The Progression From Renaissance to Baroque in Three Examples
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The Progression From Renaissance to Baroque in Three Examples

A Tale of Three Davids The stretch of art history from the Early Renaissance through the Baroque can be exemplified by selected works of major artists during these periods. Three works by Donatello, Michelangelo, and Bernini representing the biblical character of David are good examples of this stretch of art history. Donatello was born in … Continue reading

Finishing Da Vinci
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Finishing Da Vinci

Originally posted on Angus Carroll's Blog:
Few people are as famous as Leonardo da Vinci. His paintings have become icons of civilization, his notebooks the quintessential expression of the creative and scientific mind. He is who we mean when we say ‘Renaissance Man.’ But he had a fatal flaw. For all his artistic and inventive…