Tag Archives: Renaissance

Episode 9 Supplemental

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September 5, 2015 · 7:00 am

8 – Piero della Francesca: Almost Famous

image This week we will explore the work of Piero della Francesca.

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August 29, 2015 · 12:01 pm

7 – Fra Angelico: A Saintly Painter

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

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

Episode 4 Supplemental

Here are the images for episode 4. I would like to clarify after looking over the raising of the son of Theophilus. I think I would place The Holy Trinity in Santa Maria Novella between The Tribute Money and The Raising of the Son of Theophilus. This would place it between the gaps of Masaccio working at the Brancacci chapel.


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July 26, 2015 · 5:00 pm

3 – Brunelleschi and Ghiberti: The Sacrifice of Isaac

Gates of Paradise, Lorenzo Ghiberti

The Sacrifice of Isaac

This week we will look at the rivalry that kicked off the Renaissance, Brunelleschi and Ghiberti.


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July 19, 2015 · 5:01 pm

Episode 3 Supplemental

Here is a Prezi I created for one of my classes. It is a brief overview of the early Renaissance. Feel free to ignore the other artists mentioned for now, unless you would like to read ahead. I will over them in greater detail in the upcoming episodes. You will want to skip ahead several slides for the Gates of Paradise. Prezi allows you to zoom in on each panel for greater detail. I am also including images of the Gates as well as the Duomo. Also here is a link to a great article that explains the herringbone brick pattern of the Dome.





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July 19, 2015 · 5:00 pm

2 – Giotto: The Beginnings of a Renaissance

Giotto. This week we will explore the life and works of Giotto. For those following along here a few images of the major works we will be discussing.


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July 13, 2015 · 12:01 am

Episode 2 Supplemental

Below you will find the works we have discussed in Episode 2 along with a sculpture of Giotto by Donatello.

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July 13, 2015 · 12:00 am