Deadline, Sept. 20, 120 points
How did Italy become the beginning place of so much of the Renaissance?
What factors influenced the growth of Renaissance work in Italy?
You were assigned a group in class. The assignment was based on the first initial of the last name of the tallest person in your group.
Here are the group assignments:
A-F Italian Trade Cities
G-L Transfers of Culture
M-R Rise of Merchants & Warring Italians
S-Z The Medicis and the Church
Take the details from your group and compile them with the details from another group.
Use the handout from class. It is available in printed form in class and it's linked on the right side of this page.
As a group, or individual, create an essay of five clearly written paragraphs or so that deals with the following:
Choose an Italian Renaissance artist and explain how they were influenced by one or more of the above topics. You may need to get information about the other topics from various members of the groups.
So, your essential question should look something like this:
I do not want just a biography of the artist!
WARNING >> This assignment will require that you learn about the life, schooling, and works of the artist.
I have included a few links to get you started, but you are not limited to those shown.
Here is a list of ideas for artists to study, and some links to help you:
Click here to view the Arnolfini Wedding PowerPoint we used in class.