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ART APPRECIATION THREAD (One Minute Quiz--Guess the Artist series)
7/9/05

Posted on 07/09/2005 5:22:20 AM PDT by Liz

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Another thread in the popular "Art Appreciation---Guess The Artist Series."

Answers will be posted later.

1 posted on 07/09/2005 5:22:21 AM PDT by Liz
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To: Sam Cree; Joe 6-pack; iceskater; B Knotts; Dolphy; Intolerant in NJ; PGalt; FairOpinion; woofie; ...

By popular request: "Art Appreciation thread---Guess The Artist Series."


2 posted on 07/09/2005 5:24:19 AM PDT by Liz (First God made idiots, for practice. Then he made Congress. Mark Twain)
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To: Liz

#2 Dali
The rest...some look familiar, but I can't identify.
I score myself "E" on this quiz.


3 posted on 07/09/2005 5:25:47 AM PDT by PGalt
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To: Liz

picasso
Dahli





Isumo Nagouchi


4 posted on 07/09/2005 5:26:49 AM PDT by bert ( The final Crusade is possible......... just piss us off a little more.)
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To: Liz

The first two look psuedo Picasso and Dali.


5 posted on 07/09/2005 5:27:40 AM PDT by Solamente
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To: Liz

Leger
Dali
Man Ray's 'New York'
Louise Nevelson?
Next two are Delacroix
Cornot


6 posted on 07/09/2005 5:33:41 AM PDT by IowaHawk
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To: Liz

I'm having "Art in the Dark" flashbacks here.


7 posted on 07/09/2005 5:36:20 AM PDT by martin_fierro (< |:)~)
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To: Liz

Walter Lanz


8 posted on 07/09/2005 5:36:41 AM PDT by Gatún(CraigIsaMangoTreeLawyer)
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To: Solamente; bert; Liz
The first two look psuedo Picasso and Dali.

The first one is actually way too "structured" to be Picasso. It's Fernand Leger, IIRC.

Compare it to an actual Picasso:


9 posted on 07/09/2005 5:37:11 AM PDT by Ichneumon
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To: Liz

regarding #2...the Dali. He sure did epitomize the sacred and the profane. His religious imagery is to me extraordinary. And yet he said such things as (I'm paraphrasing): Nothing is more beautiful than the smell of human excrement.


Uh.........ok.


10 posted on 07/09/2005 5:40:23 AM PDT by macamadamia
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To: Liz

Jean-Baptiste-Camille Corot: Self-Portrait with Palette

(I cheated)


11 posted on 07/09/2005 5:42:00 AM PDT by Fresh Wind
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To: Ichneumon

Like I said.


12 posted on 07/09/2005 5:44:36 AM PDT by Solamente
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To: Gatún(CraigIsaMangoTreeLawyer)
Walter Lanz

ROFL!!


13 posted on 07/09/2005 5:44:55 AM PDT by Ichneumon
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To: macamadamia
I think that's the only picture I've ever seen that depicts our Lord with short hair ... a feature I'm convinced is true.
14 posted on 07/09/2005 5:52:36 AM PDT by knarf (A place where anyone can learn anything ... especially that which promotes clear thinking.)
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To: Liz
You realize you're not such an artsy-fartsy smarty-pants when all you can identify is the Dali, LOL.

Leni

15 posted on 07/09/2005 6:04:15 AM PDT by MinuteGal
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To: knarf

Interesting. Why do you think Jesus had short hair? Short hair with locks, or just short hair?


16 posted on 07/09/2005 6:05:48 AM PDT by macamadamia
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To: MinuteGal

Heheh........hey, you live and learn.


17 posted on 07/09/2005 6:18:17 AM PDT by Liz (First God made idiots, for practice. Then he made Congress. Mark Twain)
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To: Liz

Please add me to the art ping list.

thank you


18 posted on 07/09/2005 6:19:28 AM PDT by razorback-bert
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To: bert

You got one right.


19 posted on 07/09/2005 6:19:54 AM PDT by Liz (First God made idiots, for practice. Then he made Congress. Mark Twain)
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To: martin_fierro

So, you been thumbing through the nudes under dark of night, eh?


20 posted on 07/09/2005 6:28:46 AM PDT by Liz (First God made idiots, for practice. Then he made Congress. Mark Twain)
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To: macamadamia
After reading a relatively recent bio of Salvador Dali, I have to admit that he was more seriously bent than I had thought. Too bad he and Kanonenkoenig Krupp couldn't have gotten together and debated the aromatic qualities of human vs. horse excrement.

