Art history - Baroque- form of art associated with the 17th...

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Baroque- form of art associated with the 17 th century. Follows on the heels of the renaissance. Originally used with disdain but now used with reverence - a very deliberate intensity - meant to overwhelmed - complicated (a lot going on) - technical virtuosity - religious paintings associated with the counter reformations o reformation was a movement where people began to rebel against the power of the roman catholic church o counter reformation- movement by roman catholic church to bring people back to the church Bernini- personal architect to the pope Principle architect of st. peters cathedral ***David- setting out in action. (only one of the three) he has a sense of movement very intense. The Ecstasy of St. Teresa- St. Teresa of Avalon was a Carmelite nun who became a st. claimed she had religious and ecstatic communions with god. She describes them almost as sexual. Very sensual and almost painful. She is in a frenzy in this sculpture. More of a theatrical piece. Metal bars as rays of light combination of genre and art forms. Classic example of counter reformation Glorification of the reign of pope urban- a Celine. Highly complex circular movement
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