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Baroque Art

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Baroque art in Europe

Baroque art in Europe

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  • 1. BAROQUE 17 TH CENTURY
  • 2. WHERE DOES “BAROQUE” COME FROM? Pejorative word to define an exuberant and exaggerated art in contrast to Renaissance art and New Classicism. CHRONOLOGY Predominant art style during the 17 th century and part of the 18 th century COLLEGIATE CHURCH OF CATANIA, ITALY
  • 3. DIFFERENCES WITH RENAISSANCE ART RENAISSANCE ART BAROQUE ART
    • BALANCE
    • IDEAL OF BEAUTY
    • SIMPLICITY
    • PROPORTIONS
    • STRAIGHT LINES
    • PREDOMINANCE OF DRAWING
    • OVER COLOUR AND LIGHT
    • MOVEMENT
    • REALISM IN REPRESENTATIONS
    • COMPLEXITY
    • INTEREST IN SURPRISING THE
    • AUDIENCE
    • CURVED LINES, CONCAVE AND
    • CONVEX
    • PREDOMINANCE OF COLOUR AND
    • LIGHT OVER DRAWING
  • 4. BAROQUE ART was… A reflection of society ART OF ABSOLUTE MONARCHIES ART OF THE COUNTER-REFORMATION (CATHOLIC COUNTRIES) BOURGEOIS ART (PROTESTANT COUNTRIES)
  • 5. ARCHITECTURE MAIN PURPOSE: CREATE SENSATION OF MOVEMENT IN BUILDINGS USE OF CURVED LINES SPIRALS ELLIPTIC AND OVAL FLOOR PLANS SOLOMONIC COLUMNS CONTRAST OF LIGHTS AND SHADOWS
  • 6. SQUARE AND COLONNADE OF SAINT PETER OF THE VATICAN, GIANLORENZO BERNINI
  • 7. SCHEME OF BERNINI´S COLONNADE
  • 8. BERNINI´S COLONNADE
  • 9. BALDACHIN OF SAINT PETER OF THE VATICAN, GIANLORENZO BERNINI
  • 10. CHURCH OF SAN CARLO ALLE QUATTRO FONTANE, FRANCESCO BORROMINI
  • 11. DOME AND INTERIOR OF SAN CARLO ALLE QUATTRO FONTANE´S CHURCH, FRANCESCO BORROMINI
  • 12. VERSAILLES PALACE, LE VAU, MANSART Y LE NÔTRE
  • 13. GARDENS OF VERSAILLES PALACE
  • 14. HALL OF THE MIRRORS, VERSAILLES PALACE
  • 15. LES INVALIDES CHURCH (PARIS), MANSART
  • 16. SCULPTURE MAIN PURPOSES : REPRESENTING MOVEMENT, CAPTURING FLEETING MOMENTS, PROVOKING SURPRISE AND EMOTION TO THE AUDIENCE. MAIN FEATURES : USE OF CURVED LINES AND CLOTH FLODS TO INTENSIFY THE SENSATION OF MOVEMENT.
  • 17. APOLLO AND DAPHNE, GIANLORENZO BERNINI
  • 18. ECSTASY OF SAINT THERESA, GIANLORENZO BERNINI
  • 19. TOMB OF URBAN VIII, GIANLORENZO BERNINI
  • 20. TOMB OF ALEXANDER VII, GIANLORENZO BERNINI
  • 21. FONTANA DI TREVI, NICOLA SALVI
  • 22. FONTANA DI TREVI, NICOLA SALVI
  • 23. FOUNTAIN OF THE TRITON, BERNINI
  • 24. FOUNTAIN OF THE FOUR RIVERS, BERNINI
  • 25. PAINTING MAIN FEATURES
    • USE OF OIL PAINTING
    • PREDOMINANCE OF COLOUR AND LIGHT OVER
    • DRAWING
    • CHIAROSCURO: CONTRASTS OF LIGHT AND SHADOW
    • REALISTIC REPRESENTATIONS
    • MOVEMENT
    • COMPLEX COMPOSITIONS (FORESHORTENED FIGURES, ASYMMETRY, CURVED LINES…)
    • INTEREST IN SHOCKING OR SURPRISING THE
    • AUDIENCE
  • 26. THE CONVERSION OF SAINT PAUL ON THE WAY TO DAMASCUS, CARAVAGGIO
  • 27. THE CRUCIFIXION OF SAINT PETER, CARAVAGGIO
  • 28. THE ENTOMBMENT OF CHRIST, CARAVAGGIO
  • 29. THE CALLING OF SAINT MATTHEW, CARAVAGGIO
  • 30. DEATH OF THE VIRGIN, CARAVAGGIO
  • 31. THE THREE GRACES, RUBENS
  • 32. THE DESCENT FROM THE CROSS, RUBENS
  • 33. THE ADORATION OF THE MAGI, RUBENS
  • 34. THE DUKE OF LERMA, RUBENS
  • 35. HERCULES DRUNK, BEING LED AWAY BY A NYMPH, RUBENS
  • 36. REMBRANDT, SELF-PORTRAITS 22 YEARS OLD WITH TWO CIRCLES 63 YEARS OLD More self-portraits: http://www.rembrandtpainting.net/rembrandt_self_portraits.htm
  • 37. ANATOMY LESSON OF DR. NICOLAES TULP, REMBRANDT
  • 38. SYNDICS OF THE DRAPERS´ GUILD, REMBRANDT
  • 39. THE SLAUGHTERED OX, REMBRANDT
  • 40. THE NIGHT WATCH, REMBRANDT
  • 41. THE LACEMAKER, VERMEER
  • 42. GIRL READING A LETTER AT AN OPEN WINDOW, VERMEER
  • 43. THE MILKMAID, VERMEER
  • 44. GIRL WITH A PEARL EARRING, VERMEER
  • 45. ALLEGORY OF THE ART OF PAINTING, VERMEER
  • 46. THE GEOGRAPHER, VERMEER