The artwork I observed is the Adoration of the Magi

The artwork I observed is the Adoration of the Magi - Ola...

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Ola Stockhold Humanities 122-002 Wehde Master of the Catholic King’s The Adoration of The Magi Master of the Catholic Kings, c.1496 during the early Renaissance period, painted The Adoration of the Magi . The Renaissance era marked the rebirth of classicism and the end of the medieval “Age of Faith.” While the Catholic Church as the sole cultural bear was in decline, people were taking a renewed interest in secular, Greek influenced ideals such as humanism, reason, and personal human experience, while remaining profoundly religious. Artists took to these ideals by using techniques such as shading and the linear perspective to make their art perceptual and lifelike, rather than conceptual and purely symbolic. This painting reflects the culture’s renewed interest in realism and the secular world, while depicting the religiously driven, but increasingly this-worldly view of the era. Even though there was a revival of the Greco-Roman classical ideals during the period,
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This note was uploaded on 09/04/2011 for the course HUM 122 taught by Professor Walters during the Spring '08 term at Front Range Community College.

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