Art, Architecture and History Research Paper

Art, Architecture and History
An analysis of the the influences of art and architecture during the Middle Ages.
# 127938 | 2,978 words | 8 sources | MLA | 2010 | US
Published on Jun 17, 2010 in Art (History) , History (European) , Architecture (History)

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This paper examines how art and architecture during the middle ages changed the world in many aspects and how we have adapted many of these styles to many of the modern structures. The paper looks at the history of the architecture and art styles and some of the artists that contributed to the art the from early Christian art to Gothic art. Photographs and pictures are also included.

Early Christian Art
Byzantine Art
Carolingian Art
Romanesque Art
Gothic Art

From the Paper:

"The Carolingian art was during the reign of Charlemagne, who ruled the franks in the year 768. The term Carolingian refers to the reigns of Charlemagne, and his pressing successors, although in stipulations of art the exacting characteristics of Carolingian art did not last long after his empire was divided by three grandsons in the year 843. The painting Art Past and Present (Upper Settle River, New Jersey), during this period were in the concentration of revitalizing both the political harmony and the cultural ideas of the Roman Empire. Many of the works of art illustrate the inspiration of Roman models in unstructured techniques. The Carolingian emperors built large scale architectural projects in stone and supported active centers for manuscript illustration, ivory carving, and metalwork. "

Sample of Sources Used:

  • Basset, Sara. Early Christian and Byzantine Art History. Cambridge University Press, 2004, 314-399.
  • Backhouse, Janet. Art and Patronage in Late Medieval England. Albert Museum in London, 2003.
  • Blockmans, Wim, & Hoppenbrouwers, Peter. Introduction to Medieval Europe. New York City, New York, 2007.
  • Eastmond, Antony. Art and Identity in thirteen century Byzantium: Hagia Sophia and the empire of Trebizond. University of Chicago Press, 2004.
  • Magnuson, Torgil. The urban Transformation of Medieval Rome. 1950

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