Gothic Art

Gothic Art

Gothic art finds its roots in the powerful architecture of the cathedrals of northern France. It is a medieval art movement that evolved throughout Europe over more than 200 years. Leaving curved Roman forms behind, the architects started using flying buttresses and pointed arches to open up cathedrals to daylight. A period of great economic and social change, the Gothic era also saw the development of a new iconography celebrating the Holy Mary – in drastic contrast… (more)

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Publisher: Parkstone International (May 11, 2001)

Collection: Art of Century

Parent ISBN: 9781844844616

Page count: 200 pages

File size: 66 MB

Language: English


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