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12 – Ghirlandaio: The Master of Fresco

Pala_degli_innocenti,_ghirlandaio,_autoritrattoThis week we will explore the work of Domenico Ghirlandaio, the man who first painted the Sistine Chapel and would train Michelangelo.

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November 22, 2015 · 12:01 am

11 – Verrocchio: The True Eye

800px-Workshop_of_Andrea_del_Verrocchio._Tobias_and_the_Angel._33x26cm._1470-75._NG_London This week we will discuss the life and art of Verrocchio, the man who would train Leonardo da Vinci.

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November 8, 2015 · 12:01 am

9 – Fra Filippo Lippi: The Lascivious Priest

800px-Fra_Filippo_Lippi_002  This week we will discuss the life and art of a monk and painter Fra Fillipo Lippi. View the works by following the link below.

http://www.therenaissancepodcast.com/episode-9-supplemental/

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September 5, 2015 · 7:01 am

Episode 9 Supplemental

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September 5, 2015 · 7:00 am

Episode 8 Supplemental

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August 29, 2015 · 12:00 pm

7 – Fra Angelico: A Saintly Painter

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This week we will explore the art of Fra Angelico. A pious and charismatic monk who devoted his life to God and his art.

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August 15, 2015 · 12:01 pm

Episode 7 Supplemental

Below is the link for the Museum of San Marco in Florence if you would like to learn more about Fra Angelico or see his work in person. You may also click on the images for a larger view.

http://www.polomuseale.firenze.it/en/musei/index.php?m=sanmarco

 

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August 15, 2015 · 12:00 pm

5 – Donatello: Far beyond the ordinary

Donatello, St John the Evangelist

This week we will discuss the life and work of Donatello, whom Vasari described as being far beyond the ordinary.

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August 2, 2015 · 1:04 pm

Episode 5 Supplemental

Here are some of the works of Donatello we have discussed as well as Polyclitus’ Spear Bearer as an example of contrapposto from Classical Greece. I posted an example of the Spear Bearer showing the opposing angles of the shoulders and the hips, contrapposto.

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August 2, 2015 · 1:03 pm

4 – Masaccio’s Perspective

Masaccio’s Perspective

This week we will discuss the innovations of Masaccio and his use of perspective will have a profound impact on the Renaissance.

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July 26, 2015 · 5:01 pm