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Ajatuksiani 1500-1600-luvun italialaisesta kirjallisuudesta

Kirjoittanut: Tarja P.

 Renessanssi on voimissaan 1500-luvun puoliväliin, jolloin Lutherin uskonpuhdistus ja katolisen kirkon vastauskonpuhdistus  alkavat. Kuvanveisto, taidemaalaus, arkkitehtuuri olivat tulleet merkittäviksi jo 1400-luvulla. Barokki toi mukanaan myös teatteri- ja oopperataiteen, joiden tekemisessä kirjailijoilla oli rooli draamallisen juonen ja librettojen laatijoina. 482 more words

Kirjallisuus - Literature

Abstract Background 101816

I thought quite a bit about the role that chance plays in abstract painting. Surely some artists have mental image of what they would like to realize in paint. 126 more words

Personal Stories

Chance

I’m reading an interesting book about artists. Legend, Myth, and Magic in the Image of the Artist, by Ernst Kris and Otto Kurz, is densely packed with interesting ideas and information. 154 more words

Personal Stories

Lives of the Artists

The first edition of what is regarded as the first art history book, The Lives of the Artists  by Giorgio Vasari, or more accurately,  Le vite de’ più eccellenti architetti, pittori, et scultori italiani, da Cimabue insino a’ tempi nostri… 478 more words

Old Library

How did Rosso and Parmigianino differ as mannerists?

Mannerism is a movement emerged in the Renaissance; therefore, it initially coexisted with the Renaissance classical spirit and later with Baroque tendencies, arising from the movement of the Counter-Reformation. 2,392 more words

Essays

Judith's Revenge

Source Images

“Judith and Holofernes,” by Giorgio Vasari
“Judith and the head of Holofernes,” by Carlo Saraceni

Art

Sofonisba’s Influence on Giorgio Vasari

The 16th century artist, critic, and historian Giorgio Vasari is best known for his voluminous Lives of the Artists series where he painstakingly documents the biographies and styles of the great Renaissance masters. 237 more words

Sofonisba