High Renaissance


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High Renaissance

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(Art Movements)
a. the High Renaissance the period from about the 1490s to the 1520s in painting, sculpture, and architecture in Europe, esp in Italy, when the Renaissance ideals were considered to have been attained through the mastery of Leonardo, Michelangelo, and Raphael
b. (as modifier): High Renaissance art.
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Noun1.High Renaissance - the artistic style of early 16th century painting in Florence and Rome; characterized by technical mastery and heroic composition and humanistic content
artistic style, idiom - the style of a particular artist or school or movement; "an imaginative orchestral idiom"
Renaissance, Renascence - the period of European history at the close of the Middle Ages and the rise of the modern world; a cultural rebirth from the 14th through the middle of the 17th centuries
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His work is considered to have informed the transition between the art movements of High Renaissance and Mannerism.
The church was shut in 2001 and in 2002 the Council prevented the Archdiocese from stripping the church's Italian high renaissance style interior fixtures and fittings.
The church was shut in 2001, and in 2002 the council prevented the Archdiocese from stripping the church's Italian high renaissance style interior fixtures and fittings.
Botticelli's legacy of High Renaissance style artwork is an open treasure in the Louvre.
This handsome catalogue, which accompanies an exhibition of the same name at Sam Fogg Gallery, London, explores the development of the forms and designs of Italian earthenware before the emergence of istoriato maiolica in the High Renaissance.
While works of art of the High Renaissance were aesthetically consistent, today there is no overriding style, technique or attitude governing artistic practice nor prevailing medium.
King addresses the pivotal moment of the High Renaissance (1513-1516) in Chapter 5, "Machiavelli, Erasmus, and More: Visions of the State." The works of a Dutchman, an Englishman and an Italian on statehood and power are still current five centuries later.
It is a tale of two Madonnas, one by Raphael, the revered master of the High Renaissance, and the other by a mystery painter who aimed to imitate him and came pretty close.
And the fantastic tapestries designed by the top gun artist of the High Renaissance, Raphael, were commissioned by the papal clientele that paid for the Raphael Cartoons.
All the composers on this CD provided music covering the High Renaissance and Baroque periods.
If Mondrian was the Giotto of Abstract Painting, the High Renaissance is still to come." Riley was one of the participants in the group show "Abstrakt," on display in two Berlin galleries and curated by Michael Haas, Nicole Hackert, and Bruno Brunnet.

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