Baroque is the 17th Century art style which "roared".
The word Baroque (Portuguese for "grotesque" or "irregular") like the terms Romanesque and Gothic was first used in a derogatory way.
It was used to describe the flamboyance and unrestrained exuberance of 17th Century art.
Baroque art "roared" because of the vigorous fashion in which it added drama to its subject matter.
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