Raft of the Medusa
Neoclassical – male nude
parthenon-marble like - emphasizes nobility of suffering
Lower right corpse in water - does it have a head?
maybe the men are desperately hungry – cannibalism?
Figure hoisted o
David, Oath of the Horatii, 1784
When first publicized, first thing viewers saw was its uniqueness very unlike rococo style representation of space not gentle transgressing Tuscan order most primitive order primitive antiquity most uncomprom
Author Jeanette Greenfield
Charles Baudelaire, I
Title The Elgin Marbles Debate The Return of Cultural Treasures Olympia's Choice The Painting of Modern Life: Paris in the Art of Manet and His Followers The Painter of Modern Life
Boticelli, Primavera (Spring), 1478
Boticelli worked for the court of Medici family This is more like a tapestry no 1-point perspective Not Christian it's an allegory Greek/Roman myths for source but no stories just references Subject and mi
Primavera Last Supper Self Portrait David Mona Lisa Sistine Chapel Interior School of Athens Garden of Earthly Delights Melencolia I Isenheim Altar Interior Assumption of the Virgin Salt-Cellar of Francis I The Rape of Europa Hunters in the Snow (Dec
Communion with Nature
A Philosophy of Nature
- the subject may be a natural scene, but the reason it turned to be an artwork, ti always
involves cultural elements.