History of Art 2: Realism to Abstraction 1860-1914
Dr John Nixon, BA (Hons) DPhil
By 1880, Post-Impressionism was proposing radical alternatives to traditional Renaissance-style ways of seeing and representing – alternatives both informed by and reacting to photography. 1890–1914 saw Matisse and Fauvism, Picasso and Cubism, along with Expressionism, Futurism and Abstraction, build on these developments, before World War I interrupted matters, permanently for several leading artists.
NO CLASS: 7th and 14th April 2020