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Art in Renaissance Venice
Art in Renaissance Venice

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Learning outcomes

After studying this course, you should be able to:

  • be aware of the art and culture of fifteenth-century Venice

  • be aware of the nature of cultural exchange in Renaissance Europe

  • understand how Venetian art challenges the canonical view of Renaissance art as a purely western European phenomenon

  • start to develop skills in critical visual analysis based on the study of selected images of Renaissance art

  • understand the geographical, political and commercial forces that set Venice at the centre of a broad network of trade and power relations and the complex ways these were reflected in Venetian art and architecture.