week 8 art history 6b
Popular in Renaissance and Baroque
Popular in Art History
This 7 page Class Notes was uploaded by Anahit Ghaltaghchyan on Friday August 12, 2016. The Class Notes belongs to art history 6b at University of California Santa Barbara taught by zumaya in Summer 2016. Since its upload, it has received 28 views. For similar materials see Renaissance and Baroque in Art History at University of California Santa Barbara.
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Date Created: 08/12/16
08/13/2016 ▯ Peter Paul Rubens ▯ Elevation of the cross 1610 ▯ ▯ Drama and movement- cross at an angle ▯ Dynamic ▯ Chris skin pale- emphasizes his purity ▯ Compared to more tan and toned men at work ▯ ▯ Prometheus 1611 ▯ ▯ Gave humans the gift of fire ▯ Zeus very furious, had an eagle pick out his liver every day, and had the liver grow back so it could be picked out again ▯ Heroic suffering , Laocoon ▯ ▯ Worship of venus 1638 ▯ ▯ Celebration of love ▯ Variety of color and texture ▯ Visual experience of maximum excitement ▯ Compared to Botticelli’s Primavera figures on the left ▯ Compared to Breughel’s Peasant Dance ▯ ▯ Portrait of the Artist’s Wife (The Fur) 1635 ▯ ▯ Reminds you of Venus of Urbino ▯ Not ashamed of his wife’s “fat” around her body ▯ Sensuous ▯ ▯ Anthony van Dych ▯ Portraits ▯ One of Ruben’s pupils ▯ Not fussy or flamboyant ▯ ▯ ▯ ▯ ▯ Nicolas Poussin ▯ Rape of the Sabines ▯ ▯ Arcadian Sheperds ▯ ▯ Didn’t paint for approval from people, but for philosophical statements ▯ Mythological realm of Arcadia ▯ Closer you get to nature the closer you feel the nature of your existence ▯ Paints very precisely ▯ Ancient sculpture come to life ▯ ▯ ▯ Dance to the music of time 1640 ▯ Cycle of season moves with respect to time ▯ Four figures- four seasons ▯ Objects symbolic of time(hourglass) ▯ Father of time ▯ Human life is like a bubble (blowing bubbles) ▯ Cosmos- symbols of the zodiac on the ring ▯ Time is governed by a timeless eternal structure ▯ Philosopher poet using his painting to make a philosophical statement using elements of classical antiquity ▯ ▯ Poussin and Rubens- very different ▯ ▯ ▯ Landscape with St Matthew and the Angel 1640 ▯ ▯ Fragments of ancient buildings ▯ Very carefully organized geometrically ▯ Looks to nature and sees underlying structure ▯ ▯ ▯ Claude Lorrain Pastoral Landscape 1650 ▯ Create aura of classical world (particularly Italy) ▯ People who would buy this are aristocrats ▯ Nostalgic and therapeutic function ▯ Offers glimpse of simpler and purer life ▯ Rearrangement of the things in nature creates mood ▯ Formulaic ▯ Mood- similar to Titians Concert ▯ Relationship between us and the land- can be poetic ▯ ▯ ▯
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