Unformatted text preview: be characterized by an athletic bending and twisting with distortions, exaggerations, an elastic elongation of the limbs, bizarre posturing on one hand, graceful posturing on the other hand, and a rendering of the heads as uniformly small and oval. The composition is jammed by clashing colors, which is unlike what we've seen in the balanced, natural, and dramatic colors of the High Renaissance. Mannerist artwork seeks instability and restlessness. There is also a fondness for allegories that have lascivious undertones. REPRESENTATIVE ARTISTS: Andrea del Sarto Jacopo da Pontormo Correggio...
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- Fall '10
- Baroque, andrea del sarto, Jacopo da Pontormo, MANNERISM KEY DATES, Renaissance. Mannerist artwork