INTRODUCTION <br />The Italian Renaissance Period was a cultural movement between the 14th to 16th centuries (1420-1600). <br />The High Renaissance, which was between 1490-1530 was the artistic peak of accomplishment in the cities of Florence, Rome, and Venice. <br />The term “Renaissance” means “Rebirth”. <br />Vitruvian Man. Leonardo DaVinci.1487.pen on paper<br />
Con’t…<br />The Renaissance was born from increasing religious passion challenged by logical thought and the new philosophical , literary, and artistic movement called “Humanism”.<br />Italian archetects, sculptors, and painters integrated Christian traditions into their work. Artists started to focus on anatomy, light, and developed the use of highly realistic linear perspective into their work.<br />
Michelangelo Buonarroti<br />Born March 6th, 1475 in Caprese,Italy. <br />Some examples of famous pieces : <br />David.1501-1504. Marble<br />Sistine Chapel Ceiling. 1508-1512. Wet Plaster<br />
RaffaelloSanzio (Raphael)<br />Born April 6th, 1483. Master painter and architect of the Florence School in High Renaissance. Youngest of 4 major creators. Known for his perfection and grace in his artwork.<br />Madonna of the Meadow. School of Athens.1510-1511.Fresco 1506. Oil <br />
Leonardo DaVinci<br />Born April 15th,1452<br />Was an Italian polymath: painter, sculptor, architect, planner, musician, scientist, engineer, and inventor. Considered to be one of the greastest painters of all time.<br />Mona Lisa The Last Supper<br />1503-1519.Oil on poplar 1495-1498.Tempera<br />
Donatello <br />Born in 1386. A famous Florentine sculptor and artist. He brought the Greek ideal of what it means to be human into the Christian context.<br />Saint Mark.1411-1413. Mary Magdalen.1455.Wood<br />Marble<br />
WRAP UP VIDEO<br />http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4mgSPiAiBjU&feature=related<br />SOURCES:<br />Frank, Patrick. Prebles' ARTFORMS. Ninth. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Pearson Education,Inc., 2009. 266-277. Print. <br />Wikipedia: cited in slides<br />
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