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Rococo Art and Architecture For what audience was Rococo art produced? It was produced for the aristocracy who was wanting to find a way to escape from their duties at the court. This led them to romanticize the life of the peasants and their ability to “pursue” their true loves. The nobles used this form of art to delude themselves into thinking the peasants are not suffering and to mythologize their class. diverson. Rococo was about escape and diversion. It was primarily for the nobles that previously lived in Versailles who chose to stay in the area and live the lifestyle they had lived with Louis XIV. It was used for escapism and illustrated desire and illusionary lives. This audience remained the same in English-- all nobility How did their need for escape, entertainment and a romanticized view of themselves and the peasant class determine the style and subject matter of the art?
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This note was uploaded on 04/06/2012 for the course HUM 202 taught by Professor Parry during the Fall '11 term at BYU.

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