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4.29: Key Characteristics of Art- Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries

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  • Identify and describe key characteristics of art from the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries

    Learning Activities

    The learning activities for this section include:

    • Reading: Fragonard’s The Swing
    • Reading: 1700–1800 Age of Enlightenment
    • Reading: Neo-Classicism
    • Reading: David’s Death of Marat
    • Reading: Romanticism in France Delacroix’s Liberty Leading the People
    • Video: Charles Barry and A.W.N. Pugin Palace of Westminster (Houses of Parliament)
    • Reading: Hokusai’s Under the Wave off Kanagawa (The Great Wave)
    • Reading: Becoming Modern
    • Reading: Early Photography
    • Reading: Impressionism
    • Reading: Nkisi Nkondi

    Take time to review and reflect on each of these activities in order to improve your performance on the assessment for this section.

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