Renaissance

Renaissance - Art 100 Instructor: Grambo Renaissance Sept....

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Art 100 Instructor: Grambo Renaissance Sept. 2, 2010 Renaissance Timeframe: 14th to 16th Centuries C.E. Renaissance: French word meaning “rebirth” Thematic emphasis on religion and mythology (Classicism) Focus on representing the visible world through keen observation Major identifiable factors Focus on the illusion of depth Order and stability in composition Linear Perspective: Using the phenomenon that parallel lines seem to converge in the distance to achieve the illusion of depth Italian Renaissance Early Renaissance Cimabue, Madonna Entrhoned, c. 1280-1290 (Late Medeival, not Renaissance) Giotto, Madonna Enthroned, c. 1310 Giotto, Pentecost, c. 1305 Massaccio, Holy Trinity, c. 1428 Piero della Francesca, Resurrection, c. late 1450s Sandro Botticelli, The Birth of Venus, c. 1486 Chiaroscuro: The use of subtle gradiations of value to create the illusion of rounded three-dimensional forms in space High Renaissance Leonardo Da Vinci, Study of Hands Leonardo Da Vinci, Mona Lisa , 1503-05 Leonardo Da Vinci, The Last Supper, 1495-98
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