• Gothic Cathedrals
    than Romanesque churches. By 1200AD, people had more money available, and they could afford to spend more on building great churches. And, where many Romanesque churches had wooden roofs (which were always catching fire), Gothic churches had safer stone roofs. The two works of gothic cathedrals I choose to compare and contrast are the uniquely http://www.historyforkids.org/learn/medieval/architecture/gothic.htm...
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  • Development of Cathedral Architecture
    also considered mysterious and dark, quite different from the acropolis in ancient Greece. It is obvious that architecture continues to evolve over time and since there is a sharp contrast between the cathedrals of the Romanesque period and those of the periods before. Chronologically, the...
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  • Gothic Cathedrals
    heavily colored). While the use of stained glass was limited during the Romanesque period, the first extensive use as in the rebuilding of St. Denis. As cathedrals became taller and wider, windows became larger to allow more space for stained glass. T Sources: · Encyclopedia Britannica '97. CD-ROM · "Gothic Architecture and Art". The Columbia Encyclopedia, Fifth Edition Copyright ©1993 · Janson and Janson. "History of Art"....
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  • Ancient Art History
    created also a heavenly spiritual glow within the buildings. Compare and contrast a Romanesque with a Gothic church. A fine example of Romanesque Architecture is the Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela. It has the typical layout of the nave with two side aisles and in the shape of the Latin cross...
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  • Compare and Contrast
    technique in brush stroke color palette and focal point is different. Architecture, looking at Chartres Cathedral5 (443) clearly shows the gothic era. The clean strait, lines and the pointed arches giving the effect of the structure is reaching up to the sky. In contrast, to the bulk style of...
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  • The Gothic Era
    The works of art I have chosen to compare and contrast are from the Gothic cathedrals. That time frame and era has always fascinated me because of its darkness and mystery that shrouds the period. Many stories from that era include dragons and demons and ghosts and spirits. Were those people simply...
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  • Introduction
    da Vinci and his contributions to the history of art IV. Far Eastern Art a. Origin b. Trace the development of Buddhist architecture, painting and sculpture in India c. Compare and contrast visual arts of Japan, China and India. V. Middle Age, Gothic, Romanesque and Barbarian Art...
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  • #1 Weekly Assignment
    Answer the following questions in typed, paragraph form. 1. What period/culture strongly influenced Carolingian artist? 2. What was the purpose of Romanesque tympanum sculpture? 3. Is there a shift from Romanesque to Gothic style of architecture? If so, explain. #6 WEEKLY ASSIGNMENT Answer the...
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  • Spanish Art
    in a remote location where its high elevation shows power and solidity of its Norman Architecture. The church built by William of St. Calais, the first prince-bishop, contains his remains plus three other bishops’. Both churches are originally built in Romanesque style but are transformed over the...
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  • Architecuture Paper
    Resource: Week Two Video Lectures. Write a 700- to 1,050-word comparison and contrast paper in which you compare Classical Greek temple architecture, such as the Parthenon, and medieval Gothic cathedrals, such as Salisbury or Amiens Cathedrals. Address the following aspects: Date built and...
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  • The Cathedral of Our Lady of Chartres: How a Romanesque Basilica Became a French Gothic Masterpiece.
    . The general impression given by Romanesque architecture, in both ecclesiastical and secular buildings, is one of massive solidity and strength. In contrast with both the preceding Roman and later Gothic architecture in which the load bearing structural members are, or appear to be, columns...
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  • Difference in Gothic and Romanesque architecture
    Different Architecture of Romanesque and Gothic Inspired Buildings There have been numerous pilgrimages made across France and Spain, each one just as unique as the one before it. Along these routes there are an immeasurable number of magnificent churches and temples each with their own history...
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  • Decadence
    Question: Some historians think cultures and styles follow cycles like organisms consisting of youth, maturity, decline or decadence, and finally extinction. Looking at the evolution of Romanesque Architecture to late Gothic Architecture, what can be gained from seeing these developments this way...
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  • Gothic V. Romanesque Architecture
    Kathryn Ryan CFII/Brosh Cloisters Paper Medieval Art is characterized largely by the use of both Gothic and Romanesque architecture. As Christianity was highly significant to the middle ages, much of said architectural design is exemplified in the cathedrals of the time. Romanesque and Gothic...
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  • Romanesque and Gothic Architecture of Medieval Europe
    Romanesque and Gothic Architecture of Medieval Europe The world around us is built up by influences from many different places in our pasts: whether that may be from the Italian Renaissance or Marilyn Monroe, every piece of history has shaped the way we view our world, and how we will continue to...
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  • Religious Architecture Case Study
    Religious Architecture: Comparative Study (Wells Cathedral and Friday Mosque, Isfahan) The purpose of this research is to compare and contrast two selected religious buildings, one of which Islamic, and another that is Christian. This will respectively exemplify and illustrate the development...
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  • Guyinarolleduppants
    Cantilever Construction 4. Trussed Construction Introduction The Historical Timeline of Architecture Egyptian Byzantine Pre-Historic NEAR EAST EGYPTIAN Greek Roman Early Christian Romanesque Gothic Renaissance GREEK ROMAN EARLY CHRISTIAN history of architecture...
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  • Gothic Style and Its Influence on Modern Day Concept Arts
    SEMESTER II SESSION 2012/2013 GKA 2043 Research Methodology Title: The Study of Gothic Style and Its Influence on Modern Day Concept Arts Introduction: Gothic art flourished from the 12th century to the 16th century in Europe in response of the Byzantine and Romanesque tradition. Although...
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  • Art History
    Architecture  Another Romanesque church with gothic features (ribbed vaulting and pointed arches)  Final Exam o Essay 1 o Essay 2  Compare and contrast Greek and Roman sculpture • Classical Greek only...
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  • The Main Characteristics of Romanesque Art
    Christian and secular.  style that is more somber, dark and emotional than in the previous period  Gothic period was practiced in 4 primary crafts: frescos, panel paintings, manuscript illumination and stained glass  Gothic art and architecture consisted primarily of...
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