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Paper on Middle Ages Artist: Fra Angelico

Please pick any artist from the middle ages time period and discuss the following:

Explanation of how the artist's work reflects or defines the time period

Description of some of the artist's pieces

Discussion of the use of line, form, color, texture, and material as found within one of the pieces you have chosen

Description of the reasons you have chosen the time period and why it appeals to you

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Fra Angelico

Fra Angelico is best known for his work in fresco, which served as a guide to the spiritual life of the community he existed in at the Sylvestrine monastery in Florence. They were intended as aids to devotion and attained a sense of blissful serenity with their immaculate coloring, economy in drawing and composition and their freedom from the accidents of time and place (Fra Angelico). Angelico served as a pioneer in many of the stylistic trends that helped define the early Renaissance, including his rational treatment of pictorial space and the volumetric modeling of forms with light and shadow. Angelico remained at the ...

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Paper on Middle Ages Artist: Fra Angelico

Addresses:

Explanation of how the artist's work reflects or defines the time period

Description of some of the artist's pieces

Discussion of the use of line, form, color, texture, and material as found within one of the pieces you have chosen

Description of the reasons you have chosen the time period and why it appeals to you

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