Wednesday, November 3, 2010
Renaissance Creativity-Can We Recapture It?
In the era of the High Renaissance, 1495-1530, in places like Italy, the citizens of Florence and Rome viewed their cities as rivals of ancient Athens, Princes, church leaders, and men of fortune dominated politics. These men sponsored artists such as Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, and Raphael, who gave people new ways of looking at themselves. Can you think of anything that we have today which serves the same purpose?