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Baroque

Name given to the dynamic style that dominate art during the 17th century

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Where did the baroque period originate

In Rome

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What does baroque include

Painting, sculpture and architecture

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What did baroque art reflect

The religious tensions of the age with the reformation and counter-reformation

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What was the reformation

The European Cristian reform movement established Protestantism. It was led by martin Luther’s John cabin

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What was baroque art dedicated to

Emotion and human drama became important

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Genera characteristics of baroque

• looked at greatness of high renaissance and mixed it with mannerism
• asymmetrical composition : spiral
• dramatic chiaroscuro
• demanded high technical ability
•always movement in subject matter
• rich glowing colour
• distortions and contortions
•subjective:artists opinions and emotions were important
• deep space in artwork
• fleeting moment often used as subject
• still naturalistic
• themes often still religious

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Baroque artists (Italy)

Caravaggio, Gentileschi , Bernini

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What is her in best know for

Sculptures

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Who was Bernini

He epitomised the baroque

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Example of Bernini sculpture

Ecstasy of st. Teresa

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Who was Rubens

A Flemish baroque painter

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What is Rubens well known for

Well known for counterreformation

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Rubens example

The rape of the Waugh gets of leucippus

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Who was an example of Holland baroque

Rembrandt

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Rembrandt example

The night watch

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Vanitas

Type of still-life depicting a collection on objects symbolises get the brevity of life and the transience of all earthly pleasures and achievements