Nightmares, violence, and awe-inspiring landscapes—no wonder we're still fascinated by Romanticism.
c. 1800 - 1848
By Dr. Beth Harris, Dr. Steven Zucker
19th century stylistic developments
As is fairly common with stylistic rubrics, the word "Romanticism" was not developed to describe the visual arts but was first used in relation to new literary and musical schools in the beginning of the 19th century. Art came under...
By Dr. Nancy Demerdash
East of who? Europe’s political ideology created the notion of the Orient in order to subjugate and control it.