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Expanding ideas about renaissance art. Essay by Dr.

Expanding ideas about renaissance art

Lauren Kilroy-Ewbank If you google the word “Renaissance,” on the image tab, you’ll find yourself exclusively in Italy. Smarthistory would like to do something about that. Google image search results for the term “Renaissance” The Expanding Renaissance Initiative (ERI), is a new Andrew W. Disrupting the narrative The most common narrative of the renaissance in art history focuses mainly on three periods of Florentine art in Italy as presented by Giorgio Vasari, who wrote the Lives of the Most Excellent Painters, Sculptors, and Architects (first published in 1550). Giorgio Vasari, Le vite de’ piu eccellenti pittori scultori e architettori (Florence, 1568) (National Gallery of Art) While one of our goals is to decenter Italy as the area with the most important artists and art, we are not saying that there isn’t important and remarkable art from the Italian Peninsula that speaks to a relationship to the broader world.

The canon of renaissance art is slow to change. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. Search: arenachapelpadua. Kenney Mencher: Women's roles during the Renaissance. "Man is the measure?

Kenney Mencher: Women's roles during the Renaissance

"Women's roles during the Renaissance TIZIANO Vecellio (Titian) The Venus of Urbino 1538 Oil on canvas, 119 x 165 cmGalleria degli Uffizi, Florence, Italian Renaissance In the background of Titian’s painting entitled "The Venus of Urbino" (1538) are two women looking inside or placing things inside a chest. This chest or cassone is most likely a dowry chest, in which case the women are then preparing the chest with gifts for the upcoming nuptials. Venus, the goddess of beauty, nude in the foreground, presides over the event, but there’s something wrong with this picture.

Venus is really the Duke of Urbino’s courtesan (mistress) and the title of the painting is just a disguise to make a nearly pornographic portrait palatable. Now that you know how Twain felt about this work. You're a Medici. Can You Support the Renaissance's Best Artists, or Will You Be Exiled? In the game ARTé: Mecenas, you navigate Florence in the Italian Renaissance as a member of the powerful Medici family, building your influence while supporting the flourishing arts.

You're a Medici. Can You Support the Renaissance's Best Artists, or Will You Be Exiled?

Will you take emerging architect Filippo Brunelleschi up on his challenge to balance an egg upright, thus allowing him to smash one end and demonstrate his plan for the dome of the Florence Cathedral? Or will you deny his curious request and lead him to a life on the streets? Will you fund the Della Robbia workshop and its innovative, yet unconventional, colored terracotta techniques? Will you buy a “unicorn” horn?

Narwhal tusk though it may be, the oddity will lure clients to your expanding bank. These are the types of questions posed on each turn of this strategy game, along with an ongoing buying and trading of linen, flax, wool, and alum. “The actual learning objective is to teach students about the economies of art,” Triseum CEO André Thomas told Hyperallergic. Italian Renaissance Learning Resources - The National Gallery of Art. Meet our Principal Curator of Renaissance & Early Modern History, @AGroundw. Anna works with our Scottish history collections from c.1450-1750. Given she joined only 10 months ago, she’s still exploring the diversity of our intriguing objects. From no.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art sur Twitter : "#MetKidsFunFact: This medieval set of 52 cards from the 15th century is the only complete deck from its time. It's in such good condition that it was probably never played! □ Learn more. Gerard Mas makes sculptures of Renaissance women with a modern twist - this is the medieval girl gang I have always dreamed of. #medievaltwitter… Musée du Louvre on Instagram: “. □□ Le mercredi c’est #HistoireDuLouvre ! Aujourd’hui découvrez l’une des salles les plus fraîches du musée, la salle Saint-Louis ! □…” A Closer Look at Tapestries in the Norton Simon Collection.

I'm visiting Florence next month, and am looking for a comprehensive book on the Medici, especially relating to their art patronage. If you have any recommendations, please send them my way! PODCAST: Contextualizing the Nude in Renaissance Painting, Sculpture, and Drawing. JIM CUNO: Hello, I’m Jim Cuno, president of the J.

PODCAST: Contextualizing the Nude in Renaissance Painting, Sculpture, and Drawing

Paul Getty Trust. Welcome to Art and Ideas, a podcast in which I speak to artists, conservators, authors, and scholars about their work. THOMAS KREN: The nude actually made people uncomfortable in the Renaissance. It certainly provoked controversy.

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