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Sister cities ppt

  1. 1.  Unite the world through Music.
  2. 2.  Lexington's Sister Cities   Deauville, France      County Kildare, Ireland     Shinhidaka, Japan     Newmarket, England 
  3. 3. Different Cultures of the World United Through Art
  4. 4. Egyptian art remained unchanged for 3,000 years. Their overriding concern was assuring a comfortable after life for their rulers, who were considered gods. Colossal architecture and Egyptian art existed to surround the pharaoh’s sprit with eternal glory. Golden Mask of King Tutankhamun 1323 BC Gold inlaid with glass and semiprecious stones 54cm high Egyptian Museum, Cairo Quenn Nefertiti – 1360 BC Pyrimids of Gisa-Cheops is the largest, the other two are for Chferen and Mycerinus. The Great Sphinx-The Egyptian sphinx is usually a head of a king wearing his headdress and the body of a lion. Fowling Scene Nebamun's Tom 1400 BC painted plaster w 31cm British Museum, London
  5. 5. In the many nations, kingdoms, and culture groups of the African continent, the arts were interwoven with all facets of everyday life. Sculpture, music , dance, drama, and other forms of art played an important role in the daily lives of the people. Many of the similarities observed in African art forms are due to the fact that artists select communal activities, rituals, and ceremonies as the focus of their works. A great part of African art emphasizes the important events of life and the forces in nature that influence the lives of individuals and communities. Kono Mask Senufo- Rhythm Pounder Ngady aMwaash Mask. Kuba, Zaire Nigil dance mask. Fang, Garbon Idia's Mask. Benin, Nigeria Zaire, Luama River, Zimba, Bango Bango, or Hemba people Mask Late 19th-early 20th century Ivory
  6. 6. Carved and Braided Arabesques Al-Aqsa Mosque Dome of the Rock Jerusalum Wailing Wall Worship without “graven images”, decorates surface of useful objects. Images of living creatures were not used. BIRDS' HEAD HAGGADAH Taj Mahal, Agra, India Islamic artists decorated mosques and other religious structures with ornate calligraphy, geometric patterns and stylized plants and flowers. Great Mosque - Cordoba
  7. 7. Asian Architecture Pampapati Temple The Liurong Temple, located on Liurong Road, is an ancient temple that is well-known both at home and abroad. It was named by Su Dongpo, a great poet and calligrapher of the Song Dynasty. This surviving temple and temple complex is the core of the village of Hampi. It is also known as the Pampapati temple. It predated the empire, and was extended between the 13th and 17th centuries. It has two courts with entrance gopurams. The main entrance with a 50 meter gopuram faces east into a ceremonial and colonnaded street, that exends for more than half a mile, to a monolithic statue of Nandi. The temple is still in use at the present day. It is dedicated to Virupaksha, an aspect of Shiva and his consort Pampa, a local deity.
  8. 8. Asian cultures: China, Japan, India, Malaysia Japan – Japanese culture is the croduct of long periods of isolation from outside cultural influences. The general characteristics of Japanese art are simplicity of form and design, attentiveness to the beauty of nature, and subtlety. China - Considered the oldest continuing civilization. Early Chinese art centered on animals and on everyday lives of people. Japan - Portrait of the Zen Master Hotto Kokushi Pottery Figure of a Military Officer Hokusai, Katsushika- The Great Wave off Kanagawa This is the image of a low ranking Qin officer. He wears a round top-knot and a round soft cap. His shins are protected by leggings, and he wears square-toed shoes. The half-closed hands originally held weapons. Chinese - Mallet-shaped vase with phoenix ears Southern Sung Dynasty (1127-1279) Han Gan - White Night Horse Hiroshige Ando - Moon Pine, Ueno From "One Hundred Famous Views of Edo“ 1857 Woodblock Print Winepot with chih-dragon handle and spout Ming Dynasty
