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  Robert Henri (1865 - 1929) Artwork Images, Exhibitions, Reviews
Robert Henri studied at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts and later the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Paris.
Robert Kushner, Henri, pl. 18 from the portfolio, The Joy of Ornament, 1980
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (1864-1901) was the consummate bohemian artist of Parisian nightlife, creating scenes that would later come to define the era and its famed cabaret, the Moulin Rouge.
wwar.com /masters/h/henri-robert.html   (1732 words)

  RH Love Galleries - Henri, Robert; R. H. Love Gallery: specializing in American art ranging in date from the Colonial ...
Robert Henry Cozad was the son of John and Theresa Gatewood Cozad.
Henri had already realized that an artist must follow his or her own temperament: to be "free and follow only what nature dictates to his peculiar sensibilities" (Henri, letter, 27 April 1891).
Henri needed a different aesthetic to express himself, and his art would culminate in a dark *tonalism, a bold, painterly, expressive, and rapidly brushed technique, which was his means to convey what he thought was most important: the vital, raw material of contemporary American life.
www.rhlovegalleries.com /site/epage/19571_472.htm   (1607 words)

 ASU Art Museum | Attributed to Robert Henri
Robert Henri was one of the most influential American artists at the beginning of the twentieth century.
Henri and his followers were driven by this desire to capture the world around them in their art.
Henri was born in Cincinnati, Ohio, in 1865 and his family moved often throughout the Midwest until settling in Atlantic City, New Jersey when he was eighteen.
asuartmuseum.asu.edu /collections/american/henri1.htm   (685 words)

 Robert Henri The Caldwell Gallery
Henri later became an influential teacher at the Art Students League and four other NYC schools.
Henri broke the mold of traditionalists by painting ordinary or exotic subjects rather than the socially elite.
Henri truly believed that human dignity and joy could be found everywhere.
www.caldwellgallery.com /bios/henribio.html   (162 words)

 Springfield Museum of Art - Robert Henri
Robert Henri espoused radical views during his career that played an important role in defining American art.
In 1865 Robert was born in Cincinnati as Robert Henry Cozad.
Henri's defining moment came in 1908 when he organized a show in protest of the National Academy of Design's standards.
www.springfieldart.museum /content/view/103/140   (260 words)

 Robert Henri
Henri was equally impressed by Manet's paintings, which he admired for their stunning characterizations of contemporary themes, forceful figures, and assured technique.
Henri described all of these artists as noble individuals whose sensibilities and responses to their subjects were evident in each stroke of the brush.
Although Henri's students mocked their own self importance in a satiric ditty, "I am a genius, I am a genius man," generations of aspiring artists including the 1980s graffiti painter Keith Haring have continued to cite Henri's writings as inspiration.
www.artchive.com /artchive/H/henri.html   (0 words)

Robert Henri is a legend in American art history for his pioneering efforts as America’s premier art instructor at the turn of the century.
Robert Henri was born Robert Henry Cozad to Theresa Gatewood and John Jackson Cozad in Cincinnatti, OH.
Henri became a great admirer of Eakins and was influenced by the innovations that the older artist had introduced to the Academy, which included the study of the nude, dissection, and clay modeling from life.
sullivangoss.com /robert_Henri   (2125 words)

 American Impressionism: Robert Henri - NGA
Robert Henri was born Robert Henry Cozad in Cincinnati, in 1865, the son of a professional gambler and businessman.
In 1900 Henri settled in New York and taught at the New York School of Art from 1902 to 1908.
Henri's influence began to wane after the ascent of European modernism, although he continued to win numerous awards.
www.nga.gov /exhibitions/horo_henri.shtm   (492 words)

 Collective Connoisseurship - Robert Henri
Robert Henri (1865-1929), Macedonia--Portrait of a Pueblo Indian Girl, c.
Robert Henri, leader of the "Ashcan" School, was the ideal humanist who believed in the dignity of all mankind.
Henri writes in his book "the Art Spirit" that a weak background is a deadly thing.
dev.arn.net /nick/amoa/henri.html   (134 words)

 Painterly Controversy: William Merritt Chase and Robert Henri by Kimberly Orcutt from Antiques & Fine Art magazine
Henri, sixteen years younger than Chase, cared little for draftsmanship and technique, and took his themes from the harsher realities of city life, developing new ideas about modernism.
In Henri's portrait she stands with brushes in hand, wearing a painting smock that slides down to show the shoulders of her red dress.
With this painting, Henri sent his older colleague the message that this was his version of a portrait in the grand manner.
www.antiquesandfineart.com /articles/article.cfm?request=766   (1270 words)

