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From Rubens to Gainsborough
From Rubens to Gainsborough analyzes the development of the Baroque in Flanders, northern Europe, and especially France. We look at the Jesuit church in Antwerp, decorated by Rubens, Jordaens and Van Dyck. We visit the palace of Vaux-le-Vicomte built by Louis Le Vau, with gardens by Andre Le Notre. We…
The Southern Empire of Baroque
One aspect of the Baroque too rarely recognized is the colonial dissemination of the style from central and southern Europe, southward to Sicily, South America and even South Africa and India. It was the Dutch who created the Cape Colony in South Africa, building Baroque-style homes in their new territory…
The Wizards of the Marvellous
Underlying this period was a fascination with the grotesque, the outlandish and the ghoulish. Focusing on Rome, in many ways the center of the Baroque style, this film looks at some of the forerunners of the movement. In painting these are Caravaggio, with his dramatic, strained realism, Pietro da Cortona…
The Cathedral of Siena
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Discover how Siena's wondrous cathedral, in its construction and decoration, reflects the civic pride and history of the Sienese. Explore masterpieces of Renaissance and Baroque art, from the elaborate, inscribed marble floor and Duccio altarpiece to sculpture by Michelangelo and Bernini, and the phenomenal carved pulpit by Nicola Pisano.
The Long Frontiers to the North
Steadily through the seventeenth century the ethos of the Baroque spread from its birthplace in Rome northwards to central and eastern Europe, flourishing in centers such as Venice, Vienna, Prague, Wurttemberg and Salem. The paintings of Tiepolo and Morazzone testify to the fervor of Counter-Reformation ideology, or propaganda (a word…
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BERNADETTE VAN GELDER Amsterdam The prime specialisation of Van Gelder is traditional Indian jewellery. The collection consists of jewellery set with a large variety of fine gems, pearls and decorated with different enamel techniques. A second field well represented by Van Gelder are South Sea Baroque Pearls of exceptional size…
The Cardboard Bernini
"The Cardboard Bernini," examines the work and life of artist James Grashow as he spends 4 years building a giant cardboard fountain inspired by the work of the famous Baroque sculptor Gian Lorenzo Bernini. James Grashow is an artist who has made--among many other things--giant 15 foot tall fighting men,…
Going Baroque - North versus South
Baroque style flowered in key regional variations. See the influence of the Counter-Reformation in southern Europe in dazzling religious images intended to excite and teach. Grasp the classical ethos of French Baroque and the Dutch diversity of subject matter and dramatic use of light and space in the North.
Richard Meier
At mid-career, Meier guides the viewer on a retrospective of his white buildings, from private houses of the 1960s to the Frankfurt and Atlanta Museums of the 1980s--all variations on his trademark spatial and planar treatment. His influences from Corbusier, Wright, Mies, and Baroque Germany are shown. Clients and colleagues…
The Baroque of Extremes
This program deals with the manifestations of the Baroque style in Russia and Poland. It begins at the court of Frederick the Great in Potsdam, where Frederick entertained both Voltaire and Johann Sebastian Bach; it moves on to Poland, and then to Russia - both St Petersburg and Moscow are…
Carolina Herrera, Marchesa and Ralph Lauren - NYC Fall 2016
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