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Art and Artists in the Renaissance

http://www.arthistory.sbc.edu/artartists/renaissance.html

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Description: The period of the Renaissance (14th and 16th centuries) brought with it many important changes in the social and cultural position of the artist. Over the course of the period there is a steady rise in the status of the painter, sculptor, and architect and a growing sympathy expressed for the visual arts. Here is background information and examples for classroom viewing and discussion. Standard 7.8.5

Comments: This site was developed by the art department at Sweetbriar College.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 306

Artists by Movement: The Early Renaissance

http://www.artcyclopedia.com/history/early-renaissance.html

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Description: Here is a long list of Early Renaissance artists, most from the Italian Renaissance. Select the artist and a list of his works and museum exhibits of his works is shown, many of which are hotlinks. From these hotlinks, select an image to view or study. Standard 7.8.1 and 7.8.5

Comments: This site will be valuable for class presentations or student projects in an interdisciplinary study of the Renaissance.

Resource Type: Photos or Pictures.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 319

Artists by Movement: The High Renaissance

http://www.artcyclopedia.com/history/high-renaissance.html

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Description: Here is a list of famous Renaissance artists, most from the Italian Renaissance. Select the artist and a list of his works and the museums in which they appear is shown. From the digitized list, select an image to view or study. Here are famous works of Leornardo, Bellini, Michelangelo, Raphael, etc. Standard 7.8.5

Comments: Wow! What a site for class presentations or student projects as well as an interdisciplinary study of the Renaissance.

Resource Type: Photos or Pictures.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 320

Exploring Leonardo

http://www.mos.org/leonardo/

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Description: Explore perspective, vanishing point and much more as you navigate through this virtual exhibit of Leonardo Da Vinci from the Boston Museum. Standard 7.8.5

Comments: This site would be very useful for an interdisciplinary unit including art, science and history.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1161

Galileo Project

http://es.rice.edu/ES/humsoc/Galileo/

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Description: This is a very rich site on the life and times of Galileo Galilei and the discoveries that made him famous. Included are a biography, information about his patrons, reproductions of the many portraits made of him, and information about the Inquisition and how it related to punishing heretics and the 17th century study of the universe. Standard 7.8.1, and 7.10.2

Comments: Some classroom activities are included.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1326

Leonardo da Vinci Virtual Field Trip

http://www.field-trips.org/tours/cross/leo/_tourlaunch1.htm

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Description: This site combines several features and virtual museum visits organized around the life and accomplishments of Leonardo da Vinci. There are 7 Stops on the trip including a Leonardo Timeline, Leonardo and Drawing, Exploring Leonardo, Seattle Art Museum - Leonardo Lives, Mona Lisa, Art Zone, and the National Museum of Science and Technology of Milan, Italy. Standard 7.8.5

Comments: There is a huge amount of information on Leonardo here. The Art Zone stops is a student project designed for students to keep observation journals and sketches in the stype of Leonardo.

Resource Type: Photos or Pictures.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 1952

Marco Polo & Zheng He - Yuan Foundations of New World Discovery

http://www.marcopolovoyages.com/LibCongressPapers/GunnarThompson.html

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Description: This presentation by Gunnar Thompson, including a series of clear maps, was made at a Library of Congress conference in May of 2005. He is arguing that there is evidence from Marco Polo's journals of extensive exploration of the New World by the Chinese in the 13th c. and that Polo's maps helped later explorer Zheng He. Standards 7.8.3, 7.11.1 and 7.11.2

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 3668

Mr. William Shakespeare and the Internet

http://shakespeare.palomar.edu

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Description: This rich site provides links to a wealth of scholarly resources on William Shakespeare as well a summary of his works, an annotated electronic timeline of his life, a biography, and some fascinating primary sources such as his will. Standard 7.8.5

Comments: This site can be accessed and understood by many levels of user and has won many awards.

Resource Type: Mix of Text and Graphics.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2217

National Gallery of Art

http://www.nga.gov/

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Description: Using the online search feature, input the topic about which you are interested. From Renaissance to Romantics, Americans to Italians, the National Gallery site has examples of art from each period and an explanation of the work to build greater understanding. Standards 7.8.5 and 10.3.7

Resource Type: Photos or Pictures.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2250

Renaissance Music: 1450-1600

http://www.essentialsofmusic.com/eras/renaissance.html

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Description: Beginning with a brief description of the history of the Renaissance, this site has audio files of examples of different music forms from the period. Interspersed are key words used to describe music of the period such as "madrigal." The words are hotlinked to their definition. Standard 7.8.5

Comments: This site is noisy but invaluable for a teaching demonstration about performing arts of the Renaissance.

Resource Type: Sound or Music.

Graphics content: High.

Resource ID: 2627

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