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EARLY AND HIGH RENAISSANCE (1400-1550). VOCABULARY  Renaissance- The term renaissance means rebirth and is used to mark an era of broad cultural achievement.

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1 EARLY AND HIGH RENAISSANCE (1400-1550)

2 VOCABULARY  Renaissance- The term renaissance means rebirth and is used to mark an era of broad cultural achievement as a result of renewed interest in the classical art and ideas of Ancient Greece and Rome.  Sfumato- Smokey effect created by Leonardo Da Vinci  Prespective: The illusion of depth or space in a painting or drawing  Focal point: the object or area of a work of art that the artist intentionally manipulates to catch your eye.

3  Renaissance marks period of European history at the close of the Middle Ages and rise of Modern world.  cultural rebirth from the 14th - middle of the 17th cent.  Early Renaissance, mostly in Italy, bridges the art period during the fifteenth century, between Middle Ages and the High Renaissance in Italy.  The main idea of rebirth belief that through the study of the intellectual and artistic treasures of the Greco-Roman antiquity, inspired by Humanism, can be reached the artistic greatness, wisdom and enlightenment  The spiritual content of painting changed - subjects from Roman history and mythology were borrowed.  Devotional art of Christian orientation became classically humanized. Classical artistic principles, including harmonious proportion, realistic expression, and rational postures were emulated.  two regions of Western Europe were particularly active: Flanders and Italy. HISTORY

4 ARTIST OF THE TIME  Ghiberti, Lorenzo (1378-1455) Bronze Doors The Story of Joseph

5 ARTIST OF THE TIME  Filippo Brunelleschi (architect) 1377-1446 Interior architectural design Dome in Florence

6 ARTIST OF THE TIME  Donato di Niccolò di Betto Bardi  (circa 1386 – December 13, 1466) Michelangelo’s David Sculpture of Mary Magdelena

7 ARTIST OF THE TIME  Leonardo Da Vinci April 15, 1452 – May 2, 1519:  Most diverse in careers  Mona Lisa  Last supper  Wrote backwards  Could draw a perfect circle freehand

8 ARTIST OF THE TIME  Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni (6 March 1475 – 18 February 1564)  Painted Sistine Chapel  was an Italian Renaissance sculptor,ItalianRenaissance painter, architect, poet, and engineer who exerted an unparalleled influence on the development of Western art.Western art

9 HISTORICAL MOMENTS  Gutenberg invents movable type along with printing press (1447):  Turks conquer Constantinople (1453)  Columbus lands in New World (1492)  Martin Luther starts reformation (1517)

10 QUIZ 1. Who painted the Sistine Chapel? 2. What is the meaning of the word Renaissance? 3. True of false: Donatello was a sculpture 4. Multiple choice: Which artist created the Doors A) Brunelleschi B) Ghiberti

11 LESSON  Do a master study under Leonardo Da Vinci’s sketchbook drawings  Materials -9x12 paper -Pencil -Diluted acrylic -Brush -Papertowel


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