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2013-06-09 01:13:00
art history

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  1. Baroque
    Baroque style featured "exaggerated lighting, intense emotions, release from restraint, and even a kind of artistic sensationalism". Baroque art did not really depict the life style of the people at that time; however, "closely tied to the Counter-Reformation, this style melodramatically reaffirmed the emotional depths of the Catholic faith and glorified both church and monarchy" of their power and influence
  2. Counter-Reformation
    Such reforms included the foundation of seminaries for the proper training of priests in the spiritual life and the theological traditions of the Church, the reform of religious life by returning orders to their spiritual foundations, and new spiritual movements focusing on the devotional life and a personal relationship with Christ, including the Spanish mystics and the French school of spirituality.
  3. Chiaroscuro
    Contrasting effects of light and shade in a work of art.

    (Caravaggio, Rembrandt
  4. Reflection vs. Representation
  5. Enlightenment
    Enlightenment was a desire for human affairs to be guided by rationality rather than by faith, superstition, or revelation; a belief in the power of human reason to change society and liberate the individual from the restraints of custom or arbitrary authority; all backed up by a world view increasingly validated by science rather than by religion or tradition.
  6. Salon
    The official art exhibition sponsored by the Académie des Beaux-Arts in Paris.

    Offered the public selected art for the first time
  7. Neoclassicism
    A revival in literature in the late 17th and 18th centuries, characterized by a regard for the classical ideals of reason, form, and restraint.

  8. Rococo
    A style of art, especially architecture and decorative art, that originated in France in the early 18th century and is marked by elaborate ornamentation, as with a profusion of scrolls, foliage, and animal forms
  9. Romanticism
    often Romanticism An artistic and intellectual movement originating in Europe in the late 18th century and characterized by a heightened interest in nature, emphasis on the individual's expression of emotion and imagination, departure from the attitudes and forms of classicism, and rebellion against established social rules and conventions.
  10. Salon des Refusés
    The original Salon des Refusés was an art exhibition that took place in Paris in 1863, showing works that had been rejected by the official Paris Salon. It was hope for artist

  11. Flâneur
    A man of leisure, appreciates
  12. Working in series
  13. Modernism