Discover the Geometrical Wonder of the Renaissance.
Discover the Geometrical Wonder of the Renaissance. photos, travel, Palmanova, Italy, geometrical, symmetrical, Renaissance A magnificent design carefully calibrated for symmetrical harmony.
10 Stunning Renaissance Buildings That Survive to This Day
The Sistine Chapel is likely the only example of Renaissance architecture you could readily name or be familiar with, even though many of the later architectural styles would end up borrowing stylistic elements from Renaissance buildings.
Meet the 10 Most Influential Figures of the Renaissance
Stretching from the 14th to the 17th Century, the Renaissance was a period in Europe's history that saw many huge cultural developments. 'Renaissance' literally means 'rebirth,' and this period gets its name from the fact that it saw a significantly renewed interest in ancient Greco-Roman culture.
QUIZ: Recognize These Famous Renaissance Masterpieces?
If you're a fan of this inspiring period, then give this quiz a shot, and see how many famous Renaissance paintings you can recognize. What Renaissance masterpiece is this?
This Sculptor From the Renaissance Era Changed the World
Donato di Niccolò di Betto Bardi was an Italian sculptor, born and raised in Florence, that is better known as Donatello and had a major role to play in the growth of Renaissance art.
The Ten Most Famous Paintings of the Renaissance Period
The Renaissance was a cultural movement that occurred roughly from the 14th century all the way up to the 17th. This period saw some of the greatest artists in the history of mankind, including Leonardo Da Vinci and Michelangelo Buonarroti.
Do You Recognize These Famous Renaissance Masterpieces?
QUIZ: How Much Do You know About the Renaissance?
Content QUIZ: How Much Do You know About the Renaissance? art, paintings, architecture, Renaissance, famous artists, history quiz, renaissance artists, famous painters Test your knowledge of the European Renaissance Period.
Digital Art Project Breathes New Life Into Renaissance Art
‘The Daily Life of Gods’ is a digital art project, in which the artist mixes figures from dramatic Renaissance artworks with modern environments and surroundings. The photo manipulations are impressive to see.
Things We All Get Wrong About the Renaissance
No matter how you define the time period of the Renaissance, we can all agree that it was a long time ago. So we can hardly blame anyone for getting some facts about this life-changing cultural movement wrong. At the same time, we could all learn a thing or two more about the European Renaissance.
Renaissance-Man Raphael Was an Incredible Genius. Look!
Raphael (1483-1520) is one of the Renaissance art names synonymous with refined genius. With that being said, his lofty status in global art history can put off many people from actually sitting down and appreciating his works. Raphael was a humanist and a Christian.
A Painter From the Renaissance Age With a Love For Nature!
While fields of study bloomed and Renaissance artists everywhere became inspired by tales of the holy, one artist found his muse in mother nature and her delicious treats. Guiseppe Arcimboldo was an artist born in Milan in 1527.
Take a Trip Through The Historic Center of Florence
After all, Florence was the home of iconic Renaissance painters like Leonardo da Vinci, Sandro Botticelli, and Michelangelo Buonarroti.
This Artist Puts Her Unique Spin on Old Masters’ Art
Vasilyeva is a Russian based artist who recreates Renaissance-era portraits in embroidery. Each stitch resembles a stroke, and the work as a whole mirrors the techniques of the old masters. The miniature embroidered portraits decorate purses, brooches, and pendants.
The Sublime Beauty of Botticelli's Paintings...
Sandro Botticelli (1445 - 1510) was an Italian Renaissance artist, remembered for the mythical Birth of Venus and Primavera (Spring) . Botticelli was also a very prolific painter of Christian and other biblical narratives.
Few Works of Art Can Surpass That of Sandro Botticelli
Alessandro di Mariano Filipepi, better known as Sandro Botticelli (born in 1445 and died in May 1510) was one of the most acclaimed painters of the Florentine Renaissance .
Feast Your Eyes on Titian's 10 Most Epic Masterpieces
See the most famous paintings of the renaissance period! Here are 10 of Titian's greatest works: Click on images to enlarge 1.
The Works of Durer, Art History’s Greatest Draftsman
goldsmith and a German mother who was herself the daughter of a goldsmith, Albrecht Dürer was to take up his father’s trade, but his extreme talent for portraits and thirst for knowledge took him on a completely different route, and history would remember him as the most important artist in the Northern Renaissance
7 Mind-Blowing Facts About Rome’s Pantheon
Apart from the impressive architecture, the Pantheon holds centuries of history, from Antiquity to the Dark Ages to Renaissance opulence. Here are 7 fascinating facts you probably don't know about this one-of-a-kind landmark. 1.
These Are the Greatest Sculptors in History and Their Work
Michael Karshis/ Flickr (left) and Livioandronico2013/ Wikimedia Commons (right) Let’s start this list with an Italian Renaissance sculptor who is widely believed to be the greatest sculptor of all time, Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni.
There’s a Side to Michelangelo’s Artwork You’ve Never Seen
Michelangelo (born Michelangelo di Lodovico Buonarroti Simoni) was a multifaceted Italian Renaissance artist, painter, architect, and poet, best known for his beautiful sculptures.
The 10 Most Famous Masterpieces of Leonardo da Vinci
A man of so many fine accomplishments was rare even during the heady days of humanist renaissance . We've selected what we believe to be his 10 most famous artworks. Which of his stunning masterpieces do you think will be ranked number 1? Read on to find out! Click on images to enlarge 10.
The Garden of Earthly Delights Come to Life in Animation
Animated Version of the Garden of Earthly Delights paintings, hell, animation, surreal, Judgment, Renaissance, Netherlands, garden of eden The Garden of Earthly Delights is a world-famous painting, notable for its surreal imagery.
5 Fascinating Facts about the World’s Most Famous Painting
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