Overview from Phil Hansen (What are romantic art features? (It has nothing…
Overview from Phil Hansen
What are the main features pointed out by Gericaux’s the raft?
Anguish of human kind abandoned to fate, expressed by pain and lost hope
He uses tragedy to talk about intense emotions
How can Goya represent the Romantic spirit?
He switched to darker themes
Mental and physical illness
He refuses the atrocities of the rebellions and wars
What did romantic painters express?
Their deepest emotions thanks to their art, such as painting or music
What are romantic art features?
It has nothing to do with love, it's all about passion
It's a personale expression
It influenced all the type of arts, not only lieterature
Introspective and melancholic characters
Nature becomes very important
When did romanticism start?
This period followed the age of revolutions (American and French)
There are constitutions that secures people's rule
1776 - American Revolution
1789 - French Revolution
1800 - 1860 best momento for Romanticism
The revolutionary energy inspired people to express their own feeling passionately