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WARM-UP 1)What is a metaphor? 2)Explain what this image might be a visual metaphor for? Extension: What does it show you about life during the Renaissance?

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1 WARM-UP 1)What is a metaphor? 2)Explain what this image might be a visual metaphor for? Extension: What does it show you about life during the Renaissance?

2 Classical -People look better than real life. -Bodies appear active and lifelike, like they could “come alive.” -Faces are calm and do not show emotion.

3 Medieval -Images are very flat, 2D without much depth. -Usually religious (Mary and Jesus) -Important figures are larger than others -Bright colors -Solid color backgrounds

4 Renaissance -Uses perspective -Objects in “back” smaller than those in “front” -Lifelike, 3D figures -Lines meet in a single point -Full, detailed backgrounds. -Soft, shadowy colors -Often non-religious

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6 Collaboration Look at the pieces of art on the following slides and try to determine during which period they were made.

7 1. Madonna and Child Renaissance

8 2. Bathing Venus Classical

9 3. Primavera Renaissance

10 4. Madonna and Child Medieval

11 5. Grave Stele of Hegeso Classical

12 6. Pieta Renaissance

13 How many did you get correct?

14 How did renaissance artists use math in their art? Rebirth in perspective clip from discovery edu

15 One point perspective City Scape wing-steps-for-one-point-perspective.html

16 Assessment 1)Create an visual metaphor or city scape to represent the ideals of Renaissance art. 2)Write a short essay (two to three paragraphs) that: 1)Defines humanism 2)Contrasts renaissance with medieval art. 3)Analyze how the tenets of renaissance art changed the way people thought about classical art, individual autonomy, role of the church.

17 Blog city scape directions rawing-steps-for-one-point-perspective.html City scape https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DV4CUVAXy38


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