Class Notes (838,707)
Canada (511,056)
MPC 103 (65)

Baroque Art

4 Pages
Unlock Document

Combined Media
MPC 103
Iain Cameron

BAROQUEART MARTIN LUTHER 1517: 95 THESES Complaint against the authority of the Pope. Church has become corrupt, a call for reform. -Sale of Indulgences ( a remission of temporal punishment due to sin = alleviation of time spent in purgatory) To raise money for the building of St. Peter's basilica. -Perceived corruption in Rome. Popes too involved in secular politics. -Principal evolution of Baroque art related to what happened in Italy. -1450s Johann Gutenberg invents movable type printing press -Jesuit Order Formed (1540) St. Ignatius Loyola, special oath of loyalty to the Pope -Council of Trent (1545-63) Reaffirmed doctrines, purgatory and indulgences, transubstantiation, hierarchy of priesthood, images of the virgin and saint are to be retained, campaign to spread teachings of the Catholic faith, war against heresy (Inquisition, Index of forbidden books) -Central church of the Jesuits. GIACOMO DELLAPORTA ca. 1575-1584: facade of Il Gesu, Rome, Italy -Images that promote and celebrate martyrdom. -Unified space BAROQUEART– ENERGY, LIMITLESS SPACE, RICHNESS OFTEXTURE, THEATRICALITY, RESTLESS MOTION, EXPANSIVENESS, ILLUSION OF SPACE, INTEREST IN COMPLEXITY etc. EMOTIONALLY STIRRING FRAANDREA POZZO- 1691-1694: Glorification of St. Ignatius. Ceiling fresco in the nave of Sant Ignazio, Rome, Italy GIANLORENZO BERNINI- 1621-22: The Rape of Persephone. Marble. -Gives the spiritual vision of the Catholic counter-reformation -1622-24:Apollo & Daphne, Marble. -1632: Bust of Scipione Borghese (One of Bernini's initial patrons) -1623: David. Pictured in the peak of the action. Tension in the body & the face. -1624-1633: Baldacchino, Saint Peter's, Vatican City, Rome, Italy Very distinct reference to the twisted columns of the old Basilica, given to the Church by the Emperor Constantine, which were said to have come from the temple of Jerusalem. -c. 1636-37: Bust of Constanza Bonarelli, marble. -c.1641-46: Bell Towers, St. Peter's, Rome Built too high, were cracked within a few months. Bell towers were pulled down. -1645-1653: Ecstasy of St. Teresa, Cornaro Chapel, Santa Maria della Vittoria, Rome, Italy. Considered by some the best work of his career. Many colours and textures, richness and complexity. Confusing the realms of the spiritual and the physical. -1645-1652: Donor Portrait, Cornaro Chapel, Santa Maria della Vittoria, Rome, Italy -1656-67: Piazza S Pietro, Vatican, Rome MICHELANGEO MERISI DACARAVAGGIO -dramatic realism in his work, places ordinary looking people in a theatrical position -c.1597: Bacchus. Literal representation of reality. Fruit is rotten, Bacchus's hand is shaking slightly, ripples in the wine, shakes from the night before. -Worked without preparatory drawings, painted directly onto the canvas. -c.a 1597-1601: Calling of St. Matthew. -TENEBRISM, high contrast chiaroscuro -1601: The Crucifixion of St. Peter. - -ca, 1601: Conversion of St. Paul, Cerasi Chapel, Santa Maria del Popolo, Rome, Italy -c. 1600-1601: Supper at Emmaus. Authenticity at play.Atypical looking X, youthful, androgynous. Fruit is rotting again. Bowl hanging off of the table. -1606: Death of the Virgin. Rejected by the monks that comm
More Less

Related notes for MPC 103

Log In


Join OneClass

Access over 10 million pages of study
documents for 1.3 million courses.

Sign up

Join to view


By registering, I agree to the Terms and Privacy Policies
Already have an account?
Just a few more details

So we can recommend you notes for your school.

Reset Password

Please enter below the email address you registered with and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Add your courses

Get notes from the top students in your class.