What is Avant-gardes?
Avant-Gardes (Vanguardismo) is a new movement started in Paris and divided into 7 other artistic movements.
Sculpture and painting were the first arts were artists started experimenting on during the first half of the 19th Century.
Have a look at the videos to understand the different movements of the avant-gardes.
What happened before, during and after the Avant-Gardes?
Edvard Munch was a Norwegian painter and printmaker.
He was born in 1863 and died in 1944.
In his paintings you can see the reflect of the terror, pain and drama lived during the World War that took place in Europe between 1914 and 1945.
Here you some of his most representative art works:
He was born in 1866 and died in 1944.
He was a Russian painter, precursor of abstraction in painting, and art theorist. It is considered that with him begins lyrical abstraction and expressionism.
Some of his most important artworks are:
He was a painter, sculptor, engraver, set designer and Spanish writer of the XX century. He is considered one of the highest representatives of surrealism.
He was born in Figueras in 1904 and died in 1989.
Some of his most relevant artworks are:
- Cubism - Geometric World: Follow the instructions of the presentation and draw 4 different animals following the style proposed.
- Cubism - Pixel drawing: Make your pixel drawing.
- Cubism - Okudart: Geometrize a drawing and an object interpretating Okuda’s style!
- Fauvism - Matisse & Keith Haring: Have a look at the presentation to discover these two artists and the activity proposed.
- Futurism - Movement: Not everything is static. Read the presentation and develop the activity proposed.
- Expressionism - Nightmares: Beat your fears through drawing them.
- Expressionism - Picatsso: Rewrite history with animals!
- Dadaism - Marcel Duchamp: You dare to provoke with art?
- Abstract's beauty - Wassily Kandinsky: Reproduce a Kandinsky's picture.
- Surrealism - Dalí: Create a surrealistic artwork.
Ready for the action?
It took a long time to watch all the videos from above! But if you are reading this means that you are almost in the finish line of this art period.
Go to your Classroom, there you will find a task called Renaissance Video-test, click on the link and answer all the questions!