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Historical Period
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Cultural Period
Regional Styles

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Historical Movement
Reformation Romanticism
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Modernism
Revolution Enlightenment
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Cultural Style
Mannerism Rococo Romantic
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Baroque Modern
Renaissance Neoclassical Modern

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classical. and the wealthy ( Early Renaissance paintings done as Frescoes ( Florence was center of art movement . ã   ( Elements include perspective and emphasis on the human form (idealistic) ( hemes include religion.

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  ( First use of oil paints.better color ( Elements include emphasis on detail ( hemes include religion and the common man .

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 ( Mannerism began in Italy around 1520 ( Religious and political turmoil caused by the Reformation were reflected in art ( Artists rejected the balance and harmony of Renaissance art. ( Rules of proportion were ignored as artists depicted people with elongated bodies and unrealistic colors to heighten emotion .

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 ( Characterized by grandeur and opulence ( sed by the Church in the counter- Reformation to dazzle and re-indoctrinate the faithful (propaganda) ( Monarchs used Baroque art and architecture to emphasize the grandeur of their reign to enhance political power ( echnique .°  .

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 ( he Baroque period also was in place during the Scientific Revolution ( Ironic that Baroque art and architecture that was so emotional and ostentatious coincided with the unemotional reason and logic of the Scientific Revolution ( In the Netherlands. Baroque art was more restrained due to Calvinist influences .

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( Rococo art originated in France and spread throughout the continent except Britain (too serious?) ( Rococo idealized the life of leisure of the wealthy although some classical themes also surfaced ( Rococo was very sensual and playful .

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