Visual Arts History 1040 Exam Review

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Visual Arts History
Visual Arts History 1040
Christine Sprengler

1. Discuss the significance of Gustave Courbet’s The Stone Breakers (1849) and his Burial at Ornan of the same year in terms of their political connotations. -both speak of present and underlying presence of past -breaking from classic painting style -plight of working class on large scale -political statements (death a common passage of life) (young generation is doomed) 2. Discuss the presence of both older Renaissance influences and newer Realist tendencies in Edouard Manet’s Olympia (1863). Explain why, at this time, this work was controversial. -older influence borrows from Venus of Ombrigio -controversial because style and subject matter -where exhibited 3. Compare and contrast Claude Monet’s Rouen Cathedral (1892-1894) with David Smith’s Cubi XIX (1964). Explain how these artworks reflect
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