Unformatted text preview: Leonardo was part of this, painted figures that moved and breathed. o Five things he judges them by: Rule, order, proportion, design, and the ability to bring them together in a “fine style” o Calves a judge of manliness o Finer than those found in nature, surpassing nature, and objective of the renaissance o Invention original and unforced, cannot see him at work, point of being graceful is to not look forced. o Figures express the character of those people they represent, exterior matches the interior. • David o Vasari loved it, thought it was the best sculpture ever Synthesized lessons from the past into a single exemplary work • Sistine Chapel o Vasari said it was brilliant, restores light to painting and art. Appeals to the educated. Says Michelangelo was sent by God...
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- Fall '07
- NATO, renaissance, divinely inspired artist, generation 14th century