ARTS 2001 Dramatic realism to “real” realism Notice on this chart how the idea of “realism” fluctuates from one art period to the next. We’ve been comparing different periods of art by comparing how realistically the human figure is portrayed. We will now look at how the dramatic realism of the Baroque period begins to push art towards a “new” realism—a reality based not on what we see but what might be…. 1. What period gave birth to interior designs with fancy ornamentation like the image at left? 2. What group of people supported this style? 3. What are some of the characteristics of this style? Left: Fragonard: The Swing Below: Boucher: Judgment of Paris 4. How do the subjects of these paintings differ from the subjects of Renaissance paintings? 5. How do the paintings resemble the Baroque paintings? Read this article (http://www.ibiblio.org/wm/paint/glo/romanticism/) and view this Powerpoint presentation on Romanticism: http://www.spsu.edu/htc/bseabolt/2001/Romanticism.ppt before answering the following questions. Left: David: Oath of the Horatii 6. After his visit to Rome, what became Jacques- Louis David’s goal in painting? Above: Ingres: La Grande Odalisque Right: Delacroix: Death of Sardanopolis 7. Although NeoClassicism is considered by many to be a type of Romanticism, the two paintings above represent two very different types of paintings: one, based on the “old way,” and the other, a radical new idea in painting. What were the characteristics of each style of painting? Left: Goya. The Third of May 8. Goya’s paintings of the horrors of war opened the door for a new type of painting and even new careers—careers that are very much a part of our world today. What is this style of painting called? What careers today relate to Goya’s paintings?