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Historical Period
Early Middle Ages High Middle Ages Late Middle Ages

Cultural Period
Regional Styles   Gothic
500 1000 1150 1300 1500
Historical Movement
Reformation Romanticism
Scientific Post-
Modernism
Revolution Enlightenment
Modernism
Renaissance

Cultural Style
Mannerism Rococo Romantic
Post-
Baroque Modern
Renaissance Neoclassical Modern

1400 1500 1600 1700 1770 1870 1970 2000


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( hemes include religion, classical, and the
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( Early Renaissance paintings done as
Frescoes
( Florence was center of art movement
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( hemes include religion and the common
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( Mannerism began in Italy around 1520
( Religious and political turmoil caused by
the Reformation were reflected in art
( Artists rejected the balance and harmony
of Renaissance art.
( Rules of proportion were ignored as artists
depicted people with elongated bodies and
unrealistic colors to heighten emotion
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( Characterized by grandeur and opulence
( sed by the Church in the counter-
Reformation to dazzle and re-indoctrinate
the faithful (propaganda)
( Monarchs used Baroque art and
architecture to emphasize the grandeur of
their reign to enhance political power
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( he Baroque period also was in place
during the Scientific Revolution
( Ironic that Baroque art and architecture
that was so emotional and ostentatious
coincided with the unemotional reason and
logic of the Scientific Revolution
( In the Netherlands, Baroque art was more
restrained due to Calvinist influences
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( Rococo art originated in France and
spread throughout the continent except
Britain (too serious?)
( Rococo idealized the life of leisure of the
wealthy although some classical themes
also surfaced
( Rococo was very sensual and playful
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