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Unformatted text preview: C. Mannerism 1. Mannerism is a style that emerged in Italy during the 16 th century a. Emerged in 1520s 3. Term derived from the Italian word maniera , meaning style or manner 4. Mannerism is characterized by its stylish, cultured, and elegant style 5. Mannerism is often associated with artifice- or unnatural a. Represents a scene or idea b. Many High Renaissance painters sought to conceal artifice by using devices as perspective and shading to make their art look natural c. Mannerist consciously display artifice, revealing imbalance compositions and unusual complexities, both visual and conceptual d. Inspired artists to focus on themes of courtly grace and cultured sophistication...
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This note was uploaded on 01/22/2012 for the course ECON 101 taught by Professor Smith during the Spring '11 term at Art Inst. Boston.
- Spring '11