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Unformatted text preview: Gothic: (1100 - 1450) Beginning in the twelfth century, Gothic painting, sculpture, and architecture quickly bec dominant in Europe and remained popular until the Renaissance. The Gothic style origin in Italy and quickly spread throughout Europe, staying dominant for the next 200 years. During the Renaissance, writers criticized it as vulgar and hence named it Gothic art afte Gothic tribes that destroyed the Roman Empire and classicism during the fifth century. The Gothic Style was dominated by dark oil paintings that represented a shift from the D ages into a more prosperous and civilized society. The movement was typified by its increased naturalism. At the same time, Christianity was entering a new predominant ph which encouraged Gothic artists and architects to apply the style to large cathedrals and churches. Gothic art and architecture consisted primarily of religious works and was churches....
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This note was uploaded on 11/05/2011 for the course ARH ARH2000 taught by Professor Karenroberts during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
- Fall '10