“Renaissance and Baroque Europe”
The Renaissance ushered in a new cultural and intellectual movement. Known as humanism, this more human-centered focus had a profound effect on science, mathematics, medicine, and the arts.
Humanism revisited the arts of the Greeks and Romans and challenged medieval religious thought so prominent during the previous 1,000 years since the fall of the Roman Western Empire.
ANSWER THESE QUESTIONS:
What were some of the artistic achievements of the Renaissance?
Are we today still influenced by these? How so?
Artists and their titled artworks are not the artistic achievements of the Renaissance nor are the non art inventions of the day.
The artistic achievements of the Renaissance are the techniques and styles that changed how artworks were created.
These four videos:
“Otis Art History 06 – Introduction to Greek Culture” [4:57]
“Otis Art History 09 – Roman Art” [4:58]
“What is Classic Architecture: More than a Column?” [8:40]
“The Roman Architecture” [10:22]
What are the similarities and differences between Greek and Roman art and architecture?
How did the Romans develop their own original ideas based on Greek influences?NOTE:
In your responses to the questions, use specific examples of both art and architecture from the Greeks and the Romans.