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Tag - Italy

April 6, 2015

Masaccio – Early Renaissance Painter

Those who die young, yet make an indelible, positive impression on their communities, are sometimes grieved for hundreds of years by people who derive inspiration and hope from the lives they lived. Masaccio is just one example of this type of influential person. It is unarguable that Masaccio made an incredible impact on the art world, despite his short life.

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March 18, 2013

Piero della Francesca – Early Renaissance Artist

Florence might also have been responsible for Piero’s interest in mathematics as well as other forms of art such as, architecture and sculpting. Many scholars believe that Piero was deeply interested in how other fields of study might influence his painting. Whether or not Florence was where this interest was sparked, it appears that Piero spent his life studying mathematics, light, color, architecture and sculpture, all in the effort to bring the proper perspective to his painting. This love of learning for the sake of perspective in his work is evident in all of his paintings.

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September 11, 2012

When Art is Represented On Stage

Two individuals recently wrote a play called “Divine Rivalry” that integrates 16th Century Italian art into theatre. “Divine Rivalry” has a storyline that is true to its name, being about an “artistic duel” between Michelangelo Buonarroti and Leonardo Da Vinci, two giants of the art world.

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July 13, 2012

Travel Like an Artist

For an artist, Sansepolcro, Italy might be considered heaven on earth. Why? Because it was the birthplace and hometown of Piero della Francesca, painter of the Resurrection.

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February 27, 2011

Giovanni Bellini Italian Renaissance Artist www.segmation.com

Pattern Set for SegPlay® PC released (see more details here) Giovanni Bellini (c. 1430-1516) was an Italian Renaissance Artist who is considered to revolutionize Venetian painting with his sensuous and...

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January 5, 2011

Leonardo da Vinci – The Renaissance Man www.segmation.com

You’ll find in our SegPlayPC Leonardo da Vinci pattern collection. This is a fun, off-beat set of great colorful digital patterns. We know you’ll enjoy coloring these great patterns! What...

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December 26, 2010

The Lingo of Color www.segmation.com

[picapp align=”center” wrap=”false” link=”term=paint&iid=310124″ src=”http://view.picapp.com/pictures.photo/image/310124/paintbrush-water-amongst/paintbrush-water-amongst.jpg?size=500&imageId=310124″ width=”380″ height=”254″ /] It is said that the human eye can discern between 1 million and 7 million colors. Do you think you could name...

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