Gianlorenzo Bernini

  • Sculptures of the Renaissance Period

    by Lorenzo Bernini Lorenzo Bernini was a very influential and leading sculptor for his age and was also a prominent architect, he was not held back by any means he also painted, wrote plays, and designed metal work and stage sets. Bernini was a student of classical sculpture work and had the very

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  • Compare and Contrast David

    Gian Lorenzo Bernini and Michelangelo Buonarroti : Compare and Contrast David This paper will focus on Bernini’s and Michelangelo’s work of art called David. The works of both artists are incredible, beautiful, and breathtaking. The works have interpretations of mythologies and Old Testament stories that originated millenniums ago. Both artists had the ability to produce such rich and poignant emotional content; their works are still able to invoke a deeply affecting response in viewers today

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  • Hum102 Time Capsule Paper

    the architecture of the age. The architecture of this age reflects the influence of the Church and its wealth and power. The first example is that of the Piazza. This was the space that was in front of St. Peter’s Basilica and was designed by Bernini (1598-1680). The major feature of the keyhole shaped space was the colonnade, which gave the feeling and characteristics of the time of grandeur and ornateness. The second example of architecture is the church San Carlo alle Quattro Fontane by Francesco

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  • Teacher

    Gothic : Stained Glass windows, Cathedrals, Giotto, Lorenzetti, Fra Angelico, Cimabue, Duccio. Renaissance : Leonardo da Vinci, Botticelli, Raphael, Michelangelo, Dürer, Bosch, Holbein. Baroque : Rubens, Velasquez, Vermeer, Rembrandt, Caravaggio, Bernini, Gentileschi Realism:, Courbet, Corot, Millet, Daumier Romanticism : Delacroix, Géricault, Friedrich, Turner Expressionism : Munch, Kirchner, Franz Marc, Max Beckmann, Kokoschka, Macke. Abstract painting : Mondrian, Kandinsky, Malevitch, Klee

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  • Renaissance vs Baroque

    Baroque is filled with drama and magnificent accents; Renaissance art is more down to earth and realistic. Baroque is also quite spiritual and religious, while Renaissance art has more nature involved. Artists of the Baroque period, including Bernini, strove for anatomically correct figures. As a result, Bernini's David's limbs are anatomically correct to the body than Michelangelo's David's are. True to baroque style, Bernini's David tells more of a story than Michelangelo’s David does. The Baroque

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  • Three Sculptures

    1 Comparison of Three Sculptures The major difference between the three Davids is based on the periods in which they were carved. Michelangelos was during the Renaissance (1501-1504), Berninis is Baroque (1623), and Donatello carved his David, or Davids, (1408) during the Gothic period. Each gives a sense of style but also different perspectives on why art even exists. Michelangelo’s David is very large in size and stands 14-feet tall. This makes him a rather imposing figure, looking

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  • Checkpoint: Comparison of Three Sculptures

    viewing the three different sculptures of David by Donatello, Michelangelo, and Bernini, the different artistic styles that were prevalent in each time period is immediately evident. Donatello’s David, carved during the Renaissance period, is a cast bronze sculpture. It shows Greek influences in the contrapposto style pose of the statue, yet it is also more stylized than either the Michelangelo or the Bernini David. The artist also sculpted David as a much younger person. Donatello’s David

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  • The Renaissance & Baroque Arts

    during the Counter-Reformation in which Baroque artists highlighted their works by portraying Christian subjects in emotional and dramatic scenes. Like the Renaissance period, the Baroque period also produced some of the finest artists such as Gianlorenzo Bernini, Michelangelo de Caravaggio, and Rembrandt van Rijn. Distinctive artistic characteristics in visual arts, painting, sculpture, and architecture marked the style of this era: • Visual arts portrayed harmony and unity by focusing on religious

