Name of workDateWhat does this artwork representHow does the setting of the painting represent the worldview/social status of the patron?What technique does the artist prefer for this painting? Why?What kind of symbolism can be found in these paintings?Orientalism Daguerreotype :a photograph taken by an early photographic process employing an iodine-sensitive silvered plate and mercury vaporCalotype : A photographic process in which a positive image is made by shining light through a negative image onto a sheet of sensitized paper.
Gesamtkunstwerk : (German, ‘total artwork’ or ‘collective artwork’) Term coined by Richard Wagner for a dramatic work in which poetry, scenic design, staging, action, and music all work together toward one artistic expression. Einfuhlung : understanding so intimate that the feelings, thoughts, and motives of one person are readily comprehended by anotherKunstwollen : the will of form; Kunstwollen proposed that all works of art in a given period will find a shared formal expression, quite different from the stated ambitions of their makers. Arts & crafts Divisionism : The juxtaposition of tiny dots of unmixed paints, giving an overall effect of color when mixed optically by the viewer’s eye from a distance, usually associated with the Postimpressionists. Pointillism Synthetism :a genre of French painting characterized by bright flat shapes and symbolic treatments of abstract ideasSalon Bourgeoisie proletariat :Marx’s term for the exploited class, the mass of workers who do not own the means of productionCamera obscura Flaneur :one who strolls about aimlessly; a lounger; a loafer.Order now
Alienation Modernismo :literary movement inspired by French symbolism and Parnassians current at the turn of the nineteenth centuryImpasto :painting that applies the pigment thickly so that brush or palette knife marks are visibleImpressionism Avant-gardeThe Snake CharmerArtist : Jean-Leon Gerome, Date : c. 1870 Media : Oil on canvasStyle : Orientalism-Portrays nineteenth century fantasy of the middle east, shows a young boy entirely naked handling a python while an older man behind him plays a fipple flute and a group of mercenaries watches. -Setting is a large blue tiled room decorated with calligraphic patterns-Scene is painted with an almost photographic clarity and attention to detail leading us to think it is an accurate representation of a specific eventGerome traveled to the middle east several times and was praised by critics of the 1855 salon for his ethnographic accuracy-Yet the overall narrative of snake charmer is complete fiction mixing Egyptian Turkish and Indian cultures in a fantastic pasticheThe Artist’s StudioArtist : Louis-jaques-mande daguerreDate : c. 1837Media : Photograph : camera obscuraStyle : Daguerreotype- somethingThe Open DoorArtist : Henry Fox Talbot Date : c.
1843 Media : Salt paper print form a calotype negativeStyle : -Expresses nostalgia for rural way of life that was fast disappearing in industrial englandOperaArtist : Charles GarnierDate : c. 1861-1874 Media : location : Paris -Expresses nostalgia for rural way of life that was fast disappearing in industrial englandOrientalismFound in both academic and avant-garde art in the nineteenth centuryEdward said describes : the colonial gaze in which the colonizer gazes upon the colonized orient as something to possess, as a primitive or exotic playground for the civilized European visitor, in which native men are savage and despotic and native women are sultry and sexually available