April 20, 2016
Art has developed over the eras to have a loose meaning left open ended for individual
interpretation. It no longer follows strict guidelines that were followed in Europe for milleni
Q1: Describe and discuss the subject, content and political message
of Eugene Delacroix's painting 'Liberty leading the people'.
This is one of the most historically important paintings in Eugene
Delacroix's collection. And it is important to
Q1: Michelangelo regarded himself as a sculptor, despite his many painting
Michelangelo regarded himself as a sculptor because he considered sculpture
superior to painting because the sculptor shares in the divine power to
Q1: Comment: 'Baroque artists created illusions and drama!'. Explain by using
the Ecstasy of st. Teresa by Brenini as an example.
Generally, Bernini was both a sculptor and an architect, and he brought together
not only sculpture and architec
Q1: How does Jacques Louis David glorify Napolean in his painting 'Bonaparte,
calm on Fiery Steed, Crossing the Alps'? Briefly describe, what stylistic devices
and historical references does he use?
Like many equestrian portraits, a genre fav
Q1: Briefly discuss the origin and function of the equestrian monument as a tool
of propaganda and relate to a monument from the early Renaissance. Base your
discussion on specific examples.
One of the great works Donatello created while in P
Q1: Compare and contrast the formal characteristics exhibition by the works of
Cimabue and Giotto. Cite specific examples in your answer.
Cimabue was the last great painter working in the Byzantine tradition - the
Byzantine style that is cons
The fin-de-siecle era of Vienna was a period of cultural genius. In the same manner as
the Italian Renaissance, Vienna produced an era of "aesthetic culture," in the form of
literary, artistic, and musical prodigy. (21). The city, as a whole, was diagnose