2021-2022 Residential Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Oct 16, 2021  
2021-2022 Residential Undergraduate Catalog
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AHT 4120 - Art in the Age of Revolution


The eighteenth-century French philosophes Voltaire, Montesquieu, Diderot and Rousseaupromotedhuman rights, freedom, and the dissemination of knowledge. From Watteaus elegantfesgalantesto Fragonards secluded gardens, aristocrats were depicted in pursuit of personal happiness and fulfillment.Womenartistslike ElisabethVig-LebrunandAdaeLabille-Guiardnavigatedmanychallengestoachieve statusequal to that of their male colleagues. David,Goya,Gicault, Delacroix, Courbet, and others engaged in the politics of their times, critiquing oppressive regimes and advocating for liberty in an age of revolution. Credits: 4 Formerly AHT 412



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