The scenes Michelangelo painted on the Sistine Chapel are the embodiment of Renaissance art and the pinnacle of creativity of the time period. The many scenes on the ceiling are painted in the style of the classics which is indicative of the rediscovery going on around them. The paintings show the characteristics of the Renaissance that we talked about in class. The scenes of the Sistine Chapel are Renaissance art because the embodie the ideas and values of the Renaissance.
Tiziano Vecellio commonly known as Titian was born in Pieve di Cadore, Italy between 1488 and 1490. The early years of his life are rather blurred, and it has not yet been confirmed his exact date of birth. He began his artistic career in the Venetian School. At the end of his life, It was reported that he died of the plague on 1576, in Venice.
Giorgione was religious, so some of paintings, have religious subjects, like the "Adoration of the Shepherds" , painted during the 1505 to 1510 and “The Holy Family” , painted about in the year about 1504. Giorgione’s best known painting is “The Tempest” , that was painted in 1505, when Giorgione had the age of 28. As Biography.com states, “The Tempest” requires the viewer to determine La Tempesta, 1505, by Giorgione the symbolic meaning of thework—a meaning that stemmed from Giorgione’s own imagination, rather than traditional interpretations”. Giorgione died around the year 1510, but is not certain of the cause, but during that time in Venice there was the plague, so that’s most probably the reason why.
Tradition says that Giorgione was a handsome man. His name Giorgione is translated to ‘tall George’ or ‘large George’, but it could also mean ‘great George’, because he was such an innovator. Over time Giorgione became an unequaled master of oil painting. After he was trained by Bellini, Giorgione began painting many little, devotional Madonnas, of which he became a true specialist.
In the Glass Castle by Jeanette Walls, and the movie King of California both Jeanette, and Miranda make the best out of rough situations. One example when Jeanette sees the good in her dad is when she asks him to stop drinking for her birthday. "Do you think that you could maybe stop drinking"(296)? She sees the good in her dad when he decided to "keep to himself..."(297) in order to hopefully try to help him so that way he does stop drinking. Another instance when Jeanette sees the good in her dad is the stars.
While in his teen years, he traveled to Rome and Italy to advance as an artist. In the 1770s, his life changed when he started working for the Spanish royal court. He created portraits of the superiority, and he created art that criticized the public and radical problems of his era. Francisco Goya was one of the greatest artists in history.
The fascination of the human body was so popular that Michelangelo sculpted various naked bodies on the art piece he did in the Chapel. Later on clothes were painted on by another person due to the painting being too raw in the sense of nudity. Most of the themes were secular, full of flesh and involved human beings and their bodies which portrayed
Landscape appeared as background of the artworks and the monuments in ancient Egypt, ancient Greece and ancient Rome. With the continuously improve and enhance of painting materials and techniques, landscape as background has also been portrayed more natural and vivid. Humanist thought has been widely accepted from Renaissance, people's minds was liberated, the changing of society offered the possibility for the independent development of landscape painting. Giorgione (c. 1477/78) of the Venetian school was considered as the first painter to make landscape painting towards independence. From his painting The Tempest(1506-1508) , landscape has become the main body of the painting and the characters became almost a supporting role.
Whilst walking around Venice one can spot Titian art and Titian influence all over the city. Titian is a very celebrated and valued artist in the city of Venice. His first commission was ‘The Assumption of the Virgin’ for the high altar of the Frari, which established his place as a known Venetian artist. The Assumption of the Virgin brought up some comments because of the odd and dark way Titian portrayed the Virgin Mary. In the Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari many of the high altars were painted by Titian; this was a very big deal because it gave him exposure as an artist.
Like many art paintings created during the Renaissance in Florence. It is equally sacred and worldly wise. Its portrays the Trinity of God Father, Christ the son and Holy Ghost that is represented by a white dove and it is also utilized as a commercial portray of the patron. However the characteristic that makes it one of the supreme Renaissance artworks of the 15th century that is its use of one point linear view is that perspective was linked with the perception and the study of vision. But a graphic technique only properly discovered during the Early Renaissance to paint to potential of this new technique.
It also has a frieze of the Parthenon mounted on a structure with the same dimensions as the cella of the Parthenon so it is as if you are standing in there. The Prado museum in Madrid Spain is home to centuries of artwork from the Spaniards king and queens own personal collections. The Prado has a heavy Italian and Flemish art scene with painters such like Titan and Raphael. The most famous work of art her is three days grace by Rubens.
Juan de Solorzano y Pereyra says that the Indians practiced savage customs or they attempted to commit treason against the Spanish people. Bartolome de Las Casas says that the Indians were gentle sheep and the Spaniards rushed in like a bunch of starving wolves, tigers and lions ready to devour. The Spaniards slew the Indians as if their lives did not matter what so ever. All of this happened throughout Cuba, Puerto Rico, Jamaica and Mexico (Hispaniola). Juan Gines de Sepulveda Sepulveda said that the Indians are a savage and cruel race and that the Spanish are a superior race that is why the Indians should be treated as if they are inferior.
May 18, 1539 I got recruited to start an expedition going to Florida with the leader of our expedition Hernando de Soto. Furthermore in the expedition, I didn’t have a clue about our general, I just knew his name. Then in the expedition I heard from a few other soldiers Hernando de Soto told everybody why our group of people is going on this journey. The purpose of this expedition is for us to find gold and silver. In the expedition the estimate of the number of us was about 600 of us.
A History of Violence, Racism, and White Hegemony in Latin America The similarities and differences that arise in Latin Cinema help audiences understand the extensive history of the countries, from Spanish colonization to inequality in modern society. The history social, political, and cultural discourses are critically examined by directors because those issues directly affect the Latin population and the type of world they live in. It is said that there are at least two sides to every story, but Latin American governments have a history of only embracing one.
Magdalena Carmen Frida y Kahlo Calderon, also famously known as Frida Kahlo, is a famous female Mexican painter, born in 1907. She claims to be born in 1910 because that is the year Mexico was basically reborn, and also shows her strong connection with her country. Frida started painting at 19 years old, after her bus accident where she was bedridden in recovery for a long time. She always painted self-portraits of herself, which set the tone for her career in art. She quotes, ¨I paint my own reality,¨ basically explaining that she explains her life and what she goes through with paint and a canvas.