TAMU ARTS 150 - Gothic (2 pages)

Previewing page 1 of 2 page document View the full content.
View Full Document

Gothic



Previewing page 1 of actual document.

View the full content.
View Full Document
View Full Document

Gothic

339 views

Description of the Gothic period using the Cathedral de Notre-Dame as an example


Lecture number:
1
Pages:
2
Type:
Lecture Note
School:
Texas A&M University
Course:
Arts 150 - Art History Survey Ii
Edition:
2
Documents in this Packet

Unformatted text preview:

ARTS 150 1st Edition Lecture 1 Outline of Lecture 1 I Syllabus II Outline of Course Content a Examples of Art from for each section Outline of Lecture 2 I Gothic a Origin b Cathedral de Notre Dame Current Lecture I Gothic a Gets its name from the groups the Goths Ostrogoths and Visigoths who led to the fall of the Roman empire b Rises in the Medieval period after the fall of the Roman Empire and before the renaissance c gothic was termed to be an insult meaning something barbaric by the people of the renaissance labeling the form of art that preceded theirs Relic an object of religious significance some were believed to be endowed with abilities d Cathedral of Notre Dame in Chartes c 1200 1250 France Gothic period i Houses the tunic supposedly worn by Mary when she gave birth to Jesus Rounded Arches earlier styles Roman vs Pointed Arch gothic narrower pointed arch did a better job of pushing the weight out and down into the ground They could be built higher than rounded arches e Nave Cathedral of Notre Dame in Chartes c 1200 1250 France Gothic i The nave is 121 ft high and its construction is a ribbed groin vault Flying buttress supports the height of the building from the sides A column is built next to the building and is then connected to the main building via an arch These arches make the building more stable as well as create a complex surface on the outside 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 f Rose Window with Mary Enthroned Cathedral of Notre Dame in Chartes c 1200 1250 France Gothic i 32 feet in diameter g Prophets and Kings and Queens of Judea West Portal Cathedral of NotreDame in Chartes c 1200 1250 France Gothic i 4 500 freestanding sculptures on the cathedral ii The bodies of the sculptures are very stiff but also have a sense of weightlessness there is no indication of their weight in the way their bodies rest on their pedestals Stylized



View Full Document

Access the best Study Guides, Lecture Notes and Practice Exams

Loading Unlocking...
Login

Join to view Gothic and access 3M+ class-specific study document.

or
We will never post anything without your permission.
Don't have an account?
Sign Up

Join to view Gothic and access 3M+ class-specific study document.

or

By creating an account you agree to our Privacy Policy and Terms Of Use

Already a member?