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Baroque questions

Baroque second period of art history-1600-1750.
Catholic Church no longer as powerful as it once had been.
Many people changed religion from Catholic to Protestants.
Artists who painted for the Church created dramatic and emotional works to inspire people to continue to believe in the Catholic faith.
Galileo and Isaac Newton were scientists that made important discoveries during the Baroque period of art history.
The Netherlands was one of the most important centers of art during the Baroque period.
The Netherlands became a Protestant society.
The members of the Protestant faith did not believe that churches should be decorated with fine art.
Dutch artists had to develop new kinds of paintings that would appeal to private, Protestant collectors.
Art became so popular that even ordinary citizens began to buy original paintings to decorate their homes and businesses.
Many artists began to paint for the open market instead of for individual patrons.
Still lifes like Beert_______became popular. Basket of Flowers
Landscapes like Claude's__________________, became important as subjects for fine art and not just as backgrounds. Landscape of a Rock Arch and River
Artists also began to paint scenes of everyday life, known as _______paintings,. Genre
As in Renaissance paintings, the composition of Baroque paintings is very formal.
They have solid forms and tiny details of scenes or costumes.
Baroque art has a great sense of movement and emotion.
Often, painters use diagonal lines in their compositions that add to that sense of movement or tension.
In many Baroque paintings, you will see strong contrast between light and dark areas of the canvas.
Near the end of the Baroque period, in the early 1700's, Rococo style developed in France.
Rococo art is graceful and decorative, often very fancy and "frilly".
The Rococo style emphasized curved lines and light-hearted moods.
The subjects of Rococo paintings were usually wealthy people, often engaged in activities of recreation or amusement.
Artists who painted in the Rococo style often preferred lighter colors and flowing brush strokes.
Lancret's___________________ is a Rococo genre scene. La Camargo Dancing
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