• Elger Esser
    IN LIGHT OF THE INFINITE - Romanticism and the P...
    December 16, 2012 - February 24, 2013
    ALTANAKULTURSTIFTUNG IM SINCLAIR-HAUS, BAD HOMBURG

    Monumental mountain summits, infinitely wide oceans, magical nights under a full moon – all of these belong to the Romantic period’s repertoire of imagery, deeply embedded in our visual memory. In response to the rationality of the age of Enlightenment, landscapes became mirrors of the soul. Fairy-tales, dreams, and journeys to unbeknown worlds unlocked new spheres of human experience. Romanticism meant the discovery of the sensual and the emotional, of beauty and the sublime.

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