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  • Art 101 Week Checkpoint

    which it was produced. As the three versions of David make evident, one person or object will be represented in different ways depending on the environment of its portrayer. In examining the sculptures of David created by Donatello, Michelangelo, and Bernini I can see that art is not only influenced by an artist’s surroundings, but because of popular styles of the era. Donatello’s and Michelangelo’s David are similar in many ways. Both sculptures being from the Renaissance, they share some characteristics

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  • Art History Europe

    fervor of the people for the Church and its beliefs. Some artists during this period, however, retain a more classical style. Works to identify and know in depth: Artist Title Date Bernini David 1600s (19-7) [pic] Bernini Ecstasy of Saint Theresa 1600s (19-1, 19-8) [pic] Bernini Saint Peter's, Vatican City, Rome 1600s (19-4, 19-5) Caravaggio Conversion of Saint Paul 1600s (19-17) [pic] Artemisia Gentileschi Judith Slaying Holofernes 1600s (19-20) [pic]

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  • Adam

    angelo completed the dome * And it was Bernini that became the artist of the building * Perters looked too short it hid bernins dome * PILGRram that was coming to rome . the embracing arms were made * Bernin created the sculptures on the thing * What was built inside was the 17th century shit * Ur were flooded with light etc In the inside * * Apollo and dephne * Baldachinno * Both pieces were done by Bernini at that time * He wasn’t doing the work

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  • Davids

    years there were many great artists who created many great works of art, but only four Italian artists really stick out for creating the same piece all with different points of views. These artists were Donatello, Verrocchio, Michelangelo, and Bernini, all of who created a David sculpture. Each one very unique and different. These four artists all stand out in there own individual ways. David who was supposed to be the second king of Israel, killed Goliath with just a sling and a single stone

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  • Baroque Era

    considered the style very odd. Baroque architecture evolved out of Renaissance architecture in Italy. The two main architects of the Baroque era were Bernini and Borromini. Bernini's first medium was sculpture. He liked to incorporate a lot of sculpture into his buildings. A sculptor and mason, Francesco Burromini went to Rome in 1614, and trained under Bernini. The facades consisted of many curves, often using the double curve (in at the sides, out in the middle). Baroque pediments (triangular area between

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  • Gianlorenzo Bernini

    Gianlorenzo Bernini was an Italian artist born December 7,1598 in Naples he is considered the greatest sculptor and architect of the 17th century.Bernini created the Baroque style of sculpture and in my opinion definitely mastered this style above any one who may have even attempted before or after his era. Bernini's career began under his father, Pietro Bernini, a Florentine sculptor with some talent nothing in comaparison to Gianlorenzo who moved to Rome.Bernini, “a young prodigy“, soon established

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  • Nao Sei

    following essay by Attanasio di Felice who, although he acknowledges an understandable lack of documentation of Renaissance performance, ably describes spectacles, processions, pageants, and displays of fireworks by artists such as Alberti, Leonardo, and Bernini. He claims that these three "great seminal figures of the early Renaissance, High Renaissance, and Baroque, respectively,… stand out prominently as artists whose work in performance has had repercussions into our own day." Among some of the performances

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  • 8 Steps in Selection Process

    the baroque; characterized by dynamic intensity, it had its origins in Rome. Its offshoot, the more delicate, decorative style characteristic of the early part of the 18th century, is known as rococo; this style originated in France. Italy Gianlorenzo Bernini was the outstanding personality of the baroque age; like Michelangelo, he was a child prodigy, had a long and prolific career, and was a painter, sculptor, and architect. Bernini's works are highly dramatic, and their depth of emotional expression

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  • Baroque Style

    Characterized by an emphasis on unity among the arts. * It was an emotional style, which, wherever possible, exploited the theatrical potential of the urban landscape - as illustrated by St Peter's Square (1656-67) in Rome, designed by architect, Bernini, Baroque Painting * Painters and sculptors built and expanded on the naturalistic tradition * The illusionistic effects of deep space interested many painters, including Il Guercino and Andrea Pozzo. * Color was manipulated for its emotional

