This is a complete presentation about Medieval Art PLUS a 100 point multiple choice test in Medieval Art. THERE ARE MANY ACTUAL SLIDES OF BOTH IN THE PREVIEW FOR YOUR REVIEW. THIS IS YOUR BEST GUIDE TO PRODUCT QUALITY.
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EXCERPT (bullet points - Overview-Intro)
~ Medieval art covers a vast amount of time and geographical area.
~ over 1000 years of art in Europe, the Middle East and North Africa.
~ Art historians classify, with difficulty, medieval art into movements and eras.
~ One such scheme goes from Early Christian art to Gothic art, sandwiching between these two poles: Migration Period, Byzantine, Insular, Carolingian, Romanesque, as well as many other periods within those classifications.
~ The above is not the only scheme since difficulty remains with classifying so much into so little, i.e. all of this art into the umbrella category of medieval art.
~ more importantly, this art is no longer considered the “black hole” it once was.
previously this period was considered mostly a vast wasteland of very little worthwhile art.
~ That perception has changed so that medieval art is now valued for its own pieces which gradually culminate in the Renaissance.
~ There is no longer a great divide where the medieval is considered of very little consequence until the Renaissance dawns with its valuable art.
~ Instead of a sharp divider between the two, it is now considered a continuum that leads to the Renaissance and beyond.
~ The purpose of this slideshow is to get an overview of medieval art, not to rigidly classify each piece of it on a chart.
~ What should occur is that, as you travel over the art in this vast time and area, you will see it evolve so that the transition from medieval to the Renaissance emerges as a seamless one, along a continuum.
~ There is not a rigid demarcation line. The two flow in and out of one another.
~ This transition from one movement or era to another is a lot more fluid and elastic than was previously thought.