Fine Arts | Topics in Modern Art: Realism & Impressionism in 19th Century French Art
A340 | 25701 | Shehira Davezac
This course will study the artistic movements of Realism, and
Impressionism in the work of a selected number of artists working in
France I the period between 1848 and 1884 when the last of the
Impressionist exhibitions was held. Both in the lectures and in the
assigned readings, artists will be considered in the light of the
cultural, theoretical and political forces which helped to develop,
sustain or thwart their oeuvre.
Lectures and class discussions will revolve around visual study of
artistís work as well as assigned readings dealing with the
theoretical writings that were at the heart of their approach.