Gothic Culture Members: Diego Galvis Oscar Oliveer Jhon Salcedo Jhon Tibaquira
Etymology of the word "Gothic"• The gothic word comes the term Goth, and is a derogatory way of calling the Germanic tribe of the "Goths" who invaded Rome. This was a barbarous people.• It was first introduced by Florentine art historian Giorgio Vasari in the sixteenth century who wanted to define the dark art of the Middle Ages against the glorious past of classical antiquity.
Origin• The Gothic has its beginnings between 1850 and 1860 in France as a movement anti-social header by workers mostly for students living in constant oppression by the society system was then, making up their faces in white and wearing black gave to understand that the oppression was dead.• Gothic resurgence in the 80s when punk was in its terms as being strong, made something like punk, in terms of image, some ideologies and also some music.
Start of Gothic Period• Gothic art was born in France in the twelfth century, to develop and evolve in every corner of Europe until it is superseded by the Renaissance period during the sixteenth century. spread rapidly coming first to England, early thirteenth century and Germany Iberian Peninsula and central and northern Europe.• The last point reached in this style is Italy in the fourteenth century who adopted, especially in painting, Gothic tendencies. From this moment all Europe is the artistic climate of the International Gothic.
Social characteristics• The Crusades• Hundred Years War.• In the twelfth century begins the transition from feudalism to social economic mercantilist system.• Together with the city created what might be called a new social class: the bourgeoisie.• Formation of the first universities.• Thanks to the high turnover experienced in the city encourages art trade (increasing demand for luxury goods: clothing, weapons and houses).
Manners• Although much Gothic deny this reality, the followers of this trend are strongly linked to occult practices.? Many of the rituals of initiation are related to attendance at cemeteries, blood pacts, vampirism and even necrophilia.• Gothic Phrases:• The worst way to miss someone is sitting next to him and know that you can never have.• Do not expect to be accepted for who you are, if not for what they want to be.• Death is so smart and sure of herself, giving us a lifetime of benefit and still reach us
Painting• Must comply three main objectives:3. Garnish.4. Featured events evoke.5. Teaching through the walls so the people could not read books, to write with pictures. “La Vida de la “Vidrieras de la Sainte-Chapelle” Virgen” Catedral de (antiguo testamento) Palacio de Chartres, Francia París
The appearance• Neglected carefully combed black, with touches of other colors and tufts, pale and sickly complexion, strong preference for black and death or religious symbols.• Still, some people do not follow a stereotype and who dress normally, because the potential is in the head, not your clothing.• Goths try to express themselves through the black of mourning and death. Worship and practice any form of art and identify with the feelings expressed by the songs of their idols. Most of these "new Gothic" had a lonely childhood or rejection. Knowing your history can help understand why this dress so much attention and know that behind those masks pale.
The most important bands• Sisters of Mercy Siouxsie