• Rococo And Neoclassicism Young Woman
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    How Rococo and Neoclassicism Illustrate the Process of Deciding The artists Jean-Honore Fragonard and Jaques-Louis David both successfully embody their respective stylistic differences. Fragonard's style of painting is Rococo, which is characterized by its softness, asymmetry and curviness. Contrasting these ideals is David's style of painting, Neo-Classicism. Neo-Classicism is synonymous with strong gestures, symmetry, and solidness. Two works that best exemplify the ideals of each style of pai...
  • Neoclassicism And Roman Picture Style Figures
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    (1 st Q) Poussin's "Holy Family on the Steps (1648) " and Rubens' "Rape of the Daughters of Leucippus (c. 1620) ", these two contrasting styles picture influenced to art of the late 18 th - early 19 th each way. Poussin's "Holy Family on the Steps", this is a classical style picture. The beautiful architecture is placed in the background. The architectures and sculptures are from Roman style. The human figures wear classic clothes with natural color. Sculpture relief is inclined to be a same pl...
  • Neo Classicism Art Style Century
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    NEO-CLASSICISM Neo-Classicism originated in Rome and spread like wildfire in reaction to the utter excesses of the early Baroque and especially the Rococo periods. During this time, scenes from Roman history became popular again. In a neo-classical work of art, composition is balanced, colours are bright and the work has soul. Artists at this time started to copy and imitate antique art. Hence their emphasis on proper subject matter; and hence their attempts to emphasize details to an overall de...
  • Romantic Primitivism In The Sorrows Of Young Werther
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    Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe's The Sorrows of Young Werther is a Romantic work in the sense that it embodies the ideas of Romantic Primitivism. Romantic Primitivism celebrates "Dionysian spontaneity, the free play of genius... the simple, the untutored, the primitive, children, peasants, people of humble background or mentality." Romantic Primitivism upheld the idea that things such as those listed above were better left to nature, not to be improved upon. As Blake says, "Improvement makes strait ...