Week 7 Romanticism
Week 7 Romanticism UGC 112LR
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World Civilization 2 Week 7 101515 1 Romanticism reaction to Enlighten thinking a Two sides of the same point interrelated b Enlightment was i rationality to pull mankind out of ignorance and make him free and happy ii Understand natural world with science c Romanticism is i Tragedy danger fear ii Rebellious powerful emotions adventure the unknown the exotic and breaking of convention an attitude iii Believed in individuality and originality iv Eastern Europe mid 18 century influencing artist poets etc v Saw enlighten as controlling vi Trust in subjective ideas and emotions emotionalism vii Asymmetry messiness 2 Art amp literature a Originality the maker is the origin Diff from neoclassic Asymmetry messiness William Wordsworth literature i quotI wander lonely as a cloud mind wanders like nature ii Language of poetry should be natural e Nature was a major subject along with death war night the sublime unknown mystery the exotic f Exotified the east a mysterious place projected fear and fantasy g JeanJacques Rousseau Literature i Social Contract between members of society 1 Believed people born free Writing features bold reasoning Argued against divine right to rule Believed in creativity and drew on the natural innocent of man Did not believe in natural right of property claim only what u need quotAll men are born free but everywhere they are in chains 7 Wrote against slavery over consumption h Theodore Gericault art i Raft of the Medusa 18181819 Interviewed survivors and studied Real story of people left behind by the captain The sailors survived through cannibalism Body language focuses and guides eye to a point standing figure 5 Challenged neoclassicism ii Body parts in his studio to paint directly from them 993 P P PP Iquot PWP World Civilization 2 iii iv Week 7 101515 Painting of heads depicts things lying around his studio Highly emotional painting but study of body parts reflect Enlighten i Joseph Mal0rd William Turner art i The Slave Ship 1 Captain throws sick slaves into unforgiving ocean 3 Modern Paris in late 19 century a Industrial revolution I ii iii iv b Paris I ii iii iv v New communications and modern transportation People moved to cities for new opportunities Became congregation center Tea houses supported social growth Modernize and clean Paris The streets became dirty smelly overcrowded and full of sickness The carriage were too big for streets There was multiple protest against the quality of life 7 18301848 Population was dense and high c Haussmanization vi vii Baron GeorgeEugene Haussman put in charge to fix Paris Three goals 1 To free up the city of ramshackle old buildings and make it pretty 2 Clean u slums to promote health 3 To make citizens easier to keep in line Clears out slums and dense paced areas and put in larger public buildings Straights out roads and rebuild structures Gustave Caillebotte 1 quotA Rainy Day depicts new boulevards Modern sewage system hundreds of new parks Light and air flow d Painting impressionism iv Becomes a political propaganda Experimentations with color To express experience from appearance To explore new modern figures and new kinds of people Impressionism an art style to portray a fleeting view of world with short strokes of pure color Monet art 1 Impression sunrise 1872 Working against main stream interest Received badly by public No attempt to conceal strokes or blend A painting is an application of paint to a surface By showing brush strokes artist called attention tactual materials to what art is 7 Places radical different colors next to each other without blend P P PP Iquot World Civilization 2 Week 7 101515 8 Painted haystacks in diff times and seasons to show the effect of light v Manet Art 1 9159quot 6 Articulated everyday people Inspiration for later more resolute art Looser strokes art Depicts crowded of people and variety of good offered Working girls shop girl Modern distraction is displayed vi Manifest feeling through color a subjective response vii Contemporary and momentary viii Not only natural settings painted the city as well 4 Culture of constant stimuli and distraction a Commodity culture a new profusion of affordable finished goods hit the market New emergence of middle class b Constant stimuli by the wide variety of commodities in display c Edgar Degas art i The Place de la Concord 1 Depicts distraction the life of industrial Paris 2 Children and father and pet attention in opposite directions
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