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1

what are the characteristics of the baroque art style

detailed and emotional

2

whats the meaning of barroco

misshapen pearl

3

why did bernini include theater boxes

to emphasize the dramatic spectacle that he made

4

why did caravaggio portray his subjects in attir of his time not of jesuss

to relate to the people

5

what effect does cafavaggio achieve with light

turning a simple story into a miracle

6

why was artemesia gentileshi so obsessed with the biblical story of judith beheading holofernes that she painted five versions of it

because she was raped

7

what greek myth inspired monteverdis first opera

orpheus and eurydice

8

why js vivaldis the four seasons known as programe music

its purely instrumental music is connected to a story or idea

9

why was portraiture especially popular with the middle class seventeenth century dutch

affirmation of their well being

10

what was the main paradox in terms of reigous tolerance in the 17th century amsterdam

advocated harmony among others and viciously watred with the spanish

11

why did dutch rebel against spain

philip ii reorganized their chirches under catholic hieratchy

12

why in 1637 did the dutch economy come close to collapse

frenzied speculation in tulip futures

13

why were the catholic and the protestant chirches opposed to keplers and galileos helicentic theory

for contradicting certain bible passages

14

of what does a vanitas painting remind he viewer

to focus on the spiritual not the material

15

what is the dominat theme of jan vermeers painting

a moment in the domestic world of women