Art History II: Ren-Contemp
Art History II: Ren-Contemp 2120-01
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Date Created: 04/19/16
Jan. 13, 2016 High Renaissance (Italy) Rebirth of classical antiquity (Ancient Rome & Greece) Large scale – more realistic proportions Roman Architecture Mythology comes back Portraiture Perspective (scientific) Depth (light/shadow) High Renaissance peak moment: 1490 – 1520 Terms to be familiar with: Portraiture – painting of someone Sfumato – painting technique that has "smokey" quality, softlike, hazy Idealized Nude – Imitation of antiquity Foreshortening – small to big or big to small, an illusion of 3D space through perspective Disegno Italian, meaning to plan/design before Works of art: Leonardo da Vinci. Last Supper. Santa Maria delle Grazie Milan. Ca. 1495 – 98. Fresco. More dramatic & active through gestures Notice the groupings of 3 around Christ Andrea del Gastagno. Last Supper. Florence. Ca. 1447. Fresco. EARLY Renaissance to compare to Leonardo's Last Supper. Very colorful Lacks emotion Leonardo da Vinci. Madonna of the Rocks. Ca. 1481. Florence. Oil Paint. 2 Chiaroscuro (light/dark) Very delicate/soft Lifelike "Virgin of the Rocks" Leonardo da Vinci. Mona Lisa. Ca. 1503 – 05. Florence. Oil on Panel. Emotion shown through the smile The main subject seems to be looking at the viewer, unusual for Italy The geometric stability Mona Lisa is somewhat of a triangle Michelangelo. David. Ca. 1501 – 04. Marble. Sculpture in the round. Florence. Heroic beautiful nude figure Biblical figure Originally was made to be on top of a building but then moved inside, there is a replica in it's place Michelangelo. The Creation of Adam. Ca. 1508 – 12. Fresco on the ceiling for the Sistine Chapel. Notice the little to no landscape Adam's hand seems lifeless reaching/pointing for life Pope Julius II commissioned Michelangelo Raphael. Stanza della Segnatura. Ca. 1508 – 11. Vatican Palade. Fresco. This was Pope Julius II's private library Included was the The School of Athens Jan. 15, 2016 Italy Continued Mastery & integration of innovations Compositions are balanced, stable, & clear Narrative & emotional expression Chiaroscuro & sfumato Superstar artists: Leonardo, Michelangelo, Raphael, Titan 2 3 Venice Constantinople to the east of Venice Terms to be familiar with: Allegory – a story, poem, or picture that can be interpreted to reveal a hidden meaning, typically a moral or political one. Iconography – the visual images and symbols used in a work of art or the study or interpretation of these. Iconology the study of visual imagery and its symbolism and interpretation, especially in social or political terms. Works of art: Raphael. Portrait of Balassare Castiglione. Ca. 1514 – 1515. Oil on canvas. Botticelli. Man with a Medal of Cosimo de'Medici. Ca. 1475. EARLY Renaissance. Tempera on panel. Antonello da Messina. Virgin Annunciate. Ca. 1476. Oil on wood. Giovanni Bellni. Pesaro Altarpiece. Ca. 1488. Frai, Venice. EARLY Renaissance. Giorgione (and Titan?). Fete Champetre (Pastoral Concert). Ca. 1509 – 1510. Oil on canvas. Giorgione. The Tempest. Ca. 1506 – 08. Oil on canvas. 3
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