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Renaissance Art and Artists: A Review of Comparisons and Contrasts Christina White History 101, Online Professor Esposito March 1, 2009 Abstract The Renaissance period is known for various achievements, art is but one form of this expression. The difference in style, technique, and perspective and be seen in famous artists such as Michelangelo, Titian, and Pieter Bruegel the Elder. The differences in their work lend an eye into the Renaissance age. The ideals of the time are represented in the comparisons and contrasts of their art. The history of the Renaissance era is best articulated through their brush and brilliance. The Renaissance period is known for various achievements and awe, art from this period is no exception. Renaissance art lends a peak into the vast drama that was that time and civilization. Famous artists, painters, and sculptors competed vigorously against each other and many times were influenced by each other during this time. At times characteristics of one artist famous paintings can be traced and attributed to the art of another artist, as documented in their travel logs. The ability to travel and view work of other artisans accelerated the development of the Renaissance art. Recognizable artists from this period were Michelangelo, Titian, and Pieter Bruegel the Elder. Each of these artists bestow a cultural perspective, be it religious or realistic. Artists of the Renaissance period continued a trend toward realistically representing the world mostly in religious themes. Artists rendered greater facial expressions revealing feelings and intimacy, detail and realism. In general, figures began to move within the picture plane, interacting with each other, relating stories and incidents that artists wished to reveal. The closer artists came to High Renaissance art the more

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