Still, I considered Dali to be an absolute hoot when he opened up the throttle on his ego and roared past. I especially enjoyed the grand statements he occasionally issued once he had reached old age... I often wondered whether he was being serious or just tweaking everyone (or a combination of the two).

After all these years, I still have a friendly feeling for Dali's limp watches and Magritte's locomotive choogling out of the fireplace.

21 posted on 07/09/2005 6:34:31 AM PDT by niteowl77 (I DEMAND that Chuck Schumer explain his hair.)
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To: Liz

Well, I'd call 2, 5, 6, and 7 art.


22 posted on 07/09/2005 6:43:54 AM PDT by GOP_Proud (...when the Iraqi soldiers stand up, we will stand down...GWB)
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To: Liz

It hangs in the closet at the National Gallery.

(does that count)


23 posted on 07/09/2005 6:59:02 AM PDT by bert ( The final Crusade is possible......... just piss us off a little more.)
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To: Ichneumon

Thank you. I am glad to have added a little sunshine to your day.:)


24 posted on 07/09/2005 7:07:39 AM PDT by Gatún(CraigIsaMangoTreeLawyer)
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To: Liz

Would love to be on your ping list...


25 posted on 07/09/2005 7:20:23 AM PDT by EverOnward
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To: Liz

Leger, Dali, Nevelson, Delacroix...don't recognize others.

Love that Delacroix...


26 posted on 07/09/2005 7:36:27 AM PDT by eleni121 ('Thou hast conquered, O Galilean!' (Julian the Apostate))
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To: macamadamia
The Jews were very good at being dominated. They adopted the styles,mores and customs of their captors to keep the peace, so to speak.
Jesus has always been shown as long haired, but the scriptures condemn long hair on a man.

The Roman hair style of the time was short hair.

Jesus was not a rebel, but the truth, and by so being, was anathema to anything false.

His truth demanded of well meaning, but (IMO) misreligioned (If that's not a word, I coin it) ... artists to depict Jesus as a long haired man when that goes against His own truth, the scriptures, that it is a shame for a man to have long hair.

27 posted on 07/09/2005 7:42:59 AM PDT by knarf (A place where anyone can learn anything ... especially that which promotes clear thinking.)
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To: Liz

All I know is the first picture, by Salvadore Dali. I can't remember the correct name of it, though.


28 posted on 07/09/2005 7:44:10 AM PDT by exnavychick (There's too much youth; how about a fountain of smart?)
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To: exnavychick

Ooops...make that the SECOND picture!


29 posted on 07/09/2005 7:44:37 AM PDT by exnavychick (There's too much youth; how about a fountain of smart?)
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To: exnavychick

Sorry, no.


30 posted on 07/09/2005 7:48:16 AM PDT by Liz (First God made idiots, for practice. Then he made Congress. Mark Twain)
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To: Liz

bump


31 posted on 07/09/2005 7:53:14 AM PDT by TASMANIANRED (Democrats haven't had a new idea since Karl Marx.)
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To: EverOnward; Sam Cree

On ping list:

everOnward;razorback-bert;society-by-contract


32 posted on 07/09/2005 7:57:13 AM PDT by Liz (First God made idiots, for practice. Then he made Congress. Mark Twain)
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To: knarf; macamadamia
Many of the very earliest depictions of Christ (at least of those that remain) actually show him as beardless with hair cropped in the Roman style...


33 posted on 07/09/2005 9:23:41 AM PDT by Joe 6-pack
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To: edskid

"After reading a relatively recent bio of Salvador Dali, I have to admit that he was more seriously bent than I had thought."


LOL. Yeah he was something else. I suspect some of what he said was "tweaking." His draftmanship was amazing, as was his way of bringing together his interest in 20th century cosmology with religious subject matter.


34 posted on 07/09/2005 9:48:23 AM PDT by macamadamia
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To: Joe 6-pack

I find those very early depictions very moving, very haunting.


35 posted on 07/09/2005 9:51:03 AM PDT by macamadamia
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To: macamadamia
In college I had actually done a fair amount of research regarding the "evolution" of the depictions of Christ. There are some interesting linkages with the appearance of the Shroud of Turin, the Crusades, the Great Schism and other historical events and how Christ was depicted.

By the 11-1200's Christ's beard was pretty much the accepted standard in the West.

Interestingly enough, Christians in E. Africa kept Christ clean-shaven for sometime after that. The depiction below from an Ethiopian Ms. is believed to be from the 1400's.

