Caravaggio to Velázquez: Baroque art in southern Europe

This course investigates Baroque art with special focus on the drama and intensity of its expressions in Italy and Spain, though comparisons with other areas of Europe, such as Portugal and France, will also be considered. The course looks primarily at painting but it will also cover architecture and sculpture. This is illustrated through an assessment of artists such as Caravaggio and Velázquez, and of their legacy. Because of its renowned theatricality, the cultural aspects of this style will be also highlighted. The course offers a comprehensive analysis of the visual feast that is synonymous with Baroque art.

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  • Cost: £140
  • Credits: 10