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1 Duccio: Transition from Byzantine to Italian Renaissance Duccio: Transition from Byzantine to Italian Renaissance. Here you see the classic elements of medieval art with the gold and halos the flat appearance of it and so on. The people surrounding Mary almost have a “sardine” look on their face, on the bottom row, all you can see is the ¾ face effect.
2 Renaissance Art Presentation Here you begin to see early focuses on humanism with it showing the death of christ rather than an glorious depiction or otherwise. The faces appear to be more realistic on this beautiful painting done by Giotto.
3 In this piece it again shows early humanism in the painting it shows a storyline rather than glorifying an individual.
4 The Florence Baptistery, also known as the Baptistry of Saint John, is a religious building in Florence, Italy, and has the status of a minor basilica.
5 Here you see a focus on three things nudity, composition, and perspective. The one on the right better exemplifies these three attributes.
6 1. PERSPECTIVE 2. Perspective journal assignments. RESEARCH ASSIGNMENT: Watch the following: Brunelleschi's Experiment then send a one page paper (use google doc) to Respond to what the experiment was and what its results were.The Web has many good explanation on how perspective drawing works. Here are a couple:1. PERSPECTIVE2. Perspective journal assignments.Student Work examples:one point illusionIn this the main focus is on the the linear perspective. It is contested whether the mistake was made intentionally or if it was an actual mistake made by the artist.
7 On the left is a statue crafted by the master known as Donatello On the left is a statue crafted by the master known as Donatello. You can see the difference in the time periods, as well as the art styles themselves.On the right, the time period seems much older, yet still quite full of detail. You can see the anguish on his facial expression.
8 On the left is a statue crafted by the master known as Donatello On the left is a statue crafted by the master known as Donatello. You can see the difference in the time periods, as well as the art styles themselves.On the right you have Myron The Discus Thrower. Made during Greek times, and is more modest showing less nudity.
9 Here is a painting influenced by Byzantine culture and religion Here is a painting influenced by Byzantine culture and religion. Note the halos above.This painting details the Madonna and Child. Note the painting in the background.The Madonna and child in this picture represent Virgin Mary, and the symbol she represented in religion. Background painted to represent distance.
10 VenusThe Birth of Venus is a 1486 painting by Sandro Botticelli. Botticelli was commissioned to paint the work by the Medici family of Florence.
11 The Last Supper is a late 15th-century fresco painting by Leonardo da Vinci. It is one of the world's most famous paintings, and one of the most studied, scrutinized, and satirized. It is a hard painting to preserve because Leonardo used oil paintings that don’t last long, the painting almost has a “fuzzy” effect. Also began focusing on celebrating man.The Mona Lisa is a half-length portrait of a woman by Leonardo da Vinci, which has been acclaimed as "the best known, the most visited, the most written about, the most sung about, the most parodied work of art in the world".This painting is Madonna on the rocks an important element here is the children who appear more childlike in their features then they did in past art.
12 The left is the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, painted by Michelangelo The left is the ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, painted by Michelangelo. Above is another mural by the same man.
13 You can see the depth perception more clearly in this art piece by Michelangelo.
14 The Creation of Adam is a fresco painting by Michelangelo, forming part of the Sistine Chapel ceiling, painted circa 1511–1512. The Creation of Adam differs from typical Creation scenes painted up until that time. Here, two figures dominate the scene: God on the right, and Adam on the left.
15 Here you see the differences in the time periods for when the two Davids were created. On the left, you can see more concern in his expression. On the right, you can sense the more victorious feeling he has after the famous battle.
16 The Virgin Mary holds her son, Jesus Christ in her arms The Virgin Mary holds her son, Jesus Christ in her arms. You can see Mary is bigger than an average person. This was intentional as Mary is the mother of god.
17 These are paintings by Raphael These are paintings by Raphael. In these paintings you can see the new developments of renaissance art. On the right you see a religious painting but it has lost many of the defining characteristics of medieval religious art.