APAH-Chapter24 - Alex Yang Mr. Churley AP Art History 8...

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Alex Yang Mr. Churley AP Art History 8 March 2011 Chapter 24: The 17 th Century Baroque Europe I. Popes, Peasants, Monarchs, and Merchants A. Baroque Art 1. The term “Baroque” was mostly used during 18 th and 19 th century 2. Defined a style of complexity and drama 3. Dynamism and extravagance of the Baroque style contrasts with the rational order of classicism 4. The term “Baroque” often had negative connotations since critics often saw the works of this period to be deficient compared to the Italian Renaissance B. The Shifting Geopolitical landscape 1. Political and Religious tensions 2. The Thirty Years’ War a. Involved Spain, France, Sweden, Denmark, the Netherlands, Germany, Austria, Poland, the Ottoman Empire, and the Holy Roman Empire b. Began as a conflict between militant Catholics and Protestants 1. Treaty of Westphalia granted freedom of religious choice throughout Europe c. Led to the Political restructuring of Europe C. The Development of a World Wide Market 1. Economic competition between countries
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This note was uploaded on 01/22/2012 for the course ECON 101 taught by Professor Smith during the Spring '11 term at Art Inst. Boston.

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APAH-Chapter24 - Alex Yang Mr. Churley AP Art History 8...

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