Art History Notes February 25

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Art History Notes February 25, 2008 The Pilgrimages Travel from church to church Church dominated people’s lives 1) Chartres a. The church b. Very active and noisy people outside – commercial enterprise c. Outside you are in sacred and profane space d. The door – the transitional space is the liminal space i. Inside = like being in heaven, in god’s house e. The labyrinth i. Feeling as if performing the pilgrimage - a time to meditate f. 2) Santiago de Compostela a. Bones of St. James – ultimate goal – end of pilgrimage route Tympanum at Vezelay Cathedral from his side His apostles are seen at his sides, being sent to all of the corners of the world to convert people, then the converted people will come back into the church as pilgrims Tympanum at Sutun Cathedral – Last Judgment At the end of time everyone will be judged for eternity Going into the church, seeing this, will convince them to pray and “behave”
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