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  • Art History Through The 19th Century

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    during the renaissance era between the year 1501 and 1504 in the 16th century while Gian Lorenzo Bernini did it later in 1624 using the baroque style which was the artistic style of the 17th century (Coughlan, 18). The artwork of these two artists goes a long way in defining the state of art culturally and stylistically its significance during the particular periods they created their respective statues of David. Having seen both sculptures it is safe to stylistically analyze that Michelangelo and

  • The Lisa And The Renaissance Art Of The Mona Lisa

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    Beginning with the renaissance period and it's artistic contributions to the period we find one of, if not the most famous piece of art ever, The Mona Lisa. The Mona Lisa exemplifies the renaissance period and the era of renaissance art itself. Michelangelo Buonarroti painted the Mona Lisa in 1517 A.D. He's most famous for his fresco's in the Sistine Chapel, specifically the ceiling. However, the Mona Lisa is arguably the most copied piece of all time. I happen to have a copy in my home which

  • El Greco Essay

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    and Baroque art. Mannerism, like many other names attached to so many other periods of art, was a name conceived in disdain and impudence. Maniera, meaning maner, was correlated with the artist who worked in the manner of someone else. Like an imitator who adapted and sometimes perfected the forms of another. However, there are characteristics of the Mannerist style which disconnected it from the period of the High Renaissance as well as the distinguishing it from the emerging Baroque. A

  • A Comparative Visual Analysis : David Slaying Goliath

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    comparative visual analysis of two artworks from the same period; “David Slaying Goliath”, by Peter Paul Rubens, c. 1616 and “The Sense of Touch”, by Jusepe de Ribera, c. 1615-1616. Despite the fact that the artworks are from the same period, they are both unique in terms of details and the themes they represent. This visual analysis compares and contrasts the way in which the artists employed the different characteristics of the baroque movement to come up with their unique compositions. “David

  • Design Of An Exhibition Gallery

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    historical and visual standpoint. The paintings each feature warm colors with a splash of vibrancy, apparent subjects, perhaps due to their monochromatic backgrounds, and also display the same sort of calm and collected subject matter that much of Spanish Baroque art concentrated on. The Wine Flask, whose creator is unknown, fits in with warm color scheme and dates back around the same time as the rest of the exhibition, however it has a known origin of Japan. Entering the gallery from the main corridor,

  • The Rococo Period Of France

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    The Rococo period in France brought about a new style of painting, focusing on nature, soft color palettes, fictional places, and other lighthearted subjects. Compared to the previous Baroque style with its use of classical art as inspiration, idealized bodies, and use of ancient mythology, we are able to see how drastic this artistic change was. Partially this was due to the change in society ideals. Painters were not being commissioned by the Catholic Church, but by the Monarchy and aristocratic

  • Essay Baroque Art in Europe and North America

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    Baroque Art in Europe and North America      Throughout this research paper the topic is going to be along the lines of the Baroque Art in Europe and North America, which comes from chapter nineteen of our Art History book. The main purpose is to review major ideas and principles in this chapter by writing an analysis of certain points that were highlighted. For example, certain techniques that were used to define the Baroque Art, major sculptures, architectures, and paintings

  • Peter Paul Rubens: St. George and the Dragon

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    Peter Paul Rubens perfectly represents artistic traditions and philosophical beliefs of the Baroque period because of Ruben’s techniques and subject matter. These techniques include the strong contrast between light and dark, the usage of rich, flamboyant colors which is offset by a dark background, the depiction of motion and facial expressions, the rendering of high detail, the naturalistic rather than ideal figures, the enlarges sense of space, the aim to create a dramatic effect, the theme of

  • Baroque Art : Baroque Renaissance

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    Baroque Art After the idealism of the Renaissance during the 1400-1530’s and the Mannerism of the 1530-1600’s Baroque art found itself as the dominant style of art during the decade of the 1600-1700’s. The term Baroque derives from the Portuguese ‘barocco’ term, or irregular peal or stone – It describes a fairly complex idiom which originated in Rome and became popular during the time period in which Baroque art was prominent which embraced painting, sculpture and architecture. The Baroque style

  • Renaissance And Baroque: Differences And Similarities In Arts

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    Renaissance and Baroque; Difference and Similarities in Arts Throughout the years, as man evolved from one period to another, the world witnessed what he can do with the skills that distinguish him from any other living organism. One of these skills include arts. Arts is what makes the world beautiful. The idea of expressing mankind's creativity and skills on a piece of paper, a painting, a sculpture, a building, and many other forms is truly powerful. When talking about arts and great artists, the