Compare and contrast Michelangelo’s Pietà and Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa, two works from the High Renaissance.

Compare and contrast Michelangelo’s Pietà and Leonardo da Vinci’s Mona Lisa, two works from the High Renaissance.
Describe the elements of composition for each.

Explain what was unique about the artistic choices made by da Vinci and Michelangelo that has led to their continuing popularity.

Describe what you believe to be the ideas or values present in each work. In other words, what philosophies and interests of the artists led to each creating this work and creating it in the manner in which they did?

Submit your assignment in the following format:

  • A 350- to 700-word paper

Review Week Two concepts by completing the following:

  • Select your top three choices for the most important elements of composition(the elements are: Line, Form, Color, Mass, Texture, Repetition, Balance, Unity, and Focal Areas), and then select which you think is the most important element.
  • Select one example of a work of art that visually demonstrates and supports your choice for the most important element of composition.
  • Summarize your selected artwork describing its elements of composition.
  • Write a brief, 150-300 word summary.
  • Create original responses and include personal thoughts, insights and opinions.
  • Use APA formatting for all Formal Written Assignments (Title Page, Font 12, Double Spaced, Reference Page)

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