the baroque

noun

Definition of the baroque

: a period in the 17th and early 18th centuries in which art and music was characterized by use of complex forms, bold ornamentation, and the juxtaposition of contrasting elements The museum is exhibiting paintings from the baroque.

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“The baroque.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20baroque. Accessed 25 May. 2022.

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