
    21. 21. Symbolism and “Mythology”<br /><ul><li>Biblical and Greek mythology continues
    22. 22. Symbolists </li></ul> - mythology &dream >> visual language of soul<br /> - symbols >> personal, private, obscure, and ambiguous<br />Gustave Moreau (1826-1898)<br /> - symphonic poems<br /> - bright, jewel-like color, luxurious effect<br /> - woman >> destruction and chaos (mostly)<br />
    23. 23. Jason and Medea<br /><ul><li> Title : Jason and medea (1865) oil on canvas</li></ul>Butterflies<br />Clenched hand and Size of medea<br />Broken spear andthe beast<br />Vial of magic, serpent, garland of flowers<br />
    24. 24. Oedipus and the sphinx<br /><ul><li> Title : Oedipus and the sphinx (1864) Oil on canvas
    25. 25. The position of sphinx :more prominent than Oedipus, full of details, latches on Oedipus’ s chest
    26. 26. Oedipus’s immobile and expressionless : the man is too helpless to fight in the world full with terrible things
    27. 27. The sphinx’s expression: anxious
    28. 28. The cloudy bluish-gray sky : the fate of Oedipus</li></li></ul><li>Salome dancing before Herod<br /><ul><li>Salome dancing before Herod (1876)oil on canvas</li></ul>The lotus<br />Bracelet with the open eye<br /><ul><li> The act of dancing</li></ul>The panther<br />
    29. 29. Sexual Symbolism<br />“God” designed sex, not man or society. <br />Sex is a Big Thing. <br />What it means is so big that we will never exhaust it, only discover more facets of its diamond.<br />The relationship between symbolism and sexuality was not always degrading to women. <br />Sex was a source of liberation with the potential to unite humanity with God.<br />
    30. 30. FélicienRops<br />(July 7, 1833 - August 23, 1898)<br />Belgian artist<br />Lover of the fantastic and the supernatural<br />Symbolic themes such as the devil, skeletons, the prostitute, and death dominated his work<br />Many demonstrated his belief that women dominated men and the devil dominated women....<br />Woman is Satan’s accomplice, provokes the most extreme vices and torments in Man<br />
    31. 31. "Pornokrates" (1896) <br />Blindfolded<br />Pig with the golden tail  Men<br />
    32. 32. "Pornokrates" or«La Dame au cochon»  (1896) <br />For some the pig with the golden tail represents the image of luxury and lucre steering the woman, whose only excuse is her blindness <br />For others, it is the image of man, bestial and stupid, kept in check by the woman<br />Pornokrates imply the advent to the art world of the contemporary woman which Rops glorified <br />She is characterised by her arrogance, her composure and her ruthlessness<br />
    33. 33. The Temptation of St. Anthony (1878)<br />
    34. 34. The Temptation of St. Anthony<br />a well-known print by FélicienRops illustrates this little noticed fact, one which, however, is worthy of the keenest attention: the artist has represented the type case of repression in saints and penitents.<br />a popular theme in the history of Western art<br />
    35. 35. Les Diaboliques (1886) <br />
    36. 36. FélicienRops - "Le Bouge à Matelots""The Sailors' Den"<br /><ul><li>He was to find this modernity in Paris; Paris and her cabarets, her "lowest depths", her night life and her ambiguous pleasures ...
    37. 37. This work takes us into the Parisian brothelswith the new theme of "the whore with the heart", close in spirit to that of Toulouse-Lautrec as well as the descriptions written by Zola, the de Goncourts or Maupassant. </li></li></ul><li>Franz Stuck<br />(February 24, 1863 - August 30, 1928)<br />German Symbolist/Art Nouveau painter, sculptor, engraver, and architect<br /><ul><li>His seductive female nudes, in the role of the femme fatale, are a prime example of popular Symbolist content</li></li></ul><li>Femme Fatale<br />“Deadly woman" <br />Alluring and seductive woman whose charms ensnare(lure) her lovers in bonds of irresistible desire..<br />Leading them into dangerous and deadly situations <br />She is an archetypal character of literature and art<br />
    38. 38. The Sin (1893)<br />
    39. 39. The Sin (1893)<br />Femme Fatale  dangers of the destructive female temptation<br />The snake has a threatening open mouth, while the woman looks provocatively at the viewer <br />The symbolic content implies the danger of sexual desireas personified by the mysterious seductress<br />The title invokes a reminder of the repression of sexual desire caused by religious mandate<br />
    40. 40. Symbolism & Women<br />Femme Fatale versus Angelic woman<br />seductive woman whose charms spurs irresistible desire, often leading them into compromising, dangerous and deadly situations<br />Naïve, angel-like woman who portrays a sense of purity<br />Female biological life-cycle<br />Virginity<br />Motherhood<br />
    41. 41. Angelic Woman <br /><ul><li> Wings of angels is a symbol of Sainthood
    42. 42. Sunlight is the opposite meaning of darkness</li></ul>Maurice Denis – Annunciation (1912)<br />
    43. 43. Femme Fatale<br />Sphinx or leopard body:<br />Represents a hybrid monster, sin, and cruelty<br />FernandKhnopff -The Caresses (1896)<br />Scepter: Power and status<br />
    44. 44. Virgin girl as a symbol<br />Background:<br />Ruin city walls in the midst of devastation after the Franco-Prussian war<br />Association of Virginity with:<br /><ul><li> Truth
    45. 45. Purity
    46. 46. Strength</li></ul>Nakedness: pure, simple, and nothing to disguise<br />Olive & White robe: Peace<br />Puvis de Chavannes - Hope<br />
    47. 47. Motherhood<br /><ul><li> Woman & child constitutes an equally prevalent, time honored theme
    48. 48. Individual identities are transformed to become symbols of emotional state of motherhood</li></ul>Roses: Love that can defeat everything and unfaltering<br />Eugene Carriere – Tendresse<br />
    49. 49. Femme Fatale<br /><ul><li> Fertility goddess Diana of Ephesus
    50. 50. Tempting feminine figure
    51. 51. Poised in her dance holding a lotus flower
    52. 52. Powerfully mysterious & exotic
    53. 53. The use of attractive female imagery to suggest lust, death, and destruction</li></ul>Gustave Moreau – Salome (1876)<br />

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