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Unformatted text preview: C l i c k t o e d i t M a s t e r s u b t i t l e s t y l e 2 / 2 5 / 1 T h e P u r p o s e s a n d F u n c t i o n s o f A r t A r t 1 1 l e c t u r e 2 2 / 2 5 / 1 Art for Communicating Information The Tree of Jesse, West Façade, Chartres Cathedral, c. 1150-1170. Stained Glass 2 / 2 5 / 1 The Tree of Jesse Frank (the author of the textbook) states that The Tree of Jesse was created for the purpose of communicating information to illiterate. What information could the artist be trying to communicate? • Let us look at some source material. • Isaiah 11:1 (NIV) A shoot will come up from the stump of Jesse; from his roots a Branch will bear fruit. • Isaiah 11:10 (NIV) In that day the Root of Jesse will stand as a banner for the peoples; the nations will rally to him, and his place of rest will be glorious 2 / 2 5 / 1 The Tree of Jesse • What are some characteristics that you notice about the people in the stained glass? • What other clues are available? • Leaves • Tree • Branches • Lineage! 2 / 2 5 / 1 The Tree of Jesse • Is lineage of Jesus an important topic of Christians today? • What types of stained glass do you see in local churches? • What does this painting tell us about Medieval culture and their values as opposed to our culture? • So what could be some messages that are communicated beyond the simple story? • Jesus was a king…respect your king • The socioeconomic design of very wealthy and very poor is divinely inspired 2 / 2 5 / 1 Mom’s cancer Brian Fies, P.E., 2004. Digital drawing, from Brian Fies, Mom’s Cancer (New York: Abrams Image, 2006). 59-61 2 / 2 5 / 1 Mom’s Cancer • Fies uses the power of sequential art to portray what he calls the “practical and emotional” aspects a serious illness can have on a person and their family. • Fies stated the only way that he could accurately express the 2 / 2 5 / 1 Yucca Mountain 2 / 2 5 / 1 Yucca mountain • This information comes from the A-Team… • That’s right… the A-Team • anthropologist • astronomer • archaeologist • linguist • materials scientist • environmental designer 2 / 2 5 / 1 Yucca Mountain • The site must be marked. • The site must be marked in such a manner that its purpose cannot be mistaken....
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This note was uploaded on 02/24/2010 for the course ART 54839 taught by Professor Givens during the Spring '10 term at LSU.

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