Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||[introduction by David Giles Carter].|
|The Physical Object|
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|Number of Pages||50|
Baroque was the principal European style in the visual arts of the 17th century. The term covers various national styles that range from the complex and dramatic Italian art of the 17th century to the restrained genre scenes, still-lifes and portraits characteristic of the Dutch Baroque. The Baroque period occurred between the late s and early s. During the 16th century, the Reformation occurred in Western Europe that divided Christianity between Catholics and Protestants. Most of the Northern countries of Europe (Britain, north and west Germany, Switzerland, Holland) became Protestant while Southern. General Features. Baroque art is characterized by dynamism (a sense of motion), which is augmented by extravagant effects (e.g. strong curves, rich decoration, stark lighting; see Western Aesthetics).The full-blown Baroque aesthetic (full Baroque) was embraced in southern Western Europe, while northern Western Europe struck a classical-Baroque compromise (restrained Baroque). In the arts, vanitas is a type of symbolic still life painting commonly executed by Northern European painters in Flanders and the Netherlands in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. The term vanitas itself refers to the arts, learning and time.
He put Mannerist art back on th e map, Ms. Westermann said. Mr. Smyth received his Ph.D. in art history from Princeton in , six years after he became a professor at the Institute of Fine Arts. He wrote many sc holarly articles and books, including, Mannerism and Maniera and Repatriation of Art From the. Key Points. Baroque painting is the painting associated with the Baroque cultural movement, which began in Italy in the 17th century. In its most typical manifestations, Baroque painting is characterized by great drama, rich, deep color, and intense light and dark shadows. The National Gallery Bookshop offers an extensive range of art books ranging from artist biographies, exhibition catalogues, history books, children's books, publications and much more! The exhibition, "Painted Prints: The Revelation of Color in Northern Renaissance and Baroque Engravings, Etchings, and Woodcuts," will be at The Baltimore Museum of Art from October 6, , to January 5, and St. Louis Art Museum from February 14 to /5(3).
The work of Michelangelo da Caravaggio introduced the Baroque spirit into painting. His art inspired Baroque painters in northern and southern Europe by dramatically shifting the vanishing point toward the spectator. Renaissance artists like Leonardo had used the . groups of works of art that share subject matter, style, or both. What is termed "pastoral" painting is the subject of a book by Alison McNeil Kettering The author studied paintings with "pastoral" subjects in the Northern Neth-erlands by artists from Breenbergh and Lastman to Mytens and Netscher, traced their literary sources, and investigated. Famous painters of the Baroque era include Rubens, Caravaggio, and Rembrandt. In music, the Baroque style makes up a large part of the classical canon, such as Bach, Handel, and Vivaldi. The later Baroque style was termed Rococo, a style characterized by increasingly decorative and elaborate works. Baroque art and architecture, the visual arts and building design and construction produced during the era in the history of Western art that roughly coincides with the 17th century. The earliest manifestations, which occurred in Italy, date from the latter decades of the 16th century, while in some regions, notably Germany and colonial South America, certain culminating achievements of.