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Dead Christ


c. 1582


Annibale Carracci




- Cousins, established an art academy


- return to the ideal/naturalism of renaissance (used a model to paint body of christ)


- dissections: study anatomy = naturalism


- emphasize wounds = torture, personal effect

Lamentation


c. 1582


Ludovico Carracci




- body twisted in pain and suffering


- coloring of dead body and Mary's dress = pain

Assumption of the Virgin


1600


Annibale Carracci


Carasi Chapel in Rome




- miraculous events in naturalist & straightforward way


- Carracci starts to introduce idealism/decorative (Mary is young) which is rejected by Carivagio


- miraculous, about to burst through wall

Conversion of Saint Paul


c. 1600


Carivagio




- "il vero": the truth!


- dark, natural colors and distinct lighting


- supernaturalism appeals to ordinary ppl, gritty and dirty (saints like up)


- undermining Annibale

The Calling of Saint Matthew


c. 1599-1600


Carivagio




- part of 3 paintings dedicated to St. Matthew in Contarelli Chapel


- street urchins in fancy clothes


- "reading" the painting through gestures


- figure in middle = pivotal


- rejection of mannerism


(sistine mimic)

The Musicians


c. 1595-96


Caravaggio




- return to secular art!


- sensuality of music


- clothes are costume, performance of street urchins


- Open market = more freedom!

David


1623-24


Bernini




- Dramatic! so viewer is included and persuaded


- twisting limbs compel mover to move around, implicating audience


- ideal male figure (calm and not emotional)

Saint Teresa in Ectasy


c. 1647-52


Bernini


Capella Cornaro (chapel)




- theatrical display and personal effect for the viewer


- Story of Teresa lifted on a cloud: watched by Cornaro family (group portrait)


- Drapery as agitation: pain of spirituality, that a viewer should aspire to

Colonnade


1657


Bernini




- St. Peter's burial burial site


- huuuge to host thousands, but has intimate arms

Triumph of the Name of Jesus


1672-1679


Giovanni Battista Gaulli




- trompe l'oeil = trick of the eye


- trick is to make viewer feel like the event is happening (dammed are falling on you) - psychological


- compared to older churches its more stylized and subtle)

Las Meninas (The maids of Honor)


c. 1656


Diago Velázquez




- propaganda in secular art


- Painter painted himself in with brush and canvas


- king and queen in mirror in background (inspired by Arnolfini)


- as if it is a snapshot into a moment