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Art or IR


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Art or IR

  1. 1. Art Overview Neoclassical, Romantic, and Impressionism
  2. 2. Neoclassical
  3. 3. Neoclassical Characteristics <ul><li>based on classical Greek and Roman art and culture </li></ul><ul><li>shows heroic people in scenes from or inspired by ancient history </li></ul><ul><li>figures look idealized and perfect </li></ul><ul><li>faces are often calm, without emotion </li></ul><ul><li>brush strokes tend to be smooth, barely visible </li></ul>
  4. 4. Consecration of Napoleon, by Jacques-Louis David
  5. 8. Romantic
  6. 9. Romantic Characteristics <ul><li>shows scenes of family, nature, heroism, religious, and emotional subjects </li></ul><ul><li>nature can be calm or stormy </li></ul><ul><li>faces show inner thoughts and emotion, such as fear, anger, love, hope </li></ul><ul><li>colors are natural, muted, and soft and show a lot of natural light </li></ul>
  7. 13. Impressionism
  8. 14. Impressionism Characteristics <ul><li>used photography to experiment with compositions, see spontaneous life </li></ul><ul><li>based on details of daily life </li></ul><ul><li>scenes of common people at work are often shown </li></ul><ul><li>the human body is not idealized </li></ul><ul><li>faces do not show strong emotions </li></ul><ul><li>artists attempt to paint light as it really looks on and around figures and objects </li></ul><ul><li>artists focus on color relationships </li></ul>
  9. 20. Post Impressionism. . . . The Search for More Expressive Form and Color
  10. 21. Post Impressionism Characteristics <ul><li>Reaction to impressionism, wanted more form </li></ul><ul><li>Edges are clearly delineated </li></ul><ul><li>Intense color </li></ul><ul><li>Emphasis on the imagination </li></ul>
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