You are to contribute to the discussion on at least ONE of the three topics.
1. Compare the two Davids: one by Donatello and the other by Michelangelo. Consider the moment in the narrative, the apparent attitude of the figure, and the symbolism in relationship to the Florentine republic and any other important considerations.
2. Select either Pontormos Deposition or Bronzinos Allegory and explain the ways in which the painting is characteristic of Mannerist art and its anti-classical objectives.
3. Do you consider the art of Peter Paul Rubens to be Baroque? In what ways are his paintings similar to and different from the work of Caravaggio