Pre-Raphaelites - Lecture 5 1/31/2008 9:26:00 AM

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Lecture 5 31/01/2008 11:26:00 http://gened.arizona.edu/classics329/lectures/lectures4-6.htm Pre-Raphaelites  Associated with England John ruskin helped start it going : back to nature, sense of inspiration and great emotion from nature escape from the contemporary world back to the middle ages o mystical, magical, full of rituals.  o Celebrating people like King Arthur Horror vaccui: fear of empty spaces, filled with vegetation Against modern vulgarity: secret brotherhood: rituals, mainly from wealthy  people.  Didn’t have to work, so they had time to pursue artistic interests.  Women are mysterious creatures, they can be frightening, red hair—to inspire Dante Gabriel Rossetti If you spoke to him, he glared at you, and listened and hung on every word  evaluating whether or not you’re worth listening to.   Went against industrial revolution 
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This note was uploaded on 05/03/2008 for the course ARH 329 taught by Professor Soren during the Spring '08 term at University of Arizona- Tucson.

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Pre-Raphaelites - Lecture 5 1/31/2008 9:26:00 AM

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