14 EM Cultural Slides

14 EM Cultural Slides - 4/17/2009 1 Baroque, the Bard, and...

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Unformatted text preview: 4/17/2009 1 Baroque, the Bard, and Windmills: Baroque, the Bard, and Windmills: Early Modern Culture Early Modern Culture El Greco, Laocoon (1610) Il Gesu, Rome faade completed 1575 Rubens, San Jorge y El Dragon Rubens, Arrival of Marie dMedici at Marseilles 4/17/2009 2 Rubens, Daniel in the Lions Den, c. 1615 Bernini Throne of St. Peter (1657-66) Ecstasy of St. Theresa Detail, Ecstasy of St. Theresa Like his other Baroque pieces, Berninis David captures movement, emotion, and splendor 4/17/2009 3 The David Disgusted with the world Disgusted with the world around him around himcreated by created by supposedly worthy supposedly worthy human beings human beingsMichel Michel de Montaigne advanced de Montaigne advanced de Montaigne advanced de Montaigne advanced a new form of reason a new form of reason positive skepticism positive skepticism In Essays, Montaigne lamented that instead of transforming themselves into angels, they transform themselves into beasts, referring to the fanatical...
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14 EM Cultural Slides - 4/17/2009 1 Baroque, the Bard, and...

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