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Art Movements | Renaissance Art | The Rise of the Modern World

Posted by Josie Mitchell

The Renaissance period occurred from the 14th to the 17th century, starting in Italy and spreading to the rest of Europe to mark the fall of the Middle Ages and the rise of the Modern world. New techniques and artistic sensibilities began to emerge alongside a new humanist philosophy, which demonstrated itself in all areas of thinking, including art, architecture, literature, music, politics, religion and science.

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Topics: Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, art movements, renaissance art

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