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    Choose three works of art that are from the same time period or style and that have a similar theme. The works of art should be from your textbook or approved by the instructor. (Examples of styles are: Baroque, Romantic, Impressionist, German Expressionist, Cubist, Abstract Expressionist, Pop Art, and Post Modern).

    *A description of the works including the style.

    *A summary of the artists' personal philosophies of art (if they can be found in published sources), 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.

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    //Prior to start on this topic, you need to choose three works of art of same period and same theme, which are given in your text book. I am taking Baroque, Pop Art and Abstract Expressionist to provide you an understanding about your query. Along with this, there is a need of artists' personal philosophies of art. //

    Works of Art: Baroque, Pop art and Abstract expressionism

    Work of art is a product of fine arts that includes the painting and sculptures. It is a wide range of human activities that includes music, literature etc. The three works of art that are from same style are Baroque, Pop Art, and Abstract Expressionist.

    Description of the works including the style:

    In general, the term Baroque was derived from the Portuguese word which means "a pearl that has irregular and unpredictable shape". It was used to imply the deviation, peculiarity and lavishness of any painting. Around 1600, Baroque art was emerged in Europe. It was a response against the mannerist style that dominated the regeneration. Baroque Art was replaced in the 18th century by a more graceful and complicated rococo style (Art History: Baroque: (1600 - 1750), 2006). Baroque Style added action and drama to the art and was characterized by strong contrasts in the value and bold enhancement.

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