10-26-07 - English landscape painting No academy in England...

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English landscape painting No academy in England Changes in attitudes towards aesthetics of the real landscape Economic changes in society Brueghel o Landscape as a terrifying place o Isenheim altarpiece o Not a pleasant experience o Wilderness understood as a place of temptation o Wilderness is the same as desert in Hebrew Appreciation for classical landscape o Occurs among people who do not have to work the land o Objectify it, because of no physical investment The harvesters o Either laboring, or socializing o Nobody looking out on landscape o Viewer is the elite Mr. and Mrs. Andrews o Are elite, because they hunt the landscape o Owns the land Members of the elite are thinking of the landscape in terms of certain things o Enclosure, land increasingly acquired and fenced off Previously, looking out you would call a real portion of land a countryside Adopted the word landscape from the French to refer to Dutch landscape paintings o Becomes applied to natural environments and Dutch paintings, but only
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