In some design works, the Gothic style is mainly used as inspiration to create unnatural creatures with masculine, forceful, tough, gloomy, sinister, and mysterious traits.” Many modern-day logos are inspired from gothic architecture and we don't even realize it. For example the logo for the famous band “Iron Maiden” is inspired from it. Gothic architecture has made an impact on modern - day society greatly. Gothic architecture is a very important type of art that changed how the world works today. Many people don’t realize how much effort and time that these types of buildings took to complete.
One of the way the Chartres Cathedral employs Gothic architectural was stained glass windows. Stained glass windows allowed various spectrum of light to pass through. In medieval times, “light was a symbol of Jesus” (Fiero 158). The stained-glass windows in Chartres Cathedral is a mosaic of many religious images. “The windows center on the image of the enthroned Christ, surrounded by the evangelist, censing angels, and the elders of the Apocalypse” (Fiero 158).
Even then the project was not truly finished, as more has since been added to the edifice, while encountering historical events. Overall, the construction has been deeply enriched in French tradition and history. Architecturally the cathedral is the epitome of French Gothic design. Containing opulent factors such as, arches, flying buttresses, the famous towers, colonettes,
The frescoes and mosaics of Chora are the best examples of last scene of Byzantine pictorial art in the 14th century. The dept in the vision, the way to give the movement and plastic value of the figures, elongation in the figures are the styles of this period. The church originally included the Infancy and Ministry of Christ and an broad cycle of the Life of the Virgin. One of the curious features of the mosaics and frescoes of the Chora is the little ‘tail like’ drapery with its upturned end, almost like a hook and it brings mind a personal signature. It can be interesting to claim that the artist of all of these scenes was probably the same person and he wanted to leave his signature on his work.
Many east coast schools were built using Collegiate Gothic styles because of the time period they were built in. A number of the schools were in fact built during the Gothic movement that began in the late 1740s and continued to grow rapidly in the early 19th century. Many of the universities that used this design were built during this movement which had a large influence on their architectural decisions. The Gothic revival had connotations of politics, religion, and professionalism. These two designs have many differences, for example, Romanesque styles use separate compartments while Gothic uses unified compartments.
Famous artists include Giotto di Bondone, who a very famous Italian painter most notable for his works Kiss of Judas, and The Mourning of Christ, which I will include at the bottom of the essay. Famous writers include Dante Alighieri himself who is the author of Dante’s Inferno. Giovanni Boccaccio was also a very notable name, most famous for his work Amorosa Visione, which is a love poem about a dream the author had. Technological advances include the technique of knitting, the first pound lock, and the Music of the Ars nov. Without even knowing what time period Dante’s Inferno was written in, I would say that anyone that has just a little knowledge of the time period could make a safe assumption that it was writing in the 14th century.
Tim burton, renowned for his incorporation of gothic styling into many of his films, throughs characters and themes to establish his noticeable signature in his films. In, Frankenweenie and Edward Scissorhands, the use of socially incompatible characters, unique identity traits, and contrasting a life of one that has conformed gives the both film a gothic identity with a sense of german expressionism tim burton autuer. Burton does this in order to communicate his thoughts on conformity and to
In 1580 Philip rose the height of his power after claiming the Portuguese throne (Harris 64-65). The chivalric and pastoral novels showed their last spark of life before being replaced by the picaresque novel. Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra’s novel Don Quixote was one of the most important literary works of the Golden Age (EncyclopediaBritannica.com 1-2). Spanish poetry originally took on the Italian style of metre and verse form and then evolved into the wordplay known as culteranismo and conceptismo (EncyclopediaBritannica.com 2). Spanish poetry was heavily influenced by Spanish and Portuguese poets; one masterpiece that came out of this time was Luis de Camões’ epic, Os Lusíadas.
The architecture of The Oxford University Museum of Natural History is based on Gothic themes and this assertion will be supported by the examination of its pointed arches, ribbed vaults, and flying buttresses, all of which constitute the primary characteristics of Gothic design. Contrary to the modern connotation of the word “Gothic,” the original Gothic style was developed to bring
Reem Krimly Dr. Jason Heitrick World Cultures II April 16, 2017 Research Paper Da Vinci’s Take on The Last Supper Introduction The Last Supper is one of the world’s most famous and widely recognized paintings painted by the multi-talented Italian inventor, sculptor, scientist, mathematician, architect and painter Leonardo Da Vinci. A prime example and product of Italian High Renaissance art, Da Vinci’s The Last Supper is a mural located in in the church of Santa Maria delle Grazie in Milan, Italy and painted in the 15th century. The painting depicts the religious scene of Jesus Christ in The Last Supper with his Apostles (Thought Co). This paper aims to examine The Last Supper as a painting, its painter, the artistic period it’s associated