what is neoclassicism? jungeun kim western art history : neoclassicism

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  • WHAT IS NEOCLASSICISM? JUNGEUN KIM Western Art History : Neoclassicism
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  • The intervention of the Sabine Women(1799) by Jacques Louis David
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  • Neoclassicism (1780s-1830s) The Neoclassic movement in painting began in the mid-1700s as a reaction to the decorative style of the Rococo movement. Unlike the garish excess of Rococo, neoclassic paintings featured clean lines and depicted heroic figures of Ancient Greece and Rome. Governed by the ideals of the Age of Reason, Neoclassic art was intellectual and restrained.
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  • Who created it? Jacques-Louis David was a founder of France neoclassicism. Neoclassicism was mainly influenced in France. He was an influential French painter in the Neoclassical style, considered to be the preeminent painter of the era. David later became an active supporter of the French Revolution and Napoleon I was at this time that he developed his Empire style. Portrait(1794) by Jacques-Louis David
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