Art History Questions

1.How did Watteau epitomize the Rococo?

2. Visit the Google Art Project: (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.. “David concurred with the Enlightenment belief that the subject of an artwork should have a moral.” Examine the Death of Socratesat the Metropolitan Museum of Art and explain the moral of the work

3.Compare and contrast the pilgrimage church of Vierzehnheiligen with the Chiswick house. (I uploaded the pictures)

4.Discuss the importance of science and reason in this chapter. The paintings of Joseph Wright of Derby might be an obvious start. Find other examples and explain your reasoning.

5. Why has Rococo been described as a feminine style? Do styles have gender?

6. Evaluate the reaction of styles in France from 1600-1800. Pick 3 examples as evidence to discuss the changing artistic social and political landscape from the baroque Sun King, to the aristocratic Rococo, to the Revolution.