AGESANDER, ATHENODOROUS, AND POLYDORUS OFRHODES.Laocoön and HisSons,Greece,late 2nd early 1stcentury BCE.Laocoön angered Apollosby having sex withLaocoön’s wife on holyground.
MEDIAWhite Marble(1 stone, but 7interlocking [connecting]pieces)
Controversy!• Laocoön’s right armwas missing.• Michelangelosuggested it was bentbackward.• Others disagreed andsaid it went forward.• A contest was held torecreate the hand.• Later, the original arm(bent backward) wasfound! Michelangelowas correct!
Chartres Cathedral,Chartres, France, 1145-1220.
FLOORPLAN• Nave• Choir• Transepts• Faced East• St. Paul’s Cathedral