Baroque Epoch Quotes
Lavish exhibitions were a characteristic of Italian Baroque.
No one who enters a Baroque church can understand the elements of its structure because the whole things seems to rock and roll..
Baroque sculptors and decorators applied every conceivable type of ornamentation.
The energy of life pervades all [Ruben’s] forms, which spiral diagonally through space even beyond the limits of the frame. This dynamic movement is typically Baroque.
The Baroque in literature, as in art and music, was complex, expressive, and forceful.
Age and Its Art
Dynamic, Dramatic, Splendid, Sensuous, Turbulent, and Tempestuous.
The men of the 16th century saw their world in violent motion.
[The Art] appealed to the emotions.
...the sweeping diagonal lines add and air ox excitement.
Audio-Visual History of Music
The adjective ‘Baroque’ meant over decorated, over colorful, distorted, and lacking balance and restraint.
The form of entertainment [the opera] was above all showy.
[The French] set about devising their own kind of opera.
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