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Art Influences: Social, Political, Economic

Social, political, or economic conditions can alter the nature and meaning of art.

Be certain to support your position with examples that compare and contrast at least two of the following eras: Baroque, Rococo, Neoclassicism, and Romanticism. Choose specific examples of artistic achievements from the two eras. Examples can be drawn from architecture, painting, printmaking, or sculpture. You may use the links in the unit's Resources List for assistance with the assignments provided that artists chosen are either discussed in the textbook or are approved by the instructor.

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Yes, I agree that social, political, or economic conditions can alter the nature and meaning of art. I use Rococo as a prime example. Please note how it was influenced by politics and was considered a refined and elegant extension of the Baroque. Rococo altered art in that it shows a gracefulness and playfulness. Because Rococo occurred during the age of Enlightenment, the art of this time showed altered and new ideas about human existence. You might comment that Rococo was a social reaction since it was against the" ...

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This solution discusses agreement that social, political, or economic conditions can alter the nature and meaning of art in 300 words.

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