English Composition II
English Composition II ENGL 1102
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Art and Ideas in EighteenthCentury Italy This source is about Blake s work and how it relates to Michelangelo Michelangelo was a sculptor and during that time it was unusual for someone to base their works off of Michelangelo But something about Michelangelo had attracted William Blake It was the gothic critique of Michelangelo s artwork that had attracted William Blake These gothic figures during that time were a large part of Blake s mindset Also the muscular figures that Michelangelo created in his art work were part of Blake s own British art This is a great source to teach the topic of llBlake and British Art because it tell us that Blake s artwork was a form of Gothic art that was partly due to Michelangelo s influences One way this source describes it is through the muscular paintings of William Blake and how that was due to Michelangelo s influence because when Michelangelo sculpted men he would make them strong and muscular Therefore it shows that Michelangelo no doubt was a heavy influence on William Blake and his British artwork WILLIAM BLAKE AT THE ORIGINS OF POSTMODERNITY This source describes how Blake had achieved his stylistic artwork It describes how during that age following Michelangelo s art work is considered unusual but this particularly the reason why Blake was interested in Michelangelo s artwork Blake had never been into renaissance art and he found no interest in it at all Instead Blake was an engraver and what he wanted to do was transform Michelangelo s three dimension artwork into an art form that was flat and plain but still expressed its original beauty This source is particularly useful because it describes how Michelangelo was a large influence on Blake s art Blake s art is a particular gothic type of British art and one of the reasons his art was gothic was that he was interested in an artist called Michelangelo He then incorporated Michelangelo s artwork with his own This source is also useful because it supports the idea that Blake s art works were incorporated from other artists therefore giving his art a unique twist to them Second Book This source talks about how like Michelangelo William Blake had the talent of incorporating the art of other artist as their unique own type of art It goes on describing how Michelangelo is one of the most influential artists towards Blake s artwork It also goes on describing how Blake himself also acknowledges the fact that his artwork is influenced by Michelangelo It goes on describing how Blake would borrow specific motifs and ideas from Michelangelo s works and incorporate them as his own Then it goes on talking about how Blake s art work is an imitation of other s artwork Also it describes how Blake s copying is not really copying but instead a form of learning art from the sources they are copying and reproducing in one s own unique style It also describes one of the major attributes of art that Blake borrowed from Michelangelo was the masculine figure of the men Michelangelo had in his