Fresco was one of the most popular works artists did during this time because it was fairly cheap and a lot of buildings, like churches had no windows and were just plain, concrete walls. Frescos helped soften up the walls by telling stories through the frescos. “Fresco was born of a close collaboration between the artist and the mason” (Faure 9). To paint a fresco, the artist...
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...reat talents of artists like Leonardo da Vinci, Michelangelo, Raphael and many more. We don’t see the type of art that was done during the Renaissance in today’s world. Art has given us the opportunity to almost go back in time, to see people’s emotions and feelings and how events happening in the world just by looking at an artists masterpiece.
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