Italian city-states were able to gain wealth and importance.
The wealth and power allowed people to support and focus on the arts and artists.
The renaissance started in florence italy.
It started in the 14th century.
A lot of the artwork from then is now in museums.
Paintings sometimes used religious themes.
A lot of art was painting and sculpting.
The mona lisa was painted during this time.
Education and Music
Emphasized the importance of education.
Many things were invented including the microscope and printing press.
Vocals began to be added into music.
Scientists and philosophers began questioning prior teachings.
Johannes gutenberg was an inventor and created the printing press.
Artists during this time created many famous paintings.
Michelangelo was a famous sculptor and painter.
Leonardo da vinci was a very famous artist and inventor.