The ​Romantic Rebellion 0 csillagozás

Romantic Versus Classic Art
Kenneth Clark: The Romantic Rebellion Kenneth Clark: The Romantic Rebellion

With ​his extraordinary knowledge, clarity and style Kenneth Clark discusses thirteen important artists representing one of the greatest periods in the history of art – the second half of the eighteenth century to the middle of the nineteenth century.

During the second half of the eighteenth century, when the spirit of revolution was rising through Europe, a division appeared in all the arts, deeper and more radical than any that had preceded it. Rivalry arose between two schools of painting, the Romantic and the Classic. The doctrine of Classic art aspired to the ideal found in Greco-Roman antiquities; subjects were drawn from episodes in antique history or poetry that pointed a moral – acts of self-sacrifice or patriotism. Romantic art appealed to the emotions, in particular the fear and exhilaration aroused by storm, bloodshed and ferocity, so prevalent at the time. The emotional effect of a picture was heightened by color, violent light and shade and exaggerated… (tovább)

Omega Books, London, 1976
366 oldal · puhatáblás · ISBN: 9780860077183

Hasonló könyvek címkék alapján

Roger Scruton: Beauty
James Fenton: Leonardo's Nephew
Rudolf Wittkower: Bernini
David Watkin: A History of Western Architecture
Martin Henig: A Handbook of Roman Art
Gisela Richter: A Handbook of Greek Art
John B. Ward-Perkins: Roman Architecture
Mark Girouard: Cities and People
Olivia Laing: The Lonely City
Steve Tribe: Sherlock: Chronicles