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Byzantine style dominates; religious scenes with stiff, 1 dimen. figures aaociated w/ the priestly functions of the church. religious. otherworldly.
An Art of line and edges. bible. classical history, mythology. secularism, virtu, order, calm
Art style that is more florid. colorful. rich. mystery, drama, violence. sensualism, emotion.
Genre or everyday scenes exhibit mathematical and geometric values of 17th cent. sci. quiet opulence, comfortable domesticity, realism
northern realism 17th cent.
Art of the French Aristocracy. Ornamentation, elegance, sweetness
Rococo 18th cent.
A reture to classical antiquiety for inspiration. reason, order, balance, antiquity.
neoclassicism 18th cent.
A reaction against the cold and unfeeling reason of the englightenment. emotion, feeling, morbidity, exoticism, mystery.
romanticism 19th cent.
At attempt to portray the fleeting and transitory world of sense impressions. the immediate, accidental, and transitory.
Impressionism 19th cent.
Indebted to Freud. Art tries to penetrate the facade of bourgeouis superficiality. Subliminal Anxiety, dissonance in color and perspective
Expressionism 19th/20th cent.
Also indebted to Frued, explores the dream world. The dream sequence, illogic, fantasy.
Surrealism 19th/20th cent.
no single point of view, no continuity or simultaneity of image contour. a new way of seeing, a view of the world as a mosaic or multiple relationships, reality as interaction.
cubism 20th cent.
nonrepresentational art; no climaxes, flattened-out planes and values. personal and subjective interpretation.
abstract expressionism 20th cent.