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Art of the 19th Century: The Industrial Revolution

Introduction

This course explores the impact of the Industrial Revolution on 19th-century art, architecture, and sculpture, covering movements such as Romanticism, Realism, and Modernism, as well as the influence of industrialization on urban planning and public monuments.

What you will learn

Gain a comprehensive understanding of the artistic, architectural, and sculptural responses to the Industrial Revolution in the 19th century, and develop the ability to analyze and interpret the visual representations of social, cultural, and technological changes during this period.

Course program

Historical and Cultural Context of the 19th Century
Changes in Architecture and Urban Planning
Historicism in Art and Architecture
Modernism in Art and Architecture
Sculpture in the 19th Century
The Industrial Revolution and the Visual Arts