Objectives: Baroque

Identify and explain the forces behind the Baroque Era

  • How Baroque style transformed from the styles of the Renaissance
  • How the Counter-Reformation effected the arts
  • Secular painting in Holland
  • Artistic changes in architectural styles
  • Scientific discoveries
  • Leading Painters of the Baroque Era
  • Changes in painting techniques and subject matter used by visual artists
  • Major composers of the Baroque Era
  • New musical forms of the Baroque Era
  • Innovations in stage craft
  • Leading playwrights of the Baroque Era

What you need to do!

Choose a force that shaped the arts during this era, and describe how those forces shaped a specific work of art. Additionally, you will further synthesize your knowledge by defining your personal perspectives and aesthetic considerations in your discussion.