DH 09: The RENAISSANCE, and the Individual Designer 03/27/20

Welcome Back! CVD19 Reboot.

REVIEW: Revised Syllabus

Don’t forget the buildings…
Original design: The Wheel
Classics in style
Designer vs Artist?
Proto Movable type
Pictograph to actual “writing”
Before Printing Press. Tiresome but lovely….
Pre printing
The mother of all printing presses.
Significance of the mint
My man, Johanne
Holy type!
Who paid for this?
Luther and the broadsheet and how he went “viral”

Peas in a pod?
Fame from important painting and drawing. Classic!
The Human Form
And then the gears of war
Hand of David
La Mama Mia
Technological innovation called a “lock”
Add a wheel…
Crank and Rod

Valuable? Yes!!!

READ: Luther and the Press
READ: Luther went “Viral”
READ: Leo = $
READ: Leonardo or Michelangelo – who is the greatest?
READ:Designer vs Artist?
READ:12 Maps
VIDEO: Changed the world?
VIDEO: The Day the Universe Changed
VIDEO: Wheel Lock

SHORT ASSIGNMENT – The Printing press is considered the most important invention in the history of humanity. Create a broadsheet agreeing with or refuting this. Support with evidence from the lecture and SUPPORTING material.