Art 152 pt 2

Art 152 pt 2 - Lucretia Mott Elizabeth Cady Stanton Women's...

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Lucretia Mott Elizabeth Cady Stanton Women’s rights people Equality, voting, equal pay for equal work, right to property Communism, Karl Marx Ecole des Beaux-Arts (school of the beautiful arts) Atelier – independent school of art, student studying under master, then set up own school and eventually get into exhibition, huge mass of art all over walls, very overcrowded Neoclassism style of art became the most popular Slick, smooth, linear technique and idealized view of history Jacques – Louis David Napoleon Crossing the Saint-Bernard, 1800-01, oil on canvas, France Napoleon made this guy the painter of the emperor and liked David because he idealized and made heroics of his actions After fall of Napoleon, David went into exile and lived out his time in Brussels Napoleon actually made the crossing on a donkey, not heroically on a rearing horse Hannibal has his name etched in, and Charlemagne, both of whom crossed the Alps, C did it to be crowned emperor, and this modeled Napoleon’s ambitions Dramatic angle of horse strong wind pushing him of the hill, all movement is upward, like his pointing hand Drama more characteristic of romanticism not neoclassism Antoine-Jean Gros, Napoleon in the Plague House at Jaffa, 1804, oil on canvas, France This was camp against ottoman Turks Napoleon came to visit sick and dying to promote his image The arcade behind delineates the action in the foreground Arcade much more Turkish looking, not Italian, which makes sense
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Napoleon reaches out to touch a sore on plagued victim, showing no fear of disease, and parallels him to Christ (raising Lazarus from dead) healing and godlike He is made to look braver and does not cover nose from stench This painting was made to rehabilitate his public image Jean-Auguste-Dominique Ingres, Large Odalisque, 1814, oil on canvas, France Uses sleek technique and lived most of his life in Italy, uses factor of 19 th century, which is European Imperialism, where nations established colonies in most of Africa and about a third of Asia, especially in India, secure access to cheap raw materials and labor, suppress natives and take control of local markets 20 th century term – orientalism, coined by scholar Edward Said, imaginative imposition on colonies by colonizers, make them fit the western desires and needs, no care for colonies’ life and culture Odalisque image was a slave probably, and was meant to be sexual and show women as submissive and sensual and erotic She is aloof, by turning back, but is visible Large, wide hips were much appreciated during this time, peacock feather fan in her hand Theodore Gericault, Raft of the Medusa, 1818-19, oil on canvas, France Light and dark, chiaroscuro, turned historical painting on its head Shows truth of a scandal, shipwreck of the Medusa (ship), captain was aristocrat, had connections, did not know how to navigate, and ran boat into ground, used boat parts as lifeboats, raft, and tow the raft to shore, couldn’t do it, saved themselves and abandoned
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