Renaissance HST 111 - M001
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Renaissance Arts and Architecture Medieval vs Renaissance 1 Catholism is a major theme 2 Importance of the Madonna In art she was worshiped as a second god it was acultlike medieval is at heavily covered vs renaissance has more dimension less cloth Why is it gold always in backround Associated with heaven and its purity What happens because of the clothing in a at painting Well the clothes hide their gender therefore they had to decipher through the clothes colors or the hairstyles what gender was the figure s No skin because it was sinful to show too much Therefore we see lots of hands and face How is renaissance different Be naked The naked human form is a beautiful and artistic concept The interest in the Roman and Greek gods Capture the human body in perfect form Gender differentiation is not an issue because well the re not wearing clothes Each character is individual and treated as so Photorealistic Painting Things look real There is perspective overlapping everything to scale Jerusalem Giotto Uccello St George Not just a painter but a mathematician All about perspective Vanishing point he would sketch and use smaller lines to show the proper perspective Botticelli Primavera and The Birth of Venus Paganism is the key to these paintings Working in wood and brass scultping Donatello St John Baptist wood gt Went to Rome and studied there Differences in producing emotions He used different mediums to bring forth humanity and how they feel and act and the idea that think Florence Brunelleschi Dome Inspire Awe and Power Especially in gothic architecture Church need to be the biggest and tallest building Higher up you are the closer you are to heaven Medieval times Built to honor God not about people Normally dark as well This Dome was built to accomodate human worshipersaAng had lotsrmc ght fluidity Therefore the light of the Renaissance was replacing the darkness of the medieval ages Pietro della Francesca Duke and Dutchess placed in front of land because it is a painting about power The High Renaissance 14801520 Peak in Italy was in northern Italy and now it will be centered in Rome Dominated by painters and artists Examples Leonardo da Vinci Vitruvian Man Michelangelo Raffaello Sanzio These men are not soley regarded as artists but creative geniuses They have been linked with divine power Michelangelo was even called Divno Leonardo s drawings are not just drawings but sketches working to perfect the little details He was advancing the 7 i 1 human kind Of course though he still is a relgious painter and paints these relgious themes as well J David Go back in time to these gures correct Tombs even he did as well These are in church and even in buildings as well Pagan Imagery not just a room could be painted Mantega Ceiling wall panels on walls Northern Renaissance much more of an emphasis on realism and exact deatail Used oil based paint which dried slower and detail could be captured and perfected Van Eyck Arnol ni Portrait The Betrothal igned and dated by the author He is acting as a witness to this betrothal Each and every detail is important and is not to be ovedooked Key Points 1 Use of the nude capture and perfect the human form 2 Use of metals for permanence and detail 3 Working in round rather than relief in order to get exact represenation 4 Painting a Perspective esp Van Eyck Uccello and his studies in Italy b Egg tempera shifts to use of oilbased paints i Increases in abilty to capture minute but important details c Religious painting declines while genre painting increases 5 Artists become knows as celebrities 6 Artists are commissioned to work 7 Studios are formed and apprenticeship programs are initiated 8 Artfor hire the beginning of commerical art a Beginning of idea of the modern artist of today RELGIOUS ART DOESN39T DISAPPEAR just joined with new forms of representations
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