HUM 112 Quiz 1 World Cultures II

Strayer’s HUM112 week 2 quiz 1, World Cultures II
Examples: What is a defining characteristic of Baroque art?
Answer
Attention to viewers’ emotional experience of a work
Return to the forms and proportions of classical art
Focus on the symbolic meaning of a work
Absence of excessive decoration and sensuousness

As reported in the chapter’s “Continuity and Change” section, why did Louis XIV reject Bernini’s design for a new fa├žade for the Louvre?
Answer
It looked too similar to the Vatican colonnade
It was too simple and classically inspired
It would be too expensive to build
It was too elaborate and ornate


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