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Rembrandt's "Resurrection of Christ"

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First of all, as you emphasize how Caravaggio conforms to the genre, you might offer that he is so engaging and theatrical in this piece, two traits of Baroque paintings. You might also notice that this piece also demonstrates a sense of grandiosity and "elaborate ornateness" (http://wadsworth.com/art_d/templates/student_resources/0495004782_kleiner/studyguide/ch19w/ch19_2.html), two other Baroque features.

Speaking of theatrical, this dramatic appeal is present in this painting. Please note how Caravaggio represented the event as very quiet, subtle, subdued event. Critics comment that "The sequence of actions before and after this moment can be easily and convincingly re-created (http://artchive.com/artchive/C/caravaggio/calling_of_st_matthew_text.jpg.html). This piece also denotes the genre because it draws in viewers in a physical and emotional manner, especially with its illusions. What do you think?

This piece also suggests Baroque qualities because of its "Intensely dramatic expressions and gestures, that seem to demand a response from the viewer; strongly foreshortened objects, which appear to extend beyond the confines of the art work; and sudden shifts of light and dark are among the "hallmark features" (http://www.glbtq.com/arts/eur_art1).

Because religious themes and ...

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Rembrandt's "Resurrection of Christ" and Cravaggio's "The Calling of St. Matthew" are compared and contrasted briefly. Research is also applied.

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Choose three (3) works of art from three artists from the Baroque period through the postmodern era. Your three (3) works of art should come from the time periods or art movements covered in the reading from Unit 4 and Unit 5. Your choices must comply with the following criteria:
? The 3 artworks chosen must be of the same style or time period.
 3 Baroque works of art
? The works of art must have a similar theme. For example: 3 landscapes, or 3 works that focus on religious content, etc.
? Out of the three works of art by the three (3) artists selected, you must choose at least two (2) works from two artists discussed in the textbook
1. The Ecstasy of St. Theresa Marble life-size 1645-1652. By Gianlorenz Bernini. (From text)
2. Resurrection of Christ. C. 1635-1639. By Rembrandt van Rijn. (From text)
3. This is only the name of the artists: Annibale Carracci. Need to choose an art work from these artists.

Please note: Your three (3) works of art must be from the same time period, same style, and have a similar theme
In unit four, you will work on the first two bullet points, which are highlighted in bold below, as well as an introduction and conclusion.

? A description of the works including the style. Describe basic facts, as well as the visual appearance of the work (what does the viewer see? Where are key figures located? What tells us that the work is of a particular style?)
? A summary of the artists' personal philosophies of art (if they can be found in published sources), and the prevailing trends and schools of thought in the art world at the time and in the place the artist was working. For instance, discuss what was taking place in the artist's city, country, and/or church that may have provoked a reaction from the artist or the greater society. Include any information that might help the reader understand the artist's point of view or why the artist made his or her choices in this work of art.
Submit the following with your rough draft:
A cover page, a fully developed rough draft that addresses the first two bullet points, including an introductory paragraph (with a thesis statement), body, conclusion, a list of references, and images of the 3 works of art you chose.

Note: You are required to comply with APA style formatting, including using quotation marks correctly, internal (in-text) citation, and a correct reference list. For additional information and resources on APA, visit the APA section of the Library, available under "Library Features."

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