The Arts. The Age of Industry. Romanticism. Diverse style Emotional appeal Tended toward nature, the Gothic and, often, the macabre. Fought to break the geometric composition of classicism. Intent was to dramatize, personalize and to escape into imagination.
The Age of Industry
The Third of May
The Sleep of Reason Produces Monsters
The Massacres of Chios
Liberty Leading the People
Aims at deeper symbolism as Liberty
Horses and action were his favorites
Burning of the Houses of Parliment
The Slave Ship
Based on a real event from the poem “The Seasons” by James Thomson
Represented everyday scenes and events as they actually looked
Inspired by Millet
The Bar at the Follies
The Vision After the Sermon
What is the symbolism?
The Night Cafe
One of the best of the neo-classical sculptors
One of the earliest examples of the skyscraper.
When and why did this become a necessity for Chicago?
The first truly modern architect. His buildings characterize dignity, simplicity and strength. He created the modern idea of form follows function.
Carson, Pirie and Scott Building
Houses of Parliament
Royal Pavilion and gardens
New materials in steel and glass allowed for experimentation in architecture.
England’s Crystal Palace is an perfect example.
Mass produced. Easy to assemble and disassemble.