Friday, August 27, 2010

Introduction, Photography, and Realism

Nicephore Niepce, The First Photograph, 1826

Louis Daguerre, Boulevard du Temple, Paris, photograph, 1839

William Henry Fox Talbot, The Open Door, photograph (calotype), 1843

Edward Muybridge, Galloping Horse, photograph, 1878

The Eiffel Tower, 1888 - 1889 (photographed here in 1889)

Gustave Courbet, Burial at Ornans, 1849

Gustave Courbet, Stonebreakers, 1849

Jean-Francois Millet, The Gleaners, 1857

Thomas Eakins, Max Schmidt in a Single Scull, 1871

Thomas Eakins, The Gross Clinic

Henry Ossawa Tanner, The Thankful Poor

Edouard Manet, Dejeuner sur l"Herbe (Luncheon on the Grass), 1863

Edouard Manet, Olympia

Edouard Manet, Bar at the Folies Bergere


--Nicephore Niepce
--Louis Daguerre
--William Henry Fox Talbot
The Eiffel Tower
The Bourgeoisie
1848 Revolutions
--Gustave Courbet
--Jean-Francois Millet
--Thomas Eakins
--Henry Ossawa Tanner
The Salon
Charles Baudelaire
Edouard Manet
--Salon des Refuses, 1863

Read Chapter 2 in the textbook (History of Modern Art by Arnason and Mansfield)

Climbing the Eiffel Tower with the Lumiere Brothers

One of the earliest films by the inventors of the motion picture, a ride up the elevator of the Eiffel Tower in Paris in 1898.