ART 365 LECTURE February 16

ART 365 LECTURE February 16 - I. A. 1. 2. B. 1. 2. 3. C. 1....

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ART 365 LECTURE February 16, 2011 I. FIRST SLIDE A. South Aisle, Cappella Palatina 1. Christ pantokrater book closed. 2. Combination of greek and latin together, latin is inscription below. B. Nativity 1. flat wall space, the virgin is reclining, her posture shows that she’s sort of like a chair almost. Christ is here again going to take his first bath. The bath container reminds you of what? Looks like a chalice, it’s particularly made to reflect that idea of the chalice. 2. Notice the ray of light that comes down from that blue concentric cluster at the top. Points to the “e” in florem and comes here to the word force which means light. I am the light of the world. It’s literally as though the word, greek for light, paints an invisible way which cuts through florem and goes all the way down and comes here to Christ at the other end. Its not a curved surface but this idea of an axis, that ray of light cutting across two images comes into play again. 3. This nativity mosaic is quite crowded. You have these three men, the magi who are coming. Angels. And here r people offering gifts. There’s a progression in this scene. He doesn’t just lie
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ART 365 LECTURE February 16 - I. A. 1. 2. B. 1. 2. 3. C. 1....

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