Italian Art History
Italy has a country which is active in art since the ancient times. The country has 11 periods of art and because of this Italy has the greatest number of UNESCO World Heritage Site (44) and Italy has nearly %70 of the worlds art and architechture.
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The art periods are:
-Prehistoric Civilizations.-The Etruscans´╗┐-Magna Grecia-Roman Period-Early Christian and Late Medeival Art-Romanesque-Gothic-Renaissence-Mannerism-Baroque--Neo-Classicism and Romanticism The Etruscans"Colours were made from stones and minerals in different colours that ground up and mixed in a medium, and fine brushes were made of animal hair (eexternal image art02.jpgven the best brushes are produced with ox hair). " The time period of the etruscans were between 8th and 2nd centuries BC. Gothic
"The Gothic period marks a transition from the medieval to the Renaissance." "The Gothic period marks a transition from the medieval to the Renaissance "
"The Renaissance is probably the single most important artistic and cultural movement in the history of Western Civilization, a movement which also pointed the way for many future European achievements in the arts. It began in Florence at the dawn of the 15th century. The works of artists of this period enrich not just Italy but many other countries, though it is obviously in Italy that you find the richest art collections, buildings, churches, etc. This is the age that gave the world Michelangelo, Leonardo da Vinci, Raphael, Titian, Donatello, Piero della Francesca, Mantegna, Antonello da Messina, Carpaccio, Giorgione, Paolo Uccello and many others."

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The Creation of Adam