Gothic Art

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  • Gothic Art
    • In the early Gothic period (12th century) there was limited scope for painting
    • Stained glass windows were predominant
    • Primary influence of Gothic art is Byzantine
    • Debatable whether general development of painting can be described as Gothic
    • Describing something as Gothic art/architecture would be us referring to art that visually engages us with ideas and forms from Gothic battlements
    • Swiss - born John Henry Fuseli looked to dreams and visions and he distorted on exaggerated form to suggest projections of troubled minds


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