Silken Chu FIST 100 Film Noir In the 1940s, the film genre, film noir, was defined and then redefined by two influential films of the era. Double Indemnity, directed by Billy Wilder in 1944, was paradigmatic for the genre, setting up standards for following film noirs, while Mildred Pierce, directed by Michael Curtiz in 1945, subverted the expectations set by such earlier films. Despite this, the two of them are labelled with the same genre, so one must wonder wherein lies the definition
cubists paintings ignored the traditions of perspective drawing and show many views of the subject matter, therefore cubists believed that the traditions of the western art had become exhausted as they drew on the expressive energy of art from other cultures, however there are two distinct phases of the cubist style such as Analytical cubism (-pre 1912) and synthetic cubism post 1912 (RUBIN 1980:243). FIGURE 3 : PABLO PICASSO (1881-1973) 'Ambroise Vollard', 1915 (oil on canvas) FUTURISM: was a revolutionary
Thanks to his works, he was recognised as a leader in the American art world. Hopeless, one of his paintings on miserable women, is in the collection of the Kunstmuseum Basel. It was finished by Lichtenstein in 1963. The idea was mainly ‘derived from a frame of "Run For Love!" in Secret Hearts, no. 83 by Tony Abruzzo’ (Wikipedia, n.d.). Roy Lichtenstein, along with Andy Warhol, has created the Pop art movement, which ‘ended up Abstract Expressionism as the dominant style during the 60s’ (The Art Story
going to lead to an understanding of the American modernism; the European influence; Container Corporation of America and the War and Post war years. (Du PLESSIS, 1985:43) Modernism Modernism is a movement which is known to be very philosophical.
3. The White House plays a significant role in history simply because it is a symbol of a new regime, were the people are no longer a part of a monarchy, but now a democracy. The White House’s primary motivation is to show strength in our democracy for the people. In America, the house is a huge focal point, and it is considered to be the people’s house, which represents the freedom of our country, and what we fought for. The representation of the White House brings a nation together. For example
2007) Robert Rauschenberg, born 1925 in Texas, was a popular modern artist, frequently making use of progressive new art techniques, found objects and appropriation. Although young at the time, he was considered to be one of the most influential American artists of the 1950’s. He was a contributing member of both the
influences some of the most popular artists today and the way they produce their music. The 80’s had some of the most influential artists. According to the National Geographic, the 80s were a decade that made America. It was a time about redefining the American