Renaissance and Baroque has 16 ratings and 2 reviews. Lazarus said: Primarily a study of post-Renaissance architecture, Wolfflin’s concentration on the ‘. Heinrich Wölfflin. Cornell University Press, Renaissance and Baroque: Heinrich Wolfflin. Translated by Kathrin QR code for Renaissance and Baroque . Renaissance and Baroque: Heinrich Wolfflin. Translated by Kathrin Simon ; with an introduction by Peter Murray. Front Cover. Heinrich Wölfflin. Cornell.
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Renaissance and Baroque
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Open Preview See a Problem? Thanks for telling us about the problem. Return to Book Page. Why does a period in which proficiency in all branches of art and philosophy seems almost a way of life- in this instance the Renaissance- eventually peter out and die away?
Art and Theory in Baroque Europe: Wolfflin – Renaissance and Baroque Style
Wolfflin also touches on a related problem: Why is it that art cannot build on itse ” Why is it that renaiswance cannot build on itself, consolidating its advances as the sciences can but has to be constantly in a process of revolution and change? Paperbackpages.
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This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Primarily a study of post-Renaissance architecture, Wolfflin’s concentration on the ‘painterly’ provides wider insight into baroque style. Originally published toward the end of the nineteenth century, Wolfflin also fails to make the more modern distinction between the later Baroque and what we now define as the Mannerist style that directly preceded the High Renaissance.
Often sweeping in its judgements, there is, nonetheless, something undoubtedly compelling about his writing in full flow. Jan 22, Sam rated it it was amazing Shelves: Having never read an art history book before, this work was quite awesome. Wolfflin mostly focuses on architecture, so there were some repeatedly-used terms that I had to look up. However, his descriptions of the baroque style, and explanation of the shift from Renaissance style to baroque, is incredible vivid, easy to understand, and with plenty of examples.
Most baroue the examples he repeatedly refers to are found, either as photos or drawings, throughout the book. There are also lots of compar Having never read an art history book before, this work was quite awesome.
There are also lots of comparisons made with the Renaissance style, to help put things in perspective. The first part of the book is more generally applicable to studies of the baroque, while the later sections are about specific sorts of buildings during the baroque. Kai Xin Quah rated it it was amazing Dec 12, Michael rated it it was amazing Jan 16, Ana rated it it was amazing Nov 01, Louis-Jean Levasseur rated it really liked it May 26, James Taunton heingich it really liked it Oct 15, Zazu rated it liked it Oct 05, renaizsance Adosinda rated it really liked it Dec 05, baroaue Juanpa Blo rated it really liked it Oct 06, Mill rated it it was amazing Nov 10, Kenny rated it really liked it Mar 01, Alina rated it it was amazing Mar 23, Alvaro Orosa rated it liked it Nov 13, Mig rated it really liked it Feb 22, Erman Kaplama added it Mar 26, Erika marked it as to-read Apr 23, Kate added it Jul 17, Marie Theron added it Aug 02, Charlie added it Nov 09, Une Miftari marked it as to-read Nov 10, Sophia Melliou marked it as to-read Nov 10, Yasmin Keats added it Nov 12, Jazzbi Chew marked it as to-read Nov 22, Andrei Lazar marked it as to-read Mar 06, Matteo Tonnini marked it as to-read Sep 21, Max Kuo marked it as to-read Oct 15, Abel added it Nov 28, renassance Lela wlffliin it as to-read Baroqe 07, Yasmin marked it as to-read Jan 08, Matthew Stowe added it Jan 26, Made Satria marked it as to-read Mar 23, Guilherme marked it as to-read Apr 29, Iraevie marked it as to-read May 23, Mohammad marked it as to-read May 23, Carolina Silva added it Sep 27, Renan Virginio marked it as to-read Jan 14, Alasdair Ekpenyong marked it as to-read Mar 27, haroque Olga Tsybulska marked it as to-read Apr 29, Svetlana Kolokolova marked it as to-read May 03, Arturo Fuenzalida is currently reading it May 09, Hansong is currently reading it Aug 11, There are no heinrcih topics on this book yet.
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