What is Art History?
Art History 101
Art History @ About.com [it rocks]
Monday, February 15, 2010
1800 - 1880
In Romanticism, violent activity is emphasized in art as bold brush strokes and rich colors take over.
The idea was for art to appeal not so much to the mind, but rather to the senses. Not a new concept, but one which was made unique by the artists of the day.
Important Artists (selected list):
Goya y Lucientes, Francisco José de
Turner, Joseph Mallord William
Image: Joseph Mallord William Turner (1775-1851)
Snowstorm: Steamboat off a Harbour's Mouth, 1842 Oil on canvas, 36" x 48"
By Andrea Mulder-Slater
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