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Comparing Classical and Renaissance Art Periods

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This solution is a detailed description of both the Classical and the Renaissance art periods, and their similarities and differences. It also covers typical themes of the art as well as techniques common to the era. It describes the characteristics of each period.

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The Classical period in art was characterized by a focus on the form of the human body and to portray it more realistically and naturally than in previous periods. To do this, the artists needed to study the human anatomy and the mechanics of human movement. They often portrayed a person with the weight shifted on one leg, and thus how the rest of the body was at ease or at rest. These were often athletic figures with one limb more ...

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This solution offers a detailed description of both the Classical and the Renaissance art periods, and their similarities and differences. It also covers typical themes of the art as well as techniques common to the era.

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