45 Impressionism to Modern

45 Impressionism to Modern - Impressionism to Modern Art...

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Impressionism to Modern Art and Music in the Age of Modern Science
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"[T]his 'story of the modern era' chronicles the  dissolution  of conventions, practices, and  interpretive frames that grew up over the centuries  and became entrenched throughout Europe (and  the many regions affected by Europe) during the  nineteenth century.  Once these conventions came  to be strongly challenged in certain  artistic and  scientific  domains, the chances that they would  be questioned elsewhere were greatly enhanced."  – Gardner, Howard,  Creating Minds , Basic Books, 1993, p.17- 18.
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France – Political chaos Louis XVIII (brother of Louis XVI) Died  in 1824 Charles X (brother of Louis XVIII) Toppled  in revolution of 1830 Louis Philippe (duke of Orleans) Toppled  by revolution of 1848 Napoleon III (nephew of Napoleon I) Overthrown  after defeat in Franco-Prussian War Third Republic Weak  governments to after WWII
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Principles of the Classical Forms Classical themes Static style International Principles of the Romantic Expansion of forms  Personal emotions Dynamics National
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Romanticism – 19th Century Friedland by Ernest Meissonier Pursuit of ever more detail
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Details versus Photography Photography eventually made the pursuit of greater details by artists obsolete Some artists moved on to new areas of art: Shock effects Unusual investigations of form and light New art techniques
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Édouard Manet Le Dejeuner sur l’Herbe Why was this painting shocking? - Casual nudity - Loss of ideals (that is, breaking of form) - Defied the French Academy’s art show
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Édouard Manet The Fifer nvestigations of form and light
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New Technologies/ New Techniques New pigment methods  enabled new  techniques in painting Exploration of light  and technique in  actual outdoor settings
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