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What made Baroque art unique

Duration: 04:10

Waldemar Januszczak describes how Baroque art grabbed peoples attention through a dramatic use of dark. Caravaggio's realistic, everyday faces replaced the idealistic characters in earlier religious paintings

Available since: Fri 17 Jun 2011


Waldemar Januszczak
Waldemar Januszczak
Waldemar Januszczak

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Baroque! - From St Peter's to St Paul's Episode 1

1/3 Waldemar Januszczak explores St Peter's in Rome, and details the birth of Baroque.

First broadcast: 11 Mar 2009

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