Medieval arthistoryassignment

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Medieval arthistoryassignment

  1. 1. MEDIEVAL ART Date(s): _______________________________________ Essential questions based on the Medieval reading 1. Describe the role that the church played during the Middle Ages (Medieval times). Explain the connection between the church and its art during this time period. _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ 2. Describe why the medieval cathedrals were often referred to as "sermons of stone". _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ 3. New advances in architecture allowed for changes in the building of cathedrals. What were these advancements and why were they so important? _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ 4. Explain using visually descriptive language, the specific architectural changes that occurred during the Middle Ages in cathedrals like Chartes Cathedral. _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ In this area, paste 2-3 color printed images of artwork from this Medieval reading. Under each label the the work with provided details. Name: _________________________________________________________________ Score: _________________
  2. 2. 5. What is a manuscript? What purpose did they serve? ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ 6. Many manuscripts were "illuminated", please describe these illuminations as well as their importance. ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ 7. Look at the images in this reading, and describe the characteristics of the human figure in medieval art. ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ 8. This article identifies many elements & principles from Medieval Art. Please identify 2 and describe how they are used in the artwork you read about. ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ In this area, paste 2-3 color printed images of artwork from this Medieval reading. Under each label the the work with provided details.
  3. 3. Focus questions based on the Medieval reading 1. What connection(s) can be made between people’s everyday lives and the purpose and meaning of art during this time period? ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ 2. Reflecting on what you have learned from the past art historical time periods, what connections can be seen between them and the medieval cathedrals? ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ ______________________________________________________________________________ In this area, paste 2-3 color printed images of artwork from this Medieval reading. Under each label the the work with provided details.

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