Sophia's Virtual Museum

By Sophia Copeland

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    Famous works:

    • Sinfonia: Arrival of queen of Sheba - Handel
    • Les Meninas - Diego Velázquez
    Baroque used exaggerated motion and clear, easily interpreted detail to produce drama, tension, exuberance, and grandeur in sculpture, painting, architecture, literature, dance, theater, and music.


    Famous works:

    • The pilgrimage to Cythera
    • The Catherine Palace
    • Le Dejuener

    Rococo art was created in France, and is generally associated with the reign of King Louis XV (1715-1774). It is a light elaborate and decorative style of art.

    Peasant Life

    • Work- usually owned and farmed a small plot of land
    • Food- lots of meat, bread, milk, tea, coffee, gruel, soup
    • Entertainment- theater, read, played games and sports,
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    Realist art was accurate, detailed, and unembellished and of nature or contemporary life. Gustave Courbet was the first self proclaimed realist painter. Realism was an attempt to represent the world as it was.
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    Romanticism took place 1750-1850. It included music, art, and literature.
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    Ever since the first camera was invented in the early 1800s, humans have been able to take pictures. This is called photography. Photography has many purposes and a common and popular purpose is art.
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    When artist tried to quickly grasp a moment, similar to photography. Brush strokes were often shown as they tried to dash it down on paper.
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    A more stylized form of art took place. Painters such as Georges Seurat painted uses dot instead of lines. Other painters such as Vincent van Gogh used bold lines and colors. Many say they can

    Art in the 1900s

    Works Cited

    Mcnamee, Grace. "Teaching Bach." Teaching Bach. N.p., n.d. Web. 17 Feb. 2016.

    George Frideric Handel Biography." - Life, Death, Mother, Young, Information, Born, Time, Year. Advameg Inc, 2016. Web. 17 Feb. 2016. - The World's Largest Poster and Print Store!" - The World's Largest Poster and Print Store! Inc, 2016. Web. 17 Feb 2016.

    "Rococo." - Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia. Wikipedia, n.d. Web. 17 Feb. 2016.

    Straub, Steve. "The Spirit of the Laws by Baron De Montesquieu." The Federalist Papers. The Federalist Papers, 27 Jan. 2013. Web. 17 Feb. 2016