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  • Painting with Blue and Red

    dramatic effect, all the drama that led up to that moment and the impact it had when Jesus says that one of you will betray me and they all react to that. Gianlorenzo Bernini, The Ecstasy of Saint Theresa, 1647-52 A mod of visual communication, examples of idealism as in mode of visual communication. Sculpture group that designed by artist Bernini in the 1600 of that century. It shows that saint Teresa avail almost popular saints in that time and everyone knew about her and heard her life story. And

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  • Mannerism and Baroque

    participate in the scene. Baroque artists painted real people with all of their imperfections. The artists rendered religious figures and saints in theological settings and miracles portrayed as ordinary individuals in common goings-on. Gian Lorenzo Bernini is one of the greatest artists to emerge out of the Baroque period. Some of Bernini’s works include The Ecstasy of Saint Teresa, Rape of Persephone, and the Triton Fountain at the Piazza Barberini. Known for extravagant, exuberant, and intricate

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  • Davbid

    having defeated the giant. As a result, this is the only Renaissance David that doesn’t include the severed head of Goliath. This choice by Michelangelo would influence later depictions of David. One example is the 17th century sculptor Bernini whose statue of David (below) also shows the hero ‘before the fact’. Bernini's statue of David Moreover, Michelangelo’s statue of David seems to have a deeper meaning than the others. His hero abounds in both intellect and strength: his eyes

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  • Versai

    * Glory of weeding * Passing from room to room is a mythological journey * Dianna * Apollo of sister and goddess of hunt * This bust is a master piece by Bernini (renowned sculptor of town) * Bust * 27 during bust * Lorenzo Bernini got to know Louis * Royal apartment shows evolution of kings taste * Louis XIV is excellent * Ballroom * Middle is Mars (god of war) * Guide identifies paintings

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  • Fountains

    fountains. But it’s worth lingering to take stock of this iconic Baroque fountain with an 85-foot-high travertine façade and detailed marble statues depicting the taming of the waters; Oceanus reigns triumphant from a seashell chariot. The nearby Bernini-designed Four Rivers Fountain is a close rival. With 6,600 lights, 25 projectors, and nearly 1,500 individual fountains, the Dubai Fountain on the 30-acre Burj Dubai Lake amounts to the largest synchronized music and light show in the world—for

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  • Architectural Comparison

    from the Italian Baroque era. From the cathedral itself, to the dome designed by Michelangelo, or to the piazza out front designed by Bernini all show the wonderful design from this time period. The dome on top of Saint Peter’s Cathedral is one of the most known structures of human kind because of its sheer size. Outside the cathedral the piazza designed by Bernini is a sight to see as well, with its 284 columns and 96 sculptures makes it almost better than the cathedral itself. The contemporary/modern

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  • The Baroque Period

    brought out so much emotion Gian Lorenzo Bernini brought out the same emotion in his sculptures. He was an Italian artist and architect. He trained in his father’s workshop Pietro. He worked primarily in Rome. He sculpted a three dimensional piece called David, commissioned by Cardinal Scipione Borghese in 1623 out of marble, because David was a life size sculpture people became engaged in the action whereas Caravaggio’s painting used an introspective moment Bernini showed “David” in the midst of emotion

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  • Comparison of Three Sculptures

    Comparison of Three Sculptures The sculptures of David, the slayer of Goliath, are all highly revered sculptures. The three sculptures from Michelangelo, Bernini, and Donatello all carry the same meaning, which is that David was an important symbol for freedom from tyranny. The way that each artist conveyed their message was very different from the others. Michelangelo’s David is based on the time just prior to battle with Goliath, and Donatello’s was just after the battle. There are similarities

