Art of the Renaissance

You can’t discuss the Renaissance without discussing Art! In fact, one historian sarcastically remarked, “the study of the renaissance has been reduced to the study of art.”

Check out the video below briefly discussing the change in Medieval art to Renaissance art as well as some of the key works and artists from the renaissance: 

Some Key Questions to Consider: 

  1. What were the main advancements in art during the renaissance? 
  2. What allowed art to flourish during the renaissance? 
  3. What ideas of the renaissance does the art of the era represent? 
  4. What is the purpose of art? 

Link to a great virtual “TOUR” of Renaissance Masterpieces HERE