Modern Art (from 1860 through 1945):
Group 1: Impressionism (from 1860 C.E. through 1890 C.E.)
Group 2: Art Nouveau (from 1890 C.E. through 1914 C.E.)
Group 3: Russian avant-garde (from 1890 C.E. through 1930 C.E.)
Group 4: Fauvism (from 1904 C.E. through 1909 C.E.)
Group 5: Cubism (from 1907 C.E. through 1914 C.E,)
Group 6: Surrealism (from 1920 C.E. through 1940 C.E.)
Group 7: Italian Futurism (from 1909 C.E. through 1944 C.E.)
Prompts for Group Presentations
Describe the trends and styles of art from the traditional culture or period in art history.
Role and Purpose of Art:
What is the role and purpose of art in the traditional culture or period in art history?
Arts and Culture or Period:
How does art from the traditional culture or period in art history reflect that traditional culture, or period in art history (how does the art reflect the culture or historical period)?
Compare and Contrast Art:
Compare and contrast art from the traditional culture or period in art history with your understanding of current trends in art (use the previous prompts to direct your comparison).
Focus on a specific piece of art from the traditional culture or period in art history. How has the meaning of that piece of art been affected over time because of changes in interpretation and context (How was the art thought of then versus how is the art thought of now)?
Specific Artist (second semester):
Focus on the work of one artist from the period in art history. What effect did the media (material) used by that artist have on his or her style? How did that artist’s style contribute to the meaning of his or her work?
This is an art presentation; be sure to include relevant art.
Do not include unrelated information or images in your presentation.