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designer of the piazza in front of St. Peter's Basilica and one of the most influential Baroque artists
Italian baroque churches had ____ (name 3 characteristics)
wide naves, vast domes and magnificent altarpieces (NOT minimal ornamentation)
influential handbook that reflected the mysticism and militancy of the Jesuit order
Bernini's "Ecstasy of Saint Teresa" was ____ (name three facts)
1. Based on the visions of the saint 2. Executed in marble, stucco and gilded wood. 3. Located inside a church chapel
Palestrina's "music of mystic serenity" captured___
the conservative quality of the Catholic Reformation
The term "baroque" in painting comprises _____ (name 3 things)
1. illusionistic effects 2. strong contrasts of light and dark 3. theatrical flamboyance (NOT strict compositional symmetry)
principle that Louis XIV and his followers envisioned that Academic art depended heavily on
still life painting
genre that dutch female painter Maria van Oosterwyck and other female artists excelled at as they were not allowed to use male models
Name 3 facts about the plays of Moliere.
1. Often included musical interludes 2. Were often presented at the court of Louis XIV 3. described the comic foibles of human society
The Baroque era of music represents a turning point because it witnessed _____ (name 3 things)
1. Adoption of equal temperament tuning. 2. Development of oratorio 3. The birth of opera
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