Assignment 1 - Huda Althahir Art Appreciation Giotto di...

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Huda Althahir Art Appreciation 05/18/2015 Giotto di Bondone (1266-1337) The Kiss of Judah (fresco 1303-1305) In this piece of artwork there are many people standing around, there are trees in the background and it seems as if there is either a fight or an agreement going on in the center of it. This painting looks like an old. Something that stands out about Giotto's piece is that it is directly related to religion. This painting represents the moment when Judas identifies Jesus to the Romans with a kiss. In this specific panel Jesus and facing Judas is in a leaning position. Judas is curved which shows that he is trying to embrace Jesus. They are seen gazing into each other eyes and face to face like they are going to kiss. If one looks at the panel carefully Jesus' and Judas' lips do not touch. It is very apparent that the figures in this artists panel are in different points of view. None of the people in this panel are facing this audience. This shows that the audience is not connected with the panel and we are very distant to it. The main focus has always been
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