European Art 1760-1850

ARTHIST 278.01

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. Instructor: McWilliam

Class Room 1: 
East Duke 204A
McWilliam, Neil
FDS Uid: 
2 268
Semester Year: 
Spring 2014
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