The desire to evoke emotional states by appealing to the senses and to persuade, often in dramatic ways.
Some of the qualities that characterize the Baroque are grandeur, sensual richness, emotional exuberance, tension, movement, and the successful unification of the various arts.
Sidebar- Mona Lisa was kept in da Vinci’s private collection until his death, wonder why?
Dada: An international movement originating in Zurich and NewYork
at the height of the First World War.
Began as an anti-art movement or, at least, a movement against the way art was appreciated by what considered itself the civilized world.
No formal aesthetic, (appreciation of beauty, art and taste) virtually disregarding easel painting.
The Dadaists adapted the Cubist idea of collage to new purpose, that of making puzzling or strikingly incongruous juxtapositions of images and letters.
Dada pinpointed the hypocrisy of those who felt that art created spiritual values.