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Ippolitov discusses the obsession that defines both the work of Mapplethorpe and the Mannerists.
He was young, a whole generation younger than Albrecht Durer, a near-contemporary of the Mannerists Pontormo and Parmigianino.
She is dark and melancholy as a comet; her beauty is like the sensation of fire, winding and slanted as in the anamorphoses of the Mannerists, with a lugubrious aura of decay, a smirk of eternal disillusionment.
Executives at Ficks Reed, which has evolved into a full-line indoor furniture company, said the company has gotten good placement on several of its new Newport Mansions and Mannerists groups.