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  1. Art of Medieval EuropeReign of Religion

  2. Art of Medieval Europe 400 A.D. to 1400 A.D. • A mixture of Roman, • Middle Eastern & European influences • Art is primarily made for the church • Begins with Fall of the Roman Empire; • Ends with the Renaissance

  3. Art of Medieval Europe 400 A.D. to 1400 A.D. • Two divisions linked • to different global locations:

  4. Art of Medieval Europe 400 A.D. to 1400 A.D. • These two divisions are linked • to global locations: • Europe: Romanesque & Gothic

  5. Art of Medieval Europe 400 A.D. to 1400 A.D. • These two divisions are linked • to global locations: • Europe: Romanesque & Gothic • The East: Early Islamic & Byzantine

  6. Art of Medieval Europe 400 A.D. to 1400 A.D. • invaders from Northern Europe, • primarily Germany, destroy • almost everything Rome developed

  7. Art of Medieval Europe 400 A.D. to 1400 A.D. • invaders from Northern Europe, • primarily Germany, destroy • almost everything Rome developed • Buildings

  8. Art of Medieval Europe 400 A.D. to 1400 A.D. • invaders from Northern Europe, • primarily Germany destroy • almost everything Rome developed • Buildings • Sculpture

  9. Art of Medieval Europe 400 A.D. to 1400 A.D. • invaders from Northern Europe, • primarily Germany destroy • almost everything Rome developed • Buildings • Sculpture • government

  10. Art of Medieval Europe 400 A.D. to 1400 A.D. • Social Changes of the Medieval Period:

  11. Art of Medieval Europe 400 A.D. to 1400 A.D. • Social Changes of the Medieval Period: • The center of art and innovation moves away from Rome to the North of • Europe –

  12. Art of Medieval Europe 400 A.D. to 1400 A.D. • Social Changes of the Medieval Period: • The center of art and innovation moves away from Rome to the North of • Europe – Britain, France, Germany

  13. Art of Medieval Europe 400 A.D. to 1400 A.D. • Social Changes of the Medieval Period: • The center of art and innovation moves away from Rome to the North of • Europe – Britain, France, Germany • There is no central base of power • coming from Rome –

  14. Art of Medieval Europe 400 A.D. to 1400 A.D. • Social Changes of the Medieval Period: • The center of art and innovation moves away from Rome to the North of • Europe – Britain, France, Germany • There is no central base of power • coming from Rome – • many different rulers • all fighting for power

  15. Art of Medieval Europe 400 A.D. to 1400 A.D. • Religious Changes of Medieval Period:

  16. Art of Medieval Europe 400 A.D. to 1400 A.D. • Religious Changes of Medieval Period • Focus of life changes from here and now • to life hereafter • (what happens after Death?)

  17. Art of Medieval Europe 400 A.D. to 1400 A.D. • Religious Changes of Medieval Period • Focus on gaining acceptance into a Christian Heaven

  18. Art of Medieval Europe 400 A.D. to 1400 A.D. • Religious Changes of Medieval Period • Focus on gaining acceptance into a Christian Heaven • Human body no longer celebrated as • a beautiful thing • It’s now sinful and corrupt

  19. Art of Medieval Europe 400 A.D. to 1400 A.D. • Art Changes of Medieval Period:

  20. Art of Medieval Europe 400 A.D. to 1400 A.D. • Art Changes of Medieval Period: • Art no longer concerned with harmony, balance and realism…

  21. Art of Medieval Europe 400 A.D. to 1400 A.D. • Art Changes of Medieval Period: • Art no longer concerned with harmony, balance and realism… • art now concerned with • worshipping God & • converting people to Christianity

  22. Art of Medieval Europe 400 A.D. to 1400 A.D. • Art Changes of Medieval Period:

  23. Art of Medieval Europe 400 A.D. to 1400 A.D. • Art Changes of Medieval Period: • Greco-Roman interest in realism dies.

  24. Art of Medieval Europe 400 A.D. to 1400 A.D. • Art Changes of Medieval Period: • Greco-Roman interest in realism dies. • Art becomes • the servant of the Church

  25. Gothic Art1200 to 1400 A.D.

  26. Gothic Art1200 to 1400 A.D. Northern European Germany, England, Parts of France

  27. Gothic Art1200 to 1400 A.D. Northern European Germany, England, Parts of France Art is primarily highly decorated cathedrals, stained glass windows & skinny sculptures

  28. Gothic Art1200 to 1400 A.D. Northern European Germany, England, Parts of France Art is primarily highly decorated cathedrals, stained glass windows & skinny sculptures Believed a beautiful church with beautiful art would inspire people To believe in God & be good

  29. Gothic Art1200 to 1400 A.D. Notre Dame Cathedral France, 1200 AD ARCHITECTURE: Huge cathedrals that took centuries to make

  30. Gothic Art1200 to 1400 A.D. Very tall with lots of windows to let in light

  31. Gothic Art1200 to 1400 A.D. Pointed arches and vaults Decorated with lacey, intricate Decorations of cut Stone

  32. Gothic Art1200 to 1400 A.D. • SCULPTURE: • Greco-Roman • interest in realism dies. • Long and skinny • figures that are very unnatural

  33. Gothic Art1200 to 1400 A.D. Show ignorance of human anatomy As the focus is now on religion & the spirit, not body.

  34. Gothic Art1200 to 1400 A.D. Show ignorance of human anatomy As the focus is now on religion & the spirit, not body. Figures are covered with heavy drapery to hide the body no more nudes

  35. Gothic Art1200 to 1400 A.D. Stained glass Lets in light Illustrates stories of the bible Used to help illiterate church goers to understand stories of the Bible

  36. STAINED GLASS Symbols, patterns and Designs

  37. STAINED GLASS Symbols, patterns and Designs

  38. STAINED GLASS Figures from historical events

  39. STAINED GLASS Creatures of lore

  40. STAINED GLASS Creatures of lore

  41. MedievalIlluminated Manuscripts& Bestiaries Highly decorative borders, initials & spot illustrations Seemed to ‘glow’ Vibrant color & real gold used for embellishment Most illuminated manuscripts were religiously based Bible stories

  42. MedievalBestiaries Some illuminated manuscripts depicted animals & birds in an encyclopedia-like format known as bestiaries description of: animal’s appearance habitat Behaviors symbolic attributes Illustration

  43. Byzantine Art400 to 1400 A.D. Eastern Mediterranean Art:

  44. Byzantine Art400 to 1400 A.D. Eastern Mediterranean Art: Turkey, Jerusalem, portions of Europe and Middle East

  45. Byzantine Art400 to 1400 A.D. Eastern Mediterranean Art: Turkey, Jerusalem, portions of Europe and Middle East Combination of Early Christian Art Middle Eastern influences Known for a plethora of decoration & color

  46. Byzantine Art400 to 1400 A.D. ARCHITECTURE:

  47. Byzantine Art400 to 1400 A.D. ARCHITECTURE: Created cathedrals that all other cathedrals thereafter would copy

  48. Byzantine Art400 to 1400 A.D. ARCHITECTURE:

  49. Byzantine Art400 to 1400 A.D. ARCHITECTURE: Full of mosaics pieces of cut glass affixed to a flat surface

  50. Byzantine Art400 to 1400 A.D. ARCHITECTURE: Full of mosaics pieces of cut glass affixed to a flat surface Many windows & huge interiors Creates airy and bright Interiors