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Art of the Western World

Magnificent masterpieces of the Western world are presented in their cultural and historical settings. From the restrained classical tradition to energetic and spontaneous modern art, each artistic movement is interpreted through its major paintings, sculptures, and works of architecture. Comments from internationally known art experts and critics assist in understanding and appreciation of the works. This series is also valuable for teachers seeking to review the subject matter.

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Friday, Sep 6, 2013 - 11:00 PM    "Age of Reason, An Age of Passion" Part I: The playful fantasy and provocative subjects of the Rococo style practiced by Watteau, Fragonard, and Boucher gave way to strict Rationalism, which insisted on morality in art and the purity of classical form, as seen in the works of David. Part II: Striving for individual expression, Romantic painters Goya, Gericault, and Delacroix demonstrated a range of styles and subjects.. D
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Friday, Sep 13, 2013 - 11:00 PM "Fresh View Impressionism and Post-Impressionism" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Saturday, Sep 21, 2013 - 11:00 AM "Into The Twentieth Century" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Friday, Sep 27, 2013 - 11:00 PM "In Our Own Time" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Saturday, Oct 5, 2013 - 11:00 AM "In Our Own Time" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Sunday, Jan 12, 2014 - 1:00 AM "Classical Ideal" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Sunday, Jan 12, 2014 - 1:00 PM "Classical Ideal" (LEARN/CREATE)
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