Art & Visual Culture 1100-1600: Medieval to Renaissance (Art by Kim W. Woods

By Kim W. Woods

An innovatory exploration of artwork and visible tradition. via conscientiously selected subject matters and subject matters instead of via a normal survey, the volumes strategy the method of artistic endeavors by way of their audiences, services and cross-cultural contexts. whereas excited by portray, sculpture and structure, it additionally explores quite a lot of visible tradition in various media and methods."1000-1600: Medieval to Renaissance" contains essays on key topics of Medieval and Renaissance artwork, together with the idea and serve as of spiritual artwork and a universal research of artwork at courtroom. Explorations disguise key canonical artists corresponding to Simone Martini and Botticelli and key monuments together with St Denis and Westminster Abbey, in addition to much less well-known examples.The first of 3 textual content books, released by way of Tate in organization with the Open college, which perception for college kids of paintings heritage, artwork conception and arts. advent half 1: visible cultures of medieval Christendom 1: Sacred artwork because the Bible of the bad' 2: Sacred structure, Gothic structure three: Sacred in secular, secular in sacred: the paintings of Simone Martini four: To the Holy Land and again back: the paintings of the Crusades half 2: The moving contexts of Renaissance artwork five: paintings at courtroom 6: Botticelli 7: Did ladies buyers have a Renaissance? Italy 1420-1520 eight: From Candia to Toledo: El Greco and his art

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