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Art for starters 2019: The expanding world - 1600 to 1800

Saturday, 10 August 2019 2.00pm to Saturday, 10 August 2019 4.30pm

Venue: Centenary Auditorium
Lecturer: Lorraine Kypiotis

From the 15th century, European nations began to expand their territory to the far flung reaches of the globe. Paralleling the geographic expansion was an expansion in thinking with subsequent scientific discoveries, religious upheavals and the emergence of the idea of “enlightenment”. Examine how these trends were reflected in the dynamic artistic styles of the time – Baroque and Rococo. Learn how to recognize these styles.