1900s-1990s

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  • "The Virgin with Angels" by William Bouguereau

    "The Virgin with Angels" by William Bouguereau
    A heavenly piece with bright colors, and heavy doses of white hues. There was no indication as to why this was created, but this piece was created in France for the Musee de la Ville de Paris. Source: https://fineartamerica.com/featured/the-virgin-with-angels-william-adolphe-bouguereau.html
  • "Court Ball at the Hofburg" by Wilhelm Gause

    "Court Ball at the Hofburg" by Wilhelm Gause
    filled with so much life and color, this painting allows the viewer to feel as if they are a part of a party with the most fanciest of outfits. The colors most specifically is what draws the attention to this piece as they were made using bright hues, and the strokes are fluffed for the dresses to appear silky smooth or soft. Source:
    Wilhelm Gause. "Court Ball at the Hofburg". 1900. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wilhelm_Gause
  • "The Bathers" by Paul Cézanne

    "The Bathers" by Paul Cézanne
    An oil painting made with cool colors that appears to be a peaceful resort for people to wash away, but despite the appearance this art piece has remained unfinished. Source: Paul Cézanne, The Large Bathers, 1906. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Bathers_(Cézanne)
  • "Mercury Passing Before the Sun" by Giacomo Balla

    "Mercury Passing Before the Sun" by Giacomo Balla
    Cubism art made to represent the glare through a glass lens of a telescope. This piece with the warm colors followed by the blue and green hues gives the viewer a feel of how a sunset appears through a stained glass window. This piece is also very vibrant and cozy by first glance. Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mercury_Passing_Before_the_Sun
  • "Liebeswirbel" by Marianne Von Werefkin

     "Liebeswirbel" by Marianne Von Werefkin
    A piece made from pure emotion and tempura for colors. The romantic atmosphere within a cold, windy night brings us closer to our loved ones for a cozy feeling despite the colors schemes appearing dark. Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Marianne_von_Werefkin
  • "Lake George" by Georgia O'Keeffe

    "Lake George" by Georgia O'Keeffe
    A landscape piece with some calming yet mysterious atmosphere captures the awe of what we see on a foggy morning close to a lake. The combination of blue and grey colors was a nice choice in color scheme to bring peace into this painting. Source: https://www.georgiaokeeffe.net/lake-george.jsp
  • "Violon of Ingres" by Man Ray

    "Violon of Ingres" by Man Ray
    A photograph of surrealism using the backside of a feminine body shape to form a resemblance of a violin. The piece proves that the human body can be capable of forming shape just by perfect positioning, and some paint or make-up for those who do not see it's image. Source: http://www.getty.edu/art/collection/objects/54733/man-ray-le-violon-d%27ingres-ingres%27s-violin-american-1924/
  • "Foreign Athlete" by Camille Bombois

    "Foreign Athlete" by Camille Bombois
    From experiences with the wrestling sports, this pieces using it's bold colors appears as if the creator is proud of his achievements in life. It is a piece that reminds ourselves that with enough effort we too can achieve such impossible goals that are indeed possible. Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Camille_Bombois
  • "Paris" by A.M. Cassandre

    "Paris" by A.M. Cassandre
    A poster or comic like appearance made to resemble the part of Paris, France. The black and gold colors, as well as the font, reminds us the story of "The Great Gatsby" considering the story takes place during the 1920s through 1930s. Source: http://www.artnet.com/artists/am-cassandre/paris-rsNTQSWIbhprRpy9UMa5ow2
  • "Bathing Soilders" by Dmitry Zhilinsky

    "Bathing Soilders" by Dmitry Zhilinsky
    With usage of cool colors and bright apricot skin tones, the piece takes place during an event during the 1950s. The artwork here seems to appear in a cheerful manner as the people taking place appear to have a joy-like expression on their faces. Source: https://arthive.com/artists/19516~Dmitry_Dmitrievich_Zhilinsky/works/504319~Bathing_soldiers_the_Builders_of_the_bridge_1959
  • "Just What Was It that made Yesterday's Homes so Different so Appealing" by Richard Hamilton

