Dear College Commission Board,
I would like to take the time and discuss with you the plans of a new mural in the Student Center and the differences between the Venetian and Mannerist styles.
First, the Venetian styles uniqueness has three elements, color, landscape and sex. Venetian has a more naturalistic style, focusing more closely on the landscape and it’s transient qualities. Almost every Venetian style has rich landscapes. The arteries of the city, the canals, follow the tidal channels of the lagoon. Water dictates the moods and flows of the daily experience. The physical environment, its textures and colors, is sensitive to changes in the weather. Venetians as a maritime people needed to keep watch of their changeful environment; their explorations of color began with this dwelling among the waters. With a widely diverse number of faiths and races, outside catholic rule is accepted in Venice more than in other parts of Italy. Female nudity is also repeatedly present for the sake of male arousal. With the more accepted attitudes. The composition usually accents the glow of the woman’s skin. The female nude is often asleep and faces the viewer. The colors of Venetian style are very vibrant. This is due to the fact they use oil paint. In Venetian style, the colors use of light show the tender peace of the work.
The mannerist style, the artist works in a manner. Mannerist style is keen on attention, stylization and outward elements of appearance rather than insightful meaning. Mannerist works are compositionally complex with exotic poses and drawn out, contorted bodies. Instead of copying from nature, Artist copy from other artist. They exaggerate the natural or real. Although the Mannerist style is striking, Mannerist characteristics include figures that are unnaturally muscular or elongated, presented in violent or strained postures. The resulting effect is a sense of ambiguity and discomfort rather than the harmony, peace, beautiful...