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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



If you were gifted with an expensive jewel from your mother, how would you be with it?

You would be cautious with it, you would make sure to keep it safe and protected always. 487 more words

St. Paul McCartney in the storm 1992/2016

This was originally made around 1992 and exhibited in the Oxford FREVDS solo show. Uncovering recently, I thought it needed a revamp.

Paul is in a dressing room and his body language looks defensive, his eyes blank. 173 more words



Aren’t some people so predictable that you can almost tell what they will say, you can very well envisage their actions, mannerism and you have only just made their acquaintance a minute or two ago. 894 more words

El Greco's Laocoön

A really happy story about why you don’t mess the Gods.  392 more words


The Questions of Common Courtesy

Unfortunately, common courtesy is not so common nowadays. Everybody is so caught up in their own world that they forget that the world isn’t theirs alone.

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The Longhi and Short of It

Ah, the Italian Renaissance.  An age of artistic mastery and amazing men: Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Raphael, Titian, Sandro Botticelli, Donatello, and so many more.  The Renaissance Man is believed to be a multi-talented gentlemen with a thirst for knowledge and a cosmopolitan outlook.  446 more words