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Baroque in italy and spain
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Where does the term 'baroque' derive itself from
the Portuguese word 'barroco' referring to an irregular pearl--meaning contorted or grotesque--disparaging description of the Grand turbulent dynamic style of 17th century art
Dominant style in the 17th century
What other tendencies does artwork from this period have
17, A Continuation of the french ideas of the Baroque period with a focus on the pleasures of life for the aristocracy, very feminine, soft, sensual. 1700-1750
A term used to identify the period in Western art from circa 1600 to 1750. Originally used perjoratively, to indicate something distorted or grotesque. More neutrally, it refers to a style that is complex, intricate, or irregular. It generally refers to the increase in emotional content and exuberant composition in the seventeenth century over the more restrained, formal compositions of the Renaissance.
What did Baroque Parallel
Expansive european influence
Baroque has been called a style of persuasion by what entity or person?
The Catholic Church--used in the counter reformation.
During the first half of the seventeenth century
Europe was torn by continuous warfare, involving almost every european nation
Thirty years war
(1618-48) A series of European wars that were partially a Catholic-Protestant religious conflict. It was primarily a batlte between France and their rivals the Hapsburg's, rulers of the Holy Roman Empire.
The seventeenth century has ben called the golden age of painting for what countries
France spain and both the dutch republic and the southern netherlands
Baroque has been identified as...and reflects what
Style of absolutism...reflecting the centralized state ruled by an autocrat of unlimited powers
Architecture during the baroque period emphasized
massiveness, dramatic spaces and lighting, rich interior decoration from floor to ceiling and luxurious materialss
When did absolutism reach it's peak
The reign of Louis the fourteenth, illustrated by Versailles
a shift in what was notable during the 17th century
Scientific thought--newton physics etc
Baroque was in a way result of
Religious, political, intellectual, and social development--Strengthened Catholic Faith , absolutist state, the new science and the beginnings of the modern world gave way to the baroque era
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