Iconographically, you can usually identify Christ regardless of the number of other persons depicted in a scene, as his halo typically has a cross inscribed; that will generally be unique to Christ and no other figure's halo / nimbus will bear the cross.

36 posted on 07/09/2005 10:08:53 AM PDT by Joe 6-pack
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To: Ichneumon; Liz

Yeah, but you're using a different period from Picasso. I don't recognize it so it probably is a Leger.

Dali

Marcel Duchamp?

The two historical paintings are Delacroix.

No idea who the self-portrait is.


37 posted on 07/09/2005 11:45:46 AM PDT by wildbill
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To: Liz

Thanks, from a know-nothing. }:^)


38 posted on 07/09/2005 12:05:39 PM PDT by Roccus (The collective has started.)
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To: Roccus

Now, now.....don't be so hard on yourself.

You live, you learn, and FR is the best place to learn.


39 posted on 07/09/2005 1:14:19 PM PDT by Liz (First God made idiots, for practice. Then he made Congress. Mark Twain)
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To: Liz

OK Liz. I just got home from a long day at work. What are the answers to the art quiz?


40 posted on 07/09/2005 4:56:56 PM PDT by PGalt
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To: Liz

OK Liz. I just got home from a long day at work. What are the answers to the art quiz?


41 posted on 07/09/2005 4:56:57 PM PDT by PGalt
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To: edskid

After reading a relatively recent bio of Salvador Dali, I have to admit that he was more seriously bent than I had thought. Too bad he and Kanonenkoenig Krupp couldn't have gotten together and debated the aromatic qualities of human vs. horse excrement.

Another one who got off on human fecal matter was James Joyce. I could gross you out with what he liked; read a bio of him and find the answer, unless you already know.


42 posted on 07/09/2005 11:49:51 PM PDT by flaglady47
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To: Joe 6-pack

"By the 11-1200's Christ's beard was pretty much the accepted standard in the West.
Interestingly enough, Christians in E. Africa kept Christ clean-shaven for sometime after that"

Now I know this is a bit of an odd question, but not being a man I can't answer it. Maybe even a man can't. How in the days of Christ, did men shave their facial hair? What did they use to shave with. Inquiring minds want to know, or at least my mind does.


43 posted on 07/09/2005 11:56:24 PM PDT by flaglady47
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To: flaglady47
A brief history of razors...
44 posted on 07/10/2005 1:36:57 AM PDT by Joe 6-pack
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To: PGalt

FERNAND LEGER

SALVADOR DALI

MAN RAY'S NEW YORK

LOUISE NEVELSON--ASSEMBLAGE

Ferdinand-Victor-Eugene DELACROIX

Ferdinand-Victor-Eugene DELACROIX's LIBERTY W/ MUSKET

JEAN BAPTISTE COROT


45 posted on 07/10/2005 2:50:51 AM PDT by Liz (First God made idiots, for practice. Then he made Congress. Mark Twain)
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To: Liz

Thanks Liz. Sheesh, the only reason I got Dali right was from what I learned on the FReeper art ping list. Thanks for the answers, thanks to all the art information posters, and thanks for all that you do Liz, on this thread and others.


46 posted on 07/10/2005 5:08:19 AM PDT by PGalt
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To: Joe 6-pack; Liz
I had no idea there were razors back that far, especially such interesting shapes. I wonder how one would use those round razors, but then I don't use a razor on my face, so my experience is nil.

Liz, thanks for the ping. I held off to give others a chance first. The only one that was new to me was the Corot self-portrait. Very insightful spotting of that by an earlier poster. Nice to see that.

47 posted on 07/10/2005 5:12:12 AM PDT by Republicanprofessor
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To: flaglady47
I had heard that about J. J. somewhere (I should be able to recall where, because he is definitely not a normal topic of conversation in my circles). Supposedly Hitler was something of a coprophile too.

There is nothing on earth either so mundane or so disgusting that somewhere, somebody is getting off on it. And chances are the ACLU will fearlessly litigate until we are compelled to validate said behavior.

48 posted on 07/10/2005 5:13:06 AM PDT by niteowl77 (I DEMAND that Chuck Schumer explain his hair.)
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To: PGalt

(Blush) You're welcome.


49 posted on 07/10/2005 5:54:13 AM PDT by Liz (First God made idiots, for practice. Then he made Congress. Mark Twain)
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To: Joe 6-pack

Thanks for the razors link. They look more like brass knuckles. Those round things, what part does the shaving, all around the circle? Man, shaving in those days must have been like taking your life in your own hands, literally.


50 posted on 07/10/2005 10:55:24 PM PDT by flaglady47
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