Written Assignment Unit 3 - Renaissance Baroque and Rococo...

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Renaissance, Baroque, and Rococo Art History - AHIST1401 Jeanette Lamb (Instructor) University of the People Written Assignment Unit 3 In an essay, discuss the relationship between the arts and the growing body of scientific knowledge during this time. Specifically
refer to at least one work of art from each of the three major stylistic periods from this unit (Renaissance, Baroque, and Rococo), and explain how the artist used new scientific knowledge in creating their work. The relationship between arts and growing scientific knowledge of human body during the Renaissance, Baroque and Rococo stylistic periods is very interesting. Science and art naturally overlap in a means of a type of investigation and have for generations. Ideas, hypotheses, and theories are generated and come together in the science laboratory and art studio alike. Both art and science study culture, history, mythology and religion to learn and evolve. Romans and Ancient Greek artists studied the ideal human body. They focused on understanding the muscles underneath the outer skin. During the

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