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Synopsis:

Symbolism appeared in Europe and the United States between the 1880s and the early 20th century. The Symbolists, fascinated with ancient mythology, attempted to escape the reign of rational thought imposed by science. They wished to transcend the world of the visible and the rational in order to attain the world of pure thought, constantly flirting with the limits of the unconscious.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781859956779
Publisher:
Parkstone Press
Subject:
History - Symbolism
Author:
Brodskaya, Nathalia
Subject:
History - Modern (Late 19th Century to 1945)
Subject:
Painting, Modern -- 19th century.
Subject:
Symbolism (Art movement)
Subject:
General
Subject:
Art-History and Criticism
Subject:
Art - General
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series:
Art of Century
Publication Date:
20070731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
199
Dimensions:
11.29x9.69x.82 in. 2.52 lbs.

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Symbolism appeared in Europe and the United States between the 1880s and the early 20th century. The Symbolists, fascinated with ancient mythology, attempted to escape the reign of rational thought imposed by science. They wished to transcend the world of the visible and the rational in order to attain the world of pure thought, constantly flirting with the limits of the unconscious.
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