GOTHIC ART THROUGH THE AGES 4th ESO A – Institut de Vacarisses – October, 2010
Gothic peoples, the Goths <ul><li>Easter European tribe.  </li></ul><ul><li>Appeared on the Roman Empire border in the 3 r...
Gothic art <ul><li>Medieval art movement developed in France out of Romanesque art  </li></ul><ul><li>Mid-12th century. </...
Gothic architecture <ul><li>High and late medieval period.  </li></ul><ul><li>12th c. France -> 16th c. </li></ul><ul><li>...
Gothic fiction <ul><li>End of 18 th  c. and into the 19 th  c. </li></ul><ul><li>Sometimes referred to as ‘’Gothic horror....
Romanticism <ul><li>Romanticism, was a complex artistic, literary, and intellectual movement that originated in the second...
Edgar Allan Poe <ul><li>Born January 19, 1809 – Died October 7, 1849 (40 years). </li></ul><ul><li>Poet, short-story write...
Goth rock subculture <ul><li>It began in England during the early 1980s with the gothic rock scene.  </li></ul><ul><li>An ...
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  1. 1. GOTHIC ART THROUGH THE AGES 4th ESO A – Institut de Vacarisses – October, 2010
  2. 2. Gothic peoples, the Goths <ul><li>Easter European tribe. </li></ul><ul><li>Appeared on the Roman Empire border in the 3 rd c. </li></ul><ul><li>They repeatedly attacked the Roman Empire during the Gothic War (376-382). </li></ul><ul><li>5 th -6 th c. separated into two tribes, and established powerful states of the Western Roman Empire. </li></ul><ul><li>Gothic language and culture largely disappeared during the Middle Ages. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Gothic art <ul><li>Medieval art movement developed in France out of Romanesque art </li></ul><ul><li>Mid-12th century. </li></ul><ul><li>Early gothic: monumental sculpture on th e walls of cathedrals and abbeys. </li></ul><ul><li>Medieval art was considered as unrefined and barbaric. </li></ul><ul><li>Painting not until about 1200.  </li></ul>
  4. 4. Gothic architecture <ul><li>High and late medieval period. </li></ul><ul><li>12th c. France -> 16th c. </li></ul><ul><li>Characteristic features: pointed arch, ribbed vault and flying buttress. </li></ul><ul><li>Great cathedrals, abbeys and parish churches of Europe. </li></ul><ul><li>Revivals began in mid-18th c. England. Spread 19th c. Europe. </li></ul><ul><li>Continued, ecclesiastical & university structures, into the 20th c. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Gothic fiction <ul><li>End of 18 th c. and into the 19 th c. </li></ul><ul><li>Sometimes referred to as ‘’Gothic horror.’’ </li></ul><ul><li>Combines horror and romance. </li></ul><ul><li>Invented by Horace Walpole. </li></ul><ul><li>“ Gothic Revival architecture.’’ </li></ul><ul><li>Apreciation of the joys of the extreme emotion. </li></ul><ul><li>Gothic writers often associated medieval buildings with what enforced by torture, and with mysterious, fantastic, and superstitious rituals. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Romanticism <ul><li>Romanticism, was a complex artistic, literary, and intellectual movement that originated in the second half of the 18th century in Europe. </li></ul><ul><li>The movement validated strong emotion as an authentic source of aesthetic experience, placing ne w emphasis on such emotions as trepidation, horror and terror. </li></ul><ul><li>Romanticism reached beyond the rational and Classicist ideal models to elevate a revived medievalism. </li></ul><ul><li>The modern sense of a romantic character may be expressed in Byronic ideals of a gifted. </li></ul><ul><li>The confines of the Industrial Revolution also had their influence on Romanticism. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Edgar Allan Poe <ul><li>Born January 19, 1809 – Died October 7, 1849 (40 years). </li></ul><ul><li>Poet, short-story writer, editor and literaty critic. </li></ul><ul><li>Different genres like: h orror fiction, gothic romance, crime fiction, detective fiction, comedy and satire. </li></ul><ul><li>Considered the inventor of the detective-fiction genre. </li></ul><ul><li>The Black Cat (short story) </li></ul><ul><li>Annabel Lee (poem) </li></ul>
  8. 8. Goth rock subculture <ul><li>It began in England during the early 1980s with the gothic rock scene. </li></ul><ul><li>An offshoot of the Post-punk genre. </li></ul><ul><li>Inspired by romanticism and neoromanticism. </li></ul><ul><li>The allure for goths of dark, mysterious, and morbid imagery and mood lies in the same tradition of Romanticism's gothic novel. </li></ul><ul><li>By the 1990s, new subcultures linking goth to manga, metal rock and others, emerged, or became more popular. </li></ul><ul><li>Has survived much longer than others of the same era. </li></ul>
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