|DAY 63||ART THROUGH THE AGES|
BEAUTY IS IN THE DETAILS
Richly detailed and symbolically dense, the Northern Renaissance engages the imagination. Born from the Gothic period, the Northern Renaissance maintained a certain naïveté of underlying form yet dedication to surface detail and ornamentation from its parent era. Situated in present-day France, Germany, the Netherlands, and Belgium, the “North” became its own entity.
WHEN & WHERE
As opposed to the Italian interest in classical values, naturalistic form, and perspective, the Northern Renaissance artists were invested in ...