European Art 1760-1850

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European Art 1760-1850.  The roots of modernity in European art: classicism, romanticism, and early realism. Impact of the enlightenment and French Revolution on European visual culture. Emergence of new publics for art and beginnings of a modern art market. Role of tradition: the impact of antiquity, northern legends and the middle ages. Religiosity and personal mythologies. Changing conceptions of nature, the body and artistic creativity. Artists include Blake, Fusseli, Turner, the Pre-Raphaelites, David, Ingres, Delacroix, Runge, Friedrich, the Nazarenes, Goya.  One course.

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