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11 Cards in this Set

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1 Techniques
Renaissance art made use of the science of "linear perspective." What does this mean? Why was
it used? How did it change the "look of the art." What are some examples we saw in the video?
2 Techniques
Renaissance art used light and shadow to show depth - and if emphasized - to create a
spotlighting effect, this is called chiaroscuro. What does this look like? What are some examples we
3 Techniques
Renaissance art usually had one "vanishing point" or focal point. What was the purpose of this?
What kind of response did this create in the viewer?
1 themes
remembering that there were three categories of patrons of the art [the people who
paid for it] - The Church; wealthy merchants/businessmen; and the city governments.
1 medium:
Italian Renaissance painting usually was done in tempera - an egg-based/water paint. What
impact did this have on the "look" of the painting? What could you not do? What were problems with
the use of tempera?
2 theme
The Church wanted work done which would beautify their churches and teach the Christian
message. Religious themes - Bible stories or the story of Christ were common themes of
Renaissance art. [Can you give specific examples?]
confucious and machiavelli main idea # 1
Machiavelli considers himself a realist; Confucius is an idealist.
confucious and machiavelli main idea # 2
Machiavelli thinks man is basically bad - look at the quotes. Confucius thinks man is basically good.
confucious and machiavelli main idea # 3
Machiavelli believes in "situational ethics." What does this mean? How do you see this in the quotes?
Confucius believes that that a leader should show consistent moral leadership.
confucious and machiavelli main idea # 4
Machiavelli's highest morality is "preservation of the state." What kind of behavior is justifiable based
upon this? Why does Machiavelli feel this way?
To Confucius, the moral way - in a consistent philosophy of what is good and what is not moral - is
the only way.
confucious and machiavelli main idea # 5
achiavelli thinks people should be kept in line by "fear." Why does he feel this way? Why does he
say a leaders should be both feared and loved - but if cannot be both, it is better to be feared.
Confucius says people should be kept in line by a sense of shame. Why does he think this is better
than laws, punishments and fear?