preview

Humanism's Influence On Artwork

Decent Essays
Humanism’s Influence on Artwork

The growth of arts in the Italian Renaissance embodies the values of the humanism present there. As the ides of the educated changes, so too did their designed artwork, either commissioned or personally done, reflect that change. As humanism gained more ground in their society, scholars see the impact arising in the artwork itself. In Michelangelo’s David, he displays the growing desire in humanism to perfect the individual. Unlike previous artists, Michelangelo designs David to look as beautifully and perfectly created as possibile. In that way, Michelangelo creates the ideal image of the male human body. He also designs David to be in a relaxed natural pose. Unlike the unnatural statues of uptight figures
Get Access