Renaissance North and South: How the Art of Europe Changed in the 15th/16thC

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The century from 1450 - 1550 was momentous for it ushered in new way of doing art and of seeing human beings and their environment. This lecture investigates Renaissance art in Southern and Northern Europe. The artistic achievements of Michelangelo, Leonardo, Raphael and van Eyck all feature in this extensively illustrated lecture.

Course aim

This lecture examines the impact of the Renaissance on art and history. Extensively illustrated it traces the main developments in Northern and Southern Europe as the middle ages came to a close and the modern world was born.

Do I need any particular skills or experience?

  • No skills or experience needed.

By the end of the course I should be able to:

  • understand the contexts which led to the developments of the Renaissance
  • describe the main themes and styles of Renaissance art.
  • understand the impact of the Renaissance on subsequent artistic movements.

How will I be taught?

What kind of feedback can I expect?

What else do I need to know?

Nothing needed.

Pre-course work, reading and information sources

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Renaissance North and South: How the Art of Europe Changed in the 15th/16thC

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