Ch 16: Visual Art Since the 18th Century

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Visual Art Since the 18th Century - Chapter Summary

In this chapter, you'll find easy-to-follow video lessons on visual art since the 18th century. Use these lessons to study Impressionist art, the history of sculpture and more. Once you complete this chapter, you should be able to:

  • Identify the artists associated with Impressionist art
  • Outline the characteristics of Post-Impressionism
  • Detail prominent works and artists of the 20th century
  • Discuss the history of Rococo, Baroque, medieval and Renaissance sculpture
  • Explain 19th-century, modern and Neoclassical sculpture

Take your time as you work through these videos and feel free to go back as often as needed to review the subject matter again. To ensure you've understood the lessons, we've provided a self-assessment quiz along with each one as well as a comprehensive test at the end of the chapter. Submit any questions that you might have to one of our experts through the dashboard for assistance.

5 Lessons in Chapter 16: Visual Art Since the 18th Century
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Impressionist Art: Characteristics & Artists

1. Impressionist Art: Characteristics & Artists

In this lesson, we will explore Impressionism. We will learn about the founding of the Impressionist movement, the major characteristics of Impressionism, and a few of the primary Impressionist artists.

Post-Impressionism: Between Impressionism & Modernism

2. Post-Impressionism: Between Impressionism & Modernism

In this lesson, we will explore Post-Impressionism, which was an artistic reaction to the Impressionist movement that swept the art world in the 1870s and 1880s. We will focus on the characteristics and artists of Post-Impressionism.

Prominent Artists & Works of the 20th Century

3. Prominent Artists & Works of the 20th Century

In this lesson, we will explore the world of 20th century art. We'll look at some overall characteristics of this century of art and then explore various trends and movements in the art world.

History of Sculpture: Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque & Rococo

4. History of Sculpture: Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque & Rococo

In this lesson, we will study Medieval, Renaissance, Baroque, and Rococo sculpture. We will explore the primary characteristics of sculpture in these ages and look at some of the major sculptural works.

Neoclassical, 19th-Century & Modern Sculpture

5. Neoclassical, 19th-Century & Modern Sculpture

This lesson will present the history of sculpture in the late 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries. We will look at Neoclassicism, Romanticism, Symbolism, the art of Auguste Rodin, and the movements of 20th- century sculpture.

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