ART 1107 Chapter Notes - Chapter 7: Pinakes, False Face Society, Pantheism

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Religions and their imagery of deities and holy beings. The sphere and dome in islamic architecture stand for the heavens and the oneness of god. The circle in the hindu religion, symbolizes the unknowable god. Animism: all forces of nature are inhabited by spirits; a rock or tree can be carved into an image to bring out the natural force. False face society mask (iroquois) represent the spirit of a giant, it is carved directly on a tree and only removed when finished. Red if painted in the morning, black if started in the afternoon. The snake goddess represents male and female regenerative powers. Ancient greek zeus or poseidon: missing something from his hand, if thunderbolt it (cid:449)ould (cid:271)e zeus, if it"s a tride(cid:374)t it is poseido(cid:374) Pantheism: belief that a single, divine spirit pervades all things in the universe. Hinduism: appears to have numerous gods, but it is pantheism, rather than polytheism.

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