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Renaissance Italy and the Reformation: Art & Culture

Year 8 History: Middle Ages and early exploration | Renaissance Italy (c.1400 – c.1600) ACDSEH | VCHHK

CassoneSource: Cassone Adimari. (Giovanni, 1450).

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Lengthy, detailed information. Frequently uses technical/subject-specific language. (Includes most analytical articles)

General Capabilities
Enduring Understandings

Students understand the significant challenges and developments faced by the society that caused progress or decline, including the Reformation, Renaissance and Age of Exploration.

Essential Questions
  • What key beliefs and values emerged and how did they influence societies?
  • Which significant people, groups and ideas from this period have influenced the world today?

See also the following women artists and composers of the Renaissance listed under the Women tab on this guide: Sofonisba Anguissola and Francesca Caccini

Renaissance Italy and the Reformation | Art and Culture: General reading

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Arts and humanities Europe 1300-1600 Renaissance and after in Italy: 1400s How to recognize Italian Renaissance art.

Renaissance Italy and the Reformation | Art and Culture: Fra Angelico

Fra Angelico - Painter

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Arts and humanities Europe 1300-1600 Renaissance and after in Italy: 1400s Fra Angelico.

Renaissance Italy and the Reformation | Art and Culture: Dante Alighieri

Dante Alighieri - Poet

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Arts and humanities Europe 1300-1600 Renaissance and after in Italy: 1400sDante’s Divine Comedy in Late Medieval and Early Renaissance art.

Renaissance Italy and the Reformation | Art and Culture: Sandro Botticelli

Sandro Botticelli - Painter

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Caroline Campbell, The Jacob Rothschild Head of the Curatorial Department, discusses Italian Renaissance artist Sandro Botticelli's painting 'Venus and Mars', an intriguing mythological scene depicting Venus, the goddess of Love, and Mars, the god of War. She looks at some possible classical sources for this work of art, and explores the reasons why it might have been painted for Botticelli's patron in Florence.

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In text reference / citation: Campbell (2017) or (Campbell, 2017)
Bibliography / Reference list: Campbell, C. (2017). Sandro Botticelli: Venus and Mars in Renaissance Florence, [eVideo]. National Gallery [U.K.], Retrieved from https://youtu.be/jNkHq6QXX30

Renaissance Italy and the Reformation | Art and Culture: Filippo Brunelleschi

Filippo Brunelleschi - Architect and Engineer

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In 1418, Filippo Brunelleschi was tasked with building the largest dome ever seen at the time. He had no formal architecture training. Yet experts still don't fully understand the brilliant methods he used in contructing the dome, which tops the Santa Maria del Fiore cathedral in Florence, Italy.

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In text reference / citation: National Geographic (2014) or (National Geographic, 2014)
Bibliography / Reference list: National Geographic, (2014). How an Amateur Built the World's Biggest Dome, [eVideo]. National Geographic, Retrieved from https://youtu.be/_IOPlGPQPuM

Renaissance Italy and the Reformation | Art and Culture: Donatello

Donatello - Sculptor and Painter

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Renaissance Italy and the Reformation | Art and Culture: Albrecht Durer

Albrecht Dürer - Painter and Engraver

Born in the German city of Nuremberg. Dürer was one of the artist who brought the ideas and techniques of Renaissance art to northern Europe.

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Art Historian Dr. Vida Hull discusses Albrecht Dürer, and how the Renaissance impacted on his art.

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In text reference / citation: Hull (2013) or (Hull, 2013)
Bibliography / Reference list: Hull, V. (2013). ARTH 4007 Albrecht Dürer - Part 1, [eVideo]. East Tennessee State University, Retrieved from https://youtu.be/65ipZ-tLkKM

Renaissance Italy and the Reformation | Art and Culture: Michelangelo

Michelangelo - Painter, Sculptor, Architect and Poet

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Arts and humanities Europe 1300-1600 Renaissance and after in Italy: 1500s Michelangelo

Renaissance Italy and the Reformation | Claudio Monteverdi

Claudio Monteverdi - Composer

Monteverdi's first opera, Orfeo, named after the Greek god Orpheus, and performed in 1607, is the oldest opera still performed today.

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Jordi Savall - La capella Ceial de Catalunya - Le Concert des Nations - Furio Zanasi as Orfeo.

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In text reference / citation: Savall (2002) or (Savall, 2002)
Bibliography / Reference list: Savall, J. (Director). Monteverdi: Vi ricorda, o boschi ombrosi from L'Orfeo, [eVideo]. Performed at Gran Teatre Del Liceu, Barcelona. Retrieved from https://youtu.be/u0qkP1kvEdQ

Renaissance Italy and the Reformation | Art and Culture: Raphael

Raphael - Painter

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What can we learn from the composition of Raphael's 'Garvagh Madonna', and how did he paint this impressive work? Find out with Matthias Wivel, our Curator of 16th-century Italian Paintings.

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In text reference / citation: Wivel (2018) or (Wivel, 2018)
Bibliography / Reference list: Wivel, M. (2018). Raphael: The Renaissance Virtuoso, [eVideo]. National Gallery [U.K.], Retrieved from https://youtu.be/gleAnyyzbgE

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