Mannerism and Baroque

After and during a period of the High Renaissance new kinds of art appeared in the Western world. Mannerism was one of the themes of art that were created during the years 1520-1600.  During those years the artists of Mannerism did not refer to their work as mannerism, “mannerism” is a term that came about … More Mannerism and Baroque

Red Figured Vases

The preferred red-figure technique is a Greek style of vase painting. It began in Athens around 520 B.C., during the Archaic period of art. The Archaic period is known Kouros sculptures along with many other statues and painted vases. This technique was a replacement for the older black-figure vases, which were black figures painted on … More Red Figured Vases