Francis notes - title page Over winter break I went on a...

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title page Over winter break I went on a study abroad with the school We spent most of our time in Rome but we also visited assisi Where we saw the basicilla of St. Francis and Giottos fresco cycle This is a picture of the upper part interior along the middle of the walls back of the facade a fresco is a painting done on wet plaster -made famous during the renaissance only 25 of the 28 panels are accredited to giotto and his school Giotto is known as the founder of modern western painting and is famous for his work escaping the stylization of byzantine art. he also developed a a sense of three dimensional qualities within his work AND HIS FIGURES art geared towards liberating images from the book. taking drama and movies for granted we underestimate how revolutionary this was STRAN SLIDE St. Francis did similar he too liberated images from books he l iberated the story of jesus from the new test hhe embodies jesus this makes st fran the perfect candidate for giotto to paint ASSISI SLIDE st fran was born and died
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small town located on a hill in central italy. today 4-5 mil tourists
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This note was uploaded on 04/01/2008 for the course ART HISTOR 152 taught by Professor None during the Spring '08 term at Lynchburg College.

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