Educating an re-educating yourself requires more than the cerebral action of reading.
Man is a visual creature. He is inspired by what he can see. Thus the popularity of idols, statues and pictures in religious beliefs.
In order to bring about your own personal renaissance, you need to familiarize yourself with the great art works of Mankind. This page will catalogue many of these works so that you can begin to learn about these paintings, carvings and other constructions. When possible, you should take the time to go and see these things at your local museum or even travel to see them.
Godfrey of Bouillon
The Last Supper
Supper at Emmaus
The Birth of Venus