ARTH225 Lecture04&05

ARTH225 Lecture04&05 - ARTH 225 September 8...

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Unformatted text preview: ARTH 225 September 8 & 10 Review Architects o Arnolfo de Cambio City Hall Great Cathedral Sante Croce Sculptors o Giovanni & Nicola Pisano o Pisa, Sienna, Pistoia Painters o Roman Painters: Cavallini, Torriti o Florentine Painter: Cimabue Madonna and Child Assisi Dante CONTO IV: as poet, he uses the language of painting over and over again Castel with 7 gates: medieval study in geometry etc. ARTH 225 September 8 & 10 Giotto beginning of an era o Three Scenes Praying to the crucifix Sense of depth & roundness of figure St. Francis repudiates Pope asleep, has a dream of St. Francis holding up collapsing o Virgin and Child Virgin holding flower, very naturalistic in gesture Clutching gesture typical of Giotto o Predella one of the small panels that are frequently on the bottom of the altarpiece 3 Magi, one holding the baby, Joseph reaching out Sense of space being measured out May have been influenced by Arnolfo de Camdio o Crucifix, 1295, Santa Maria Novella, Florence In Saint Maria, Monumental approx 20 feet Instead of the way the body curves out like Cimabue (teacher of Giotto) Sense of physical weight, anatomy more articulated and precise o Fresco in Arena Chapel, 1300, Padua, Donor Segrovegni 3 windows above allude to trinity Last Judgment above by Cavallini? Cross T for Tao ARTH 225 September 8 & 10 Heaven Patron Seroveni on left, hand gesturing towards angel receiving him Painting is an act of penance from Seroveni as he used money to make more money...
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ARTH225 Lecture04&05 - ARTH 225 September 8...

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