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Visits – 18th Century Neo-Classical Hous

Visits – 18th Century Neo-Classical House – Harewood House

‘Neoclassical architecture is an architectural style produced by the neoclassical movement that began in the mid-18th century. In its purest form, it is a style principally derived from the architecture of classical antiquity, the Vitruvian principles, and the work of the Italian architect Andrea Palladio.’ (Wikipedia) Flourished 1750-1830 but as early as the 1680s the French architect Claude Perrault rejected Renaissance concept […]

Assignment Four – Collect some nineteent

Assignment Four – Collect some nineteenth-century images of everyday life

Realism ‘In its specific sense realism refers to a mid nineteenth century artistic movement characterised by subjects painted from everyday life in a naturalistic manner; however the term is also generally used to describe artworks painted in a realistic almost photographic way. … realist subject matter meant scenes of peasant and working class life, the […]

Assignment Four – Reflection

Assignment Four – Reflection

DOWNLOADABLE PDF VERSION Demonstrate subject-based knowledge and understanding This has been my favourite period of art thus far and I have a keen interest in the history of the Industrial Revolution so my main challenge was in keeping the focus on the art itself and not becoming too involved in the historical aspects of […]