Art 152 3 March 2008

Art 152 3 March 2008 - Art 152 3 March 2008 Eighteenth...

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Art 152 3 March 2008 Eighteenth Century Art: The Rococo Philosophes (French for “Philosopher”) – thought of themselves as pragmatic o Jean-Jacques Rousseau, Thomas Jefferson, Kant o Denis Diderot – French author and intellectual – first encyclopedia; encyclopedists – you can take all of human knowledge and put it together in one work that classified all branches of knowledge together Age of Enlightenment – comes from the light of the intellect and learning Germian Boffrand, Salon de la Princesse of the Hotel de Soubise, begun 1732, Paris, France o Rococo – from rocaille – rock o Salons – intellectual gatherings and entertainments held by women ; about social relationships Johann Balthasar Neumann and Giovanni Battista Tiepolo, Kaisersaal of the Residenz, 1719-1744 and 1751-1752, Wurzburg, Germany o Arabesques – taking curves to their extreme limit Jean-Antoine Watteau, Pilgrimage to the Island of Cythera, 1717, oil on canvas, Paris, France o Fête galante
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This note was uploaded on 03/29/2008 for the course ART 152 taught by Professor Bauer during the Spring '08 term at UNC.

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