Baroque and Rococo /

'Baroque and Rococo' is a perfect detailed introduction to two styles of art, architecture and expression that bridged the Renaissance with the Enlightenment period. 'Baroque and Rococo' explores the key artists and works of the period, such as Rembrandt and Bernini, while expand...

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Author / Creator: Bailey, Gauvin A.
Format: Book
Language:English
Imprint: London ; New York, N.Y. : Phaidon, [2012]
Series:Art & ideas.
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Table of Contents:
  • Pictures at war : painting and the Catholic reformation
  • Profane images : the hierarchy of genres and proliferation of worldly subjects
  • The Bel Composto : Baroque and Rococo church interiors
  • Domination and assimilation : civic, palace and sacred architecture
  • In Apollo's realm : Baroque and Rococo palace and domestic décor
  • Living Baroque : processions, festivals, ephemeral architecture and gardens
  • Global Baroque : Baroque and Rococo in Russia, Latin America, Africa and Asia.