Critique: The School Of Athens By Raphael

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Critique; The school of Athens by Raphael

There is this very distinct and most interesting piece of art that Raphael created this piece of art is called “The school of Athens.” This painting presents to us four design principles of the art. Given that he uses unity, rhythm, proportion and emphasis, he clarifies many ideas presented in this particular piece of art. However, the school of Athens has many things going on at once. The painting not only is focused on the people but in the place they are in. Acknowledging the behavior of these people in the painting also alerts to us that they are concerned about their surroundings. If you look closely to the center of the painting you recognize that there are two thinkers with different knowledge
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Such as Plato, he points directly up to emphasize his philosophies of a changing world that is around us. He holds a Timaeus which is a book. If you take a good glance Aristotle is doing the complete opposite of what Plato presents to us. Instead Aristotle holds his hand down, showing the difference philosophy each man holds within himself. Aristotle 's philosophy shares the ability to experience one 's reality by being able to see it and experience it by sight and touch. Aristotle holds a book called “emphasized the relationships, justice, friendship, and government of the human world and the need to study it.” This painting shows us various of beliefs or philosophies such as, Pythagoras, he was found in the lower left of the painting. Pythagoras beliefs towards the world he lived in was the movement of the planet and stars. Pythagoras believes that the operation was due to the mathematical laws. The mathematical laws were related to ideas of musical and cosmic harmony. Pythagoras mentions how there planets make their own note as the movement of the planet occurred and based on its distance from the earth. Which indeed created a

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