Art and History: The Renaissance and the Mannerist Periods

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Art and history Since the human race began, human beings have made attempts to demonstrate how they feel about life, religion and other topics through artwork creations. This has been achieved through paintings, architecture, and sculpture or cave drawings. this artwork has acted like a time capsule and has made it possible for people to see the views artists had on the world during their technology and time progressed there was also progression in the world of art. The art of Europe comprises visual art history in Europe. Art history has been classified into time period on the basis of the techniques used and the common trends. European art has been organized into different stylistic periods which overlap each other historically as the different styles emerged in the different areas. These periods can be broadly named as classical, Middle ages, Renaissance, Mannerism, Baroque, Rococo, Neoclassical, Romanticism, Realism, Impressionism, Post impressionism. The paper will focus on two different art periods; Renaissance and will look at the relationship between these two art periods .the discussion will be mainly on how one period continued or revived the style and characteristics of the other period or how one period originated in reaction to the other period. Renaissance art This was a cultural movement that began roughly from the 14th century up to the 17th century. It originated in Italy a city state known as Florence but later spread to the entire

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