Art exam 2 Part A

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  1. Mannerism
    • *Roughly from 1520- 1585
    • *Often looks artificial, staged.
    • *Imbalancedcompositions
    • *Unusual complexities (visual, conceptual)
    • *Distortions, exaggerations
    • *Elegance, grace and sophistication
    • *Targeting elite, intelligent viewer
    • Jacopo da Pontormo,Entombment,
    • oil on panel. (Mannerism 1525-1585)
  2. Parmigianino, Madonna and Child with Angels, c. 1535, oil on
    panel. (Mannerism 1525-1585)
  3. Reformation & Counter Reformation
    • Council
    • of Trent (1545-1563)


    • *Art
    • should promote the power, glory and grandeur of church


    • 1.
    • Easily readable/understandable


    • 2.
    • Doctrinally correct


    • 3.
    • Spiritually inspiring/Faith promoting



    4. Appeal to emotion rather than reason
    • Paolo Veronese, Last Supper/Christ in
    • the House of Levi, oil of canvas. (Mannerism 1525-1585)

    changes name of painting to make it fit churches guidelines
    • Albrecht Durer, Melencolia I,
    • engraving. (Northern Europe, 16th
    • century
    • . Mattias Grunewald, Isenheim Altarpiece
    • (closed). (Northern
    • Europe, 16th century)
  4. Pradella
    lower section that corresponds to the image above
    • Hieronymus Bosch, Garden of Earthly Delights,
    • . (Northern Europe, 16th
    • century)
    • Hans Holbein the Younger, The Ambassadors
    • (Northern Europe, 16th
    • century)

    Anamorphic image-image that is distorted that will only resolve itself at a certain angle
    • . Pieter Bruegel, Netherlandish Proverbs,, oil on panel. (Northern Europe,
    • 16th century)
    • Gianlorenzo Bernini, aerial view and piazza of
    • St. Peter's,. (Italian
    • Baroque, 17th century)

    Piazza-public plazza

    Colonnade-248 columns in rows of 4
    • . Gianlorenzo Bernini, David,
    • height 5’7”. (Italian Baroque, 17th
    • century)
  5. The
    Baroque Period
    §Roughly 17th century (1600s)



    §Characteristics of visual arts:



    • 1.
    • Sense of movement, energy, and tension



    • 2.
    • Strong contrasts of light and shadow



    • 3.
    • Dramatic, often theatrical



    • 4.
    • Intense spirituality



    5. Impressive grandeur



    6. Viewer involving
    • Bernini, Ecstasy of Saint Teresa, Cornaro
    • Chapel, Santa Maria della Victoria, Rome,

    (Italian Baroque, 17th century )
    • Francesco Borromini, San Carlo alle Quattro
    • Fontane, Rome, . (Italian Baroque, 17th c.)
    • Caravaggio (Michelangelo Merisi), Calling of
    • St. Matthew, . (Italian
    • Baroque, 17th c)

    Tenebrisim-dark or shadowy manner , dramatic use of light and dark

    Baroque Naturalism/Realism- use of dirty people/ wrinkles etc. not models
    • Caravaggio, Conversion of St. Paul.
    • (Italian Baroque, 17th
    • century)
    • Artemesia Gentileschi, Judith Slaying
    • Holofernes, c. (Italian
    • Baroque, 17th c.)

    Carvaggisti-follows caravaggios light and dark style
    • Francisco de Zurbarán, Saint Serapion,
    • . (Spanish Baroque, 17th
    • century
    • Diego Velázquez, Las Meninas,
    • . (Spanish Baroque, 17th century)

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