Classicism Essay Topics

The general characteristics

In the times of Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven, the creation of music regardless of genre, style or origin has a particular meaning. The public, either dilettante, or professional, was a very critic and highly selective consumer of art, whose appraisals have had sometimes a decisive importance. Composed of nobles, bourgeois, craftsmen and townsmen, the public… View Article

Student at Drexel University

While the Philadelphia Museum of Art may not house some of the more famous artwork from the Baroque period, their acquisition of Poussin’s “Birth of Venus” was nothing short of a savvy purchase. Hungry for Western currency, the painting was sold by the Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg in 1930 under the Soviet Regime to… View Article