Module 1 Renaissance Art

See Chapter 4, and 5 in the Lumen Learning Text

After successful completion of this module, you will be able to:

  • Understand and apply the concepts and terminology of Italian Renaissance art
  • Investigate and apply the fundamental questions we ask when looking at art objects from this movement
  • Discuss, collaborate, and generate understanding as to the meaning of Italian Renaissance art
  • Assess and evaluate the impact of Italian Renaissance art on the continued evolution of Western art

While you are reviewing the content of this module, consider the following questions:

  • Why was Florence such an important city for the development of Renaissance art?
  • What did early Renaissance art look like?
  • What were some of the key developments in Renaissance art?
  • How did Renaissance art look different from earlier art?