Artistic Thai Lacquerware Invokes Baroque Style

Artistic Thai Lacquerware Invokes Baroque Style

วันที่นำเข้าข้อมูล 12 May 2022

วันที่ปรับปรุงข้อมูล 12 May 2022

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The word “baroque” might make you think of the Palace of Versailles or the Vatican. Afterall, it’s a European term used to describe a very vivid period in European art. Yet Siamese art and Italian churches have much more in common than you might think.

“Baroque” describes art and architecture that expresses grandeur and drama, playing with older motifs in new and creative ways. It ignores realism in favor of visually compelling imagery. These characteristics of the baroque style could be used to describe a number of European Catholic churches, Renaissance paintings—as well as Siamese gilt lacquerware.

Chart the history of Siamese gilt lacquerware and how its rich motifs have influenced modern Thai design.....

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