RENAISSANCE ART Carley Gordon and Lauren Welker. ART IN THE EARLY RENAISSANCE  Began with Masaccio’s Brancacci Chapel paintings  Introduced and renewed

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  • RENAISSANCE ART Carley Gordon and Lauren Welker
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  • ART IN THE EARLY RENAISSANCE Began with Masaccios Brancacci Chapel paintings Introduced and renewed other kinds of art Realistic nude paintings and sculptures Nature paintings Human-centered art Intricate archtexture Focused on capturing inner and outer qualities accurately
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  • THE ARTISTIC HIGH RENAISSANCE Many artists during this period had mastered new techniques and moved onto a more individual forms of creative expression. High Renaissance: 1480-1520 The change into the High Renaissance can be distinguished by the increased importance of Rome as a new cultural center of the Italian Renaissance. Three Major Artist of this time: Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519): continued with realism of the human body, extended this to the idealization of nature. Raphael (1483-1520): attempt to achieve ideal beauty Michelangelo (1475-1564): effected by Nepolitanism, search for ideal beauty-David
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  • ART AND SOCIAL STATUS Most artists were still viewed as artisans and sold art at guilds Especially talented /famous artists (e.g. Leonardo da Vinci) became recognized as artistic geniuses Artists were eventually acknowledged for their creativity and advancing thinking over skill Soon artists were able to mingle with upper class society enriching knowledge in a way that as apparent in the artwork
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  • THE NORTHERN ARTISTIC RENAISSANCE The North (especially Lower countries) and Italy took different approaches to art. Italy: importance was placed on the accuracy of the human figure and mastering skills to help portray humans in a realistic setting. Large walls in churches: the rise of fresco painting North: with their churches filled with large glass windows emphasis was put on illuminating manuscripts and smaller wooden panel paintings for the front of alters. Became the masters at rendering details Northern School of Art: one of the first to use oil paint: allows a range of colours and fine details Van Eyck shows the style of northern artwork at this time. By the end of the 15 th centaury art of the North was beginning to be influenced by Italy
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  • RENAISSANCE MUSIC Guillaume Dufay (1400-1474) Madrigals became 12 line poems set to music Originated in 14 th century courtrooms Revolved around romantic relationships Text painting music sounds the same way a the lyrics