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  1. 1. Baroque and Rococo Architecture By Sultan Murat YILMAZ
  2. 2. Baroque often thought of as a period of artistic style that used exaggerated motion and clear, easily interpreted detail to produce drama, tension, exuberance, and grandeur. The style began around 1600 in Rome, Italy, and spread to most of Europe encouraged by the Catholic Church during Counter Reformation against Protestant Reformation
  3. 3. Two most popular types of Architectural commission Palaces Churches
  4. 4. Features of Baroque Architecture Exterior and Interior
  5. 5. Spiral Columns Exterior Feature Dome Rounded Arches Curved lines
  6. 6. Interior Feature Painted ceiling Painted in real gold Highly decorated walls
  7. 7. Other features Floor Plan Those typical of Baroque architecture were the ellipse or the oval, or far more complex schemes derived from complicated geometrical figures.
  8. 8. Early baroque (ca. 1600-25) Saint Peters Basilica, Vatican City
  9. 9. High Baroque (ca. 1625-75) The Church of Sant'Andrea al Quirinale, designed by Gian Lorenzo Bernini San Carlo alle Quattro Fontane By Francesco Borromini
  11. 11. ROCOCO . An artistic style of the 18th century characterized by fanciful curved asymmetrical forms and elaborate ornamentation. "Late Baroque"
  12. 12. Hermitage Winter Palace in St. Petersburg, Russia Smolny Cathedral in St. Petersburg, Russia Wieskirche in Bavaria EXAMPLES OF ROCOCO ARCHITECTURES
  13. 13. FEATURES OF ROCOCO ARCHITECTURE ELABORATE CURVES AND SCROLLS Architectural style of Rococo include numerous curves as well as scrolls that resemble S and C. ROCAILLE Ornaments shaped like shells and plants. ACANTHUS LEAF one of the basic motifs of Rococo design. ASYMMETRY LIGHT, PASTEL COLORS
  14. 14. Church of Il Ges (Rome, 1584) BRIEF HISTORY Hospicio de San Fernando (Madrid, 1722)
  15. 15. Beginning of the Baroque and the end of the Rococo. SHIFT FROM THE CLASSICAL TO THE EXPRESSIONISTIC
  17. 17. Thank you. SULTAN MURAT YILMAZ 140504020