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Middle renaissance, discussion on the influence and contributions to perspective of Masaccio and others


Lecture number:
5
Pages:
5
Type:
Lecture Note
School:
Texas A&M University
Course:
Arts 150 - Art History Survey Ii
Edition:
2
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ARTS 150 1st Edition Lecture 5 Outline of Lecture 5 I Middle Renaissance II Republic of Florence Italy a Cathedrals Outline of Lecture 6 Overview of Renaissance periods I Middle Renaissance a Masaccio Current Lecture Know where things are doors baptistery behind the cathedral 100 years between the South and East doors latter is much deeper and more fluid better understanding of underlying musculature Late 13th 14th century Early Renaissance trecento 1300s artists are trying to understand more of how things work and not just copy what they see 15th century Middle Renaissance quattrocento 1400 s art doesn t just show you back your reality what you see on the painted surface should be like looking through a window should obey all natural laws depth anatomy lighting Late 15th 16th century artists have mastered naturalism techniques and are bringing art to new heights this chronology is true for northern ten as well but retains more gothic Late 16th century Mannerism artists are trying to do something different as they come out of the Renaissance often the work is odd These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor s lecture GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes not as a substitute I Middle Renaissance a Trinity 1425 1428 fresco covering the wall 21 x10 5 Masaccio means rough Thomas dies at 28 major influence i Shows father Holy Spirit son Mary donors tomb under showing death and resurrection ii Very believable sense of architectural space background of coffered ceiling receding to show space others will use floor tiles iii The musculature of the bodies is detailed especially Jesus artists are undergoing scientific work to understand how the body works flesh seems palpable but his body still seems strained in crucifixion your chest sinks down into your diaphragm and you can pull yourself up with your arms for breath until they give out and you suffocate iv God is behind Jesus to carry him up to heaven make you feel like you re



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