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Neoclassical Art - Chapter Summary and Learning Objectives
This chapter explains the fundamentals of the Neoclassical art movement and highlights contributors such as Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres. Students also learn about outside factors that may have impacted the movement, including politics and social events. The self-assessment quizzes included in each chapter can be helpful for recalling this detailed information. After completing this chapter, you'll learn:
- How the Romans contributed to Neoclassical art
- Who Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres is
- How Thomas Jefferson influenced American architecture
|Neoclassical Art: Characteristics, Materials & Famous Works||Study the iconographic and formal distinctiveness of Neoclassicism, along with the materials used in the late 18th and early 19th centuries.|
|Effect of Social & Political Events on Neoclassical Art||Learn how politics and social events impacted Neoclassical art.|
|Napoleon's Patronage of Neoclassical Art||Explore the patronage of Napoleon Bonaparte in the Neoclassical art movement.|
|Roman Inspiration in Neoclassical Painting, Sculpture & Architecture||See examples of how the Romans stimulated architecture, painting and sculpture in the Neoclassical age.|
|Neoclassical Art of Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres||Understand the Rococo and Classical features of Ingres' artwork; explore the similarities and differences between Diego Velázquez's The Rokeby Venus and Ingres' Grande Odalisque.|
|Role of Thomas Jefferson in American Architecture & Politics||Study Thomas Jefferson's part in this country's politics and architecture.|
|Neoclassical Style as a Revival & an Influence||Read about the relationship between Neoclassical style and forthcoming art developments.|
1. Neoclassical Art: Characteristics, Materials & Famous Works
Neoclassical art was a major trend that demonstrated how old styles could be re-imagined for modern audiences. Explore this artistic movement, and test your understanding with a brief quiz.
2. Effect of Social & Political Events on Neoclassical Art
Where did Neoclassical art come from? Explore the social and political events that helped to create and maintain this artistic style, then test your understanding with a brief quiz in this lesson.
3. Napoleon's Patronage of Neoclassical Art
Napoleon was one of the most powerful leaders in Western history and also a great patron of the arts. Explore the link between empire and art, then test your understanding with a brief quiz.
4. Roman Inspiration in Neoclassical Painting, Sculpture & Architecture
In this lesson you will explore the similarities and differences in three types of neoclassical art including, painting, sculpture, and architecture, and see how each was inspired by ancient Rome. Then, test your understanding with a brief quiz.
5. Neoclassical Art of Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres
Jean Auguste Dominique Ingres was one of the great Neoclassical painters, but his style could sometimes waiver. Explore his training and attitude about art and discover how these influenced his person style.
6. Role of Thomas Jefferson in American Architecture & Politics
Thomas Jefferson is well known as an American politician, but he was also very influential as an architect. Explore the link between politics and architecture in the early United States and test your understanding with a brief quiz.
7. Neoclassical Style as a Revival & an Influence
The Neoclassical style was a major revival movement and also an influence on later styles. Explore the link between these two ideas and test your understanding with a brief quiz.
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Other chapters within the Art 101: Art of the Western World course
- The Art of Ancient Egypt
- The Art of the Ancient Near East
- The Art of Ancient Greece
- The Art of Ancient Rome
- Early Christian Art
- Byzantine Art
- The Art of Early Medieval Europe
- Romanesque Art
- Gothic Art
- Fifteenth-Century Italian Art
- Fifteenth-Century Art of Northern Europe & Spain
- Sixteenth-Century Italian Art
- Sixteenth-Century Art of Northern Europe & Spain
- Baroque Art
- Rococo Art
- Romanticism in Art
- Realism in Art
- Impressionist Art
- Post-Impressionist Art
- Art of the Early Twentieth Century
- Postwar to Postmodern Art
- Contemporary Art