IN THE MODERN ERA NOW- desire to show what its like to live in this time, academic training
gets rejected, artists might view themselves as a sort of cultural cutting edge, artists want to be
ahead of society and sort of breaking ground
Georges Seurat, A
The Limbourg Brothers (Paul, Herman, and Jean). January (The Duke of Berry at Table) and
February (Life in the Country) from the Trs Riches Heures du Duc de Berry. 1411-1416.
Workshop of the Master of Flmalle, Mrode Altarpiece (Triptych of the Annunciatio
Juan Bautista de Toledo and Juan de Herrera, The Escorial, Madrid, 1563-84.
El Greco, Burial of Count Orgaz, 1586. Oil on canvas.
Style at the bottom is calm and neat but at the top its more supernatural
Hieronymus Bosch, Garden of Earthly Delights, c. 15