Renaissance means “rebirth,”

Renaissance means “rebirth,”.

Discussion Topics (1pg)

1.      Renaissance means “rebirth,” implying a revival of classical culture. How did artists of the Renaissance revive classical art and ideals? How did they move beyond the example of Greek and Roman art?

2.      What are the differences in the art of Italy and northern Europe during the Renaissance?

3.      Why is the human figure so important to Renaissance art? What ideals were expressed through depictions of the human body?

4.      How did Renaissance art differ by city, from Florence to Rome and Venice? What are some reasons for these differences?

5.      How did the Protestant Reformation and the Catholic Counter-Reformation affect the arts?

Renaissance means “rebirth,”