Mannerism (may 13, 1520 – sep 12, 1600)
Mannerism, an art movement in the Late Renaissance, was a reaction to the harmony and naturalism of the Classical Renaissance. They embraced
- lack of focus
- discontinuous space
- exaggerated human forms
- Italian colors
Mannerists wanted their viewers to feel tension. They tweaked Renaissance themes and introduced artificial elements for the sake of beauty.
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