  9. 9. with fish in hand. Red-figure hydria Classical 480-330 BC Hercules, Eurystheus and the Erymanthian savage boar. Black-figure pelike Period: Archaic 700-480 BC Doric Capital Acropolis Lady of Auxerre Kore figure- Archaic Laocoon Group -Hellenistic Discoblus - Classical The Temple of Athena Nike 420 B.C. Kallikrates. Ionic order Temple of Apollo c. 540 BC Doric Order The arts present the universal ideal of beauty through logic, order, reason and moderation. The purpose of the arts is to instruct and perfect human kind. The arts are also used in ritual to affirm the importance of the gods. Poarch of the Maidens 420BC
  10. 10. The most significant Roman development in sculpture was the portrait bust. Roman fresco-from the house of Livia on the Palatine Portrait of a Roman woman Trajan (ruled 98-117 AD) Colossal statue of Constantine as Cosmocrator Rome’s most valuable from the Basilica of contribution was in Constantine on the architecture. Roman Roman Forum The Arch of Constantine Erected in honor of Emperor Constantine, after battle to defeat Maxentius at the Milvian Bridge in 315 AD. builders not only developed the arch, vault, and dome but pioneereed the creative use of concrete. Arch of Titus Roman Aqueduct end of 1st to early 2nd century Colosseum; Italy, Rome; 72 A.D. Pantheon, Italy, Rome; 118-35 A.D
  11. 11. The arts reflect new freedom of thought and expression as well as the beginning of scientific explorations. Italian Renaissance The purpose of the arts is to promote the “rebirth” of Greek and Roman thought and practices after the Middle Ages. The arts also reconcile faith and reason. School of Athens-Raphael Lorenzo Ghirberti – the Gates of Paradise East door Detail Michelangelo- Sistene Ceiling and Statue of David Leonardo da Vinci-Mona Lisa Michelangelo Pieta
  12. 12. David, Jacques-Louis The Oath of the Horatii 1784 The arts reflect a return to order, reason and structural clarity. This period is also refered to as the Age of Reason as well as Neo-Classicism. In music, this period is known as the Classical period.The purpose of arts is a reaction to the excesses of monarchy and ornamentation of the Baroque. David, Jacques-Louis Death of Marat David – Napolean In His Study David – The Death of Socrates Thomas Jefferson: Monticello, 1770-1796; 1809
  13. 13. The arts reflect freedom, emotion, sentimentality and spontaneity. Also reflected is an interest in the exotic, patriotic, primitive, and supernatural. The purpose of the arts is to revolt against neo-classical order and reason as well as a return to nature and imagination Constable - Arundel Mill and Castle 1837 Delacroix, Eugène Liberty leading . the People - Painted on 28 July 1830, to commemorate the July Revolution that had just brought Louis-Phillipe to the throne. Théodore Géricault (1791-1824) John Constable- view of Salsbury Cathedral Raft of the Medusa (1818-1819, showing the dying survivors of a contemporary shipwreck. Friedrich, Caspar David The Sea of Ice Francisco de Goya – Shooting of May Thir
  14. 14. Inspired by the Norwegian artist Edvard Munch a group of German artists insisted that art should express ones feelings rather than images of the real world. Expressionists used distorted, exaggerated forms and colors for emotional impact. Edvard Munch -The Scream Franz Marc - The Yellow Cow Oskar Kokoschka Self Portrait of a Degenerate Artist Ernst Ludwig Kirchner – Two Women in Max Beckman – Party the Street in Paris
  15. 15. The arts reflect the use of experimenta techniques, the diversity of society and the blending of cultures. These movements broke with or redefined the conventions of the past. Jackson Pollack Convergence #10 Willem de Andy Warhol - Campbell Soup Kooning, Can WomanIV , Netherlands Georgia O’Keeffe - Cow skull (1904-1997) with Calico Roses Salvador Dali – Tthe Persistance of Memory, 1931 Picasso- Guernica
  16. 16. Modern/Contemporary Frank Lloyd Wright- One of the most significant architects ever. He designed buildings so that walls, ceilings and floors flowed with each other and the outside environment. Frank Lloyd Wright – Falling Water Frank Lloyd Wright- Guggenheim Museum Jacob Lawrence- Tombstones Lawrence used art to show injustice and motivate reform. Dorothy LangeMigrant Mother Dorothea Lange focused on the suffering caused by the Depression. White Angel Breadline, San Francisco, Ca. 1933
  17. 17.  We will use patterns to unite the composition, you will want to use a pattern symbolic of a specific culture or many different cultures.
  18. 18.  Pay attention to the symbolism and the ideas behind the work.