1. Modern artists rejected what era
Create a formal analysis of the painting by George Bellows entitled Both Members of this Club, 1909. Write the title, artist, and date that the artwork was created. Next, imagine that you are writing a letter to a friend who has never seen the painting. Describe the painting in detail. Be sure to analyze the lines, colors, textures, space, and shapes you see in the painting. Finally, write an interpretation of the painting--in other words, write a letter that explains what the painting says or communicates to you. What function, purpose or idea does the painting represent? You can see an example of this method of analysis at Goya Analysis at http://www.artmuseums.com/goya.htm.
5. In your own words, write a minimum of three sentences describing the Ashcan School.
6. What was “Fountain” by Marcel Duchamp (R. Mutt)?
Alfred Stieglitz ran an American gallery from 1908-1917 called ________. He dedicated this exhibition space to showing avant-garde artists such as John Marin and Arthur Dove.
9. According to our text, what was the key difference between Henri and Stieglitz?