History and Development of Baroque and Rococo and Their Influence Today

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The Baroque era was the building stone for the neo-classical and the rococo period. That made it to a developing style after reformations occurred and views changed. The Baroque style, which was an emphasized movement and always part of a renaissance, developed during the 16th century in Rome, Italy, and travelled later to France. Nevertheless, the Italian Baroque and the French Baroque are not comparable.
Baroque is nowadays mainly famous for the French baroque era and due to Louis XIVs palace in Versailles. During the 1700s, rulers were anxious to show off with their power and wealth, which was fully accomplished by the time Versailles was finished. Baroque art, music and architecture became bizarre, dramatic and
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Baroque and its history:

The history of Baroque, or “the dominant style of art in Europe between the Mannerist and Rococo era” developed during the 16th century in Italy, during the late Italian Renaissance (1420-1600), and later dispersed throughout Europe.
The Italian Renaissance, which was the changing period of arts and sciences in the end of the middle Ages. Baroque developed during a humanistic era, that changed the view of people to understanding something because of reason, and depreciated the conservative way of thinking and especially its style of art to a more abstract way. Still, Baroque was not considered as a proper style during its period and could not be compared in the countries of Italy and France. French baroque was not exactly the same as Italian baroque, because not the entire culture swept over to France, it were just Baroque ideas, which were differently developed and used by French artists.

Baroque art and artists:

Artists had a taste for the dramatic and stopped using exact symmetry and made it visually more effective, which made it possible for many different types of styles to develop. This new
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