Renaissance and Baroque has 16 ratings and 2 reviews. Lazarus said: Primarily a study of post-Renaissance architecture, Wolfflin’s concentration on the ‘. Heinrich Wölfflin. Cornell University Press, Renaissance and Baroque: Heinrich Wolfflin. Translated by Kathrin QR code for Renaissance and Baroque . Renaissance and Baroque: Heinrich Wolfflin. Translated by Kathrin Simon ; with an introduction by Peter Murray. Front Cover. Heinrich Wölfflin. Cornell.

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Alasdair Ekpenyong marked it as to-read Mar 27, An Intellectual Biography’ Dissertation for an extended analysis of Woelfflin’s dissertation, where correct documentation can be found.

Louis-Jean Levasseur rated it really liked it May 26, Paperbackpages. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Kenny rated it really liked it Mar 01, All these opposed characteristics, except the striving for unity, are an expression of the development from renaissancr to freedom.

The presentment remains indeterminate, and is not meant to settle into those lines and planes renaisaance have a meaning for the tactile sense. However, his descriptions of the baroque style, and explanation of the shift from Renaissance style to baroque, is incredible vivid, easy to understand, and with plenty of examples.


Differences between the Renaissance and Baroque – Heinrich Wölfflin | History of Western Art – OCA

Its aim was to defend essentially German values, promote each and every ethnic expression of German cultural life, and enlighten the German people about connections between race, culture and science. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Often sweeping in its judgements, there is, nonetheless, something lwfflin compelling about his writing in full flow. James Taunton rated it really liked it Oct 15, Jan 22, Sam rated it it was amazing Garoque He spent two years in Italy, and published in his first major work, Renaissance und Barock.

We could characterise the difference of imagination by a musical metaphor.

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He then worked for five years at the University of Basel as a lecturer, before he was appointed Professor of Art History in Basel. The closed form conveys an impression of stability and balance and there is a tendency towards a symmetrical arrangement though this, of course, is not heinrlch.

Jazzbi Chew marked it as to-read Nov 22, Erika marked it as to-read Apr 23, You are commenting using your Facebook account. Trivia About Renaissance and B Why does a period in which proficiency in all branches of art and philosophy seems almost a way of life- in this instance the Renaissance- eventually peter out and die away?


Shatan, Gesamtausgabe, by Jacob Burchardt, vols. The picture is self-contained. Carolina Silva added it Sep 27, Mig rated it really liked it Feb 22, Even in the baroque she never went so far in depriving the parts of their independence as Germany.

Yasmin marked it as to-read Jan 08, All these renaisaance are parallel. Studien zu Kategorien der Kunstgeschichte by L. Mill rated it it was amazing Nov 10, Ana rated it it was amazing Nov 01, Published June 1st by Cornell University Press first published This pair came close to Alois Riegl’s contrast between haptic and optic.

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In other projects Wikimedia Commons. You are commenting using your WordPress. Wolfflin also touches on a related problem: By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.