How Da Vinci and Michelangelo approach the representation of the human body differently.
Da Vinci and Michelangelo
Image of Mona Lisa: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/6/6a/Mona_Lisa.jpg
Image of Sistine Chapel: http://www.thecaveonline.com/APEH/creation.gif
1) Give a formal analysis of these two artworks, focusing on how the human body is being represented.
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(2) the history of Renaissance art and these two artists in particular,
(3) what humanism is, and
(4) how Da Vinci and Michelangelo approach the representation of the human body differently.
Annenberg Media (n.d.). Art of the Western World: The High Renaissance.Retrieved on 2/20/11 at:
Leonardo da Vinci and Mona Lisa, c. 1503-05, oil on panel 30-1/4 x 21 inches (Musée du Louvre)
Michelangelo and Ceiling of the Sistine Chapel, fresco, 1508-1512 (Vatican City, Rome)
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