2.2.06 notes

2.2.06 notes - Midterm: image ID for all images, and four...

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Midterm: image ID for all images, and four in class essay questions. Use complete sentences, provide examples of specific works, also take home essay question, a couple pages. Pre-Rafialite brotherhood – wanted to get back to the pre-scientific way of painting, more connected to the natural world. Romanticism – connect with nature Declaring holy war on British art, they don’t like the sensationalism of the academy art, and they also don’t like the mounting visual culture that is polluting Victorian society They turn to the iconography of the middle ages Dante Gabriel Rosetti, John Everett Millais, William Holman Hunt Flat figures, illustrations, obsession with ‘stunners’ and beautiful, exotic women, historical women or mythological women Women were very important as a symbol, fallen woman did something to compromise her moral purity, she moved out of the domestic space These paintings are full of symbolism and meanings, especially with women and their
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