VCU ARTH 103 - Gothic Art & Architecture & Into to the Renaissance (2 pages)

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A continuation of the last lecture and an introduction to the Renaissance


Lecture number:
12
Pages:
2
Type:
Lecture Note
School:
Virginia Commonwealth University
Course:
Arth 103 - Survey of Western Art
Edition:
2

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ARTH 103 1nd Edition Lecture 12 Outline of Last Lecture XXXI Gothic Art Architecture Outline of Current Lecture XXXII Continuation of Gothic Art Architecture XXXIII Introduction to the Renaissance Current Lecture XXXII Continuation of Gothic Art Architecture Moralizations from the Apocalypse from a Moralized bible Produced for wealthy clients Abstract style Moralized Bible pictures from the stories of the Bible with an explanation along side of the picture Virgin Child from St Denis Cathedral More complex and naturalistic compared to Romanesque Art Wooden sculpture covered with gold A reliquary figures sit on top of an enamel box which contains hairs of the Virgin Mary Fleur de lis abstract flower symbol of the French monarch Nativity Created by N Pisano Relief carvings of Christ s life Virgin Mary is inspired by an ancient Roman matron connection to the Classical times Virgin Child Enthroned An altar piece all altar pieces are painted in a formulaic way These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor s lecture GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes not as a substitute Painted on wood by using tempera powdered paint mixed with egg yolk then hammered with gold More naturalistic transitioning to a more classical approach Arena Chapel Created for a wealthy family only wealthy families could have their own chapels within their homes Giotto is thought to be the architect for this chapel because of how the way the barrel vaults make it easy to decorate with paintings Reintroduces fresco paintings Chapel is decorated with fresco paintings with illustrations from Christ s life The Effect of Good Government in the Country fresco Incorporates naturalism Shows the city and country existing in harmony XXXIII The Early Renaissance Renaissance rebirth of knowledge art and classical learning Began in Florence Italy and spread across Europe Renaissance is attributed to Francesco Patrarch o Sees history in 3 periods 1 Greco Roman 2 Dark Ages 3



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