      "Just What Was It that made Yesterday's Homes so Different so Appealing" by Richard Hamilton
    A series of images pieced together to resemble that of the modern household. The title alone just allows ourselves to question what truly is considered a place we call "home". The pictures combined together feels as if we feel home because of images we simply can recognize such as the Tootsie pop lollipop candy. Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Just_what_is_it_that_makes_today%27s_homes_so_different,_so_appealing%3F
  • "The Dinner Party" by Judy Chicago

    "The Dinner Party" by Judy Chicago
    A photographic modern piece to resemble feminism from around the globe. With each section of the table containing fabric and silverware from those said countries, the artwork feels more of an established meeting towards a common issue than an actual "dinner" gathering. Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Dinner_Party
  • "Work" by Anonymous

    "Work" by Anonymous
    Created within the de Sarthe Gallery, the abstract art with bright colors can resemble the mind of a normal person of how they feel while working hard at what they do. The strokes and circles can make a person feel stressed and worried, and maybe anxious, to which the art becomes understandable. Source: https://www.artsy.net/article/artsy-editorial-the-most-iconic-artists-of-the-1970s
  • "Innenraum" by Anslem Kiefer

    "Innenraum" by Anslem Kiefer
    The black and white texture bring one of the two emotions: trapped and anxious, or curious and stunning. The dark atmosphere even with the lights above feels as if you were walking through a hallway made by a horror set. However, the object in the center just brings the curiosity for you to figure out the shape. Source: https://www.artsy.net/artwork/anselm-kiefer-innenraum
  • "Rabbit" by Jeff Koon

    "Rabbit" by Jeff Koon
    A statue made with a metallic texture that can appear as if this would be made in the future generations just by the chrome feature. Source: https://www.artsy.net/artwork/jeff-koons-rabbit-1
  • "A Pile of Crowns" by Keith Haring

    "A Pile of Crowns" by Keith Haring
    A piece that has a combination of symbolism and strong color schemes. The crowns can be a sign of previous successors coming to their downfall as they climb their way up, and the colors just made the art appear straightforward without the need for details. Source: https://www.artsy.net/artwork/keith-haring-a-pile-of-crowns-for-jean-michel-basquiat
  • "Untitled" by Felix Gonzalez-Torres

    "Untitled" by Felix Gonzalez-Torres
    A pile of candies within the corner that represents what sweetness we have in life, but eventually each and every piece will disappear as we continue this life cycle with a taste of bitterness that is reality. Source: Felix Gonzalez-Torres. "Untitled". Artsy.net. 1992. https://www.artsy.net/artist/felix-gonzalez-torres
  • "Self-Portrait as Nice White Lady" by Adrian Piper

    "Self-Portrait as Nice White Lady" by Adrian Piper
    A oil-crayon medium that speaks out against racism that was still happening within their time. Their choice of sharp red and white colors describes the frustration and anger of what other racial stereotypes have to deal with on a daily bases. Source: Adrian Piper. "Self-Portrait as Nice White Lady" . 1995. https://studiomuseum.org/node/60854
  • "The Rising Universe" by Anonymous

    "The Rising Universe" by Anonymous
    A water sculptor made to represent the forming of the Earth by having gallons of water flowing from the top and through the sides of the cracks of the "soil". The artwork feels life-like considering people have many different outtakes of how life was formed on this planet we stand on. Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rising_Universe
  • "Angel of the North" by Sir Antony Gormley

    "Angel of the North" by Sir Antony Gormley
    According to Gormley, this pieces was made to feel a "sense of embrace". This statue made in such strong red-orange color while standing tall makes the viewer feel free. A feeling that makes you want to resemble the same pose as the statue itself, and as if you have accomplished something in life. Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Angel_of_the_North