Art 152 5 March 2008

Art 152 5 March 2008 - Art 152 5 March 2008 Eighteenth...

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Art 152 5 March 2008 Eighteenth Century Art: Neoclassicism Sober, everyday life, quiet, domestic scenes often with women and children Jean-Simeon Chardin, The Governess, 1739, oil on canvas, France o Boy being reprimanded – has toys around him and a book in his hand – he is ashamed and willing to turn to his studies o Benevolent use of authority and the acceptance of it Neoclassicism – classical subject matter (myth/history) in a style from classical sources and meant to teach a moral lesson o Conveys enlightenment ideals of courage, patriotism, government o Greek and Roman antiquities (Edward Gibbon 1776), 1 st modern art historian (Johann Joachim Winckelmann) wrote A History of Ancient Art Greek art is the most perfect art to have come from human hands and the only way to be great is to imitate their beauty Categorization to art history as a system of knowledge Josiah Wedgwood, Jasperware Vase with Apotheosis of Homer, 1786, white
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  • Spring '08
  • Bauer
  • Royal Academy, Henry Fuseli, Johann Joachim Winckelmann, Eighteenth Century Art, children Jean-Simeon Chardin

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