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Christian Figures in the Renaissance

Mack: From Corsignano to Pienza Corsignano was the birthplace of Pope Pius II. As an older medieval modest town, this could be a fitting larger allegory for the origins of a famous humanist writer of Christian figures. Very little of

Life of Francisco Goya

Throughout the Life of Francisco Goya

Goya was one of the best creators in the world at the time, and perhaps overall. This means the complexity of his person is evident in his work. Within his work, as within the life of Francisco Goya, we can

Painting in Siena in the Trecento

Siena in the Trecento: Reasons for the Style

Many times when thinking of the Renaissance, we think only of late-era Florence painters. However there is a lot of merit in discussing early-era architects and painters, especially those of Siena in the trecento. Tim Benton: “The Design of Siena

Giotto Donatello Duccio

Giotto, Donatello, and Duccio: The Greats

Giotto, Donatello, and Duccio have many stylistic differences, but their fame in the early Renaissance and beyond connects them. Giotto, Donatello, and Duccio especially each have a significant work, or multiple, that put them on the early Renaissance “map”. Hayden

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Duecento (Innovation and Tradition)

Consider the issue of innovation and tradition. Is there a reversion to early Duecento types in the wake of the Black Death? Or does this deliberate archaizing occur during the late Duecento and into the early Trecento? Is the Classicism

Death and Persecution in the Early Renaissance 1

Death and Persecution in the Early Renaissance

Millard Meiss: “Painting in Florence and Siena After the Black Death” The most important vehicle for political participation of the middle class were the guilds. The true source of citizenship was a membership in a guild, with many various kinds

Early Renaissance Saint Petronius Basilica decoration The Isaac sacrifice

Early Renaissance: Competition and Collaboration

Consider the role of competitions and collaboration in the light of the great architectura. Also consider sculptural projects of Early Renaissance Florence (Orsanmichele, Baptistery, Duomo, cantore). To what degree did competition provide the impetus behind the development of new forms?

Coyolxauhqui

Coyolxauhqui (Analysis of the Head of Coyolxauhqui)

In 1829, archeologists unearthed a colossal pre-Columbian stone monument from the foundations of a colonial church in Mexico City. This monument, the Head of Coyolxauhqui, was carved in Tenochtitlan, the center of the Aztec world. We will discuss its iconographical significance, theorize reasons for its creation, its function in the pre-Columbian world, and what became of the monument since.

Works By Goya

Works By Goya (Analysis of Four)

Goya was an 18th century Spanish painter who lived through the Spanish Inquisition and the Spanish War of Independence. He was very prolific and painted throughout his life, even becoming director of the Royal Academy of Painters. Here we analyze four works done throughout his lifetime and explore how they relate to his idea of the perfect universe.

What Are the Visual Arts

What Are the Visual Arts? (A Look Into)

A common phrase is that art imitates life. And among all 5 senses, none have the ability to enthrall and inspire like vision.  The visual arts seek to enrich the lives of its audience by producing aesthetically appealing, intellectually arousing

Famous Sculptures

Famous Sculptures (and Their Origins)

According to myth, the first of our ancestors, be they neanderthals or humans, chiseled a large wheel from a boulder. The action brought awe to his cavemen counterparts. Perhaps the brute tools, arrowheads and weapons from our earliest predecessors seem

Famous Paintings Vincent Van Gogh artiste peintre

Famous Paintings (Origins of Six)

A brief discussion of six of the most famous paintings of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The paintings themselves will be familiar to most readers, but here we discuss the context of the works and the less obvious interpretations. From Eugene Delacroix’s Liberty Leading the People to Edward Hopper’s Nighthawks, learn more about these famous paintings.

Current Events in Visual Arts

Current Events in the Visual Arts

Visual arts help to provide students and adults with a creative outlet. When someone studies current events in this field, it’s clear that several areas also offer other benefits. For many adults, the arts don’t play a role in their daily lives. People can find ways to incorporate this subject into their routine by studying the current events in the visual arts.

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About the Visual Arts and Why They Are Important

The visual arts are human-made creations in which people use things like paintings or photographs to capture artistic perspectives. Using external tools, artists create everything from portraits of people to landscapes and moments in time. The craft requires technical skill and creativity, making it one of the most challenging subjects to master. Learn more about the topic here.

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Video Production Services (Everything You Need to Know)

Video production services make professional videos possible through pre and post-production elements and decision making. With videos growing each year as a means to engage with audiences in-person and online, learning the skills to become a video production services professional can help boost a skillset into new heights.

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Design Services for Self-Publishing (Everything to Know)

A great book should have great design work, including covers, infographics, and more. A pool of qualified digital designers are out there, waiting to make your next ebook a hit. Find out why design services are a great option for self-publishing authors. Plus, discover why every book should include graphics and design, no matter the subject.