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Gothic Art

Gothic Art (PDF ebook)

By Charles, Victoria
By Carl, Klaus

Gothic art finds its roots in the powerful architecture of the cathedrals of northern France. It is a medieval art movement that evolved throughout Europe over more than 200 years. Leaving curved Roman forms behind, the architects started using flying buttresses and pointed arch...es to open up cathedrals to daylight. A period of great economic and social change, the Gothic era also saw the development of a new iconography celebrating the Holy Mary - in drastic contrast to the fearful themes of dark Roman times. Full of rich changes in all of the various art forms (architecture, sculpture, painting, etc.), Gothic art paved the way for the Italian Renaissance and International Gothic movement.
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ISBN 9781781602249
Published 9 Mar 2016
Publisher Parkstone International
Available in PDF format
Software Adobe Ebook Compatible Devices
Language en
Series The Must

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ISBN-13 9781781602249
Stock Available
Status Wheelers ePlatform
Publisher Parkstone International
Imprint Parkstone International
Released 9 Mar 2016
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format PDF ebook
Author(s) By Charles, Victoria
By Carl, Klaus
Series The Must
Category History of Art
History Of Art: C 500 CE To C 1400
Byzantine art
Industrial / Commercial Art & Design
Number of Pages 200
Dimensions Not specified
Dewey Code 709.022
Weight Not specified - defaults to 0g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
NBS Text Fine Arts / Art History
ONIX Text General/trade