Art of the Renaissance
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Osher (50+). This course explores the artists and their works during the Renaissance in Europe.
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The Renaissance in Europe was a remarkable time period of intellectual, political, and cultural development. From 1300 to 1580, humanist ideology set the framework for the developments of both the Italian and Northern Renaissance. This course explores the changing role of the artist and their resulting masterpieces within the context of style, iconography, patronage, social context, and the revival of classical antiquity; and highlights the works of Giotto, Masaccio, Donatello, Botticelli, Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Raphael, Titian, Jan van Eyck, Albrecht Durer, Hieronymus Bosch, Pieter Bruegel the Elder, and others.