Turner to Monet Review Tour

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Turner to Monet Review Tour: Enter the exhibit on the ground floor and walk all the way back to the far wall. All of the paintings on this back wall are examples of traditional academic painting. In the centre of the back wall you will find the painting “Oedipus and the Sphinx” by Ingres. This is a great example of Neoclassical art. Think about what neoclassical art is about and what it is trying to achieve. On the same wall, to your right (on the other side of the display case) you will see a crucifixion scene by Delacroix. You will immediately notice a difference in style to the Ingres. The Delacroix is much less linear and more painterly. This painting is all about the effects of colour. Anatomical and other details are not as important. The linear, more Neoclassical style, and the more painterly, colour style, were the two main movements in 19th century art. If you return to the entrance of the exhibit, you will see a very large landscape painting by Turner. Landscape painting was originally seen as less important and less prestigious than
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This note was uploaded on 07/01/2011 for the course ARH 301 taught by Professor Guernsey during the Fall '08 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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