Art 152 25 February 2008

Art 152 25 February 2008 - Art 152 25 February 2008 Baroque...

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Baroque Art: Italy, Spain, Flanders, and England Terms o Barocco o Impasto o Importance of original Politics o Catholic and Protestant defined o 30 Years’ War – Treaty of Westphalia o England: Anglicans vs. Puritans (Cromwell) Science o Intellectual footing o Europeans question things o Galileo – astronomer, confirmation of Copernicus’ theory that the earth is not the center of the universe, earth revolves around the sun, lenses used to view (telescope, microscope); Isaac Newton – laws of motion, theory of gravity – how things work in the world in a physical sense o Thomas Hobbs; John Locke (government is a social contract between people, no divine rulers) Gianlorenzo Bernini, Saint Peter’s Basilica, Piazza, 1656-1657, Vatican City, Vatican o Sixtus V o Art needs to be clear and simple and reinforce Catholicism o Piazzas with obelisks o Surrounded by a colonnade, 4 columns deep, surrounded by figures of the church, white marble columns
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This note was uploaded on 03/29/2008 for the course ART 152 taught by Professor Bauer during the Spring '08 term at UNC.

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