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How do Eugène Delacroix-Scenes from the Massacre at Chios and Francisco Goya-Third of May, 1808 use color and light to differentiate between the victims and the antiheroes (captors/soldiers)? What descriptive details lead you to your conclusion? (Note: An antihero is a notable figure who is conspicuously lacking in heroic qualities.)

Why do you think there have been so many art styles and art movements (the "isms"--e.g., Romanticism, Impressionism) over time? Think about what has caused the development of a couple of styles and/or movements.

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First off, as you infer why you think there have been so many art styles and art movements (the "isms"--e.g., Romanticism, Impressionism) over time, I attribute changes in art to correlate with changes in social, poltical, economic, envomental, and other shifts in society. What do you think?

As you then look at both artists' and paiting, you might note how color and light in both pieces are used to differentiate characters in the works. The contrasts between shadow and light also seem to permeate.

Delacroix's piece uses light to illuminate the faces and bodies of the victims. He also uses their expressions to show which one are heroes or victims. Research talks ...

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