1.31.06 - human figures John Everett-Millais 1829-1896 •...

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VIS 22 – 1/31/06 Arts and Crafts Movement/Pre-Raphaelites William Morris Reversion back to the middle ages Goal was to uplift Victorian British society – especially lower class… not to decorate rich homes. Commodified entity in consumer culture Pre-Raphaelites Dante Gabriel Rossetti – English Bothered that there is a set of rules for painting Religious themes – painted in different matter, lighting is different, awkward
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Unformatted text preview: human figures John Everett-Millais 1829-1896 • Didn’t want fake neoclassical paintings, very historical (hyper-realism, non-heroic) and drawing based • Ophelia – painting done in a bathtub… lady caught Ammonia • Use of models gets complicated, transference relationship William Morris • Ethnic exoticism •...
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This note was uploaded on 05/16/2008 for the course VIS 22 taught by Professor Kester during the Spring '08 term at UCSD.

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