ART475MIDTERMESSAY

ART475MIDTERMESSAY - ART475 Midterm-Essay Outlines A...

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ART475: Midterm-Essay Outlines A. 07/03/2008 03:46:00 Describe the development of religious architecture in the Viceroyalties of New Spain and Peru. What kinds of buildings were constructed, by whom, and what styles did they use to meet their religious purpose(s)? Who was the primary audience and how did European Christians use some buildings as a means to attract indigenous people to practice or convert to Christianity? Organize your response around three main points, and be sure to refer to at least one specific monument for each. Additionally, you must refer to the arguments made in at least two of the course pack readings. Viceroy: a royal official who governs a country in the name of and as representative of monarch. His territory is called a viceroyalty. European colonies had already used this form of representation for their colonies. New Spain (Mexico) was the first viceroyalty in the Spanish Empire in 1535. Peru was the second viceroyalty in the Spanish Empire in 1542. Late Baroque era New Spain and Peru produced carved church facades and interiors that displayed rich colors, relief texture (typical of Baroque), 2-dimensional quality called Mestizo. o
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This note was uploaded on 04/04/2008 for the course ART 475 taught by Professor Casper during the Spring '08 term at Miami University.

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