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CHAPTER 17 The Romantic Era Marissa Torres
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Concerns of Romanticism At the end of the eighteen century, Europe and America were both going through revolutions and Neo-Classical style was used as a form of rebellion and helped expression themselves In the nineteenth century Neo-Classical style was replaced with Romanticism Romanticism focuses on broad general attitudes rather than specific stylistic features Characteristics of Romantic Art: Emphasized personal feelings Emphasized emotion rather than intellect Produced love of the fantastic and the exotic
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Concerns of Romanticism cont. Art was self- expressive and no longer conformed to what society wanted it to be Artists expressed the national characteristics of their people
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The Intellectual Background Although romanticism was based on emotion, some artists used contemporary philosophy for inspiration German Immanuel Kant's Critique of Judgement defined the pleasure of art as “disinterested satisfaction”
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