Presentation on theme: "Class Thursday: Amer Kobaslija: One Hundred Views of Kessenuma Schmucker Art Gallery- open 10-4 weekdays Homework: View exhibition and write a response."— Presentation transcript:
Class Thursday: Amer Kobaslija: One Hundred Views of Kessenuma Schmucker Art Gallery- open 10-4 weekdays Homework: View exhibition and write a response to the work based on the reading in Aiken. How did you see these paintings “aethetically?” Turn this in when you get on the van for field trip Sunday at 10:20 am (by Chapel) Today: Sign sheet for lunch, fill in ID#.
“Alison Lapper Pregnant” by Mark Quinn In Trafalgar Square, London
Ancient Gods Roman copy of Apollo from 350 BC Anubis, Egyptian 600 BC
Parthenon, Elgin Marbles The Parthenon in Athens was built nearly 2,500 years ago as a temple dedicated to the Greek goddess Athena.
Artemis- a popular goddess in 100 AD Her temple at Ephesus was one of “seven wonders of the world”
Christian Catacombs, Rome- 3 rd c AD
Constantine I – Roman emperor from 306 to 337 AD
Early Islamic Art See Wiki page for non-religious examples of early Islamic artpage
Medieval Christian Art Byzantine mosaic, 6 th CFrench glass, 1170
Ravenna, Italy Mosaics from 4 th C AD
Medieval scholarly emphasis on study of classics, glorification of God
Book of Kells circa 800 AD On Vellum, contains the four gospels of new testament
Chartres Cathedral France- built 1193- 1250 349 ft Spire in 1140s 176 stained glass windowsglass windows
Elements of Christian Art 600 AD
Byzantine empire, c. 330-1450 Eastern part of Roman Empire- Greek speaking Cambrei Madonna, c. 1340 (Metropolitan)
Berlinghiero (Italian, Lucchese; act. by 1228; d. by 1236),ca. 1230 Tempera on wood, with gold ground 31 5/8 x 21 1/8 in. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, N.Y
Madonna and Child, ca. 1326 Simone Martini (Italian [Siena], ca. 1284–1344)
Giotto Giotto Madonna and Child c. 1320 Tempera on panel 33 5/8 x 24 3/8 in National Gallery of Art, Washington One of the first painters to break with Byzantine style
Some Key Events between Medieval and Renaissance Periods Black Death of 1348 -Plague killed one-third of European population Fall of Constantinople (capital of Byzantine empire, 330-1453)
Ottaman Turks captured the Byzantine capital of Constantinople Painted 1499
Consequence of Fall Many Greeks fled Constantinople for the Latin West, bringing documents from the Greco- Roman tradition.Latin West Some scholars think this accelerated the European Renaissance in art and science
"The National Government will regard it as its first and foremost duty to revive in the nation the spirit of unity and co-operation. It will preserve and defend those basic principles on which our nation has been built. It regards Christianity as the foundation of our national morality, and the family as the basis of national life." February 1, 1933 Adolph Hitler
Aug. 11, 1921 a Methodist minister, the Rev. Edwin R. Stephenson -- brought a loaded gun to the porch of Father James E. Coyle’s home and shot him dead in front of a street full of witnesses. About an hour earlier, the priest had married Stephenson's 18-year-old daughter to a practicing Catholic.