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Art and Revolution: Europe in the Nineteenth Century

This course covers nineteenth century art in France, England, Germany, and Spain from 1780-1880 with particular emphasis on the impact on art of political and social upheaval, the tension between innovation and tradition, and the relationship of Impressionism to social change. Other topics of interest will include: Neoclassicism and the Enlightenment; Romanticism and the Sublime; Orientalism; the emergence of the notion of the avant-garde; and the visual culture of prostitution. Meets the Writing in the Discipline requirement. (Not offered 2021-22).

Degree requirement — Writing in the Discipline

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