 Robert Henri - Encyclopedia.com
Henri Rousseau and spiritualism: towards the end of his life, Henri Rousseau was often discussed with reference to the supernatural.
FRANCE: Photographers Robert DOISNEAU and Henri CARTIER-BRESSON on a roof in Paris, 1986.
ASHCAN REBELS; United around teacher Robert Henri and a desire to reflect even the grimiest urban reality, the Ashcan artists were aesthetic revolutionaries.
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-Henri-Ro.html   (668 words)

 Robert Henri   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Robert Henri,(pronounced HEN-rie) one of America's greatest artists, had a Nebraska connection which remained unknown until the 1950s.
Born Robert Henry Cozad in Cincinnati, Ohio in 1865, he came to Dawson County, Nebraska at the age of eight.
In 1886 Robert Henri enrolled in an art school in Philadelphia and then studied three years in Paris.
www.nde.state.ne.us /SS/notables/henri.html   (236 words)

The son of a riverboat gambler, Robert Henri was born Robert Henry Cozad in 1865 and grew up in the small town of Cozad, Nebraska, which his father had founded.
Henri was particularly fond of painting portraits, often of different ethnic types-Irish, African-American, Native American, and Chinese.
Perhaps the implicit sensuality of the subject, a young woman in a very short dress, sitting coyly in a plush chair, inspired Henri to pay this indirect homage to Renoir, who was known for his paintings of seductive young women.
www.butlerart.com /pc_book/pages/robert_henri_1865.htm   (686 words)

 Robert Henri - Bio
Robert Henri, the inspirational leader of The Eight, was born Robert Henry Cozad on June 24, 1865, in Cincinnati.
In 1886 Henri enrolled in the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, where he studied under Thomas P. Anshutz, Thomas Eakins’s former pupil and successor.
In 1907 Henri broke from the National Academy of Design to promote independent artists; he was the driving force behind the 1908 exhibition of The Eight and the 1910 “Exhibition of Independent Artists” in New York.
www.phillipscollection.org /american_art/bios/henri-bio.htm   (338 words)

 Robert Henri - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Robert Henri - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Henri, Robert (1865-1929), American painter, art educator, and mentor of the group of painters known as The Eight.
Bourassa, Henri (1868-1952), Canadian political leader and journalist, born in Montréal, and educated privately.
encarta.msn.com /Robert_Henri.html   (112 words)

 Responses to "Robert Henri" September 2, 2005
Robert Henri (1865-1929) was an American painter who taught at the Art Student's League in New York.
Robert Henri's The Art Spirit gathers the essential beliefs and theories of the great teacher and American artist.
But we are so fortunate Robert Henri was not only a master at painting, but a writer and instructor who cared enough to correspond with his students and thus leave us not only paintings but words by which to create.
www.painterskeys.com /clickbacks/robert-henri.asp   (2922 words)

 Robert Henri - MONA Moments - NETV
Artist Robert Henri grew up in Cozad Nebraska, and went on to write one of the most influential art books of the Twentieth Century: The Art Spirit.
In defining portraiture in the Art Spirit, Robert Henri writes, "An interest in the subject, something you want to say definitely about the subject; this is the first condition of a portrait.
Henri was too good a student of humanity not to make this association, though I admit, this is strictly a conjecture on my part.
net.unl.edu /artsFeat/monamoments/mona59henri2.html   (400 words)

 Robert Henri Online
Henri's students included George Bellows, Leon Kroll, Edward Hopper, Rockwell Kent and Victor Higgins.
Robert Henri at the National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C. Girl Seated by the Sea, 1893
All images and text on this Robert Henri page are copyright 2007 by John Malyon/Artcyclopedia, unless otherwise noted.
www.artcyclopedia.com /artists/henri_robert.html   (0 words)

 Museum of Nebraska Art | Artists | Robert Henri
Robert Henri,(pronounced HEN-rye) one of America's greatest artists, had a Nebraska connection which remained unknown until the 1950s.
Born Robert Henry Cozad in Cincinnati, Ohio in 1865, he came to Dawson County, Nebraska at the age of eight.
In 1886 Robert Henri enrolled in an art school in Philadelphia and then studied three years in Paris.
monet.unk.edu /mona/pioneer/henri/henri.html   (250 words)

 Robert Henri and His Influence   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Representing the full spectrum of artistic styles that manifest the scope of Robert Henri's influence, George Bellows, Arthur B. Davies, William Glackens, Walt Kuhn, George Luks, Maurice Prendergast, Everett Shinn, and John Sloan are all associated with this initial American foray into modernism in the twentieth century.
During this time, Henri met and befriended a group of young artists and newspaper illustrators who admired him for his talent and the fact that he was one of few artists in Philadelphia to have studied in Paris.
Henri's philosophy of art was an important catalyst in the history and development of international modern art in the United States.
www.tfaoi.com /aa/3aa/3aa432.htm   (3347 words)

