Historia del Arte

10. European Art in the Modern Age: Renaissance in Italy


This course covers the historical and cultural foundations of the Italian Renaissance, innovations in Renaissance architecture, sculpture in the Renaissance, painting and perspective in the Renaissance, as well as artistic techniques and innovations.

What you will learn

To gain a comprehensive understanding of the European Art in the Modern Age, particularly the Renaissance in Italy, and to develop skills in analyzing and appreciating Renaissance art and architecture.

Course program

The Italian Renaissance: An Overview of Historical and Cultural Context
Quattrocento Architecture
Cinquecento Architecture
Quattrocento Sculpture
Cinquecento Sculpture
Quattrocento Painting and Perspective
Cinquecento Painting
Mannerism in Painting
The Venetian School: Color and Light