The name 'renaissance' is a French word that means REBIRTH! It symbolised the beginning of a new era of art, rebirthing the classical models of Ancient Greek and Rome periods while using the modern techniques.
POLICLETO made me in 450 b.C. !!
I was realised by MICHELANGELO in 1501!
A view of Florence
WHEN AND WHERE?
● FROM 1400 TO THE 16TH CENTURY ● IT BEGAN IN FLORENCE
● THEN IT SPREAD THROUGHOUT THE INDIPENDENTS CITY STATES IN ITALY AND IN ALL EUROPE.
KEY WORDS IN RENAISSANCE ART!
The period before the Renaissance was the Middle Ages. Society was focused on religion due in part to the Black Plague. As they emerged from this dark period, there was a time of REBIRTH in art, literature, science e politics --> this was the RENAISSANCE!
2- IMITATION OF NATURE
Renaissance artist painted the natural world in the most realistic way possible! The human figure's anatomy and proportions were just perfect!
3- LINEAR PERSPECTIVE Filippo Brunelleschi invented the linear perspective to create perfect three-dimensional spaces. Can you see that all the lines converge to a single point?! it's called the vanishing point!