Art an Ideologies

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Unit # 4
Discussion Board; Art an Ideologies
Instructor: Nancy Blair
Robert Long
American Intercontinental University

For a change, I am going to go out on a limb and talk about a subject that could and will bring out all sorts of things about you to the fore front, romanticism. These topics are all too often eluded because of our vulnerability, but let us examine this further. This movement began as an artistic and intellectual movement, that underscored a disgust against established values (you know social order and religion). This specific style instead exalted individualism, subjectivism, irrationalism, imagination, emotions and nature, this also valued emotion reason and senses over intellect. The Romanticism era was during 1790 – 1850 and during this era, these artists and theorists of the time were in rebellion against the existing social hierarchy and they favored the restoration of potentially unlimited number of artistic styles (basically anything that aroused their senses or imagination). Some of the artists that were of that era were William Blake, Henry Fuseli, Francisco de Goya, and Eugene Delacroix just to name a few of the big names of this time frame. Some of the works of art that were done during this time were; “The Tyger” by William Blake c. 1793, “Abel” also by William Blake of 1825. Another was done by an artist named, Eugene Delacroix, The Death Sardanapal in 1827 – 28. This information was found in the article by Charles Moffat – 2006, updated November 2010 “Romanticism”. Web site information found on is; http://www.arthistoryarchive.com/arthistory/romanticism/arthistoryromanticism.html Our sense of romantic character is based on Byronic and romantic ideals. This reached beyond the rational and classicist ideal models to elevate medievalism and elements of art which was narratively perceived to be authentically medieval.…...

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