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David by Michelangelo and David by Bernini
Compare and contrast these two artworks: David by Michelangelo, 1500 and David by Bernini, 1624.
What was favored by artists of the Renaissance and what was favored by artists of the Baroque? Discuss Michelangelo’s David and how it relates to The Renaissance. Then make the parallel with David by Bernini. Then describe Bernini’s David and how it relates to The Baroque. Discuss not only the context (history) of each artwork but also provide a complete visual analysis.