Episode 189 – Theory – What Is Mannerism?
February 6, 2024

The art produced in Italy in the first half of the 16th century seemed to intentionally reject the principles of Renaissance art. Artists such as Pontormo, Rosso Fiorentino, Giulio Romano, Parmigianino, and Bronzino introduced their own particular styles to their works, creating what later art historians would term “Mannerism.” This episode will unpack this controversial and often confusing movement, and explore its various expressions.

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