Chapter 16 Gothic Art

Chapter 16 Gothic Art - Chapter 16 Gothic Art c 1140 1400...

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Chapter 16: Gothic Art, c. 1140- 1400 Emerges from outside of Paris Spreads throughout Europe “French Style” because it was tied to the French Was not referred to Gothic until the Italian renaissance Named this because only the barbaric Goths could’ve made something this ugly Comes from St. Denis. First building
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St. Denis (Ambulatory) Filled with power of missionary zeal. Had his head cut off. He picked his head up, and walked 20 miles to lay himself to rest. Cathedral- a special kind of church St. Denis is the site of the first gothic architecture Abbot Suger- the guy who made it Makes churches really tall and really open inside to make an atmosphere inside heaven on earth Rib vaults- look skeletal inside, but they hold more weight. Only the ambulatory part of the church is the new, groundbreaking, defining part Open, lets in light, heavenly atmosphere
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Notre Dame, Paris begun 1163 Means Our Lady or the Virgin Mary Textbook gothic
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This note was uploaded on 03/30/2008 for the course ART 2385 taught by Professor Mymoseleychristian during the Fall '07 term at Virginia Tech.

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