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    Francisco Goya exemplifies the ideas of Romanticism because in his works he openly challenged the ideals of society, he experimented with new and different forms of expressing himself through art, and he focused on the emotions of his subjects. Goya openly contested the ideals of society in works such as Los Caprichos (1799) and Los Disparates (1864). In addition, Goya also experimented with different strategies in his painting such as his uses of colors and light. Lastly, Goya emphasized the emotions

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    Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes, or more commonly known as Goya, was a Spanish Romantic artist during the late 18th and early 19th century. Goya was one of the first artists to appear in the Romantic period and is now referred to as the most influential artist of the time. For a majority of his career, Goya suffered through hearing loss, causing him to express his internal thoughts through paintings he did inside of his home. The paintings depicted many characteristics of the Romantic style with

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    As mythology has always piqued my interest, Roman and Greek mainly, it is only natural that Saturn Devouring His Son by Francisco Goya stopped me from turning the page. This piece has been burned in my head since I was a junior in high school. The painting doesn’t have a lot of color, light, patterns, or textures but it draws you in instantly. It is a horrific image to look at, but the same time you can’t look away at this man savagely eating another human. As gross at this painting may be I believe

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    Francisco Goya : Father of Modern Art

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    One of the greatest artists in the history of art, Francisco Jose de Goya y Lucientes had his own and very peculiar life story that affected the way in which he viewed society in the different stages of his life. He became the pioneer of many new artistic tendencies that came about in the 19th century and his work extended over a period of 60 years in which he was both very acclaimed, and badly criticized. Francisco Goya, artist whose different paintings, drawings, and engravings reflected contemporary

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    The Censorship of David Wojnarowicz, Robert Mapplethorpe, and Francisco Goya Censorship is usually considered “official” censorship because it is action taken by governmental institutions such as government committees, or universities, to limit the view of a specific artwork or a group of works by the public. However, these concrete official actions taken to limit public view of specific artwork are only the results of the abstract “censoring attitudes” of individuals or groups of individuals

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    THE BEGINNING Francisco José de Goya y Lucientes, better known as Francisco Goya, was born in 1746 in Fuendetodos, Spain. This was during the age of Romanticism, the art period that glorified emotion, imagination, and nature. He moved to Saragossa with his family, where he began to study art at the age of 14. Goya studied under local artist José Luzán Martínez, his teacher. He learned to paint by copying the styles of other artists, such as Diego Velázquez and Rembrandt. Afterwards, Goya moved to Madrid

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    Ways of Seeing by John Berger

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    suggest that the subject matter of the paintings is dictated by the patron, and the values of the dominating upper class . I will investigate the following images more specifically in relation to this argument: “Still Life (The Butchers Counter) by Francisco Goya (18th Century)” , “Love Seducing Innocence, Pleasure Leading Her On, and Remorse Following” by Pierre Paul Prud'han (18th Century), and “Emmanuel Filbert of Savoy by Anthony Van Dyck (17th Century). My argument will be supported by Berger in

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    How is Francisco de Goya able to capture, such pain and agony in Esto es Peor? As part of a series of eighty-two prints, “Witness to War: Callot, Goya, Bellows” currently on display at the Timken Museum, Esto es Peor is just an example of Goya’s point of view on the atrocities done during the Napoleonic invasion of Spain. Goya can make you feel empathy for the dead combatant, making you forget on who’s side of the war you are. The print by Francisco de Goya y Lucientes, Esto es peor (“This is worse”)

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    Goya

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    The Liberal Spanish Court Painter, Francisco De Goya can be considered one of the most influential figures in Spanish art of the mid 18th, and early 19th Century. Goya had a lot of success early on, He became the Court painter to the Spanish Aristocracy, and after displaying his mastery became painter to the king in 1786. Francisco De Goya became one of the keen observers of the tragedies of war, in 1792 he fell victim to a mysterious illness, which almost killed him, and left him completely deaf

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    A Look At Picasso

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    Picasso’s Guernica is unique and unlike any other photograph or painting of a historical war scene. Historical photographs show scenes and capture moments in time, but when viewing them an intangible “wall” exists between the viewer and the photograph. The difference between photographs and original paintings is that the painting allows the viewer to break through the “wall” and actually experience the feelings and emotions expressed in the painting. “We only see what we look at and to look is act

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