Burke’s theory of the sublime

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1-Explain Burke’s theory of the sublime?

2-The sublime inspired many artists and thinkers of the Romantic era. Which two or three landmarks from the chapter most embody this theme?

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1-Viewers of Manet’s Déjeuner sur l’herbe initially responded to its public display by attacking the canvas with their umbrellas. Why?

2-What kind of art has evoked a comparable response in our own time? Do some research online. Find a recent work of art that caused controversy. Summarize the reasons for the controversy and your reaction to it.

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1-How did new psychology influence the birth of key movements in the arts such as expressionism and surrealism?

2-Provide specific details from three artworks from above or from your text.

Salvador Dalí, The Persistence of Memory, (1931)
• Joan Miró, Spanish Dancer, (1945)
• René Magritte, Time Transfixed, (1938)
• Max Ernst, The King Playing with the Queen, (1944)

1-After your experience in this course, describe why you feel the humanities are important ?




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