Presentation on theme: "RENAISSANCE ART. Adopted the attitudes of classical artists Interested in people and the natural world What people looked like, how their bodies."— Presentation transcript:
Adopted the attitudes of classical artists Interested in people and the natural world What people looked like, how their bodies moved, facial expressions changed. Wanted paintings to look realistic Use of Perspective Method that gave pictures depth and distance Look 3 dimensional FOCUS OF RENAISSANCE ART
CRUCIFIXION OF CHRIST Renaissance art often covered religious topics, but with a different focus. Body shape and positioning is more realistic Use of landscape in the background. More natural color choice
VIRGIN AND CHILD WITH ST. JOHN THE BAPTIST Children have child-like characteristics More expression shown in faces Landscape in background Movement
BIRTH OF VENUS Also focused on Greek/Roman Subjects; The Goddess Venus
Incorporation of architecture Bodies in motion Jesus is important in this painting, but there’s a lot going on as well
Parallel lines meet at a center point; as shown in these images. VANISHING POINT
WEDDING PORTRAIT Art also included more secular ideas. Use of perspective: Painting looks 3 dimensional, some things are close while others look further away. Vanishing point: It gives the painting its depth. Can you find it in this painting?
PAINTING #1 MEDIEVAL OR RENAISSANCE? How do you know?