Lecture 15 - Lecture 15 1. Architecture. Visual persuasion...

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Lecture 15 1. Architecture. Visual persuasion by architectural style. 2. School of Athens a. Idealization b. Conceptualization. c. Dome, from curving cornice lines, barrel vaults. d. Triumphal arch in the distance. Framing another arch, possibility the parallel to the  triumphal arch in the distance. 3. Building of St. Peters. a. Original building a forth century on the grave of St. Peter.  i. Peter is "direct ancestor" to the pope. ii. Central basilica with a rectangular forecourt. All elevated. 2 Obelisks on the far  left (as one is entering courtyard.) iii. Alter ended at the tomb of peter iv. Saint peters goes from east to west (opposite to usual Christian churches) b. Pantheon inspire 16th century papal hopes for a circular church, symnbolism i. Exterior dull in appearances ii. Dome flattened out. c.
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This note was uploaded on 05/23/2008 for the course ARTHIST V55.0720 taught by Professor Silver during the Spring '08 term at NYU.

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Lecture 15 - Lecture 15 1. Architecture. Visual persuasion...

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