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Renaissance Art


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Renaissance Art

  1. 1. and the Development of Humanism
  2. 2. Renaissance literally means “rebirth” and is the French translation of the Italian word “rinascita”
  3. 3. The Renaissance art… Inspired by the Greek artistic traditions, although they became more worldly. Portrayed individuality and the value of human being. Emphasized the human being’s capabilities and way of life.
  4. 4. Italy was the center of cultural activities. Wealthy patrons surrounded themselves with art. “Adoration of the Magi” by Botticelli Artists employed the rules of perspective and foreshortening of mathematical exactness. “The Last Supper” by da Vinci
  5. 5. The elements of art include the qualities that we experienced through our senses: Line, shape, forms, texture, color, space and movement. Style is the manner in which the artists expresses himself/herself. They are recognized by their viewers through their style.
  6. 6. Utilization of lines to produce a smooth-flowing motion. Introduction of effective use of linear perspective and foreshortening to create illusion of space. Portrayal of beauty of nature.
  7. 7. LEONARDO DI SIER PIERO DA VINCI (1452-1519) - “The Renaissance Man” - A child-artist
  8. 8. Recognized for his development of accurate theories in physics, chemistry, biology, architecture, engineering, and had great knowledge of anatomy.
  9. 9. Proofs oh his genius were the sketches of a flying machine, notes of thousands ideas, questions, and theories.
  10. 10. Famous for his painting of the portrait of La Gioconda , was the wife of the Italian merchant, Francisco del Gioconda
  11. 11. MICHELANGELO DI LODORICO BOUNARROTTI SIMONE (1475-1519) Commissioned by Pope Julius II to do the paintings for the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel.
  12. 12. He studied story of the creation and other Bible stories to depict them accurately especially in the part of the Creation. Greatest sculptor of history.
  13. 13. The ceiling of the Sistine Chapel
  14. 14. The CREATION
  15. 15. RAPHAEL SANZIO (1483-1520) - An artists who painted many versions of the Virgin with the Christ Child.
  16. 16. His patrons were among the political, social, and financial leaders of the High Renaissance. His famous painting, “School of Athens”.
  17. 17. Renaissance Architecture Saint Peter’s Basilica (1506-1626) – the best example of Renaissance architecture. Built by Bounarroti, Jacopo Barozzi da Vignola, Giacommo della Porta, and Carlo Maderno. It has 284 doric columns in four rows.
  18. 18. Renaissance Sculpture Marble is used in sculpture. Sculptors used the curvillinear lines to show personality and character in portrait sculpture.
  19. 19.  David (by Niccolo Donatello) - A life-sized youthful figure in bronze.
  20. 20. La Pieta (by Bounarroti) - A sculpture of Mary carrying the body of a 33-year Jesus Christ on her lap.