Art History Essay by Master Researcher

Art History
A discussion on the Baroque and Impressionist periods in Western art history.
# 88127 | 675 words | 3 sources | 2005 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2005 in Art (History)


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This paper compares and contrasts two of the most famous periods in the history of Western art, namely, the Baroque and the Impressionist era. Separated literally by about two hundred years, it explains that the stylistic differences and thematic choices of these two periods speak to a fundamental ideological divide between the artists who worked in the Baroque style and those who considered themselves Impressionists. The author also discusses the overall of the two periods.

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"The history of Western art is replete with various styles, techniques, and periods. The examination and study of any one of those periods in art history could take a lifetime. And yet, we can also learn much from a more cursory comparison of multiple periods. For that reason, I have decided to compare and contrast two of the most famous periods in the history of Western art: the Baroque and the Impressionist era. Separated literally by some odd two hundred years, the stylistic differences and thematic choices of these two periods speak to a fundamental ideological divide between the artists who worked in the Baroque style and those who considered themselves Impressionists. To begin with, it would help to have a basic sense of what the overall trends of the Baroque were compared to the Impressionist era. The Baroque period was much earlier and spread outward from Italy from the ..."

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