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Classicromantic

  1. 1. CLASSICISM vs. ROMANTICISM
  2. 2. Neo-Classicism vs Romanticism <ul><li>Greek/Roman influence </li></ul><ul><li>Emphasis on Society </li></ul><ul><li>Age of Reason </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Rationality </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Philosophy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Deism </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Euro-centric </li></ul><ul><li>Cities </li></ul><ul><li>Enlightenment </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Science </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Medieval/Oriental influence </li></ul><ul><li>Emphasis on Individual </li></ul><ul><li>Age of Passion </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Emotion </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Imagination </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Spirituality </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Interest in the Exotic </li></ul><ul><li>Nature: pastoral and wild </li></ul><ul><li>Revolution </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Social Justice </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. NATURE Neo-Classical Romantic <ul><li>Universal </li></ul><ul><li>Subject to human control </li></ul><ul><li>Gardens </li></ul><ul><li>Source of peace and tranquillity </li></ul><ul><li>Untamed nature: dangerous/evil </li></ul><ul><li>Particular </li></ul><ul><li>Beyond human control </li></ul><ul><li>Mountains, oceans, forests </li></ul><ul><li>Source of inspiration and spirituality </li></ul><ul><li>Untamed nature: exhilarating/sublime </li></ul>
  4. 4. Gainsborough, St James Park
  5. 5. Friedrich, Solitary Tree
  6. 6. LOVE Neo-Classical Romantic <ul><li>Universal </li></ul><ul><li>Subject to human control </li></ul><ul><li>Marriage </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Social Contract </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Economic Contract </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Attraction between social and intellectual equals </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Source of peace and tranquillity </li></ul><ul><li>Particular </li></ul><ul><li>Beyond human control </li></ul><ul><li>Passion </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Individual choice </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Search for soul-mate </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Forbidden attractions: social, exotic, incestual </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Source of inspiration, exhilaration and despair </li></ul>
  7. 7. Gaspar Netscher A Musical Evening
  8. 8. John Smibert, Bishop Berkeley and His Family
  9. 9. Caspar David Friedrich, Woman at Sunrise
  10. 10. William Blake The Enslavement of Experience The Transcendance of Imagination
  11. 11. Neo-Classical Artist <ul><li>Social </li></ul><ul><li>Arbiter of Taste </li></ul><ul><li>Elitist </li></ul><ul><li>Moral </li></ul><ul><li>Intellectual </li></ul><ul><li>Critic </li></ul>Louis Michel van Loo Portrait of Diderot
  12. 12. Romantic Artist <ul><li>Loner </li></ul><ul><li>Unconventional </li></ul><ul><li>Interested in the “noble savage” </li></ul><ul><li>Amoral </li></ul><ul><li>Genius </li></ul><ul><li>Prophet </li></ul>George Gordon Lord Byron

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