AL-Renaissance.ppt - RenaissanceArt TheBirthoftheModern

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Renaissance Art The Birth of the Modern
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Foundations - Byzantine Art Religious Art Christian images for  use in worship Flat images Stiff, emotionless  two-dimensional  figures
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Important Developments Oil on Canvas Greater range of richer and deeper colors Linear perspective adjusting size of figures to create a three- dimensional effect Lines of painting converge in the center at the  “vanishing point” Chiaroscuro using shading  of light and dark to create rounded  objects on a flat surface Significance Enhanced realism of artwork
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Masaccio  “The Tribute Money” (1427)
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Donatello “David” (1432) - rounded, smooth,  weight on one leg  (contrapposto), based  on Greek and Roman 
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Botticelli  “Birth of Venus” (1482)  pagan mythology (others bibical)
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Italian Renaissance The Master Painters
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Da Vinci “Mona Lisa” (1506) - use shade and light,  boundaries, use of  glaze on eyes, portrait  (smile), man hands 
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