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  • Renassaince vs. Baroque

    combine painting, sculpture, and architechture on the ceilings of naves and domes of cathedrals and churches. Artists created an impression of depth using trompe l’oiel effects. A few of the artists from the Baroque period include names such as: Bernini, Caravaggio, Artemisia Gentileschi, and Francesco Borromini. (Guisepi, n.d.) Some of the most popular artistic works came from both the Renaissance and the Baroque eras. Although both eras have diverse themes and styles, they both reveal many

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  • Art Notes After First Test

    1. Lorenzo Bernini (1598-1680), a. Rome Apollo and Daphne, 1622-25 i. made for Cardinal Scipio Borghese, (Marble) ii. Palazzo Borghese in Rome. 1. She’s exhausted (looking back) 2. Shows fright in her face 3. In Mid action (run) 4. Detail is shown by the strands of the hair. 5. Smoothness of the flesh (soft polished marble) 6. Her head you can see the individual leaves 7. Pay attention

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  • Art Love

    Reflection 5: Sculpture or Crafts The Bernini’s Ecstasy of Saint Theresa is an impressive sculpture that I came across and as I ponder about it has an absolute important meaning, but at the same time it’s strange. I found a description of how Bernini describes this sculpture:” Beside me, on the left, appeared an angel in bodily form.... He was not tall but short, and very beautiful; and his face was so aflame that he appeared to be one of the highest rank of angels, who seem to be all on fire

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  • The Baroque Period

    exaggeration, naturalism, and sensuality. The style was also encouraged by the Catholic Church because it emphasized religious themes in an emotionally charged and easily accessible fashion. The painter Peter Paul Rubens in Flanders and the sculptor Gianlorenzo Bernini in Rome were among the many baroque masters. Painting: A defining statement of what Baroque signifies in painting is provided by the series of paintings executed by Peter Paul Rubens for Marie de Medici at the Luxembourg Palace in Paris

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  • Res351 Week 5

    visual art. Some of his work includes: Pietà, The Piazza del Campidoglio and Palazzo Senatorio. Gian Lorenzo Bernini an Italian artist was considered one of the greatest sculptors during his time. He also played a major role in the development of the Ancient Classical time visual art. His most notable sculpture is The Apollo and Daphne. Bernini’s work can still be seen in Rome today. Bernini and Buonaroti both created exceptional work that is appreciated by people all over the world. There are a

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  • On Leaves, Rogues and Rivalries

    the front row of my Fine Arts class and watching a film about the artist Gianlorenzo Bernini, I was enthralled with the real “power of art”. Seeing the story of Apollo and Daphne in action was mesmerizing. Looking at the marble-turned-flesh self portrait of Bernini was astounding. Best of all, gazing at the vision of St. Teresa of Avila in ecstasy was an honor. A. Gianlorenzo Bernini in Arts Strengths. As an artist, Bernini knew a lot about human passion, feelings and emotions. He was able to

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  • Art History

    Scientific Revolution: • View: Bernini, St Peter’s Square • View: Caravaggio’s Crucifixion of St Peter: • View: Ecstasy of St Theresa (Bernini) Half-Unit 12: Neo-Classicism • View: The Death of Marat http://smarthistory

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  • World of Art Final Paper

    David. Just as Michelangelo added a continuity-breaking element by choosing to sculpt David without any visual ties to the Biblical scene, so did Bernini add a new dimension to David by choosing to sculpt him in a moment just before slaying Goliath – both transforming art into their own directions. This distinct similarity between Michelangelo and Bernini can be classified under a “transformist” label while Donatello and Verrocchio can be categorized under a “continuous” label. Late Renaissance

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  • Wgu Iwt1 Task 1

    their works and invoke emotions. The works were created to tell a story. Baroque painters included Caravaggio, Rubens and Rembrandt. Rembrandt’s self-portraits exemplified this style with the emotions created in the depth and emotion of his eyes. Bernini was a famous sculptor re-creating David. Composers of this period included – Bach, Handel, and Vivaldi. Handel’s Messiah is a wonderful example of the music of this time. It is still popular today at Christmas. (The Basics of Art: The Baroque Period

