From Botticelli to Tintoretto: Italian Renaissance Art from the Tobey and Bob Jones Collections.
This exhibition charts the dizzying speed with which Italian
Renaissance art developed between the late 15th and late 16th
century. Mixtures of Christian subjects and humanist imagery drawn from
antiquity are what one would expect from Renaissance art during this era.
However, the style shifts rapidly, and artistic daring encouraged by artists,
their patrons, and audiences manifest spatial and figural complexities
well-represented in these works, as well as varieties in their format and
Thanks to generous loans from David and Julie Tobey in New
York and the Bob Jones University Museum and Gallery in Greenville, Art History
students in Karen Goodchild’s Renaissance Art class will undertake research on
actual Renaissance works, and their semester-long projects will be presented in
late April and early May.