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  • Mannerism and Baroque

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    Mannerism and Baroque Western Governors University Literature, Arts and the Humanities: Analysis and Interpretation IWT1 May 8, 2013 Mannerism and Baroque If you study art history at any length, you will become aware of the many different periods and their individual characteristics. There are prime times throughout art history that the general populations can easily identify such as Renaissance or Impressionism. They might even be able to name a few of the artists or their artwork

  • Ip 4 Art

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    Baroque Period Unit 4 IP Art Appreciation Nicole Woodford American Intercontinental University May 6, 2012 Abstract “Baroque was born in Italy, and later adopted in France, Germany, Netherlands, and Spain. The word "baroque" was first applied to the art of period from the late 1500s to the late 1700s, by critics in the late nineteen century. Baroque covers a wide range of styles and artists. In painting and sculpture we recognize three main forms of Baroque: Baroque that was primarily

  • The Artistic Style Of Mannerism

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    The artistic style of Mannerism began in Florence and reigned from the early 1520’s until about 1590 where it had been widely spread in Northern Europe. Early Mannerist period art is known for its anti-Renaissance style which over time developed into a more intellectual style designed to appeal to a more sophisticated patron. Artists of this time, such as Correggio, Fiorentino and Parmigianino, were followers of the Renaissance masters. Mannerism was an artistic approach that focused on the human

  • Baroque and High Renaissance

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    Baroque and High Renaissance are two very important periods in art history, during that time a lot of different forms of art were created which include architecture, painting, and music. Baroque is just another word for having flashy symmetrical decoration. It’s a style that started around the 1600s in Italy and with its popularity it quickly spread around Europe. High Renaissance artist displaces the importance of draftsmanship, structured, and often-centralized compositions. Many artists quickly

  • Baroque Art: Protestant vs. Catholic Essay

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    Baroque: Protestant vs. Catholic Before the purity of Neoclassicism, even before the carefree artists of the Rococo era, there was the dramatic and emotive Baroque. The term "baroque" is said to have been derived from the Portuguese word for an irregular pearl, and is certainly an adequate description. In the wake of what has become known as the Protest Reformation, the Catholic Church held the infamous Council of Trent. This eighteen year deliberation addressed several aspects of Catholicism

  • The Bond Between Mother And Child

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    inspiration behind many pieces of art throughout history. One such painting is Artemisia Gentileschi 's Madonna and Child, created during the Baroque Period, c. 1609 (Brash). Created in Rome, this painting shows the mother, Madonna, holding her child, the young Christ, as she prepares to feed him. Artemisia painted the image in oil, common for that period, and its size 1.165 x 0.865 is large enough to allow the Madonna and son to dominate a viewers attention. Another painting depicting the closeness

  • Comparing Rembrandt And Eakins 's Anatomy Of Dr. Tulp

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    Rembrandt and Eakins The similarities, and differences, between Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn’s Anatomy of Dr. Tulp (1632) and Thomas Eakins’ The Agnew Clinic (1889) are both uncanny and unprecedented. Painted in 1630’s Amsterdam during the Dutch Baroque period, Rembrandt sought to preserve the rare occasion in which a real human body was used as an academic tool in order to prove anatomy theories. On the contrary, Eakins piece was painted in 19th century America during the realist movement to memorialize

  • Comparing Art And The Baroque Eras

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    Comparing Art of the Renaissance and the Baroque Eras The Renaissance and the Baroque eras created some of the most famous works of art produced in the world. The two eras expressed differences in style and theme, but they also have many characteristics in common. To better understand the similarities of the eras it will be described by the characteristics, styles and the influences of each; Renaissance and Baroque works of art. Famous artist from the Renaissance era were Leonard da Vinci and Michelangelo

  • The Various Forms Of Baroque Art In The 17th Century

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    Understanding the various forms of baroque art requires knowledge of its historical context. The 17th century could be called the first modern age. Human awareness of the world was continuously expanding. Many scientific discoveries influenced art; Galileo's investigations of the planets, for example, account for astronomical accuracy in many paintings of the time. BAROQUE STYLE--emphasized movement, contrast and variety as with the painter Caravaggio who used dark' s in background in contrast to

  • Importance Of Baroque In Art

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    reflecting personal perception of the world through a contemporary Baroque style in art. The increasing popularity of Baroque nowadays is due to the complex processes that took place in society and the solutions the modern culture has to offer to resolve them. Truly, through the history, the emergence of Baroque elements has always reflected the complexity of human life, followed by technological progress and cultural exchange. Eventually, Baroque, the style characterized by extravagance and drama, has been