SCHOOL OF ARCHITECTURE ARC 1701 Architectural History for Non ‐ Majors Summer Term Late Renaissance, Mannerism and the Renaissance Garden (01) Mannerism (begins about 1520) term created by 20 th c. scholars - “ Maniera ”: Italian term for grace or refinement, came to mean self- indulgence, self-consciousness or superficial artifice (cunning) - Mannerism = imbalance, tension, distortion and unresolved conflict - Personal artistic expression thru manipulation of classical language - High Renaissance vs Mannerism = harmony vs. discord (tension), design elements distinct/separate vs ambiguity/multi-purpose in Mannerism (02) Sebastiano Serlio: Seven Books on Architecture : 1st architectural encyclopedia - Serliana : from triumphal arch form (aka Palladian motif ) (03) Giorgio Vasari (1511-74): architect & writer of Renaissance biographies - The Uffizi Palace (c.1560): office annex to Palazzo Vecchio…now a museum (04) Gulio Romano (1499-1546): grew up in Rome a painting apprentice to Raphael
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