Essay questions for the first exam
Two of these questions will be on the first exam. You will be expected to write a 2-3 paragraph response for each. You can use images from the required list or any image from the text as long as you correctly identify them with artist and title. 20 points each
- Describe the development of visual and emotional naturalism during the 1300s using three artworks as examples.
- One aspect of Renaissance humanism is its focus on the life and value of the individual. Identify three works of art in which the growing importance of unique individuals can be seen and what qualities of these individuals are being communicated.
- The Renaissance ushers in new content in art and new depictions of previous subjects. Give three examples of this trend and explain how these came to be acceptable to Renaissance patrons.