Tuesday, March 20, 2018

How to explore more Renaissance Art - 3/20/2018

HOMEWORK: Continue to work on your "Events That Shaped the World" project.
Artifact and "Be the Thing" writing prompt are due this Thursday, March 22.

  1. Last Day to fill out Seating Chart Survey - CLICK HERE
  2. Blog Posts #1-4 should be complete by TODAY
  3. What do you do when you want to learn more about Renaissance art, or the history of art in general?
    1. How reliable are online sources?
    2. How reliable is Wikipedia?
    3. Museums, especially internationally recognized museums, are good places to start
    4. Another great source is Google Arts and Culture - check it out and start bookmarking your favorite works of art
    5. Instructions for 

MY HISTORY LEARNING BLOG - always respond using complete sentences except where given different directions
BLOG POST #1 - What was the most interesting thing you have learned in history so far this year? What are you looking forward to learning about between now and the end of the school year?
BLOG POST #2 - Complete this sentence: "When I think of the word Renaissance, I think of . . ."? Your blog post must include one image that relates to The Renaissance.
BLOG POST #3 - Renaissance art is known for its Realism. Look at Jan van Eyck's Portrait of Giovanni Arnolfini and His Wife (1434)Really look at it up close. Examine every detail. Create a numbered list of FIVE details that look incredibly realistic. After your list, explain what is your favorite element of the painting. In your opinion, is there any part of the painting that does NOT look realistic to you? Include a close-up screen capture of your favorite element of the painting.
BLOG POST #4 - Good grief! Why are there so many naked people in Renaissance art versus Medieval art? How did cultural attitudes change in the Renaissance and why do you see so many more naked people? What is the difference in how Adam and Eve are portrayed in Medieval vs. Renaissance art?

1 comment:

  1. Good info... Sharing an article on Milan's Duomo in http://stenote.blogspot.com/2018/03/milan-at-piazza-del-duomo.html
    Watch also the video in youtube https://youtu.be/GkJmdx6yrAo