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• Quattrocento / Early Renaisssance

o Realistic portrayal – human-sized scale
-centered in Florence

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• High Renaissance

o Idealized portrayal – monumental scale
-– centered in Rome

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• Northern Renaissance

– northern Germany and Netherlands
o More Christian elements than Italian Renaissance – fewer classical themes – emphasis on merchant/everyday life

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• Mannerism

o Deliberate distortion of rules of proportion – elongated figures
o Sense of anxiety and confusion

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• Baroque

o Monumental scale – dramatic effects to arouse emotion
o Blends classical proportions with Catholic spirituality
Painter: grentileschi

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• Rococco

o Baroque to the extreme
o Emphasis on delicacy, refinement, and complexity
o Themes focus on aristocratic life – idealized

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• Classicism

o Emphasis on balance and harmony
o Rejects emotionalism of Baroque

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• Romanticism

o Emphasis on emotion, heroic individuality, nature, idealized past, eerie supernatural
o not all at once – Romanticism is a broad category
o Rejects rationalism of Classicism/Enlightenment

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• Realism

o Emphasis on reality – not specifically reason or emotion, but whatever it is- deal with ordinary people from real life

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• Modernism in literature

– Naturalism – like Realism, but less optimism

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Modernism in o Poetry

– Symbolism (around 1900) – Art for arts sak

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modernism in painting

impressionism
post impressionism
cubism
abstract painting

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impressionism

– create impressions of changing effects of light on nature

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 Post-Impressionism

– real beginning of modern art – focus on shapes and color to express feelings

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modernism in msuci

 Incorporate nationalist spirit – Grieg
 Incorporate ideas of Impressionism as wel

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o Dada movement

– emphasize purposelessness of life

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o Surrealism

influenced by Freudian psychology

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• Socialist Realism

art in the service of the State in totalitarian countries

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stream of consciousness

reflects spiritual isolation of people in mechanized society