UCSD VIS 22
MIDTERM EXAM REVIEW
*Please use this guide to help you study. Think about how each artist
corresponds to a movement and the characteristics of that movement/art work.
4. Jacques-Louis David,
The Oath of the Horatii
10. Eugene Delacroix,
11. Jean-Francois Millet,
Pg. 8 Edouard Manet,
15. Edouard Manet,
Luncheon on the Grass
16. Claude Monet,
Boulevard des Capucines, Paris
17. Edgar Degas,
18. Mary Cassatt, The Family, c1892
Enlightenment, French Revolution, Salon, Rococo, Neoclassicism, Romanticism, Realism and
Modern artists strive to reject and challenge the accepted ideas and
styles of conventional art (also called Academic art). They do this very
early by reacting to the goals of a painting set forth in the Renaissance.
What are these goals and what is the purpose of art during the
Renaissance? How does it look?
The style of Neoclassicism is very different from the Rococo.
How is it
different and why does Jacques-Louis David want to reject the Rococo
style? In #4, how are men and women shown differently and what point
is this making? How is this work intended to rally support for the French
Neoclassicism was popular during what political event in France? How
does Neoclassicism relate to the philosophical movement at the time of
the Enlightenment and the idea of stoicism?
Romanticism reacts against the lack of emotion in Neoclassicism. How
do we see this in the work of Delacroix?
Neoclassicism looked to what
location and time for inspiration – contrast this to the places
Romanticism looks to for inspiration. How is Romanticism stylistically
different from Neoclassicism?
Realism marked a move away from history and religious paintings to
what kind of paintings?
Like in #11, who is the subject and why is this
Manet depicts a particular kind of woman in his paintings that was very
unsettling for his audience, why? Describe this kind of woman and how
she is portrayed differently then previous paintings of nude women?