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  • 1. THE RENAISSANCE
  • 2. FOOD FOR THOUGHT Have you ever had one of those moments  which completely changes your view on the world? 
  • 3. BIG QUESTIONS Copy the Questions into the “Student Questions”  Portion of your Journal, then as we look at the Presentation, write down the answers. What events helped bring an end to feudalism & the  middle ages? What effect did the reopening of the Silk Roads have on  Europe? How did Marco Polo Contribute to the Growth of  European Trade? What is Humanism?  How did the ideas of Humanism differ from the beliefs of  the Middle Ages?
  • 4. ORIGINS OF THE RENAISSANCE Europe changes  drastically during the middle ages because of events like, the plague, the Nations getting larger & the 100 yrs. War.
  • 5. End of Feudalism Rise of Nations Disease Ideas
  • 6. End of Feudalism Rise of Nations Disease Strong Kings Plague Conquer Technology Devastates Territories Much of Europe Feudal Peasants are Long Bows Lords Lose now needed to Make Knights work Manors. useless Power
  • 7. You down with… Yeah you know me!
  • 8. So what you are saying is that people look to the past to guide their future? Ideas Return to the Silk Road Reopens Classical Studies Focused on Humanism: Man’s Marco Polo’s People begin to Individual rather Potential, well Travels Inspire experiment, explore than on Kings & rounded individual. People. and create. Institutions
  • 9. QUESTIONS What factors helped make Italy the birthplace of  the Renaissance?  In what areas did Renaissance figures make notable achievements?  In what ways did Renaissance works differ from those of earlier periods?  What Groups made up the different social classes in Renaissance Italy?  Why did the Renaissance Influence mainly the upper class?
  • 10. Didn’t Have to Italy was Center Travel Far to of Roman Reach Classical Empire. Works. Italy Leads Several Good place for the Intersecting Ideas to Renaissanc Trade Routes. Spread. e People could Highly spend time creating new Developed styles and Ideas. Urban Cities. Many wealth families become patrons (sponsors) of the Arts.
  • 11. THE MEDICI The most famous Patrons of  Florence a Family of Bankers who made their money banking for the pope. Cosimo de Medici becomes  head of the bank after his father dies, uses his economic power to consolidate political power. Within five years he runs the  city without question. He put money into the Arts  and Literature.
  • 12. ITALY ADVERTISEMENT Your task is to create an advertisement aimed  which will convince an artist (painter, writer, sculptor) to travel to Italy.  Use information gathered in the notes, to create your advertisements.  Be Sure to include a picture, and a short reason why they should come.  Think of commercials and advertisements that you see on television and in magazines, what techniques can you use to get people interested?
  • 13. FOOD FOR THOUGHT Show’s the relationship Early Renaissance Art   began when the wool between Civic Pride & merchants guild Business & the Arts. sponsored a competition to decorate a set of Baptistery (part of the church where they baptize you) doors with a relief of the sacrifice of Isaac.
  • 14. Lorenzo Ghiberti, “Gates of Paradise”
  • 15. 1330-1450 THE EARLY RENAISSANCE
  • 16. Masaccio
  • 17. Focus of Early Renaissance Art • Focuses on Perspective: How you see things from where you are standing. To give them a 3D effect.
  • 18. Focus of Early Renaissance Art
  • 19. The tribute (left half), painting by Masaccio, Brancacci chappel - Santa Maria del Carmine church
  • 20. Focus of Early Renaissance Art • Natural forms, which are proportionately correct*, Idealized forms are okay if they are trying to show a beauty or significance greater that what’s found in nature. • Study Nature to Create more Naturally.
  • 21. Donatello
  • 22. • Contraposto: Twisted Pose
  • 23. Brunelleschi
  • 24. • For the next experiment you must use your skills to naturally recreate the object placed on your desk.
  • 25. Sculpture & Portraiture Effigy of Henry II, 13th c. Bust of Lorenzo de Medici, 15th c.
  • 26. Classical Portraiture Bust of Pericles, 5th c. BC
  • 27. KINDS OF RENAISSANCE Early: Focuses on Perspective, blends  medieval past with new science.  Middle: Continuing Study on Perspective & Geometery.  High:
  • 28. THE GREAT FLORENCE
  • 29. THE ITALIAN RENAISSANCE