Discussion Reading

In your own words, define humanism and discuss this movement’s impact during the Italian Renaissance. In your discussion, identify and discuss at least two works of art that demonstrate a humanist outlook. In other words, describe the Renaissance artists interest in representing the humanist qualities of his human subjects. Identify the title, author, and date of the two examples that you select.
Next, explain the shift from the Renaissance to the Baroque. What cultural events contributed to the art changes during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries? In your discussion, explain Caravaggios contributions to the Baroque. Discuss at least one of Caravaggio’s paintings that demonstrates his contributions