Week 4 notes
Popular in Arts and Society: Visual
Popular in Art
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Date Created: 09/14/15
quotOrientalismquot as an EastWest Divide The quotOrientquot 19th century North Africa amp the near Middle East region 0 Tends to somewhat overlap on the map of European Imperialism 0 At this time Europe was trying to dominate the quotOrientquot quotOrientalismquot o quotthe enormously systematic discipline by which European culture was able to manageand even produce the Orient politically socially militarily ideologically scienti cally and imaginatively during the postEnlightenment periodquot Edward Said 1979 0 Dates to turn of the nineteenth century 1800 o J Pascal Sebah Scottish Soldiers Visiting the Sphinx 18805 0 Francis Frith Sinaitic Inscriptions in Wadee elMukattab Sinai 1857 0 Formation of a eld of studies focused on the Orient countries Major panting AntoineJean Gros Napoleon Visiting the Pesthouse atjaffa 1804 0 Napoleon visiting a plague hospital In the picture he is sticking his nger in a man39s plague sore 0 Sense of light around Napoleon Many implied sight lines Reinforces military dominance by French ag placed about Napoleon Eugene Delacroix The Death ofSardanapaus 1827 0 Ancient Assyrian king Sardanapalus o Cradle of Western civilization The quotOrientquot as a site of aesthetic sensations 0 quotExoticquot beauty amp luxury 0 JeanLeon G rome Pelt Merchant ofCairo 1869 Visual texture of the tiger39s skin 0 Bright colors textures fabrics stimulants tobacco hashish strong coffee etc Horace Vernet The Arab Storyteller 1833 0 Men smoking tobacco and drinking strong coffee John Frederick Lewis Indoor Gossip Cairo c 1870 0 Very colorful The quotOrientquot as a site of brutal violence 0 Henri Regnault Execution Without Trial 1870 Also referred to as 39Eastern Justice39 Bloody brutal image of a man39s executed head next to his body 0 Eugene Delacroix The Death ofSardanapaus 1827 Man stabbing woman in the back 0 Ferocity amp strength of different regions or soldiers Raimundo y Madrazo y Garreta Arab Warrior 1878 Execution amp violence as a way of life Ludwig Deutsch Nubian Guard c 1895 The quotOrientquot as a site of timeless antiquity o Unchanging not modern 0 quotsplendid cities oncethe wonder of the world now deserted and lonely or reduced by mismanagement and the barbarism of the Moslem creed to a state as savage as the wild animals by which they are surroundedquot English visitor David Roberts 1838 Charles Gleyre Egyptian Tempe 1840 o quotG rome suggests that this Oriental world is a world without change a world of timeless atemporal customs amp rituals untouched by historical processesquot art historian Linda Nochlin JeanLeon G rome The Snake Charmer 1870 0 Trying to convince audience it is stuck in time o The quotOrientquot as a site of unrestrained sexuality JeanJulesAntoine Lecomte de Nouy The White Slave 1888 0 Nude woman Eugene Delacroix The Death ofSardanapaus 1827 Nudity JAD lngres Odaisque and Slave 1842 O
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