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Western Art

  • Guobin Xu
  • Yanhui Chen
  • Lianhua Xu
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Abstract

Chapter 3, “Western Art” was written by Li Yukun and Wu Chao and translated by Qiu Qingqing. It expounds the key characteristics of Western art with a series of terms: “ideal and reality” in ancient Greek and Roman art, the “god’s world” in medieval European art, the “brilliance of humanity” in European Renaissance art, the “passion and motion” in seventeenth century European Baroque art, the “elegance and softness” in eighteenth century French Rococo, the “Classicism to Impressionism in nineteenth-century French painting, and “diversity and experience” in twentieth-century modernism.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Guobin Xu
    • 1
  • Yanhui Chen
    • 1
  • Lianhua Xu
    • 1
  1. 1.Guangdong University of Foreign StudiesGuangzhouChina

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