A Trip to Museum

She is standing up in the picture wearing a white dress. The whiteness of her dress brings much attention to her body. That is the brightest color used in the entire painting.

During the Neoclassical time period, artists at first sought to replace the sensuality of the Rocco Style with a style that was logical, solemn in tone, and moralizing in character. When revolutionary movements established republics in France and America, the new governments adopted neoclassicism as their official art style. Neoclassical art is a form of art based on fixed, ideal values.

The next painting I observed was one from the Baroque time period. Venus and Adonis by Rubens interested me. Peter Paul Rubens, a Flemish painter, was considered the most important of the 17th century. His style came to define the animated, robustly sensuous aspects of Baroque painting. The works of Michelangelo and Raphael, as well as ancient Greco-Roman sculpture influenced him greatly. His style of painting became known as "Rubenesque.aE

Venus and Adonis displays great emotion and drama as Venus and Cupid attempt to stop Venus' lover, Adonis, from setting off into the woods on a hunt. They know that if he goes off into the wilderness to hunt a



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