Humanism Did More Than Just Art

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Humanism first came to surface as a literary movement involving grammar, poetry, moral philosophy, etc., but that didn’t stop it from invading the art world. Many renaissance artists did more than just art during the time, they were also writers, poets, architects, and their art was a reflection of that. Humanism paid key attention to perspective, dimension, and depiction of light. Humanism was focused on realism, capturing the depth and key details, whether it be a painting or a sculpture.
Leonardo da Vinci made a breakthrough with Mona Lisa, showing that humans could be painted solo, in their natural form. He shifted his focus to humanism without any religious ties and soon many other artists followed. Michelangelo also hopped on the train

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