The Renaissance

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From 1300 to 1600, Europe saw the Renaissance, the rebirth of art and learning. Worldliness was a key part of their artwork through the individualism shown in the portraits with earthly backgrounds and through the glorification the human body. Realism was a major part of the artwork; a lot of attention was given to detail and setting. The artists were influenced largely by humanistic ideas such as human potential and achievement. Artists portrayed many different kinds of …

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…glorifying the human body. That theme is also emphasized through realism. Renaissance ideas have had a large influence throughout history. The emphasis on individuals has influenced artists to sign their work, allowing them to receive praise for their work. I tend to remember art by the name of the painter and without the artists signing their work, I would not have been able to remember and broaden my horizons into the art world. Bibliography None