Perceptions of beauty in Renaissance art.

@article{Haughton2004PerceptionsOB,
  title={Perceptions of beauty in Renaissance art.},
  author={Neil Haughton},
  journal={Journal of cosmetic dermatology},
  year={2004},
  volume={3 4},
  pages={229-33}
}
The Renaissance was a cultural revolution that spread from Florence, in 1400, throughout Italy and into the rest of Europe. Its impetus was the philosophy of Humanism, which strove to resurrect and emulate the literature and art of the ancient Greeks and Romans. Artists had previously been limited to formulaic religious iconography. They now began to reproduce descriptions of classical paintings and copy the antique statues that were being newly rediscovered. The Renaissance artist's perception… CONTINUE READING