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Guide 3Unit 1FOR CHAPTER 22 (Gardner’s Art through the Ages, 15thedition)Renaissance and Mannerismin Cinquecento ItalyMichelangelo, PietaRE: VIDEO In this guide, there will be a few brief videos offered. I highly recommended you to watch them. After completing the guide, return to this this table and put in the points for the watched videos (with notes taken).Video 1: The Last Supper0.5 points Your points:Video 2: School of Athens0.5 points
Video 3: Sistine Chapel0.5 pointsVideo 4: Moses 0.5 pointsTOTAL (possible)2 points YOUR TOTAL: Your NotesMICHELANGELO IN THE SERVICE OF JULIUS II (page 623)Write about the Sistine Chapel and let it be your Introduction to the Italian High Renaissance.In this chapter, you come across many interesting personalities and stories.Michelangelo created his works under contract with wealth patrons who dictated the content and form of his workHe did not want to create his masterpiece on the ceiling of the Sistine ChapelCeiling was commissioned by Julius IIPrior to the ceiling fresco, Michelangelo had only done sculptureConcentrated his expressive purpose on the human figureTERMterribilità-awesomeness or emotional intensity of conception and execution in an artistor work of art, originally as a quality attributed to Michelangelo by his contemporaries. (Click to hear pronunciationand see translation from Italian)HIGH and LATE RENAISSANCE In Cinquecento Italy My NotesHigh Renaissancelasted only the quarter century - between 1495 and 1520. One can only awe the fact how many masterpieces had been created during this short period of time.Late Renaissanceis referred to the rest ofthe Cinquecento(16thcentury/1500s)During the same period, a new style Mannerismdeveloped inside the Renaissance being less natural and more artifice, more expressive and showing certain distortion of the forms. Its’ beginning is already seen in Michelangelo’s Last Judgement (as in the detail above)No single artistic style characterized Italian 16thcentury art
High Renaissance is the quarter century between 1495-the deaths of daVinci and Raphael The new style called Mannerism challenged Renaissance naturalism as soon as Raphael was laid to rest“In Cinquecento Italy, the pictorial art achieved the high status formerly held only by poetry, and painters and sculptors became international celebrities for the first time. None achieved greater fame than Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael, and Michelangelo.” ((page 624)Your NotesLEONARDO da Vinci(1452 – 1519)“The quintessential “Renaissance man,” Leonardo possessed unequaled talent and an unbridged imagination. Art was but one of his innumerable interests, the scope and depth of which were without precedent.”(Page 624)Leonardo was born in the small town of Vinci, near Florence.

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