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Idea generating 15. What Is Modern Art? The birth of modernism and art can be traced to the Industrial Revolution, which began around the mid-18th century and lasted through the 19th century. Rapid changes in manufacturing, transportation, and technology profoundly affected the social, economic, and conditions of life in Western Europe, North America, and eventually the world. New forms of transportation, including the railroad, the steam engine, and the subway, changed the way people lived, worked, and traveled, expanding their worldview and access to new ideas. As urban centers prospered, workers flocked to cities for industrial jobs and urban populations boomed. A Modern Art Before the 19th century, artists were most often to make artwork by wealthy patrons or institutions like the church.

MoMA collects work made after 1880, when the atmosphere was ripe for artists to take their work in new, surprising, and modern directions. A setting for or a part of a story or narrative. Art Project Ideas | Student Art Guide. Should you look for easy art project ideas? Simple art project ideas? How do you find an original and innovative approach? Have you been given an exam topic or a class-wide starting point? The Student Art Guide provides advice from experienced art teachers and step-by-step guidelines for selecting an excellent subject, topic or theme. This article features 23 creative mind map examples and other visual brainstorming illustrations to inspire high school Art students. A collection of GCSE, IGCSE and A Level Art exam topic interpretations and ideas to help students prepare for their 2013 Art exams.

Looking for ideas? This is a concise article, aimed at helping students generate fun, original and ‘cool’ art project ideas. A level art students must present a Coursework portfolio that shows development. How to come up with an inspiring, original topic for your high school Art project (GCSE, IGCSE and A Level Art ideas from an experienced teacher and coursework assessor).

Bridget Riley speaks about her work. Willem de Kooning I. Barnett Newman Interview. Pablo Picasso. Les Demoiselles d'Avignon. Paris, June-July 1907. Publication Excerpt: The Museum of Modern Art, MoMA Highlights, New York: The Museum of Modern Art, revised 2004, originally published 1999, p. 64 Les Demoiselles d'Avignon is one of the most important works in the genesis of modern art. The painting depicts five naked prostitutes in a brothel; two of them push aside curtains around the space where the other women strike seductive and erotic poses—but their figures are composed of flat, splintered planes rather than rounded volumes, their eyes are lopsided or staring or asymmetrical, and the two women at the right have threatening masks for heads. The space, too, which should recede, comes forward in jagged shards, like broken glass. In the still life at the bottom, a piece of melon slices the air like a scythe. The faces of the figures at the right are influenced by African masks, which Picasso assumed had functioned as magical protectors against dangerous spirits: this work, he said later, was his "first exorcism painting.

" Street art: 25 incredible examples | Street art. Across the globe, street art has never been more popular or more relevant. Although the term is often associated with graffiti, it comes in all shapes and forms: from sculptures to 'yarn bombing'. In this article, we've gathered together the work of our favourite inspirational street artists, featuring some well-known faces, as well as some you may not have heard of - but will want to hear more about. Some just want to brighten up their neighbourhoods, while others have political points to make. But whatever their motivation, we think what they've produced is simply incredible... 01. Matt W Moore Boston based artist Matt W Moore has been painting on walls for over half his life and this is just some of his incredible work. 02.

As part of the 2013 ARTAQ Festival in Angers, France, French artist Mademoiselle Maurice, with the help of hundreds of volunteers, folded 30,000 pieces of origami to create these two awe-inspiring street art installations. 03. 04. 05. 06. 07. 08. 09. 11. 12. 13. 15. Art Deco: Global Inspiration. Hand-beaded lurex jacket with Egyptian motifs, Paris, France, 1922-25. Museum no. T.91-1999 'Europa and the Bull', lino printed linen furnishing fabric, by Frank & Mary Dobson, London, UK, 1938. Museum no. CIRC.104-1939 Block printed cotton by Ruth Reeves for WJ Sloane Ltd, New York, USA, about 1930. Museum no. Silk fukusa (gift cover) embroidered with a flight of cranes, Japan, 1800-50, Edo period. Sand-blasted glass panel by Sigmund Pollitzer for Pilkington Ltd, St Helens, Merseyside, UK, 1933-38.

Art Deco was an eclectic style and drew on many sources. Egypt Egypt held a particular fascination for artists and designers. Generic Egyptian images and motifs, such as lotus flowers, scarabs, hieroglyphics, pylons and pyramids, rapidly became popular. In fashion design 'Egyptomania' was ubiquitous and sometimes bizarre. The classical world After the horrors of World War I (1914–18) many designers sought out the themes and lyrical imagery of the classical worlds of ancient Greece and Rome.

Art Project Ideas: A Guide to Subject Matter Selection. Looking for art project ideas? A theme for high school art boards? Whether specialising in Painting, Graphic Design, Photography, textiles or Sculpture, most senior high school Art students begin by selecting a topic for their portfolio, coursework or examination project. It is a decision that many find difficult, whether due to a lack of inspiration, an inability to discern between two or more possible ideas or a general misunderstanding about the type of topic that is appropriate.

Below is a step-by-step guide that IGCSE, GCSE, A Level Art students (and those from many other high school Art qualifications) may use to help brainstorm, evaluate and select an outstanding subject, topic or theme for their high school Art project. Step 1: Brainstorm Ideas Write down all subjects, themes, places, things, activities or issues that are personally relevant and that matter to you (even random, unexpected things, such as a the art room sink, or heirloom knives and forks in your kitchen drawer). Top artists reveal how to find creative inspiration. Guy Garvey, musician • For fear of making us sound like the Waltons, my band [Elbow] are a huge source of inspiration for me. They're my peers, my family; when they come up with something impressive, it inspires me to come up with something equally impressive. • Spending time in your own head is important.

When I was a boy, I had to go to church every Sunday; the priest had an incomprehensible Irish accent, so I'd tune out for the whole hour, just spending time in my own thoughts. I still do that now; I'm often scribbling down fragments that later act like trigger-points for lyrics. • A blank canvas can be very intimidating, so set yourself limitations. . • Just start scribbling. . • The best songs often take two disparate ideas and make them fit together. . • Don't be scared of failure. • If it's all getting too intense, remember it's only a song. . • The best advice I've ever had came about 20 years ago from Mano McLaughlin, one of Britain's best songwriters. Polly Stenham, playwright • Ugliness.