Baroque Architecture : Works of famous architects and sculptors

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What is Baroque Architecture?• A Style originating in late 16th Century Italy• Consists of complex Architectural plan shapes, often based on the oval. • Dynamic opposition and inter penetration of spaces were favored to high lighten the feeling of motion and sensuality.

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Baroque ArchitectureBaroque ArchitectureWorks of famous architects andsculptorsWhat is Baroque Architecture? A Style originating in late 16th Century Italy Consists of complex Architectural plan shapes, often based on the oval. Dynamic opposition and inter penetration of spaces were favored to highlighten the feeling of motion and sensuality. Other characteristic qualities include: Grandeur Drama and Contrast Curvaceousness Twisting elements Gilded statuaryFRANCESCO BORROMINIHe was the son of a stonemason and began his career as astonemason himself. He soon went toMilanto study and practice his craft. He moved toRomein 1619 and started working forCarlo Maderno, Borromini's real name was Francesco Castelli.Once he had become established in Rome, he changed his name from Castelli to Borromini, He worked withGian Lorenzo Berninion the design of thefamousbaldachininSt. Peter Basilica , the two later became bitter rivals. Francesco Borrominiwas the master of curved-wallarchitecture. He was influenced by the architecture ofMichelangelo and the ruins of Antiquity. His architecture employs manipulations of Classical architectural forms, geometricalrationales with symbolic meanings behind his buildings. Classical architectural forms, geometrical rationales in his plans and symbolic meanings in his buildings.Famous works of BorrominiArchitecture San Cario alle Quatttro Fontane

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