The Creators - Part 8, Sections 41-46 Summary & Analysis

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Part 8, Sections 41-46 Summary and Analysis

Part 8: From Craftsman to Artist is introduced with a quote by Geoffrey Chaucer from 1380 that life is short and the craft is hard to learn. In Section 41: Archetypes Brought to Life, Giotto di Bondone (1267-1337) was the first Western artist to bring Christian painted archetypes to life and is deemed the creator of modern painting since he "transformed schematic religious symbols into warm living figures and so showed the way for creating human figures that transcended religion" (p. 382).

Section 42: Roman Afterlifes describes how Filippo Bruneleschi (1377-1446) gave a brilliant new afterlife to Roman architecture when he created what is called the first true Renaissance building, the Foundling Hospital (1424) in Florence. His style was dependent on classical motifs and his bold adaptation of them.

In Section 43: The Mysteries of Light: From a Walk to a Window, Brunelleschi and...

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