Renaissance and Baroque Art. Most important differences?

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Compare and discuss Renaissance and Baroque art. What were the most important differences between these two artistic epochs?

Mar 2nd, 2015

Renaissance - triggered by Humanism, highly stylized, themes from multiple sources - including secular, historical and mythical, individuals preferred rather than groups, classicism, linear perspective, depth, human anatomical accuracy, symmetrical, order, nature, symmetry.

Baroque - response to Protestant movement by Catholics, ornate, gold and dramatic / emotional, light and shadow, murals and frescoes, religious, asymmetric.

https://www.fsd1.org/schools/westflorence/kwsmith/Documents/AP%20European/Power%20Points/12%20Chapter%2012/12RenaissancevsBaroqueART.pdf

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