Lecture Notes for ART 2385 - Surv Hist West Art with Glynn at Virginia Tech (VT)

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Material Type:Note
Class:ART 2385 - Surv Hist West Art
Subject:Art and Art History
University:Virginia Polytechnic Institute And State University
  • Tunnel Vault
  • Organic Structure
  • The Judgement
  • Bayeux Tapestry
  • Entablature
  • First Crusade
  • Traditional
  • Illuminator
  • Behind (of)
  • Conventional
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Nov. 20 Romanesque Art and Architecture Reading: H&F, pp. 374-384 972 marriage of Otto II to a Byzantine princess Required Works: Baptistery, Florence (9.11) {descriptive title] begun 1152 {date] Romanesque Architecture in Italy (I'uscany) {period] In Tuscany, too, they adhered to traditional plans but evolved a distinctive Classicizing style for the exterior elevations, most notably in Pis a and Florence. It is sometimes called the Tuscan 'Proto Renaissance' . The church of S Miniato al Monte overlooking Florence is probably the earliest surviving example, begun in 10 18. In general outline, the facade emphasizes the basilican form of the interior with a tall nave flanked by aisles. but its lower register (probably completed by 1062) is a shallow arcade with Corinthian columns framing three real and, for symmetry, two false doorways. the later (twelfth-century) upper part was designed as a Classical temple front, with the un-Classical insertion of a simulated arcade between the en...

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