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Arts and Humanities

Art History I: A Century of Modern Art

An introduction to the works of influential modern painters
Grade Levels:
15 minutes
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School year
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These programs highlight the evolution of European and American art during the last century. The story begins with the French artist Edouard Manetís break from tradition in the 19th century and continues through Pop Art in America. Host Denise Hicks discusses selected works, commenting on the artistsí personal histories and pointing out distinctive elements in their work.

The series aims to give students the skill and information they need to recognize the works of 60 modern artists by style and subject matter. At the end of each program, the host asks students to identify several paintings by artist.

Program of Studies:
Visual Arts: Structure in the Arts, Humanity in the Arts, Purposes for Creating the Arts, Processes in the Arts, Interrelationships Among the Arts

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2012/13 KETKY Program Schedule

101. Impressionism
Impressionists Edouard Manet, Claude Monet, Auguste Renoir, Edgar Degas, and Mary Cassatt; Post-Impressionists Georges Seurat and Henri Toulouse-Lautrec.
102. The Fauves
Post-Impressionist forerunners Vincent Van Gogh and Paul Gauguin; Fauves Henri Matisse, André Derain, Maurice Vlaminck, and Raoul Dufy.
103. Expressionism
Edvard Munch, Ernst Kirchner, Wassily Kandinsky, Franz Marc, Alexei Jawlensky, and Max Beckmann.
104. Cubism
Post-Impressionist forerunner Paul Cézanne; Cubists Pablo Picasso, Georges Braque, Juan Gris, Robert Dulaunay, Fernand Léger, Marcel Duchamp, and Piet Mondrian.
105. Surrealism
Salvador Dalí, Joan Miró, Henri Rousseau, René Magritte, Giorgio De Chirico, and Marc Chagall.
106. Modern Mavericks
Gustav Klimt, Paul Klee, George Rouault, Amedeo Modigliani, Giacomo Balla, and Oskar Kokoschka.
107. American Landscapes
Joseph Stella, Charles Demuth, Charles Scheeler, Georgia O'Keeffe, Arthur Dove, and John Marin.
108. Realism
Edward Hopper, Ben Shahn, Jack Levine, Horace Pippin, Milton Avery, Andrew Wyeth, Grant Wood, and Thomas Hart Benton.
109. Abstract Expressionism
Jackson Pollock, Franz Kline, Willem de Kooning, Adolph Gottlieb, Mark Rothko, Helen Frankenthaler, Morris Louis, and Frank Stella.
110. Pop
Roy Lichenstein, Andy Warhol, James Rosenquist, Wayne Thiebaud, Claes Oldenburg, and Robert Indiana.

The schedule listed here includes only airings on the KETKY channel. See the complete Art History I: A Century of Modern Art broadcast schedule for airings on all KET channels.

Kentucky Academic Expectations

This program relates to the following Kentucky Academic Expectations.

Kentucky schools may tape and retain programs according to the rights listed above. For further information, contact the KET Education Division.

Crafting Tradition
Art History II: A Survey of the Western World

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