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    Baroque Art and Architecture I INTRODUCTION Baroque Art and Architecture‚ the style dominating the art and architecture of Europe and certain European colonies in the Americas throughout the 1600s‚ and in some places‚ until 1750. A number of its characteristics continue in the art and architecture of the first half of the 18th century‚ although this period is generally termed rococo (see Rococo Style) and corresponds roughly with King Louis XV of France. Manifestations of baroque art appear

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  • Baroque

    Baroque The Baroque is a period of artistic style that started around 1600 in Rome‚ Italy‚ and spread throughout the majority of Europe during the 17th and 18th centuries. In informal usage‚ the word "baroque" describes something that is elaborate and highly detailed. The Baroque age is roughly divided into three parts: Early Baroque‚ High Baroque and Late Baroque. The Late baroque is synonymous with the Rococo period‚ which followed. The Baroque style is characterized be exaggerated motion

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  • Baroque Art

    Baroque Art It’s hard to make a distinction in which the beginning of the Baroque period is clearly distinguished from that of the late Renaissance. Nonetheless‚ Baroque art is emotional‚ decorative and a direct result of the Counter-Reformation movement in Europe. During the Baroque period‚ there was a dramatic religious split in the Church with the formation of Protestantism. Catholics reacted with the Counter-Reformation to revitalize Catholicism. They needed to attract viewers with religious

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  • Baroque and Romanticism

    political or economic changes. Baroque is a style in which painters‚ sculptors‚ and architects rummaged emotion‚ movement‚ and variety in their works‚ there are three different types of Baroque art : Baroque that was primarily associated with the religious tensions within Western Christianity: division on Roman Catholicism and Protestantism‚ Baroque that use revolutionary technique of dramatic‚ selective illumination of figures out of deep shadow‚ and Baroque that was developed mainly in Flemish

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  • Baroque Paintings

    of the characteristics of the Italian Baroque is the realistic depiction of human figures‚ vivid use of color and foreshadowing techniques‚ especially in the paintings. In addition‚ the figures of the paintings seem to emerge from the background‚ giving huge differences between light and dark. The Italian baroque structure has a sense of movement and that of energy when in static form. The sculptures make the observers to have multiple viewpoints. The Baroque architecture has characteristic domes

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  • Baroque Vs Italian Baroque Art

    The Italian Baroque style art was a key point in the Catholic Reformation. It was used to send a message and to address the claims of the Protestant Revolution. This style was not limited to just paintings. It also included sculptures and architecture. The origin of Baroque is uncertain‚ however the work baroque itself was meant to represent the style of the art‚ for being more emotional than any style before it. One could say‚ the difference between Italian Baroque and Classical Baroque‚ is that Italian

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  • Baroque Art

    Rhayn Gray Mrs. Gratz January 4‚ 2015 Challenge II Baroque Art: What is it and why do we care about it? The Baroque is often thought of as a period of artistic style that used exaggerated motion and clear‚ easily interpreted detail to produce drama‚ tension‚ exuberance‚ and grandeur in sculpture‚ painting‚ architecture‚ and music. The style began around 1600 in Rome‚ Italy and spread to most of Europe. It’s defined as “a style of European architecture‚ music‚ and art of the 17th and 18th centuries

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  • Baroque in the Vatican

    Baroque in the Vatican Throughout the ages‚ civilizations around the world have expressed themselves through various kinds of art such as dance‚ music‚ painting‚ and architecture. Styles of art vary from culture to culture‚ and over time each style evolves into something completely new. In the mid 1500’s‚ there was a change in culture that completely reshaped the European world. Known as the Renaissance‚ individuals persevered to recreate‚ and reinterpret the forgotten knowledge and accomplishments

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  • The Baroque Period

    The Baroque Period Unit 5 IP 5 HUMA205-1202B Nicole Woodford 05/27/2012 Abstract When looking at the outwork of this time I was shocked to see how life like a lot of this artist made their paintings. These show the times in which was going on during the time of Jesus death and the feelings in which the people where going through. The Baroque Period The artists Rembrandt‚ Caravaggio‚ and Rubens all created the Baroque period. The Baroque period was a religious time in which the people

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  • The Baroque Era

    The Baroque Era Rebecca Mozingo Mr. Craton Period 8 The Baroque Era was a period for artistic style that used exaggerated motion and clear and easily interpreted detail to produce drama‚ tension‚ exuberance and grandeur in sculpture‚ painting‚ architecture‚ literature and dance and music. It started around 1600 in Rome‚ Italy and spread to most of Europe and ended around the 1750’s. The Baroque era was encouraged by the Roman Catholic Church‚ which had decided at the time of the Council of Trent

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