Art in the Industrial Revolution

Throughout the Industrial Revolution, art styles greatly changed, and many different art styles took each other over, producing thousands of beautiful pieces.

Romanticism

Romanticism came out around 1750 and talked till around 1850s. This art style shaped western arts and literature. Artists, composers and writers to contributed to this style rebelled against the enlightenment and its ideas. These paintings glorified nature and brought out strong emotions in its viewers, listeners, and readers.

Realism

Realism came about in the 1850s, as an attempt to represent the world as it is. The art focused more on the harsh side of life in city's or villages, showing how it really was. The artists wanted to improve the lives of those the depicted, and did so but bringing awareness to them.
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The Third-Class Carriage

Honoré Daumier

Photography

Photography came alone in the 1840s, when Louis Daguerre and William Fox Talbot created photography technology (early cameras). At first, photos were usually posed family pictures or portraits of rich or royal families. Photography then being to expand to pictures of homes and villages, representing the reality of life. Many of these realities were harsh and grim, and many photos were of battle fields, some even corpse covered.
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Boulevard du Temple

Louis Daguerre

Impressionism

When the 1870s came, impressionism also emerged when painters were challenged by photography. Painters like Claude Monet and Edgar Degas wanted to capture the first impression made by a scene or object on the viewers eye. They would brush strokes of color and not blend it in, believing that the viewers eyes would do that
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The Starry Night

Vincent van Gogh

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