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test II terms - Terms for Test II 1. Rococo- 1700-1760....

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Terms for Test II 1. Rococo - 1700-1760. Rococo comes from pebble or a shell. Style of interior decoration/painting. Light, graceful, elegant. Pastel colors. Light, optimistic, fun, and festive. Weightless figures, pink, pastel. 2. Enlightenment - also the age of reason. Revolved around science, reason and rationality. 3. Exemplum virtutis- example of virtue (Oath of Horatii) very admired. 4. Salon - an art exhibit in Paris that displayed classical art. It was a very prestigious exhibit to show your work. 5. Neoclassicism - reaction to Baroque. Sought to revive ideals of ancient Greek and roman art. Used classical forms to express their ideas about courage, sacrifice, and love of country. 6. Romanticism - emphasized emotions. Rejection of classicism. Rich color, energetic brushwork, and dramatic subject matter. Individuality. More secular. Theatrical and dramatic. Dark irrational side, darker than neoclassicism. Erotic + emotion 7. Odalisque - a female concubine in the harems of the Middle East. Reclining nude.
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This note was uploaded on 03/29/2008 for the course ART 2386 taught by Professor Vanhook during the Spring '07 term at Virginia Tech.

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