select one topic from the list below and post a grammatically correct short response (minimum of 250 words) in your own words that fully addresses the question(s) asked.
How do each of the following illustrate the Catholic Reformation emphasis on the immediacy of religious experience: Loyola’s Spiritual Exercise, Teresa of Avila’s vision, and Caravaggio’s The Crucifixion of Saint Peter?
Define mannerism and describe the peculiarities of this artistic style. How does the term mannerism apply to El Greco’s The Agony in the Garden? Pamigianino’sMadonna of the Long Neck? What effect do you think the painters wanted to achieve?
When, where, and why did opera emerge as a form of artistic expression? Attend a virtual (youtube) or live performance of an opera or musical; how did each aspect of the performance (drama, music, set, costumes, dance, etc.) contribute to the total effect?
How did Bernini achieve “theatrical effect” in his sculpture and architecture? Explain using specific examples and details from the assigned readings.
Compare those features shared by baroque art and music. Cite specific examples in your response.