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Mannerism

Author: Aleisha Olson
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This lesson will present an overview of the Mannerist movement. 

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Notes on "Mannerism"

Terms to Know

Mannerism

A style during 16th-Century Italian High Renaissance characterized by systems of complex perspectives, elongated forms, unnatural gestures and poses of figures with emotional charged colors.

Formal Dissonance

A state of tension that is created when the experience of what is expected to be seen and what is actually seen are in discrepancy.

 

Citations:

Image of Pontormo, Descent from the Cross, Public Domain, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Jacopo_Pontormo_004.jpg; Image of Parmigianino, Madonna with the Long Neck, Public Domain, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Parmigianino_-_Madonna_dal_collo_lungo_-_Google_Art_Project.jpg; Image of Bronzino, Venus, Cupid, Time and Folly, Public Domain, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Angelo_Bronzino_001.jpg; Image of El Greco, The Burial of Count Orgaz, Public Domain, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:El_Greco_-_The_Burial_of_the_Count_of_Orgaz.JPG

TERMS TO KNOW
  • Mannerism

    A style during 16th century Italian High Renaissance characterized by systems of complex perspectives, elongated forms, unnatural gestures and poses of figures with emotional charged colors.

  • Formal Dissonance

    A state of tension that is created when the experience of what is expected to be seen and what is actually seen are in discrepancy.