Italian Renaissance

This situation provided financial conditions to the traders to invest in the artistic production of sculptors, painters, musicians, architects, writers, etc. At this time the governing and the clergy had started to protect and to finance to the artists and intellectuals what he was known as patronage whose objective of the patrons (governing and bourgeois) if became more popular between the regional communities where they acted. In this period, it was common the noble families to order to paintings (photographs) sculptures next to the artists. In the peninsula italiota that the commerce more if it developed giving origin to a great amount of places of artistic production. Cities as Venice, Florena and Genoa had had an expressive artistic and intellectual movement. In virtue of this, Italy passed to be known as the cradle of the Renaissance. The world of the arts of this time was characterized by the valuation of the man and the nature, of the Real, opposing itself it the holy ghost, supernatural (characteristic of the medieval cultural period).

The modern iderio cousin for the rationality, the dignity human being, the scientific severity and the reutilizao of the greco-roman artistic style. For the artists of this time, the Greeks and the Romans possuam a complete vision and human being of the nature, in contrast of the medieval ones. In this direction, the valued qualities more in the human being had started to be intelligence, the knowledge and dom artistic. At last, in modernistas centuries XV and XVI the man starts to be the main personage (antropocentrismo) portraied in the arts. The main representatives of the Italian Renaissance and the main ones painted, sculptor, scientist, engineer, physicist, writer, etc. Workmanships: Smooth Mona, Last Supper.

Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475-1564) – it was distinguished in architecture, painting and sculpture. Main workmanships: Davi, Piet, Moiss, paintings of the Sistina Chapel (Final Judgment is known). 6. Art in the Age Contemporary The art contemporary was marked by the meeting of diverse styles, movements and techniques. Had to this diversity, all is difficult to define the art contemporary including the art produced in century XX. In this period it had an aesthetic revolution that it brought I obtain a succession of styles and movements, many of which of little duration and,> in its majority, centered in the search of new directions and innovative principles. These movements and styles if had characterized for marking a rupture with the classic art that it dominated since the renaissance. In the contemporaneidade the artists had not only produced paintings with traditional materials, with the oil on the screen, but also with any material that was available. This innovation took the radical creations still more, as the conceptual art and the performtica art. With this, it was extended definition of art, that started to include, beyond concrete objects, ideas and action.