Feb. 18 Lecture

Feb. 18 Lecture - Introduction to Art History February 18,...

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Introduction to Art History February 18, 2008 Art of the Middle Ages (Early Medieval, Romanesque, Gothic) Early Medieval Northern British Isles Carpet pages are for pure adornment and decoration (no words or illustrations). These are about making God’s word beautiful along with educational. Romanesque (Means Roman like) Architecture and art of the 11 th and 12 th century of Europe is Romanesque art. An increase of trade was caused by an increase of people on personal pilgrammages. Houses and churches being built and being bigger because more and more people were coming to these places. Christians began building churches furiously after the year 1000 because they did not want to die and burn in HELL. They were so grateful for the world not ending that they built these churches furiously. Saint-Etienne in Caen, France was built by William of Normandy. Work is always being done on these churches. This is a great example of Romanesque art. The Romanesque period is also known by the stone carvings. The
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course ENG 10603 taught by Professor Mccallum during the Spring '08 term at TCU.

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