The one very big bang that shook the art industry at

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accomplishments. The one very big bang that shook the art industry at that time was the linear perspective. Brunelleschi, a fascinating mind, figured out a simple yet ingenious way to make paintings more in tune with real space. By using a few lines and a vanishing point, the artist had created a depth of focus in paintings that was a big difficult to achieve at that time. It was also at this time that people in this era started studying the human anatomy, even though the church completely forbade the mutilation of bodies after death. Naughty and creative as artists were at that time, they still went ahead and dissected corpses to find out how the human musculature works, strictly for art. Another interesting method of science, and alchemy you could say, was in the North where artists would literally paint with gold. Using gold flakes, artists would line their background in a way that would glorify whatever religious paintings they were to do. A good example of art work with the use of science is Masaccio’s Holy Trinity. This painting of Jesus Christ on a cross in an altar is extremely real and dark. The reason why it is scientific is because you can see how Masaccio used the linear perspective over Christ’s head on the ceiling for lines and where those lines converge on the painting at the vanishing point.
BaroqueThe Church was still one of the patrons of most art and kind of molded the new style of painting to more dramatic, powerful and real. Contrasting colors from light to dark in the paintings made

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