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Baroque Art & Architecture. Chapter 14: New Direction in Thought and Culture in the 16 th and 17 th Century Adapted from: Ms . Susan M. Pojer Horace Greeley HS Chappaqua, NY. Baroque. 1600 1750 . - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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<p>Slide 1</p> <p>BaroqueArt &amp;ArchitectureChapter 14: New Direction in Thought and Culture in the 16th and 17th CenturyAdapted from: Ms. Susan M. PojerHorace Greeley HS Chappaqua, NYBaroque 1600 1750.Art historians use the term to denote the style associated with 17th century painting, sculpture, and architecture. From a Portuguese word barocca, meaning a pearl of irregular shape. Implies strangeness, irregularity, and extravagance. The more dramatic, the better!Baroque Style of Art &amp; Architecture Dramatic, emotional. Colors were brighter than bright; darks were darker than dark. Counter-Reformation art. Paintings &amp; sculptures in church contexts should speak to the illiterate rather than to the well-informed. Ecclesiastical art --&gt; appeal to emotions. Holland --&gt; Real people portrayed as the primary subjects.Famous Baroque Artists/WorksMichelangelo Caravaggio (1573-1610)Gian Lorenzo Bernini (1598-1680)Peter Paul Rubens (1577-1640)</p> <p>St. Peters Basilica (Rome)Palace at VersaillesCounter-ReformationChurchArt &amp;Architecture</p> <p>St. Peters Basilica, Vatican City by Gialorenzo BerniniChurch of Santiago de Compostella, Spain</p> <p>Church of Veltenberg Altar, Germany</p> <p>The Assumption of the Virgin MaryEgid Quirim Asam, 1692-1750</p> <p>Altar of Mercy, Germany, 1764</p> <p>St. Francis in EcstasyCaravaggio, 1595</p> <p>The Flagellation of Christ</p> <p> by Caravaggio</p> <p>David and Goliath by Caravaggio</p> <p>Salome with the Head of the Baptist by Caravaggio</p> <p>The CardsharpsCaravaggio, 1595</p> <p>The Dead Christ MournedAnnibale Carracci, 1603</p> <p>The Virgin Appearing to St. Hyacinthe</p> <p>Lodovico Carracci</p> <p>1594</p> <p>The Death of the Virgin, Caravaggio, 1606</p> <p>Purchased by the Duke of Mantua at the request of Peter Paul Rubens</p> <p> The Elevation of the Cross by Peter Paul Reubens1610-11</p> <p>The Descent From the CrossPeter Paul Rubens1614 A Bust of Louis XIVBernini</p> <p>Louis XIVBy Hyacinthe Rigauld</p> <p>A Bust of Cardinal RichelieuBy Bernini</p> <p>The Return of the prodigal son</p> <p>By Rembrandt (1669)</p>

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