Baroque vs Churrigueresque - What's the difference?

baroque | churrigueresque |


As a adjective baroque

is ornate, intricate, decorated, laden with detail.

baroque

English

Adjective

(en adjective)
  • from the Baroque period in visual art and music.
  • Proper noun

    (en proper noun)
  • A period in western architecture from ca. 1600 to the middle of the eighteenth century, known for its abundance of decoration.
  • A period in western art from ca. 1600 to the middle of the eighteenth century, characterized by drama, rich color, and dramatic contrast between light and shadow.
  • A period in western music from ca. 1600 to ca. 1760, characterized by extensive use of counterpoint, basso-continuo, and extensive ornamentation.
  • The chess variant invented in 1962 by mathematician Robert Abbott, or any of its descendants, where pieces move alike, but have differing methods of capture.
  • churrigueresque

    English

    Adjective

    (-)
  • (label) Relating to a Spanish baroque architectural style that started in the late 17th century to the early 18th century; characterized by flamboyant ornamentation
  • English eponyms English words suffixed with -esque