Research Paper On Renaissance Art

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Renaissance Art Renaissance Art is the Paintings, Sculptures, and decorative art of the time period of European history known as the Renaissance. Renaissance art sought to capture the experience of the world and the beauty and mystery of the world. This style of art came to be during the late 14th century in Italy, it reached its zenith during the late 15th century and the early 16th century. Renaissance patrons wanted art that portrayed the beauties and pleasures of human life. The renaissance art is more lifelike than the art from the middle ages. Artists during the renaissance period studied perspective to help determine what things look like when they are closer or further away from something. ¨ Proto Renaissance” artists saw themselves as reawakening to the ideas of classical roman culture.…show more content…
Renaissance artists expressed classicism and physical realism in their paintings. The early renaissance was the development period for this type of art form. During the late renaissance mannerism was the new art form. Mannerism was the distortion of physical form like elongated limbs, unnatural lighting and coloring, complex poses, and imbalanced restless composition. The founder of renaissance painting was Masaccio he was Giottos greatest success in the quest for perspective, modeling and emotion. Masaccio´s greatest masterpiece was Tribute Money. Leonardo De Vinci was one of the greatest painters of this time. He is best known for his works The Mona Lisa and The Last Supper. His innovative techniques included layering paints, attention to lights and shadowing, and human form. He also had an eye for detail especially on his piece The Mona Lisa. Michelangelo was also a great painter during the renaissance time. He Gave Leonardo a run for his money when it came to being the greatest Painter of their time. Michelangelo 's best work is probably his sculpture David. Other famous paintings were Raphael and
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