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Neo Classical versus Romantic Art philosophies

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Please discuss the differences in the Neo-Classical and Romantic styles of art.

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The difference between these two styles in art has to do with emotion and the lack thereof. Neo-classical revered science, mathematics and philosophy: the sciences of the time. Neo-classical thinkers revered man's intellect, and abhorred unseemly and undignified displays of emotion as frivolous and feminine. They ...

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What makes a work of art either NeoClassical or Romantic? What are the differences in artistic philosophy that account for the stylistic differences between the two periods and styles? Web-based references included.