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The story of Gothic architecture

Francesca Prina

The story of Gothic architecture

by Francesca Prina

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Published by Prestel in Munich .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Gothic Architecture

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementFrancesca Prina
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNA440 .P75 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination143 p. :
    Number of Pages143
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25315942M
    ISBN 103791345966
    ISBN 109783791345963
    LC Control Number2011534690
    OCLC/WorldCa729342098

      The Abbot Suger (regent of France and royal historian) is the star of St. Denis, even with all of the famous rulers interred within. The year marks the beginning of his innovative building project, initiating the style we now call Gothic (a pejorative word from the 16th century), but referred to then as the French style (opus francigenum).You can see the rear of the church, the ambulatory. "Gothic Art and Architecture Movement Overview and Analysis". [Internet].. Content compiled and written by Rebecca Seiferle Edited and published by The Art Story Contributors Available from: First published on 09 Aug Updated and modified regularly [Accessed ].

    Fantastic Books: e Gothic Architecture of Children’s Books With REBECCA-ANNE C. DO ROZARIO Intertextuality itself complements the essential Gothic paradox of the quest to discover a secret that is, in fact, itself an explosion of the potential and rival meanings/texts compressed within a dialogue of secrecy. The most fundamental element of the Gothic style of architecture is the pointed arch, which was likely borrowed from Islamic architecture that would have been seen in Spain at this time. The pointed arch relieved some of the thrust, and therefore, the stress on other structural elements.

      The book offers a general introduction to the Gothic period and discusses the primary characteristics of the style, along with the commonly used techniques and materials. A hallmark of the medieval period, Gothic architecture originated in twelfth /5(11).   Gothic Architecture is a style of architecture that flourished during the high and late Medieval Period. Originating in 12th century France and lasting into the 16th century, Gothic architecture was known during the period as "the French Style," (Opus Francigenum), with the term Gothic first appearing during the latter part of the Renaissance.


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This scholarly survey of gothic architecture is rightly considered a classic in the field. Consisting of the original text by Frankl, an instructor at Princeton who greatly advanced the subject amongst the English speaking world, and a studious and comprehensive commentary by Paul Crossley, a lecturer and gothic expert at the University of London, the book is a comprehensive and highly /5(7).

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This book presents a revisionist account of the Gothic-to-Renaissance transition in European architectural culture. Its title, Missing the Point: The Untold Story of Gothic Architectureâe(tm)s Demise, makes punning reference to three serious phenomena: the way the pointed arch and other Gothic innovations go missing in Renaissance architecture; the way late Gothic architecture goes missing-or.

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A hallmark of the medieval period, Gothic architecture originated in twelfth-century France and lasted until the sixteenth century. Overview of Gothic Art and Architecture City-states and feudal kingdoms dotted Europe, and the power of the Catholic church continued to grow during the Gothic era.

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“The book is an exceptionally handsome, thoughtfully arranged, clothbound volume, lavishly illustrated with many new pictures Crossley’s updating of the notes alone makes Gothic Architecture once again an exceptionally valuable book For scholars or serious enthusiasts, the notes to Frankl’s text represent the most comprehensive and up to date historiography on gothic.

This magisterial study of Gothic architecture traces the meaning and development of the Gothic style through medieval churches across Europe. Ranging geographically from Poland to Portugal and from Sicily to Scotland and chronologically from tothe book analyzes changes from Romanesque to Gothic as well as the evolution within the Gothic style and places these changes in the context Reviews: 1.

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the renaissance architects coined the term ‘Gothic architecture’. Goths were barbarians who wreaked havoc in Europe hundreds of years earlier. Now that the author has explained the characteristics of the Gothic architecture, it is essential to move on to the Gothic fiction to understand the vital roleAuthor: Jennifer G.

Joseph, Padmaragam, Vemuri Lakshmi Narayana. Gothic cathedrals and churches are religious buildings created in Europe between the midth century and the beginning of the 16th century. The cathedrals are notable particularly for their great height, and their extensive use of stained glass to fill the interiors with light.

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