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The Art of Renaissance Europe: A Resource for Educators

The Art of Renaissance Europe: A Resource for Educators

According to The Orange Grove, "In this PDF textbook from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, works in the Museum's collection that embody the Renaissance interest in classical learning, fame, and beautiful objects are illustrated and discussed. This resource is designed to help educators introduce the richness and diversity of Renaissance art to their students. Primary source texts explore the great cities and powerful personalities of the age. By studying gesture and narrative, students can work as Renaissance artists did when they created paintings and drawings. Learning about perspective, students explore the era's interest in science and mathematics. Through projects based on poetic forms of the time, students write about their responses to art. The activities and lesson plans are designed... Show More
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