Art and protest in the 1800s

 

Please respond to the following, using the resources in this week’s Learn and those listed below as the basis for your response.

  • Select one example of a literary work or a work of visual art from the 1800s—either Romantic or realist in style—that responds in some way to the Industrial Revolution.
  • Identify the work and the artist or writer, describe its features and style, and explain the manner in which it responds to the Industrial Revolution.
  • Describe one specific literary or artistic work of our day that effectively protests a social injustice.

 

Art Reacting to the Industrial Revolution

http://www.visual-arts-cork.com/history-of-art/realist-artists.htm

https://www.metmuseum.org/toah/hd/rlsm/hd_rlsm.htm

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