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Lecture Part 2 - Humanities 1020: ART 3/2/09 HUMN 1020 ART:...

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Unformatted text preview: Humanities 1020: ART 3/2/09 HUMN 1020 ART: March 2 nd , 2009 Neoclassicism 2. The Grand Tour a. Very much a part of the western tradition the idea of going and seeing the sites and monuments and sculptures to become well rounded 3. Excavations of Pompeii and Herculaneum 4. What philosophical vain do we have running through this time? a. The Enlightenment! i. A new way of thinking critically about the world and human kind independently of religion, myth, or tradition (Gardner Text) b. With this comes the Progress Johann Joachim Winckelmann 5. Became supervisor of roman something? 6. Studied roman sculptures, more specifically roman Greek sculpture 7. History of Ancient Art in 1764 (book considered beginning to modern art history) 20-20 Angelica Kauffmann, Cornelia Presenting her Children as Treasures , 1785 8. Oil on canvas 9. Swiss born, Italy trained, England based woman 10. ( exemplum virtutis ) emphasizes enlightenment ideals 11.Kauffmann believed art should have a moral and that that moral should be presented to the viewer the that the viewer is influenced by that 12.Art as a moral compos 13.Very different from Rococo picture 14.Gracchi Brothers (sometimes referred to as the painting of the Gracchi Brothers) 15.Visitor has come to see cornelia and show off her beautiful jewels.. she turns to her and asks where are your jewels.. and she turns to her boys and said that my sons are my jewels you silly woman! 20-21 Jaque-Louis David, 16.11 X 14 Large Painting! 17.Not just a painting but also a revolutionary 18.Part of the French Revolution 19.David has become minister propaganda shortly after beginning of Revolution 20.This is a History Painting it is of the proper scale (top of the latter) so, they were largely LARGE! 21.Tells the story of pre-republican roman event. Before republic of Rome has been created. Before 575 B.C.E. this story was first told by author Libby and later, in a play by French Playwright Pone?? About the three Heracious brothers of Rome who have to fight the 3 Curatis of a nearby town, town of Alba 22.Each set of brothers had a sister who was married to the other side. We have intermarriage and mixed loyalties. Loyal to family and loyal to wife from other family (duh) 23.Held up by their father. Making pledge of allegiance with their swords held up by father. Greater sacrifice for the greater good! 24.Painted while working for King Louis XVI 25.Jacobins lead the reign of terror 26.David painted this 20-22 David, The Death of Marat , 1793 27.Oil on canvas 28.Shows Marat who had been slain in his bathtub 29.Killed in 1793 by opposition member, a woman29....
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Lecture Part 2 - Humanities 1020: ART 3/2/09 HUMN 1020 ART:...

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