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FIF 236 Art History and the Italian Renaissance

Course Description

Did you know that Leonardo da Vinci spent four years painting the Mona Lisa's lips? Explore the world of Italian Renaissance artists and its history. Investigate great cultural achievements, particularly in arts and architecture. Examine masterpieces of Michelangelo, Raphael, Botticelli and Leonardo as well as famous examples of architectural innovations, such as the Florence Cathedral by Filippo Brunelleschi, St. Peter’s Basilica by Bramante, Michelangelo and Bernini, and the neoclassical villas by Palladio. Finally, analyze how this period influenced European and North American art.


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