3rd Meeting 7th June 2023
Theme: Representational (realistic) Art compared to Abstract Art
Scribe: Ayra Director: Ayaan
Arab Town, Composition number 4, by Kandinsky (1905)
Four paintings of the Eiffel Tower (in Paris) by Robert Delaunay
The City no. 2, by Delaunay (1910)
Window onto the City no. 4, by Delaunay (1911)
Automobile Dynamism by Luigi Russolo (1912)
States of Mind: Those Who Are Left Behind, by Boccioni (1911)
Flight of Swallows by Giacomo Balla (1913)
In many abstract works we see the emotion or mood more than exact pictures of real things. The artists’ work looked futuristic, for example, Delaunay liked to paint the Eiffel Tower because he was showing he lived in modern times, so he made it look very modern and dynamic. The paintings gave an idea of how the world would look in the future.
The paintings made as he looked out of the window gave the idea of different seasons, with changing light and shade.
Those Who Are Left Behind is a sad painting of those who are gone . The Swallows is a group of birds flying over very