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    Neoclassicism

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    British literature refers to literature associated with the United Kingdom, Isle of Man and Channel Islands. This includes literatures from England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales. By far the largest part of British literature has been written in the English language, with English literature developing into a global phenomenon, because of its use in the former colonies of Britain. In addition the story of British literature involves writings in Anglo-Norman, Anglo Saxon, Cornish, Welsh and

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    Neoclassicism and the Enlightenment

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    Neoclassicism and the Enlightenment The Enlightenment was a time of great innovation and evolution. One of the most significant movements which owes at least the majority of its beginnings to the Enlightenment is the architectural and artistic movement of Neoclassicism. This Neoclassicism of the mid eighteenth to mid nineteenth centuries is one that valued ancient Greek, Roman, and Etruscan artistic ideals. These ideals, including order, symmetry, and balance, were considered by many

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    dramatic changes in politics, economics, and culture as a result of emerging Enlightenment philosophies. These changing times were reflected in the various art movements, which became popular, the most prominent of these movements being Rococo, Neoclassicism and Romanticism. The transitions between these movements were a direct result of shifts in society, and each was in effect a response to its predecessor, therefore having distinctly different characteristics. Rococo was a movement that occurred

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    Neoclassicism Vs. Modernism

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    Igor Stravinsky makes for a first-class example of differences and similarities between neoclassicism and modernism. Modernism is defined as “A term used in music to denote a multi-faceted but distinct and continuous tradition within 20th-century composition”1, while neoclassicism may be defined as “A movement of style in the works of certain 20th-century composers, who, particularly during the period between the two world wars, revived the balanced forms and clearly perceptible thematic processes

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    How Rococo and Neoclassicism Illustrate the Process of Deciding in their Paintings 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

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    Loving Classical Art (Before It Was Cool)

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    (1765). Comparing these two paintings mentioned, one would first notice that the paintings belong to different art periods, namely Rococo and Neoclassicism. Labeling and categorizing things usually end up being disadvantageous, and considering these two paintings independent from each other would be a severe misconception caused by labeling. “Neoclassicism” is the term that describes works of art that draws inspiration from the classical art: Ancient Greek and Roman art , yet by comparing these paintings

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    Jaques Louis David

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    overview of the social context and systems of Pre Revolution France, Neoclassicism and how David’s work was influenced by it and how his work influenced it. Also important to note are the art work that influenced Neoclassicism. 2. Social and Artistic Climate in the 18th Century 2.1. Neoclassicism Neoclassicism refers to the style of painting, sculpture, decorative arts and architecture used from about 1773. Neoclassicism was, at first a reaction to the “triviality” of the Rococo style, which

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    art style in the 18th was a decorative style of art that originated in the hotels and salons of Paris. S and C curves, shells, wings, scrolls, plant tendril forms, and cartouches meaning elaborate frame, all distinguished Rococo. However, the Neoclassicism art style in the late 18th century portrayed the middle class society and unlike the composition of Rococo painted ceilings, its composition is simpler with limited figures. The Rococo and Neoclassical styles of art were both influenced by European

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    Jacques Louis David Jacques Louis David was a french painter and artist who primarily focused his work on Neoclassicism. During the late eighteenth and early nineteenth century, David's artwork flourished in France and became well known after a while. David used several different techniques and styles of art in his time, but he mastered a style of rigorous contours, sculpted forms in his paintings, and polished surfaces. He mainly painted in the service of royalty, radical revolutionaries, and

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    hand, Catholic and other denomination’s churches are still built with the same feeling from the Baroque era. With this in mind, you can plainly see that when it comes to civil government and civil service, the buildings built even today have the Neoclassicism trait, while the religious and spiritual centers still carry some Baroque like qualities. Both eras carry such beauty with them that in my belief we will continue to see them through our lifetimes.

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