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Baroque, Mannerism, Rococo, and Renissance
Transcript of Baroque, Mannerism, Rococo, and Renissance
Odette Leal, Chloe Mengers, Felipe Serrano, Chelsea Urech, and Caroline Weishuhn
The term Rococo came from the word
It means "stone" in French
Elaborately stylized shell-like and scroll motifs
1600-1750 (17th early- 18th century)
Portrays emotions instead of reason and logic
Often used to express the triumph over Catholicism and the Catholic Church
Characterized by new explorations of form, light, shadow, and dramatic intensity
14th century-16th century
Epicenter of the movement was Europe, more specifically-Italy
Name means "rebirth" and considered the beginning of the Modern Era, leaving the Dark Ages
Brought a new found focus on humanism and marked the change from a mainly theocentric ideology to an anthropocentric ideology.
The style looked backed to classical antiquity for inspiration
Focused more on man and nature than the transcendence of the Gothic period
About perfection in art and a sense of calm and peacefulness
1510-20 to 1600
It rejected the Classical Principles
Perception changed in 20th century
Social, Religious, and Cultural Impacts
Maniera Greca: Giorgio Vasari
Some main people..........
Fischer von Erlach
Some of the main features of Baroque.
Large-scale ceiling frescoes
Central Projection on Exterior Facade
Realistic Imagery causing optical illusions
Marian and Holy Trinity Columns
Churches that are an example of the Baroque Period
Chiesa Di Santa Sofia
St. Peter's Basilica
St. Maria Himmelfahrt
3 Different Periods in Renaissance
new found interest in the classics and old philosophies
Florence, Italy was a focal point
Sculpture was more prominent
Emphasis on the body
Proportions changed to better fit man
Portraits began to appear
Great families came into power; referenced the Gothic period to gain more power
Florence and Milan are more central
Architecture becomes even more prominent
The papacy becomes more prominent once again
Rome and Venice become cultural centers
Period reflected an accumulation of all Renaissance art form
People you should know.......
Jan van Eyck
Examples of Renaissance Art and Architecture
St. Peter's Basilica
Tomb of Julius II
The Last Supper
School of Athens
Chapel of Palazzo Medici
Towards the end of the 17th century, remodeling of the Interior continued with the Rococo style
Use of boiserie and mirror glass instead of precious metals and marble
Tall, arched mirrors over chimney places were dominant in royal homes
Style suggests 'intimate' interior
With the death of Louis XIV, Rococo was identified as the Regence Style
Lost rectangular geometry all together
Example by Francois-Antoine Vasse below:
Even though the Rococo Period was prominent in France, Rome remained unaffected by its influence.
Baroque was the popular style in Rome, and the style that followed was Neo-classicism
England produced a more domesticated version of Rococo
Wood carving; tables and pier glasses displayed the style
Furniture, silk-weaving, and porcelain manufacturing were prominent
Some Key Characteristics
Figure representation distorted
Intellectual Complex Iconography
'The world beyond intrudes into the world below
Color > Line
Elongated axis, long gallery building, ect.
Madonna with the Long Neck
Venus, Cupid, Folly, and Time
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