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Unit 4: Abstraction

RAT Readings Unit 4:

  1. Dr. Stephanie Chadwick, “Mondrian, Composition with Red, Blue, and Yellow,” in Smarthistory, April 27, 2016, accessed November 28, 2018, https://smarthistory.org/mondrian-composition-ii-in-red-blue-and-yellow/.
  2. Sal Khan, Dr. Steven Zucker and Dr. Beth Harris, “Art and context: Monet’s Cliff Walk at Pourville and Malevich’s White on White,” in Smarthistory, December 9, 2015, accessed November 28, 2018, https://smarthistory.org/art-and-context-monets-cliff-walk-at-pourville-and-malevichs-white-on-white/
  3. Jessica Watson, “Varvara Stepanova, The Results of the First Five-Year Plan,” in Smarthistory, August 9, 2015, accessed November 28, 2018, https://smarthistory.org/stepanova-the-results-of-the-first-five-year-plan/.
  4. Gollek, R.  (2003, January 01). Blaue Reiter. Grove Art Online. Ed.   Retrieved 1 Dec. 2018, from http://www.oxfordartonline.com.ez-proxy.brooklyn.cuny.edu:2048/groveart/view/10.1093/gao/9781884446054.001.0001/oao-9781884446054-e-7000009186. [Off-campus access login required] Off-campus access login required icon
  5. Milner, J.  (2003, January 01). Suprematism. Grove Art Online. Ed.   Retrieved 1 Dec. 2018, from http://www.oxfordartonline.com.ez-proxy.brooklyn.cuny.edu:2048/groveart/view/10.1093/gao/9781884446054.001.0001/oao-9781884446054-e-7000082379. [Off-campus access login required] Off-campus access login required icon
  6. Lodder, C., & Benus, B.  (2003, January 01). Constructivism. Grove Art Online. Ed.   Retrieved 1 Dec. 2018, from http://www.oxfordartonline.com.ez-proxy.brooklyn.cuny.edu:2048/groveart/view/10.1093/gao/9781884446054.001.0001/oao-9781884446054-e-7000019194. [Off-campus access login required] Off-campus access login required icon

RAT Videos Unit 4:

  • Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker, “Vasily Kandinsky, Improvisation 28 (second version),” in Smarthistory, August 9, 2015, accessed November 28, 2018, https://smarthistory.org/kandinsky-improvisation-28-second-version/.  Note: All SmartHistory content is available for free at (www.smarthistory.org)”.

  • Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker, “Constantin Brancusi, Bird in Space,” in Smarthistory, November 25, 2015, accessed November 28, 2018, https://smarthistory.org/constantin-brancusi-bird-in-space/. Note: All SmartHistory content is available for free at (www.smarthistory.org)”.

 

RAT Study Images Unit 4:

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Application Readings Unit 4:

Wassily Kandinsky. Concerning the Spiritual in Art, 1911. In Art in Theory : 1900-2000 : an Anthology of Changing Ideas. (pp. 82-89.). Blackwell Publishers, 2002. Print.

 De Stijl Manifesto 1, 1918In Art in Theory : 1900-2000 : an Anthology of Changing Ideas. ( pp. 281). Blackwell Publishers, 2002. Print.

Piet Mondrian. Neo-Plasticism: The General Principle of Plastic Equivalence 1920-1. In Art in Theory: 1900-2000 : an Anthology of Changing Ideas. (pp. 289-292). Blackwell Publishers, 2002. Print.

Unit 4 Slide Presentation