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The Nazarenes : Romantic Avant-Garde and the Art of the Concept

Author: Cordula Grewe.

The Nazarenes : Romantic Avant-Garde and the Art of the Concept

Author: Cordula Grewe.

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Item #: D40372
Format: Hardcover
Pages: 400
Publication Date: 2015
Publisher: Penn State
ISBN: 9780271064147
Viewing the Enlightenment and decades of political revolution with contempt, the German artists known as the Nazarenes committed themselves to a re-enchantment of the modern world and a return to the piety and simplicity of early Renaissance art. The Nazarene style soon became commonplace across Europe and the United States, but the rise of other artistic mo... More
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Viewing the Enlightenment and decades of political revolution with contempt, the German artists known as the Nazarenes committed themselves to a re-enchantment of the modern world and a return to the piety and simplicity of early Renaissance art. The Nazarene style soon became commonplace across Europe and the United States, but the rise of other artistic movements made it seem too conservative or even kitsch. With 88 color and black and white images, Cordula Grewe's passionate defense argues that these neglected Romantics were conceptually modern.


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