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ARTH 1130 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Qutb Minar, Akbarnama, Minaret
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South and Southeast Asia, 1200-1980 India Sultanate of Delhi Qutb Minar built the citys first mosque marked the triumph of Islam in northern India worlds tallest minaret Vijayanagar Empire Lotus Mahal most powerful hindu k...

Art History
ARTH 1130
Monique Johnson
ARTH 1130 Lecture Notes - Lecture 9: Shang Dynasty, Sanxingdui, Yangshao Culture
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China Neolithic Age Yangshao Pottery different shapes before the invention of the potters wheel abstract motifs red and brownish-black cream coloured ground Shang Dynasty and Sanxingdui perfected casting elaborate bronze v...

Art History
ARTH 1130
Monique Johnson
ARTH 1130 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Indus Valley Civilisation, Soapstone, Harappa
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South and Southeast Asia before 1200 South Asia Indus Civilization Mojenjo-Daro Cities of the 3rd millennium had sophisticated water supply and sewage systems Made this brick couple used for ritual bathing possible ritual ...

Art History
ARTH 1130
Monique Johnson
ARTH 2541 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Durham Cathedral, Gothic Architecture, Transept
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Durham Cathedral 1093-1133 Bilson- 1899 published the beginnings of gothic architecture pointed arches and flying buttresses Quadrant arches orders were added in the 20th century Modified- its been built o...

Art History
ARTH 2541
Malcolm Thurlby
ARTH 1130 Lecture 7: 1130 Lecture 7- Gothic Europe
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Gothic Europe France Suger and Saint Denis Suger was the abbot of Saint-Denis and one of the greatest patrons of early gothic art He had the church rebuilt because he didnt think that it was grand enough to be the church o...

Art History
ARTH 1130
Monique Johnson
ARTH 2620 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Precognition, Dunstanburgh Castle, Severed Heads
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Romanticism Highlight of the individual Totally original Autonomous concept of the world paired with an individual style They treat art as though no one had done it before Direct contrast to the canons of clas...

Art History
ARTH 2620
Brian Grosskurth
ARTH 2541 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Winchester Bible, Underpainting, Gislebertus
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Winchester Bible Abbot of Glastonbury is a great patron o the arts- particularly metalwork and enamel- extremely few of which survive. One of the most beautiful illuminated bible Byzantine artist- damp fold style ...

Art History
ARTH 2541
Malcolm Thurlby
ARTH 1130 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Carolingian Renaissance, Purple Parchment, Millennialism
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Early Medieval Europe Carolingian Empire Charlemagnes coronation was Christmas day 800 First Holy Roman Emperor Consolidated the Frankish kingdom and revived the roman empire ...

Art History
ARTH 1130
Monique Johnson
ARTH 1130 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Nasrid Dynasty, Muqarnas, Kufic
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Islamic Art Umayyad Syria and Abbasid Iraq The Umayyads were the 1st Islamic Dynasty They ruled from the capital of Damascus until they were overthrown by he Abbasids and established ...

Art History
ARTH 1130
Monique Johnson
ARTH 2541 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Rib Vault, Clerestory, Apse
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Local Schools of Romanesque in Europe Vezelay, La Madeleine Started around 1290 East was rebuilt later, but the rest is original design Variant of a western block with a weste...

Art History
ARTH 2541
Malcolm Thurlby
ARTH 2620 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Religious Image, Rum Rebellion, Los Caprichos
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His self portraits emits a feeling of regality and importance Dressed elegantly Explored numerous styles, and could have pursued any of them St. Francis Borgia Exorcising- 1788 Man refuses to repent, and so he cannot ...

Art History
ARTH 2620
Brian Grosskurth
ARTH 2620 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Grande Odalisque, Anne-Louis Girodet De Roussy-Trioson
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Death of Socrates Young man- homosexuality and enlightenment Hes pointing upward towards the principles of truth and logic (the afterlife) Going to commit suicide Hes comforting those around him that this isnt th...

Art History
ARTH 2620
Brian Grosskurth
ARTH 2541 Lecture 4: Lecture 4: English and Norman Romanesque After 1090
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English and Norman Romanesque After 1090 Pilgrimage to Santiago de Compostela Arthur Kingsley He went across Europe and was a fine scholar who travelled and documented Lombard Architecture He highly valued documentary ...

Art History
ARTH 2541
Malcolm Thurlby
ARTH 1130 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Diptych, Slavs, Christianization
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Byzantium The Christian Roman Empire Eastern division of the Christian Roman empire was Byzantine Christian buffer against the expansion of Islam into central and northern Europe, and ...

Art History
ARTH 1130
Monique Johnson
ARTH 1130 Lecture 4: Late Antiquity
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Late Antiquity DuraEuropos Town founded just after the death of Alexander the Great called Dura by the Romans and Europos by the Greeks The Romans abandoned the town after the Sassanian siege It houses more than a dozen di...

Art History
ARTH 1130
Monique Johnson

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