Baroque
The Baroque (/bəˈroʊk/ or /bəˈrɒk/) is often thought of as a period of artistic style that used exaggerated motion and clear, easily interpreted detail to produce drama, tension, exuberance, and grand...
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Un jour à Versailles
Découvrez les coulisses du château de Versailles. Discover the Palace of Versailles behind-the-scenes.
Rembrandt
RestaurArs - Arte, Letteratura, Poesia e Musica: la bellezza non ha confini.
Rome: Baroque Brilliance
This second of three shows on Rome reveals a city busy with life and bursting with Baroque. We'll ramble through the venerable heart of Rome, admire breathta...
Hieronymus Bosch Is Credited With Work In Kansas City Museum
A 16th-century depiction of St. Anthony that had been attributed to the workshop of Bosch or a follower is now thought to be by the Dutch master’s hand. The painting, “The Temptation of St. Anthony,” ...
Fishmonger Bazaar - Catania fish market
Matt Goulding visits the Catania fish market on the Piazza Carlo Alberto and finds octopus, men and Marlboro Lights...
Top 10 Paintings By Peter Paul Rubens
The Flemish painter Peter Paul Rubens (1577- 1640) was one of the foremost figures of Baroque painting. A highly prolific artist who is credited with more than 1000 works was a master of drama and col...
Watch A 12-Year-Old Trip And Break His Fall With A $1.5 Million Painting
A Taiwanese boy lost his balance and caught himself on the Paolo Porpora painting, leaving a fist-sized hole in the canvas. A 12-year-old Taiwanese boy taking in a Leonardo da Vinci exhibition at Huas...
Hotel To Open At The Palace Of Versailles As Castle Needs Funding
For an overnight stay fit for a king or a queen, look no further than France's Palace of Versailles. More than seven million people visit the opulent gilded masterpiece each year, but that hasn't kept...
25 Years After Art Heist, Empty Frames Still Hang In Boston's Gardner Museum
That robbery — which included the loss of three Rembrandts, a Vermeer, a Manet and sketches by Degas — has haunted Boston, law enforcement and the art world ever since. Boston Globe reporter Stephen K...
Caravaggio's lust, talent and power
At his feet lie symbols of ambition and creativity: armour, musical instruments, mathematical tools, a crown. Cupid's insolent nakedness and provocative smile declare casually that everything, in the ...
The top 10 unforgettable faces in art
From Manet's dreamy barmaid to Warhol's multicoloured Marilyn Monroe and ancient Egypt's beauty queen … here are the painted faces you'll never forget.
The 10 greatest works of art ever
From mysterious 30,000-year-old cave paintings to a 'cathedral of the mind' by Jackson Pollock, art critic Jonathan Jones names his favourite artworks of all time – and where in the world you can see ...
Rubens and His Legacy, from Van Dyck to Cézanne: Stunning works make the flesh crawl
I am currently reading Ordeal, the autobiography of Linda Lovelace, star of the 1972 porn film Deep Throat. The book describes how she was hypnotised by her pimp husband in order to perform acts that ...
Baroque music
Baroque music is a style of Western art music composed from approximately 1600 to 1750. This era followed the Renaissance, and was followed in turn by the Classical era. The word "baroque" comes from...
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Baroque dance
Baroque dance is dance of the Baroque era (roughly 1600–1750), closely linked with Baroque music, theatre and opera.
The majority of surviving choreographies from the period are English country da...
Baroque painting
Baroque painting is the painting associated with the Baroque cultural movement. The movement is often identified with Absolutism, the Counter Reformation and Catholic Revival, but the existence of imp...
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Baroque sculpture
Baroque sculpture is the sculpture associated with the Baroque cultural movement. In Baroque sculpture, groups of figures assumed new importance, and there was a dynamic movement and energy of human f...
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Baroque architecture
Baroque architecture is the building style of the Baroque era, begun in late 16th-century Italy, that took the Roman vocabulary of Renaissance architecture and used it in a new rhetorical and theatric...
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Baroque literature
The Baroque (/bəˈroʊk/ or /bəˈrɒk/) is often thought of as a period of artistic style that used exaggerated motion and clear, easily interpreted detail to produce drama, tension, exuberance, and grand...
Baroque literature - Wikipedia
Dutch Golden Age
The Dutch Golden Age (Dutch: Gouden Eeuw [ˈɣʌu̯də(n) ˈeːu̯]) was a period in Dutch history, roughly spanning the 17th century, in which Dutch trade, science, military, and art were among the most ...
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English Baroque
English Baroque is a term sometimes used to refer to the developments in English architecture that were parallel to the evolution of Baroque architecture in continental Europe between the Great Fire o...
English Baroque - Wikipedia
17th-century French art
17th-century French art is generally referred to as Baroque, but from the mid to late 17th century, the style of French art shows a classical adherence to certain rules of proportion and sobriety unch...
Italian Baroque
Italian Baroque (or Barocco) is a stylistic period in Italian history and art that spanned from the late 16th century to the early 18th century.
The early 17th century marked a time of change for ...
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Polish Baroque
The Polish Baroque lasted from the early 17th to the mid-18th century. As with Baroque style elsewhere in Europe, Poland's Baroque emphasized the richness and triumphant power of contemporary art form...
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Baroque architecture in Portugal
Baroque architecture in Portugal lasted about two centuries (the late seventeenth century and eighteenth century). The reigns of D. João V and D. Joseph I of Portugal had increased imports of gold and...
Baroque architecture in Portugal - Wikipedia