Paolo Uccello: Capturing War Video (DVD)

Paolo Uccello: Capturing War Video (DVD)
Early Renaissance master Paolo Uccello pioneered the mathematical and geometric approach to painting that would become one of the key characteristics of later Renaissance masters. This film explores his treatment of battle scenes, and how he combined the passion and violence of war with the cool logic of three dimensional spatial rendering.
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Paolo Uccello was an Italian painter and mathematician born in 1397 (died in 1475). Uccello was one of the major pioneers of linear perspective, a defining characteristic of Italian Renaissance artistic innovation, and documented by Giorgio Vasari in his seminal book, Lives of Artists. In addition to his scientific efforts, he was a passionate artist best known for battle scenes such as The Battle of San Romano. This film explores the meaning of this Early Renaissance triptych (three paneled panting) as both a document of war and as a breakthrough in three dimensional artistic rendering. A must watch for art lovers!

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Paolo Uccello: Capturing War (DVD)
  • ISBN: 978-0-7365-6668-1
  • Run Time: 32 Minutes
  • Copyright Date: 1999
  • Closed Captioned

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