{[ promptMessage ]}

Bookmark it

{[ promptMessage ]}

Week One - Digital Renaissance - passion associated with...

Info icon This preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
The textbook opens with a discussion on the Renaissance, so I would like you to think of whether this period in history has any relevance to the time period we are living in today. There are many areas of creativity and art that are flourishing in our culture such as new and exciting music, or imaginative art work. Would we be justified in calling the first part of the 21st century the "digital renaissance", just like in the 15th century? Why, or why not? I think everything builds on the influences of the past. Technology is moving ahead at lightning speed. The advancements in medicine are awesome. Can this technology be directly attributed to art and music from the past? I think it can be linked to the medical advancements and documented medical achievements; although few and far between by today’s standards. The
Image of page 1
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: passion associated with the arts today directly reflects the passion unleashed by the artists of the 15 th century. The artists expressed their emotions and conveyed their feelings through their artwork just as the artists and musicians of today express the pain and anguish of unjust treatment by various governmental agencies and life’s overwhelming challenges in general. Communication and expression, whether it be in the 15 th century or today have always been at the forefront of artistic influence. The only thing that qualifies current times to be considered “renaissance” (digital or otherwise) is the constantly changing technology. Computers enhance musical and artistic talent, but there is no substitute for raw emotion....
View Full Document

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

What students are saying

  • Left Quote Icon

    As a current student on this bumpy collegiate pathway, I stumbled upon Course Hero, where I can find study resources for nearly all my courses, get online help from tutors 24/7, and even share my old projects, papers, and lecture notes with other students.

    Student Picture

    Kiran Temple University Fox School of Business ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    I cannot even describe how much Course Hero helped me this summer. It’s truly become something I can always rely on and help me. In the end, I was not only able to survive summer classes, but I was able to thrive thanks to Course Hero.

    Student Picture

    Dana University of Pennsylvania ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    The ability to access any university’s resources through Course Hero proved invaluable in my case. I was behind on Tulane coursework and actually used UCLA’s materials to help me move forward and get everything together on time.

    Student Picture

    Jill Tulane University ‘16, Course Hero Intern