Every culture needs its artists and every artist seeks to change the culture. Art in the turbulent cinquecento or sixteenth century, was characterized by a much less harmonized, more compelled fashion of portray, referred to as Mannerism Michelangelo’s second Sistine fresco, The Last Judgment fresco is an exemplar, as is The Burial Of Rely Orgaz by El Greco (c.1541-1614).
In the meantime, in Northern Europe (Flanders, Holland, England and Germany), the Northern Renaissance evolved in a slightly totally different approach, not least in its preference for oil painting (fresco being much less suited to the damper climate), and its espousal of printmaking.
The help for paintings contains such surfaces as walls , paper , canvas , wood, glass, lacquer , pottery , leaf , copper and concrete, and the portray could incorporate multiple different materials including sand, clay, paper, plaster, gold leaf, as well as objects.
It was pioneered in the late 1940s by Mark Rothko, Barnett Newman, and Clyfford Nonetheless, who were all independently searching for a method of abstraction which may provide a contemporary, mythic artwork and categorical a yearning for transcendence and the infinite.