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  • Advancement In Painting During The Renaissance
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    Italian Renaissance By: "Roy" The Italian renaissance was as the name implies the rebirth of painting. This does not imply that all the advances of painting came from this period but that the masters learned to combine new and old. The list of artist who contributed to the advancement in painting during the renaissance is as diverse as the paintings. The Black Death (bubonic and pneumonic plague) caused an actual decline in art from the prosperity of the high Middle Ages. The plague killed almos...
  • Leonardo's Contributions To Renaissance Painting
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    The Italian Renaissance was one of the most colorful, vital, and exciting times in history. Renaissance eventually comes from the French word "Renaistre", meaning "to be born again". The Renaissance was a revival or a rebirth of cultural awareness and learning among art, law, language, literature, philosophy, science, and mathematics. This period took place between the fourteenth and sixteenth centuries. The Renaissance in Italy flourished in the 15th century and spread throughout most of Europe...
  • Perugino's Approach To The Figures
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    The artists of the Baroque had a remarkably different style than artists of the Renaissance due to their different approach to form, space, and composition. This extreme differentiation in style resulted in a very different treatment of narrative. Perhaps this drastic stylistic difference between the Renaissance and Baroque in their treatment of form, space, and composition and how these characteristics effect the narrative of a painting cannot be seen more than in comparing Perugino's Christ De...
  • Medieval And Renaissance Time Periods
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    A Comparison of the Medieval and Renaissance Eras It is amazing how significantly various aspects of society can and will change over a prolonged period of time. Between the time periods of the Medieval era and the Renaissance, one can note numerous significant changes, mainly those pertaining to art and religion. In general, ideals and subjects during the Renaissance became more secular. In Medieval times, people seemed to focus mainly on the church, God, and the afterlife; Whereas during the R...
  • Merchant Class Of The Renaissance
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    The Renaissance and its Impact on Modern Society Scholarly Paper 000000 Western Civilization I Professor Dr. Katherine Nelson-Born April 1, 2003 The Renaissance 1 Abstract The Renaissance is a term that means rebirth. The renaissance marked a renewed interest in many things such as the arts but also brought about change in the areas of class structure; trade; invention and science. These changes have influenced nearly every social class and industrialized society in the modern world. This paper ...
  • Central Theme Of God And Adam
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    Frank in Port orange bitches Creation of Adam V The CrucifictionMWF 10-11 The Creation of Adam is basically the embodiment of High Renaissance done by arguably the most talented artist the Western World has ever seen. The creation of Adam is high atop the Sistine Chapel ceiling and is the center panel of a massive undertaking. The painting has a central theme of God and Adam coming together to produce life. The Nude Adam, with a perfectly sculpted body, looks at God and tries to reach out. While...
  • Sculptures Since The Renaissance
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    Giotto, Cimabue, Donatello, Massaccio... these are a few artists of the Renaissance that impacted the era. With these artists a cult of genius began in the Renaissance. There was the Age of Exploration when Columbus "discovered" America in 1492, as well as Magellan's and other Europeans' discoveries around areas of Africa. The African slave trade fueled European Renaissance. There were several works that helped establish the era such as the "Arenal Chapels at Papua" which was a dramatization of ...
  • 15th Century Northern Painting As Renaissance
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    The Renaissance was a rebirth of cultural awareness and learning that took place during 1400-1500. Art became a branch of learning during the Renaissance. It was a period of time when art was very important. Artists had finally recaptured the amazing detail and realism that the Greeks and Romans perfected. Artists broke boundaries with new exciting mediums and bright colors. Filippo Brunelleschi permitted artists to decide the proportional size of a figure by inventing the vanishing point perspe...
  • People In The Renaissance Painting
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    Comparing Medieval and Rennaisance Paintings In the following essay I shall compare and contrast paintings from the medieval and renaissance period. Medieval paintings were very realistic and precise. The king in the painting is in the middle, and anything painted in the middle is the center of attraction or the important object in the painting. To prove this theory, I looked at the painting and the first thing that caught my eye is the king. The human body is not too detailed but the actions th...
  • Botticellis Style Of Painting
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    Botticellis Allegory of Spring The renaissance was a time of wonderful art, though one artist in particular stood out, that was Sandro Botticelli. This man created some of the most renowned pieces of art in European history; one great painting was Allegory of Spring. This mythological artwork was an amazing change from the normalcy of past times. Botticellis Allegory of Spring, painted in 1482, is one of the most remarkable and astounding pieces of renaissance art with the wondrous symbols, styl...
