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Baroque architecture outside Italy Test

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  1. Guarini was a priest
    -- Philosophy
    -- Geometry, mathematics
    -- Went to Rome--and then Turin
    Holy shroud
    Hard to enter the building
    But once entered, the dome is very complicated
    Based on series of flattened ries bowls
    -- Diminish in size, stacked one over another
    -- Each frame contains opens; creates transparency
    -- Temple-like false windows/niches
    -- Drom is supported by three arches, which supports a dome--with a lantern at the top

  2. Neumann worked for a small prince; worked at the palace
    He designed the staircase
    -- People enter the palace
    -- Act of climbing the stairs, become the visual
    -- -- Stairs are supported by the colonnades
    -- People can move under the stairs
    Once you climb the stairs, you get a large imposing vault
    -- Windows are blind windows
    -- Vault is designed with Fresco
    Painting is called "Four Continents"

  3. Not just a functional element (from one level to another)
    -- It's a ceremonial process
    The person has to climb the two flights of stairs
    From the stair, the person gets a visual experience

3 True/False Questions

  1. Filippo Juvarra, Palace of Stupinigi, Stupinigi 1729-1733
    Not just a functional element (from one level to another)
    -- It's a ceremonial process
    The person has to climb the two flights of stairs
    From the stair, the person gets a visual experience

          

  2. Johann Bernhard Fischer von Erlach, Karlskirche, Vienna 1716-1733
    Baroque idea went all over the place, not just in Italy and France
    Germans adopts Baroque
    -- Emphasis on visuals
    -- Remembering classicism
    Vienna -- after the Turkish Ottoman siege, the city becomes important trade city
    Church built in commemoration for one of the monarchs
    -- Built for monarch Charles VI
    Characteristics
    -- Pronaos (portico -- piece of pantheon)
    -- Reflection of Baroque
    -- -- The large dome of the Roman
    -- -- Two large columns
    -- Copies of the Trajan's columns
    -- -- Are put in front of two wings
    -- -- No function, but acts as a screen
    Each characteristic comes from existing classical buildings

          

  3. Filippo Juvarra, Superga, Turin 1717-1731, external view and the dome
    Not just a functional element (from one level to another)
    -- It's a ceremonial process
    The person has to climb the two flights of stairs
    From the stair, the person gets a visual experience

          

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