APAH-Chapter22 - C. Mannerism 1. Mannerism is a style that...

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Alex Yang Mr. Churley AP Art History 15 February 2011 Chapter 22: Beauty, Science, and Spirit in Italian Art I. The Transition from Early Renaissance to High Renaissance A. Key Artists 1. Leonardo Da Vinci, Raphael, Michelangelo, and Titian B. From Anatomy to Zoology 1. Leonardo Da Vinci a. Born in Vinci, near Florence b, Trained in the studio of Andrea del Verrocchio c. He had an unquenchable curiosity that was revealed in his voluminous notes that intertwined with many subjects d. His scientific drawings are artworks themselves e. Leonardo sought to discover the laws underlying the processes and flux of nature f. Believed that reality in an absolute sense is inaccessible and that humans can know it only through changing images g. In 1481, he left Florence to serve the duke of Milan, Ludovico Sforza
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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.

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