AHIS128 Latin American Art History

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AHIS128 Latin American Art History 06/02/2008 16:12:00 Korikancha  and Santo Domingo 15 th -17 th  c. Cuzco, Peru Missionaries recognize as sacred places, even though they destroyed them,  so rebuild over/with the rubble Aztec carving reused as base of the columns Religion was installed as a way to remove the devil form the space –  exorcism The first cross. Diego Munoz Camargo.  Description of the city and province of  Tlaxcala  c. 1581-84 f. 239v? Franciscan ‘fortress church’ of San Gabriel 1555-70, Cholula, Mexico. Visual symbol of military mentality (roof has details that soldiers normally  would hide behind, but there actually is no room on this church for that) Chulula was site of one of the big battles of Cortes before he went to Mexico  City. Map church is at center of city. Organized space. 16 th  c. New Spain church design. Cloister to right, church at center, open  chapel to left – where outdoor religious rituals led from, atrium at center – a  huge part of religious space and is walled in. Unique to region, a response on  part of the missionaries to the native population and their culture. o
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This note was uploaded on 02/29/2008 for the course AHIS 125g taught by Professor Lee during the Spring '06 term at USC.

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