  • Botticelli's Style Of Painting
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    Sandro Botticelli, (1445-1510) was a famous Renaissance ari t. His real name was Alessandro di Mariano Filip epi; his nickname came from Botticelli ("little barrel"), which was either the nickname of his older brother or the name of the goldsmith who first taught him. Botticelli was born in Florence to the tanner Marian no di Vann i and his wife in a small place called Smeralda which is now Borgo Ognissanti No. 28 in Florence. He was one of eight children born to his parents, Botticelli being th...
  • Masterful Style Of Painting
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    Charlotte Dean H 2 G-06/pd. 3 Mr. Valentin April 10, 2000 Artistic Innovations of Renaissance Florentine Painters During the Renaissance, many new, different styles of painting were developed. Many of these techniques were perfected by Florentine painters. Some of these styles techniques include perspective, life-like human forms, realistic looking objects and chiaroscuro. These developments began to form in the early Quattrocento and were slowly perfected by a long flow of artists. Their influe...
  • Art During The Renaissance
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    The word renaissance, meaning rebirth is perfect to describe the renaissance because the renaissance was a period of creativity and rediscovery (Farah and Karl's 402). Developments in art, architecture and literature spread from Italy to the rest of Europe as people revisited the past stories of Greek and Roman culture. These are just a few reasons why the Renaissance period should be seen as a great time of cultural evolution that paved the way for everything that was to follow. Art during the ...
  • Greatest Living Artist After The Sistine Chapel
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    The Italian painter, sculptor and architect Michaelangelo was brought to Florence right after birth and grew up in the care of a stonecutter's wife. With 13 he became an apprentice to the Ghirlandajor and later was taken into the Medici household. In 1501, he returned to Florence from Rome and received a lot of recognition. During this time he completed "David", a monumental, classicizing, heroic nude in which the body's magnificent structure of bone and muscle is combined with alert, resolute e...
  • Beauty In The Painting
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    The title of the painting I choose is Birth of Venus. The title helps explain what is going on in the painting. The person looking at the painting knows that the woman in the shell must be Venus. If you do not know the story about Venus then you will not understand the painting. I would not pick a different title for this painting. If I had to, I would title it "Love and Desire". I do not think my title would make a huge impact like "Birth of Venus". The subject matter in the painting is Venus b...
  • Painting For Leonardo
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    CATALOGUE ESSAY We can always tell a Leonardo work by his treatment of hair, angelic in its fineness and by the lack of rigidity of the contour. The angel's face in the painting known as 'The Virgin of the Rocks', has an interior and artistic wisdom that is like no other artwork. This painting is by world-renowned artist Leonardo da Vinci. It was painted in-between 1503 and 1506 in the period known as the High Renaissance. The Virgin of the Rocks, also known as 'The Madonna of the Rocks', is in ...
  • New Renaissance Style And Painting
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    Reflection: Early Renaissance Art in Europe During the 15th century in Europe, a prosperous middle class arose in the Netherlands, France, and Italy. They supported scholarship, literature, and the arts. Their generous patronage led to the revival of classical art, architecture, learning, and creativity called the Renaissance. Merchants began to have a rising social status. Humanism is a term that refers to the revival of classical learning and literature. Humanism promoted a "worldview that is ...
  • Soft Painting Of The Madonna
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    Title: Madonna dell Grand uca Year: 1505 Author: Raphael Raphael created Individualism as the painter of a sweet Madonna, and this painting is just that. This painting is not complex in the least bit. It is a very simple, obvious; a soft painting of the Madonna holding her infant Child of God. There is an eloquent beauty is the painting. The background is a dark black, making the red dress on the Madonna stand out even more. Even those she is in red, there is only feelings of calm beauty between...
  • Pre Renaissance Paintings
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    Ognisanti Madonna Type of Painting: Tempera on wood By Giotto (Pre-Ren) 1310 This painting by Giotto, displays a lot of similar traits in characters. All of the angels' faces in the background are the same size as the angels who are located in the front of Madonna's throne. There is some shadowing present on the top of the picture^1. This indicates poor depth that doesn't outline the characters's urroundings. There is little perspective shown because the Madonna and the Baby are overly enlarged^...
  • Color Of A High Renaissance Painting
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    The purpose of this paper is to describe how Leonardo Da Vinci's painting, "The Last Supper", pertains to a High Renaissance style painting. There are many different ways to look at a painting with High Renaissance characteristics. The first thing one must do is to look at the narrative of the painting followed by the content and space. Second, figures, proportions, and colors are very important descriptive elements. Thirdly, the perspective, space, and even composition of a painting can be very...

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