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New Review The Many Meanings of Michelangelo's Statue of David
Invite your learners to consider how the context of an artwork can alter its meaning and interpretation throughout its history by examining the intriguing history behind Michelangelo's statue of David. The video discusses how the statue's placement shifted its meaning from a religious symbol to a more political significance, as well as references the particular artistic highlights of the statue itself.
3 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
This online interactive history quiz is made up of 25 multiple choice questions about Michelangelo Buonarroti. The quiz is based on information included on the Sparknotes website, although the questions relate to topics that are present in history books as well.
8th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 17 Downloads
The Pietá by Michelangelo Buonarroti
Why is arts education so important? It builds critical thinking, analysis and creative problem-solving skills. Learners review the life of Michelangelo Buonarroti, and then analyze his piece, The Pieta. After that, they'll sculpt a human figure from three different perspectives to better understand shifts in light and scale in art composition.
7th Visual & Performing Arts 10 Views 9 Downloads
New Review Cinquecento Italian Art
Da Vinci, Michelangelo, Raphael. High Renaissance, Counter Reformation, Post-Renaissance. Mannerism, Anticlassicism, Neoclassicism. Paintings, sculpture, and architecture from 16th century Italian Art are featured in a 153-slide PowerPoint, designed for AP art history and humanities classes, that would appeal to anyone interested in works from this amazing era.
10th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 1 Download
Students research the artist Michelangelo. In this visual arts lesson, students review the work of Michelangelo, specifically the Sistine Chapel, and simulate the experience by creating a piece of art on paper under their desk.
2nd - 6th Visual & Performing Arts 7 Views 45 Downloads
The Art of the Italian Renaissance
Where to begin? The art of the Italian Renaissance is such a rich topic, with new techniques, new styles, and an emphasis on new subject matter. Images created by the greats such as Da Vinci, Michelangelo, Raphael, and Botticelli are here for the viewing.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 13 Views 54 Downloads
The Supper at Emmaus by Michelangelo Merisi da Caravaggio
Discuss The Supper at Emmaus by Michelangelo with your eager sixth graders. While the painting does depict a religious scene, it is a great way to show how cultural context can be reflected in art. Viewers will learn about Michelangelo, the setting in the painting, and use the chiaroscuro technique to enhance a painting of their own.
6th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads
The Renaissance: Was it a Thing?
Why is the master and creator of this history-based video series claiming the Renaissance didn't even happen? Listen as he offers evidence for this interesting take on the period. The video discusses the significance of trade and wealth in Italy, the influence of the Ottoman and Islamic empire on the Renaissance, and the lasting impact of humanism in fifteenth and sixteenth century Europe.
11 mins 9th - 12th Social Studies & History 17 Views 10 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Students research information about frescos painted by famous artists such as Michelangelo and da Vinci, identify suitable subject and durable surface for their artwork, and recreate textured painting in fresco style that is suitable for framing and/or giving as gift.
1st - 6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 5 Downloads
Peek into the past and meet some famous Renaissance men. You'll learn about the great works and accomplishments of four contributors to the Renaissance legacy. Raphael, Michelangelo, Palestrina, and Di Vinci are all discussed in this wonderful presentation.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 4 Views 34 Downloads
Cinquecento Italian Art
The Cinquecento period was a span of approximately 100 years of Italian art and architecture. This extensive slideshow provides wonderful images of the art and architecture of the time. It focuses on masters such as Da Vinci, Raphael, and Michelangelo, as well is prominent architecture and frescoes of the period.
12th - Higher Ed Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 4 Downloads
Children research the paintings of Italian artist Raphael and compare them to the works of Michelangelo and Leonardo da Vinci. They engage in close observations of one person while they prepare to paint a portrait. They create original, realistic portraits that reflect their observations and details about their subjects.
1st - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 8 Views 22 Downloads
Multiple Choice Masterpiece
What a fun way to mix up your traditional multiple-choice quiz on the Renaissance! After completing a learning exercise reviewing significant Renaissance artists and events, your learners will have the opportunity see if tiles that correspond to their answers fit together correctly to form an image of a Renaissance masterpiece, the Mona Lisa!
6th - 10th Language Arts 16 Views 8 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
The Art of the Italian Renaissance
Feast your eyes on some of the most beautiful and important art of the Renaissance, including paintings, sculptures, and architecture. The slides take care to detail the characteristics of each art form, but the presentation really lends itself to the interpretations of the viewer - just as the finest art tends to do.
9th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 26 Views 108 Downloads
Young artists are immersed into the tranformative world of Manneristic Art and Architecture during the Renaissance in this vivid presentation. Providing not only clear and concise charactertistics of Mannerism but examples of many Manneristic pieces, the slideshow is like a walk through an exquisite art museum with a taleted guide.
7th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 25 Downloads