 1913 Armory Show: Gallery N Tour
Henri's work is reminiscent of the still caption model of Eadweard Muybridge's sequential Animal Locomotion photographs, initially published in 1891, and Duchamp's recalls Etienne-Jules Marey's simultaneous chronophotography.
Henri was, according to Pach, "taken aback by the Cubist work," but he reportedly preferred the Cubists to more conservative work in the exhibition (Perlman, Henri 105).
Henri's first class of students at the Henri School of Art, opened in 1909, included Andrew Dasburg, Morgan Russell, Stuart Davis, and Patrick Henry Bruce, all of whom exhibited in the Armory Show.
xroads.virginia.edu /~MUSEUM/Armory/galleryN/tour.n.html   (498 words)

 Amazon.com: The Art Spirit: Notes, Articles, Fragments of Letters and Talks to Students, Bearing on the Concept and ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Henri himself acknowledges this, writing in the forward, "...the opinions are presented more as paintings are hung on a wall, to be looked at at will and to be taken for what they are worth.
Henri then spends two hundred and forty five more pages illuminating and reiterating how one is -or can be- an inventive, searching, daring, self-expressing creature; how to live life to the fullest.
Henri says (when) we search the external world with appreciation and wonder, and we search within ourselves, and when we become more self-expressing creatures, we have the art spirit...we are the art spirit.
www.amazon.com /Art-Spirit-Fragments-Technique-Appreciation/dp/0064301389   (2910 words)

 Robert Henri   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Robert Henri: a Nebraska Legend, is the twelfth in the Sheldon Statewide touring exhibition series.
Drawn from the Sheldon Gallery's comprehensive collection of works by Robert Henri, this exhibition illustrates the significant contributions of an artist whose prowess as a teacher and artist is legend.
However, in the early years of this century, Henri came into his own as a portrait painter, producing images of family and friends, occasional commissioned portraits and other images of people he asked to pose simply because he found them interesting.
www.california-pawnshop.com /overture/henrirobert.htm   (256 words)

 Robert Henri
Henri taught his students that the artist's work should be "a social force that creates a stir in the world".
Henri also urged artists to use the "rich subject-matter provided by modern urban life".
When society folk have their faces and figures preserved on canvas they have a strong desire to "look pretty," and a man who seeks only to perpetuate the truth is likely to be out of favour with the moneyed ones.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /ARThenri.htm   (715 words)

 Robert Henri Artworks and Fine Art at arthistorynet.com
Cumulus Clouds, East River 1901-1902 Robert Henri oil on canvas 25 3/4 x 32 in.
Robert Kushner, Henri, pl. 18 from the portfolio, The Joy of Ornament, 1980
The Masquerade Dress, 1911 Robert Henri (American, 1865-1929)Oil on canvas; H. 36-1/4 in.
www.absolutearts.com /masters/h/henri-robert.html   (795 words)

 Phoenix Art Museum - Robert Henri: The Laundress   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This portrait was created by Robert Henri, one of the most important painters in the New York City art world at the beginning of the twentieth century.
Henri was known not only as a great artist, but also as a great teacher.
Many of the decisions Henri made in creating this portrait have to do with his interest in setting up a neutral background against which the subject’s personality can radiate.
www.phxart.org /collection/henri_la.asp   (148 words)

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There are no surviving records of Henri’s classes at the New York School of Art, where Henri taught many women students; and unlabeled pictures are the only records of the many private and summer classes Henri taught in the United States and France.
The current exhibition highlights these 13 women with the greatest number of paintings (from 3 to 7 each and a sculpture by Gill), reflecting their predominance in the group’s exhibitions.
The spirit of individualism that permeated Henri’s classes inspired his women students to produce art that varied substantially in style, subject and medium.
www.lycos.com /info/women-artists--robert-henri.html   (558 words)

 MAM - Collection - Modern Art - Robert Henri
A leading member of the group of American realists known as The Eight and a prominent teacher in New York, Robert Henri was a famous and respected force for modernism at the beginning of the 20th century.
Efforts by Henri and others led to the breakthrough Armory Show of 1913 that virtually introduced avant-garde art to America.
In his urban scenes and in portraits such as this likeness of an art student, Henri pursued naturalism and a sense of freshness and spontaneity that rejected the formal conservatism of academic art and its institutions.
www.mam.org /collections/modernart_detail_henri.htm   (146 words)

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