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Landmarks of Western Art, Vol. 5: Romanticism
     

Landmarks of Western Art, Vol. 5: Romanticism

 

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Viewers can discover the art of the Romantics in volume five of a six-volume series on western art from the extraordinary use of light by English landscape artist J.M.W. Turner (1775-1851) to Spain's Francisco Goya (1746-1828), whose paintings forced the viewer to face life's inhumanity, to Frenchman Theodore Gericault's (1791-1824) portraits of the mentally ill. This

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Viewers can discover the art of the Romantics in volume five of a six-volume series on western art from the extraordinary use of light by English landscape artist J.M.W. Turner (1775-1851) to Spain's Francisco Goya (1746-1828), whose paintings forced the viewer to face life's inhumanity, to Frenchman Theodore Gericault's (1791-1824) portraits of the mentally ill. This 50-minute program illustrates how Romanticism was a rebellion against the academic and rational thought of Neoclassicism, how the artwork from the late 18th century to the mid-19th century embodied melancholy, nostalgia, and romantic imagery with an irrational and subjective approach. ~ Brooke Hodess

Product Details

Release Date:
01/31/2006
UPC:
0032031701793
Original Release:
1999
Rating:
NR
Source:
Kultur Video
Region Code:
1
Time:
0:50:00

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Romanticism
1. Opening [:49]
2. The French Revolution [1:01]
3. Defining Romanticism [1:52]
4. Sir Edmund Burke [2:22]
5. Neoclassicism [1:35]
6. The Philosophy of Romanticism [1:39]
7. Jacques-Louis David [1:40]
8. Théodore Géricault [8:08]
9. Eugéne Delacroix [5:44]
10. Francisco de Goya [7:48]
11. John Constable [5:44]
12. J.M.W. Turner [5:42]
13. Caspar David Friedrich [4:27]
14. Credits [:31]

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