The Fantasy World of Giuseppe Arcimboldo’s Portraits

Giuseppe Arcimboldo was the King of Mannerism. If you see a human portrait made of plants, vegetables, books, animals and generally speaking, stuff – you can be sure it’s Arcimboldo. These portraits were an expression of a Renaissance mind’s fascination with riddles, puzzles, and the bizarre. Mannerism was a style in European art that was full … Continue reading The Fantasy World of Giuseppe Arcimboldo’s Portraits