Minnesota Museum of Historical Art

-Masters of Art: Renaissance Artist-

About the Exhibit

The Minnesota Museum of Historical Art is taking you to one of the most important time periods of art, The Renaissance. You'll see full displays of some of the most important and influential artist of The Renaissance. Works from artist like Da Vinci and Botticelli. You'll witness the masterpieces of this time. Come along to see the rebirth of Europe and birth of some of the most influential artist and art of all time.

Coming April 10, 2015.

Contact Info: (212) 479-7990


Leonardo Da Vinci (1452-1519)

Born on April 15, 1452 in Vinci, Italy Da Vinci was a man of many talents. Apart from being a highly talent artist he was an architect and inventor. His art was highly known for his great detailed. In his art he greatly illustrates facial expressions and body language . His best known work are The Mona Lisa and The Last Supper. These works of art have been studied for ages and have caused a lot of controversy in the past years .

Sandro Botticelli (1445-1510)

Botticelli was a well educated man, becoming an apprentice at the age of 14. His art was some of the best of his time. He was another master mind of his time period. Greatly influenced by the Masaccio's painting he created amazing works of art like La Primavera and The Birth of Venus. He was one artist that was studied for the poetry and philosophy of humanist of his time. Famous for the complex meanings of his artwork.

Jan Van Eyck (1390-1441)

Born in the late 1300's , Eyck is one of the most important artist of the Northern Renaissance. Little is known of this artist. Still, many of his pieces of work are still admired today. His work went from being strictly of the gothic style to realism and naturalism. Some of his most famous work is the Lucca Madonna and Madonna of Chancellor Rolin.

Michelangelo Buonarroti (1475-1564)

On March 6, 1475 the most influential man of the Renaissance. From painting to poetry to engineering, he was a man of many talents. Famous for his blend of psychological insight with realism. With pieces like Pieta and David. This man still fascinate people of today, and will surley fascinate people for many more years to come.
Michelangelo Biography