Identify the contributions Gutenberg’s printing press made to the intellectual rebirth of the renaissance and how it changed the way people viewed life and the world around them.
Works of ancient greek and roman writers, religious books, and volumes of poetry were made available
Define linear perspective. Who is given credit for its discovery?
A graphic system that showed artists how to create the illusion of depth and volume on a flat system.
Who was the Medici family? How’d they influence Renaissance art?
A family that controlled the banking empire.
They paid money to artists
What is foreshortening?
Drawing figures according to the rules of perspectives they appear to recede into 3 dimensional space
Who designed the dome of Florence cathedral?
What are subjects Leonardo studied?
Why was Raphael regarded as the most typical of the Renaissance artists?
He blended the ideas of artists into his own works
What inventions helped educate the middle class during the Renaissance?
The printing press
Were more Renaissance scholars and artists more interested in studying the arts during the medieval period or Greeks and romans?
Greece and Rome
Who’s the 1st important artist of the Renaissance?
What’s the graphic system that gave artists a method to create the illusion of depth on a flat surface?
Who was the greatest sculptor of the early Renaissance? What were his qualities?
He created Realistic appearances and perspective
Who invented linear perspective?
Who painted the Mona Lisa? How long did it takes?
What does pieta mean?
Work showing Mary mourning over the body of Christ