Why did the Late Renaissance consider the art & sculpture of Botticelli, Donatello,& Michelangelo “too pagan”?

Why did the Late Renaissance consider the art & sculpture of Botticelli, Donatello,& Michelangelo “too pagan”?

Question by killer k: Why did the Late Renaissance consider the art & sculpture of Botticelli, Donatello,& Michelangelo “too pagan”?
Im having a hard time studying for my Art History and Appreciation Final…and its coming up quite soon.. someone plz help? c:

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Answer by Rudy H
They painted too many fat chicks.

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  1. Blaven!Sep 26, 2011

    I’m no expert, but much of their art was based on Greek myths (gods, goddesses, etc) which were pagan. At this time in Europe the Christian church was very strong and generally intolerant of any art that seemed to support other religious beliefs.

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