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Baroque & rococo

Baroque & rococo

architecture & decoration

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Published by Harper and Row in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Architecture, Baroque,
  • Architecture, Rococo,
  • Decoration and ornament, Baroque,
  • Decoration and ornament, Rococo

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and index

    StatementAnthony Blunt ... [et al.] ; edited by Anthony Blunt ; photographs by Wim Swaan
    ContributionsBlunt, Anthony, 1907-1983
    The Physical Object
    Pagination352 p. :
    Number of Pages352
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14419573M
    ISBN 10006430115

    Book Description: New York University Press, New York, NY, Soft cover. Condition: Very Good. No Jacket. Catalogue for benefit exhibition for the New York University Art Collection, September 27 through Octo at New York's Marlborough-Gerson book covers the New York painter from to , and from to Expertly curated help for Baroque and Rococo Art and Architecture. Plus, get access to millions of step-by-step textbook solutions for thousands of other titles, a vast, searchable Q&A library, and subject matter experts on standby 24/7 for homework Edition:

    Rococo (/ r ə ˈ k oʊ k oʊ /, also US: / ˌ r oʊ k ə ˈ k oʊ /), less commonly Roccoco or Late Baroque, is an exceptionally ornamental and theatrical style of architecture, art and decoration which combines asymmetry, scrolling curves, gilding, white and pastel colors, sculpted molding, and trompe l'oeil frescoes to create surprise and the illusion of motion and y: France, Italy, Central Europe. The Baroque (UK: / b ə ˈ r ɒ k /, US: / b ə ˈ r oʊ k /; French:) is a style of architecture, music, dance, painting, sculpture and other arts that flourished in Europe from the early 17th century until the s. In the territories of the Spanish and Portuguese empires including the Iberian Peninsula it continued, together with new styles, until the first decade of the active: 17th–18th centuries.

      Baroque and Rococo Art and Architecture is the first in-depth history of one of the great periods of Western art, spanning the years to Organized by country and medium, the book contains biographies of the leading creative figures of the time, from Caravaggio and Rembrandt to Watteau and Hogarth. Significantly, Professor Neuman Pages: Baroque and Rococo Silks by Thornton, Peter and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at


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Baroque and Rococo Art and Architecture by Robert Neuman is a beautiful, elegantly written book that covers the years Despite the warning about books and their covers, in this case the cover really does capture the essence of what's inside/5(15).

Donald Posner and Julius Held, two important scholars in Baroque and Rococo studies, produced the widely used textbook, Seventeenth and Eighteenth-century Art (Prentice-Hall/Abrams, ).

They followed the standard practice in traditional art history of dividing the material along geographical and chronological by: 2. Baroque and Rococo art and architecture have become popular once more, after a century and a half of neglect, misunderstanding and scorn.

This radical shift in taste has led to a rapid growth of detailed knowledge about the artists who created these exhilarating styles. The famous masters have been reassessed and whole areas of achievement Cited by:   A sweeping chronologue of the Baroque and Rococco era in European artistic history.

Starting from the late Renaissance era and how the Baroque era came about, this book touches on many artists, and art styles including: painting, sculpture, architecture, interior design and religious items (such as tomb sculptures).4/5.

Otherwise a good book. From toBaroque and Rococo artists brought a newfound energy, emotion, and elegance to European painting, sculpture, architecture, and decorative arts. This profusely illustrated survey is the first to incorporate modern scholarship and examine the Baroque and Rococo eras contextually/5(3).

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Price New from Used from Paperback "Please retry" $ Reviews: 5. Baroque and Rococo art and architecture have become popular once more, after a century and a half of neglect, misunderstanding and scorn. This radical shift in taste has led to a rapid growth of detailed knowledge about the artists who created these exhilarating styles/5.

This is a perfect introduction to the ideas behind Baroque and Rococo art with fleshed-out lists of artists and lots of big, pretty pictures. I wish there had been more in-depth analysis of the paintings or at least a conclusion at the end of the book, but still, it was great/5.

A lighter fashion sense prevailed at the court of Louis XV, who favored Rococo styles of exquisite refinement. This magnificently rendered, scrupulously researched coloring book covers years of French styles.

Its 45 full-page black-and-white illustrations feature a wide spectrum of fashions, depicting costumes of both the nobility and commoners/5(11). Baroque and Rococo Art and Architecture is the first in-depth history of one of the great periods of Western art, spanning the years to The text treats the major media-painting, sculpture, drawings, prints, and architecture-as well as gardens, furniture, tapestries, costume, jewelry, and ceramics, all in terms of their original function and patronage and with/5(16).

Baroque & Rococo book. Read 3 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This title provides an introduction to the Baroque and Rococo perio /5.

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 expanding it’s reach to include Asia and Latin America. The first survey of the Baroque and Rococo periods to incorporate modern scholarship in an entertaining and accessible way.

Organized thematically, rather than strictly by dates and countries, it looks at art through the context of the church, monarchy, and the establishment of the academies, and considers women artists and gender : $   Baroque and Rococo Art and Architecture is the first in-depth history of one of the great periods of Western art, spanning the years to The text treats the major media–painting, sculpture, drawings, prints, and architecture–as well as gardens, furniture, tapestries, costume, jewelry, and ceramics, all in terms of their original function and patronage Price: $ rococo (rəkō´kō, rō–), style in architecture, especially in interiors and the decorative arts, which originated in France and was widely used in Europe in the 18th term may be derived from the French words rocaille and coquille (rock and shell), natural forms prominent in the Italian baroque decorations of interiors and gardens.

The first expression of the rococo was the. Western architecture - Western architecture - Baroque and Rococo: Baroque and late Baroque, or Rococo, are loosely defined terms, generally applied by common consent to European art of the period from the early 17th century to the midth century.

Baroque was at first an undisguised term of abuse, probably derived from the Italian word barocco, which was a term. Preface. Baroque and Rococo Art and Architecture is the first in-depth history of one of the great periods of Western art, spanning the years to The text treats the major media–painting, sculpture, drawings, prints, and architecture–as well as gardens, furniture, tapestries, costume, jewelry, and ceramics, all in terms of their original function and patronage.

Rococo artists opted for a more jocular, florid and graceful approach to Baroque art and architecture. The goal of all artists was to charm, delight and entertain. There were great painters such as Jean Antoine Watteau (), and composers like Francois Couperin ().4/5(4). While her books would never be classified as great literature, I love Trigiani's light Italian family books, and Rococo is right up there with the rest of them.

This book's main character, Bartolomeo di Crespi, is a successful and much sought after /5. Baroque and Rococo is the latest addition to Phaidon’s celebrated and respected Arts and Ideas series.

It is a thorough introduction encompassing the breadth of architecture, interior design, furniture, ceramics, garden landscaping, and fine arts during years. Baroque Brand: Phaidon Press.

Book Description. Unprecedented in scope – like its companion volume on the High Renaissance, Mannerism – this sixth volume in the Architecture in Context series traces the development of architecture and decoration in the 17th and early 18th centuries – particularly the transformation of rationalist Classical ideals into the emotive, highly theatrical style known as Baroque .'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 expanding it's reach to include Asia and Latin America.Baroque and Rococo in Latin America: Text Volume 1 of Baroque and Rococo in Latin America, Pál Kelemen Dover books on history and history of culture: Author: Pál Kelemen: Edition: 2: Publisher: Dover Publications, Original from: University of Texas: Digitized: Export Citation: BiBTeX EndNote RefMan.