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  • The Pantheon

    illustrates the façade with the proportions adjusted while omitting the upper pediments. Michelangelo speculated that the Pantheon’s portico and rotunda were design by different architects. (Davies, P., Hemsoll, D., & Jones, 1987) Gian Lorenzo Bernini repelled the advances of Alexander VII to modify the attic, claiming that he was deficient in the skills required to improve on the original ideas of the Pantheon. Strangely, the perfect proportions of the Pantheon allowed the buildings irregularities

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  • Art Tem Paper

    torso, sturdy limbs, and large hands and feet alert the viewers of the strength to come. His swelling veins and tightening sinews amplify the psychological energy of his pose. [pic] (Buonarroti) “Gianlorenzo Bernini dominated the Roman art world of the seventeenth century” (Gian Lorenzo Bernini (1598–1680) ). He first trained with his father Pietro in a Roman workshop, they assisted with sculptures. The marble sculpture Ecstasy of Saint Teresa is absolutely breathtaking. It was created in Rome

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  • Art History Vocabulary

    (23-35) • Rembrandt van Rijn, Self-Portrait. Oil on canvas. 1658. (23-35) Flemish Baroque • Peter Paul Rubens, The Raising of the Cross. Antwerp, Belgium. Oil on canvas. 1609-10. (23-26) Southern Baroque: • Gianlorenzo Bernini, David. 1623. Marble. (23-4) • Gianlorenzo Bernini, St. Teresa of Avila in Ecstasy. Cornaro Chapel, Church of Santa Maria della Vittoria, 1645-52. Marble. (23-1) • Giovanni Battista Gaulli, Triumph of the Name of Jesus, ceiling fresco with stucco figures, Church

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  • Universe of the Arts Take-Home Test

    fountain or other focal piece. Many of the Baroque sculptors would envision themselves as practicing the classical tradition of art. They admired both the Hellenistic and Roman sculpture. The leading sculptor of the Baroque movement was Gian Lorenzo Bernini. He is credited with the creation of style of sculpture used during his era. Not only did he sculpt, but also painted, wrote plays and designed stage sets. He was a deeply religious man, a facet that showed through in his work. He often depicted religious

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  • Art History

    Sistine Ceiling (Creation of Adam), 1508-12 13-14 and p 350 St Peter’s, Bramante, Michelangelo, and others 13-18 Titian, Pastoral Concert, 1510 13-21 Titian, Venus of Urbino, 1538 Baroque and Rococo 14-1 and 14-5 Gianlorenzo Bernini, Ecstasy of St. Teresa, 1645 14-3 G.L. Bernini, Piazza Saint Peter’s, 1656 14-13 Diego Velázquez, Las Meninas, 1656 14-16 Peter Paul Rubens, The Raising of the Cross, 1610 14-22 Rembrandt van Rijn, The Night Watch, 1642 14-26 Jan Vermeer, Woman Holding a Balance

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  • Saint Peter

    Saint Peter’s BasilicaWhy is Saint Peter’s Basilica such a significant symbol within Catholicism?Designed principally by Donato Bramante, Michelangelo, Carlo Maderno and Gian Lorenzo Bernini, St. Peter's is the most renowned work of Renaissance architecture and remains one of the largest churches in the world. The extensive history of this pilgrimage dates back to the times of Jesus, and one of his most praised apostles, Saint Peter. After the crucifixion of Jesus in the second quarter of the 1st

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  • Art 101 Week 8 Checkpoint Comparison of Three Sculptures

    sculptures of David by different artist. Each of them show different styles. Michelangelo‘s, David was done in 1501-1504. It was done in marble and stood 14 feet by 3inches. Bernini,David was done in 1623. It was also done in marble, five feet, seven inches. Michelangelo’s styles belonged to the renaissance period, while Bernini belongs to the baroque period. Michelangelo’s statue of David has a different pose, David puts all of his weight on one leg, while the other is bent. This was done to show

