She wears a very exquisite and extravagant ball gown, decorated with laces, bows and feathers. In her right hand is a pink colored rose. She is the center of the portrait, her face turned away from the painter. From outside the world of the painting, there is a ray of sunlight that comes shining down on her. The contrast of light and dark show space and depth, the foreground where Marie Antoinette stands is lighter and where the background is left with a gloomy and dark texture.
The Pantheon and Brunelleschi 's Dome in Florence both share a common idea of the dome in ancient history. They were built and different times, the Pantheon and Brunelleschi 's Dome differ in both design and architecture. This paper is going to analyze the Pantheon in Rome and Brunelleschi 's Dome in terms of their constructional and design techniques, and their historical circumstances of the construction of them both. The Pantheon is one of the remaining and properly maintained buildings of the first century.
Titian was an Italian Renaissance painter. He used oil-based paint for his artwork. The Assumption and Consecration of the Virgin is kept in Venice on a high altar in the Basilica de Santa Maria Gloriosa dei Frari. This painting stand twenty-two feet high and is arched at the top. Three sections are shown in this piece of artwork.
Or was it functional? As it turns out, it’s both — the design was informed by its function. So, when researching this burgonet, it is important to look at not only the source of its design, but the reason for its existence and the history of that form of craftsmanship. This paper lays out the sources by first casting a wider net and then narrowing in on specific details. The first source discusses courtly fashion during the Renaissance, with a specific focus on armor.
There are many differences that can be pointed out when evaluating the Maesta and the Sistine Ceiling. One of the main differences between these two paintings is that the Maesta establishes union through their religion that depicts the Virgin Mary as the central figure of their belief system, whereas the Sistine ceiling is a painting that is devoted to the catholic church with god as their drive in their religion. This difference is important because it shows how important religion was to both the Romans and Sienese. Both of these paintings depict a contrasting view on who they worshipped. The Maesta creates an image around the Virgin Mary as she was believed to be the most respectable person and powerful.
Two very important historic buildings from the Greek and Roman civilizations, namely the Parthenon and the Pantheon respectively, are worthy of academic exploration. An analysis of their function and style will help to put their design and features into perspective, and create a better appreciation for their emulation in Western civilization. These buildings possess very unique individual characteristic designs, which bears testimony to the societies from which they originate. However, they are also a resourceful database of knowledge in terms of their symbolism, rich heritage of their era and application to the present civilization.
The Bauhaus is an Art and Architecture school founded in Germany in 1919. It is considered as the most influential art school in design history and the leading ideology in modernism that was a philosophical movement arose as result of rapid urbanization and industrialization in the early 20th century (Lewis, 2000, p.38). The name Bauhaus derived from the German word ‘bauen’ – to build and ‘haus’ which means the house (Mack, 1963, p.1). As the industrialization has been a dominating factor to the society, understanding about Bahaus’ ideas are still encouraged comprehended. This essay will discuss the aesthetic approach that rejected decorative details in the Bauhaus in which, the manipulation of art form and the use of design principles are
There are many fascinating mosaics on the Tower. Some materials used for the design and structure were iron, metal, pink and grey marble coquina stone, friezes, tiles, carved screens, arched entranceway, balconies, and sculpted finals. Some of the themes consist of philosophy, depiction in, the Bible, Nature and humanity. There was also Renaissance -style iron
“The Elizabethan Period was the age of the Renaissance, of new ideas and new thinking” (Alchin). It was a time of many advances in a large variety of fields. Some of the most notorious advances during this time were in the field of science. Overall, the most well-known revolutions in science of the Elizabethan Era are attributed to the Scientific Revolution, which brought about many changes, especially in astronomy, physics, and mathematics, and innovations, which had a strong impact on the way of life during this time.
Introduction Romanesque architecture started around 1000 to 1200 AD around the middle ages, extending from the decline of the Roman Empire until the begging of gothic architecture. It is one of the most influenced styles of architecture but also one of the most hard to characterize. Unlike other styles it developed independently in diverse locations such as Italy, Spain, England and France. Its characteristics come from the ancient roman architecture that developed into bigger prettier and more complex constructions. However, there are different views in where it spread first as well as where it got more influence from.
In the times of modern design, art and design has already become a part of our life and plays important roles in our society. Design not only decorates our society and living places, but also brings us a well-rounded life and makes our life become more colourful. Design is a great benefit that would not cause any negative issues to our society. So can you imagine how boring and dull will be if does not exist any art and design in our daily life? Can you imagine how our life will be in the future?
The artist Dieric Bouts painting is called Virgin and Child. This painting dates back to 1455-1460 and is drawn with oil on a wood panel 81/2 x 61/2 . The time period is Netherlands, Haarlem. The Virgin and child are paint about the Virgin Mary and her love for her son. The Virgin and Child coloring is mostly pale skin tone, with royal blues symbolizing royalty and, white symbolizing purity.
In the first decade of the 20th century the ongoing experiments with pure form continued. A group of designers in Glasgow, Scotland became well known for their use of form and their inspired designers from all over the world. “Although the Glasgow group received a cool reception in the British Isles, designers in Austria and Germany were inspired by the move toward geometric structure and simplicity of form.” (britannica) The quote shows that this group’s work had become well known and it inspired others from all over the world.
The style of the building and the purpose it is built give a brief and thoughtful storybook about the culture of the architect as art, generally, and architecture, particularly, is a language itself. Thus, buildings narrate the stories of the people among the history and tell their traditions and habits to the next generation through its design, inscriptions, and details. In this essay, I will discuss how both the style and function of the Greek Parthenon and the Roman Pantheon served as typical examples of their cultures in Athens and ancient Rome. In addition to the similarities and differences between these two cultures through the two buildings. Both the Greek and the Roman architecture inspired the cultures and architects until these days due to the diverse meaning they carry and symbolize in astonishing ways through the different orders, columns, roofs, friezes, and domes.