A Western cultural phenomenon, beginning around 1750 and ending about 1850, that gave precedence to feeling and imagination over reason and though. It labels the art movement that flourished from about 1800-1840.
What does Gericault's Raft of the Medusa represent?
The survivors of the French ship Medusa, which sank in 1816 due to mismanagement. It was a scandel when the survivors told their story.
What style would Delacroix be associated with?
The great "Romantic dialogue" about color and form was carried on in the famous contest between which two artists?
Which artist said: "true art could be understood only through the deepest mystical experience of religion"?
What style would Friedrich be associated with?
Romantic transcendental landscape
Name the practitioners of the Romantic transcendental landscape.
The movement that emerged in mid-19th century France. Its artists represented the subject matter of everyday life, especially that which up until then had been considered inappropriate for depiction, in a reletively naturalistic mode.
What group of 19th-century English artists tried to apply the techniques of Realism to fictional to fictional, historical, literary themes (fanciful subjects), refusing to be limited to contemporary scenes?
How does Georges Seurat differ from the Impressionist painters?
more pain-staking, emotional affect with color
What is a system of painting devised by the 19th-century French painter Georges Seurat? The artist separates color into its component parts and then applies the component colors to the canvas in tiny dots. The image becomes comprehensible only from a distance, when the viewer's eye optically blends the pigment dots. It is sometimes referred to as divisionism.
What types of subjects were Paul Cezanne and Claude Lorraine famous for?
Who said: "I want to make of Impressionism something solid and lasting like the art in the museums"?
How did Cezanna seek to paint nature (in terms of )?
Who said: "Instead of trying to reproduce exactly whatI have before my eyes, I use color more arbitrarily so as to express myself forcibly...I have tried to express the terrible passions of humanity by means of reds and greens..."?
Vincent Van Gogh
What is meant by fin de siecle?
it literally means, end of century. (bad feeling)
Name the artist who used acid colors, oblique and asymmetrical compositions, and stron patterns of line to portray the nightlife of Paris.
Henri de Toulousse-Lautrec
Who are the post-Impressionists?
Seurat, Cezanna, Toulousse-Lautrec, Van Gogh, Gauguin
What is a late 19th century movement based on the idea that the artist was not an imitator of nature, but a creator who transformed the facts of nature into a symbol of the inner experience of the fact?
What is the avant-garde?
refers to the late 19th and 20th century artists who emphasized innovation and challenged conventions
What were students in the nineteenth-century art academics encouraged to do?
encouraged to draw from plaster casts, draw from nude models, and visit museums
What style would Moreau be associated with?
What is Art Noveau?
An art movement whose proponents tried to synthesize all the arts and tried to create art based on natural forms. They saught art that could be mass-produced by the artists of the Industrial Age.
Which of the artists painted landscapes in the naive style, as he was formally untrained?
Extreme subjectivity and the need to see through reality to a deeper reality were most typical of which style?