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Medieval Art
• Byzantine
• Romanesque
• Gothic
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Byzantine Art
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BYZANTINE ART
Byzantine art is the name for the artistic products of the Eastern Roman
(Byzantine) Empire, as well as the ...
Famous in particular for its
massive dome, it is considered the
epitome of Byzantine architecture
and is said to have "cha...
When Hagia Sophia became a mosque, workers plastered over
Christian mosaics, contributing indirectly to their
preservation...
The court of Empress Theodora
– mosaic c.547 AD
ROMANESQUE ART
refers to the art of Europe from approximately 1000
AD to the rise of the Gothic style in the 13th century,...
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Architecture
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The basic characteristics of Gothic art
styles reinforce symbolic meanings. The
church symbolizes the transcendence of
the...
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Art 9 - Byzantine, Romanesque, and Gothic Art

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Art 9 - Byzantine, Romanesque, and Gothic Art

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Art 9 - Byzantine, Romanesque, and Gothic Art

  1. 1. Medieval Art • Byzantine • Romanesque • Gothic
  2. 2. Hover below to play the video Video: Medieval and Byzantine Art Please check the video in the FB page.
  3. 3. BYZANTINE ART Byzantine art is the name for the artistic products of the Eastern Roman (Byzantine) Empire, as well as the nations and states that inherited culturally from the empire. Though the empire itself emerged from Rome's decline and lasted until the Fall of Constantinople in 1453, many Eastern Orthodox states in Eastern Europe, as well as to some degree the Muslim states of the eastern Mediterranean, preserved many aspects of the empire's culture and art for centuries afterward. The subject matter of monumental Byzantine art was primarily religious and imperial: the two themes are often combined, as in the portraits of later Byzantine emperors that decorated the interior of the sixth-century church of Hagia Sophia in Constantinople.
  4. 4. Famous in particular for its massive dome, it is considered the epitome of Byzantine architecture and is said to have "changed the history of architecture". Hagia Sophia - is a former Greek Orthodox patriarchal basilica (church), later an imperial mosque, and now a museum in Istanbul, Turkey.
  5. 5. When Hagia Sophia became a mosque, workers plastered over Christian mosaics, contributing indirectly to their preservation. The Deesis mosaic Mosaic- is an art process where an image is created using an assemblage of small pieces of colored glass, stones, or other materials
  6. 6. The court of Empress Theodora – mosaic c.547 AD
  7. 7. ROMANESQUE ART refers to the art of Europe from approximately 1000 AD to the rise of the Gothic style in the 13th century, or later. Romanesque art was also greatly influenced by Byzantine art, especially in painting, and by the anti-classical energy of the decoration of the Insular art of the British Isles, and from these elements forged a highly innovative and coherent style
  8. 8. Hover below to play the video Video: Romanesque Architecture Please check the video in the FB page.
  9. 9. The basic characteristics of Gothic art styles reinforce symbolic meanings. The church symbolizes the transcendence of the soul, and the underlying philosophy is to create buildings of height and light. GOTHIC ART
  10. 10. Hover below to play the video Video: Gothic Architecture Please check the video in the FB page.

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