Is there really a Baroque style smotherbox?

Answer I dunno... I'd almost tend to side with Wikipedia on this one. It's important that your smotherbox fit in nicely with your home decor, or else people who are coming to visit for formal dinner parti... Read More »

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How to Decorate a Living Room in French Baroque Style?

When decorating a living room in the French Baroque style, just imagine the Disney movie, "Beauty and the Beast." The decor of the Beast's mansion was completely designed in the French Baroque inte... Read More »

Where does the term 'baroque' come from?

Answer 1765, from M.Fr. baroque "irregular," from Port. barroco "imperfect pearl," Sp. berruca "a wart," origin unknown. "This style in decorations got the epithet of Barroque taste, derived fro... Read More »

Techniques for Baroque Oil Painting?

The word "Baroque" in art refers to painting, architecture and sculpture created in the 17th century. Painting shifted during this period from the uber-intellectual and emotionally remote Mannerist... Read More »

What is a standard Baroque suite?

Johann Jakob Froberger and some of his contemporaries and students established a standardized suite, consisting of Allemande, Courante, Saranbande, and Gigue. This pattern, however, was much modif... Read More »