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Humanism: Medieval Art vs Renaissance Art. Medieval Art. What is wrong?. Medieval Art. What do you notice?. Medieval Art. What is going on? What is this an example of?. Medieval Art. What is going on?. Characteristics of Medieval Art. 1. No Use of Perspective

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Humanism: Medieval Art vs Renaissance Art


Medieval Art

  • What is wrong?


Medieval Art

  • What do you notice?


Medieval Art

  • What is going on?

  • What is this an example of?


Medieval Art

  • What is going on?


Characteristics of Medieval Art

  • 1. No Use of Perspective

  • 2. Christian Figures were the Focus of Most Art

  • 3. Mostly Gloomy and Pessimistic

  • 4. Humans were Viewed as Sinful and Ugly

  • 5. Used to Teach Lessons and Morals Since Most People were Illiterate.


Characteristics of Renaissance Art

1. Showed Greek and Roman Inspiration.

2. Showed Perspective

3. Realism was a Major Aspect

4. Mostly optimistic and uplifting

5. Details Considered Extremely Important

6. Human Body was Glorified

  • 7. Humans in Natural Poses and Expressed Personality

  • 8. Subjects other than those of Christianity were illustrated.

  • 9. Math and Science were Studied to Achieve more Realism

  • 10. Idealism in Nature was Expressed

  • 11. Sculpture was Reintroduced

  • 12. Portraits became Popular as Humanism Rose

  • 13. Art was Made Just for the Sake of Making Art


Da Vinci: Last Supper


Da Vinci: Mona Lisa


Da Vinci: Vitruvian Man


Da Vinci: Study of the Fetus


Michelangelo's David


Donatello’s David


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