Shows ta countries are starting to go out and discover more things ■ Rug is imported goods from ottoman ■ Bottom shelf is art stuff ● Globe is turned to show where john ghjdjkhskdh was born ■ To represent human achievement ○ Weird skull in middle bottom ■ Symbolizes death ■ Reminder that you’re not going to live forever ● Life is short and you need to living accordingly ■ Put in that way because humans think we know everything ● Humans are somewhat blinded on god sees all ○ Anamorphic -- need to be viewed at a certain perspective for it to look correct Going to the south! ● Mannerism ○ Mannerism will contrast with the naturalism of the high renaissance ○ Stylish approach for elite audience ○ Has narrow audience ○ Brief moment in time ○ Michelangelo influenced other to not be naturalistic ○ Elongated proportions ● JACOPO DA PONTORMO, Descent from the Cross, 1525-1528, oil on wood ○ Artist in Florence ○ No one really know what the subject matter of this is ○ Difficult to tell where everyone is standing ■ Looks like they’re floating ○ Person in brown in the background is probably pontormo because he looked different and is looking right at us ○ Not obvious who the people are ○ Movement flowing around but still doesn’t convey anything ○ Figures are stretched out ■ Viewed as being more graceful ○ Stylistic connection with michelangelo
● SOFONISBA ANGUISSOLA, Portrait of the Artist’s Sisters and Brother, 1555 ○ When she started to get good, her father sent her work to Michelangelo for feedback ■ He has very positive feedback and encouraged her to continue ○ She worked for someone but the building went up in flames so the other work of hers that we can view is her earlier art ○ She strained from proper portrait etiquette ○ Can really see the personality and childish behavior ○ In this sense, mannerism comes more true to life ● MICHELANGELO, Laurentian Library, Florence, 1524-59 ○ Mannerist architecture ○ Uses unusual shapes ○ Unnatural proportions of the steps ■ Important to pay attention to the architecture ○ Handrails are really low ○ Recover -- green bean ○ Broken pediment ○ Doubles up columns ■ Not classical ○ Makes you think about the architecture on the outside but lets you focus on the inside ● GIULIO ROMANO, interior courtyard facade of the Palazzo del Te, Mantua, Italy, 1525- 1535 ○ Like a giant party space ○ Very strange spacing on the columns ○ Arched entryway under a pediment ○ Lots of fresco decorations in the interior ○ Battle of the giants -- giant room ■ Image of the sky opening up with greek gods hearing things down and giants tearing things down ■ Appealing to the people that know the rules of classicism to see how different things play out Chapter 17, Part 1 Baroque in Southern Europe: Italy and Spain: ● Europe in the 17th Century ● Main part will be in the 1600’s ● Catholic art reformed itself to be different and same with protestant ● JACOPO DA PONTORMO ● Counter Reformation begins in Italy with the Council of Trent (1545-63) ○ Meetings for many years
You've reached the end of your free preview.
Want to read all 18 pages?
- Spring '17