Baroque art is the art of turmoil and tension. Forsaking the horizontal and vertical precision of Renaissance forms, it placed its emphasis on depth and recession, on diagonal lines in space, and even on spirals.
At its height in Rome from around 1630–1680, Baroque is particularly associated with the Catholic
This is Part II in a series designed to give readers a primer on the
Giovanna Garzoni, “Dog with a Biscuit and a Chinese Cup” (1640s),” miniature on parchment (image
Expert advice and helpful tips for decorating with Baroque-style art When it comes to adding
The term ‘baroque’ is a slippery one. When it first emerged in the 18th century,