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  • Art History

    used to shift focus to Christ * Fig 194 Orange Crush No focal point Afocal * * * Fig. 174 Jackson Pollock No. 29 Works are huge Action painting Action painting is almost always talking about Pollock Fig. 168 Gianlorenzo Bernini. David * * * * * Fig. 170 Water Lilies Thinking of ideas of how we view work and how we have to see from multiple sides No focal point No sense of unified perspective Viewers of acts of perception and movement

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  • Macys Case Study

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  • Renaissance Period

    Gian Lorenzo Bernini, (born December 7, 1598, Naples, Kingdom of Naples [Italy]—died November 28, 1680, Rome, Papal States), Italian artist who was perhaps the greatest sculptor of the 17th century and an outstanding architect as well. Bernini created the Baroque style of sculpture and developed it to such an extent that other artists are of only minor importance in a discussion of that style. Bernini’s career began under his father, Pietro Bernini, a Florentine sculptor of some talent who ultimately

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  • Art 101 Week 8 Checkpoint Comparison of Three Sculptures

    sculptures of David by different artist. Each of them show different styles. Michelangelo‘s, David was done in 1501-1504. It was done in marble and stood 14 feet by 3inches. Bernini,David was done in 1623. It was also done in marble, five feet, seven inches. Michelangelo’s styles belonged to the renaissance period, while Bernini belongs to the baroque period. Michelangelo’s statue of David has a different pose, David puts all of his weight on one leg, while the other is bent. This was done to show

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  • Dan Brown

    only the danger to human life in Vatican City, but for something else as well. Art. The world’s largest art collection was now sitting on a time bomb. The Vatican Museum housed over 60,000 priceless pieces in 1,407 rooms-Michelangelo, da Vinci, Bernini, Botticelli. Langdon wondered if all of the art could possibly be evacuated if necessary. He knew it was impossible. Many of the pieces were sculptures weighing tons. Not to mention, the greatest treasures were architectural-the Sistine Chapel

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  • Art History 101

    a French sculptor who was also known as Adam l’aine. He came from a family full of sculptors. His father was Jacob Sigisbert-Adam. He was born October 10th 1700. He spent ten years in Italy, That is where he was influenced by the art work of Bernini. In 1723, Adam Lambert-Sigisbert received the Prix de Rome for study at the French Academy in Rome. The Prix de Rome was a scholarship for art students, principally of painting, sculpture, and architecture. It was in Rome where Adam restored a

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  • Learning Material

    This type of art form was highly encouraged by the Catholic Church to propagate its dogma. Artists who were popular during this era were Amerighi da Caravaggio, Peter Paul Rubens, Diego Velasquez, Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn, and Gian Lorenzo Bernini. For better and effective understanding, different activities will be performed in this module. Viewing and listening of sample plays or operas are encouraged to promote appreciation of the culture and traditions of the western countries. PRE-ASSESSMENT

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  • Boooo

    annodata ad un anello appeso ad una parete, infilato in una barra di metallo (appoggiato al muro) ruotato su sè stesso fino a raggiungere la massima torsione - La mussola avvitata rimanda ad un’opera barocca --> colonne tortili del Baldacchino del Bernini Scultura che mangia 1968 - Blocco di granito che tiene legato a sè un blocco più piccolo grazie ad un filo di rame. Tra i blocchi c’è un cespo di lattuga. Anselmo arriva all’arte grazie ad un’ EPIFANIA. Si avvicina all’arte quando comincia a

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  • Bernini and Caravaggio

    Baroque period often wished to engage the viewer in innovative ways. Using one work of art by Caravaggio and one work of art by Bernini, explain the role of the viewer in the Italian Baroque. Be specific in your analysis of the way each artist wished the viewer to respond or interact with his art. Respond to at least one of your classmates who wrote about works by Bernini and Caravaggio other than those you selected. While Michelangelo’s David is today set on a platform in an interior space, where

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