APAH-Chapter 18 - Alex Yang Mr. Churley AP Art History 29...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Alex Yang Mr. Churley AP Art History 29 November 2010 Chapter 18: The Age of Great Cathedrals I. Gothic Art A. Giorgio Vasari 1. Considered the “father of art history” 2. Used the term “Gothic” to ridicule late medieval art and architecture B. Lorenzo Ghiberti 1. Characterized the Middle Ages as a period of decline in his commentarii C. Humanists believed the Goths were responsible for the fall of Rome and the destruction of classical art and architecture D. The 13 th and 14 th Century 1. Gothic building were beginning to be considered opus modernum (modern work) or opus francigenum (French Work) II. The Origin of Gothic Art A. the Gothic style first appeared in northern France around 1140 1. Example: Cathedral of Saint Vitus in Prague 2. Example: The Gothic Church of Saint Maclou B. The Gothic style began and ended at different times in different areas III. Turmoil and Change A. In 1337, the hundred year’s war began B. In the 14 th century, the Black Plague swept Europe C. From 1378 to 1417 was the Great Schism
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full DocumentRight Arrow Icon
Image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Page1 / 2

APAH-Chapter 18 - Alex Yang Mr. Churley AP Art History 29...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Ask a homework question - tutors are online