Baroque And The Baroque Era

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I. Baroque (began around 1600-1750).
A. The Baroque era began as artists were disgusted against the approach of Mannerist art. The Baroque art movement combines dramatic works of arts, beautiful details, and emotionally stimulating subject matter to give the viewer a powerful visual experience (Devlin, E. L. 2013) B. Artwork significant to the movement
 Merisi, M. (1601). “Caravaggio, Conversion of Saint Paul” [oil on canvas 7’ 6” x 5’ 9”]. Cerasi Chapel, Santa Maria del Popolo, Rome. In F. S. Kleiner (Ed.), Gardner’s art through the ages: The Western perspective (14 ed., Vol. II, p. 570). Boston, MA: Wadsworth, Cengage Learning.

 Merisi, M. (1603). “Caravaggio, Entombment” [oil on canvas 9’ 10 1/8 x 6’ 7 15/16”]. Pinacoteca, Musei Vaticani, Rome. In F. S. Kleiner (Ed.), Gardner’s art through the ages: The Western perspective (14 ed., Vol. II, p. 570). Boston, MA: Wadsworth, Cengage Learning.

II. Impressionism (began around the late 19th century) A. Impressionism, both in content and in style, was an art of developed, urbanized Paris, a reaction to the sometimes brutal and chaotic transformation of French life that occurred during the latter half of the 19th century (Hubbard,2001). B. Artwork significant to the movement
 Monet, C. (1877). “Saint Lazare Train Station” [oil on canvas 2’ 5 ¾ x 3’ 5”]. Muse d’ Orsay, Paris. In F. S. Kleiner (Ed.), Gardner’s art through the ages: The Western perspective (14 ed., Vol. II, p. 692. Boston, MA: Wadsworth,…

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