The Medici – Godfathers of the Renaissance 1/4 BG sub – YouTube
Brunelleschi’s Dome of Florence
Watch clips 9:54-22:25 then 44:53-55:45
How is Brunelleschi’s Dome proof than man can conquer the seemingly impossible?
Why is this work of architecture an example of renaissance ideals? Please see week 2 folder for document on the Renaissance Ideals.
The Medici – Godfathers of the Renaissance 2/4 BG sub – YouTube
Botticelli’s Primavera & Birth of Venus
Watch clips 15:55-19:07 then 34:41-36:24
How are these two works a quintessential expression of this new Golden Age in Florence?
Discuss the platonic ideals visible in both works. Please use the list of elements/principles of art you created in week 1 to clarify these ideals.
The Medici – Godfathers of the Renaissance 3/4 BG sub – YouTube
Watch clip 1:30 to 4:15
Discuss how Michelangelo’s David is a good example of the classical ideals of the Ancient Greeks
Provide your opinion of how he was a workaholic and how this reflects in his work 😉