Overview. The Renaissance was a cultural movement that profoundly affected European intellectual life in the early modern period.Beginning in Italy, and spreading to the rest of Europe by the 16th century, its influence was felt in art, architecture, philosophy, literature, music, science, technology, politics, religion, and other aspects of intellectual inquiry.
Trompe-l'œil (/ t r ɒ m p ˈ l ɔɪ / tromp LOY, French: [tʁɔ̃p lœj]; French for 'deceive the eye') is an artistic term for the highly realistic optical illusion of three-dimensional space and objects on a two-dimensional surface.
A madrigal is a form of secular vocal music most typical of the Renaissance (15th–16th c.) and early Baroque (1600–1750) periods, although revisited by some later European composers.
Contemporary art is the art of today, produced in the second half of the 20th century or in the 21st century. Contemporary artists work in a globally influenced, culturally diverse, and technologically advancing world.
Ljubljana (also known by other historical names) is the capital and largest city of Slovenia. ... churches, and palaces and introduced Baroque architecture.
Coimbra (/ k oʊ ˈ ɪ m b r ə /, also US: / k u ˈ-, ˈ k w ɪ m b r ə /, UK: / ˈ k ɔɪ m b r ə /, Portuguese: [kuˈĩbɾɐ] or [ˈkwĩbɾɐ]) is a city and a municipality in Portugal.The population of the municipality at the 2011 census was 143,397, in an area of 319.40 square kilometres (123.3 sq mi).
The architecture of Germany has a long, rich and diverse history. Every major European style from Roman to Postmodern is represented, including renowned examples of Carolingian , Romanesque , Gothic , Renaissance , Baroque , Classical , Modern and International Style architecture.