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Medieval Art and Architecture. Questions. What is art? What is architecture?. Art. Medieval art reflected many religious themes. Paintings and sculptures of Christ and Christian saints were used to help people worship. Reims Cathedral, Reims, France. Madonna and Child, Giotto.

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Medieval art and architecture

Medieval Art and Architecture


Questions

Questions

  • What is art?

  • What is architecture?


Medieval art and architecture

Art

  • Medieval art reflected many religious themes.

  • Paintings and sculptures of Christ and Christian saints were used to help people worship.


Medieval art and architecture

Reims Cathedral, Reims, France

Madonna and Child, Giotto


Gothic cathedrals

Gothic Cathedrals

  • Designed to look as though “rising to heaven”

  • They were expressions of Christian devotion

  • Took between 50 and 200 years to complete

  • Stained glass was often decorated with images from the Bible


Medieval art and architecture

Notre Dame, Paris, France

Laon Cathedral, Laon, France

Notre Dame, Paris, France


Inside a cathedral

Inside a Cathedral


Gargoyles

Gargoyles

  • Waterspouts to keep water away from the walls of buildings

  • Usually carved as beasts

  • People believed they were warnings that devils and evil spirits would catch you if you did not attend church


Illuminated manuscripts

Illuminated Manuscripts

  • Decorated with ornate details, gold and silver

  • Manuscripts were often religious documents

  • Monasteries had large collections of manuscripts and books


Review

REVIEW

  • ________ were built to look as though they were “rising to heaven.”

  • Gargoyles were believed to be _________and_________ .

  • Medieval paintings often told the story of Christ’s life. This suggests that many people could not_________.

  • ________ is the design and style of a building.

Let’s see how much you remember!


Check your answers

Check Your Answers

  • Cathedralswere built to look as though they were “rising to heaven.”

  • Gargoyles were believed to be devilsandevil spirits.

  • Medieval paintings often told the story of Christ’s life. This suggests that many people could notread.

  • Architectureis the design and style of a building.


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