The beginnings of Medieval Art they are a workhorse of the medievalists. because neither the Christianization of Rome. nor the mythical fall of the Western Roman Empire at the hands of Odoacer. meant a radical break in the field of the visual arts. On the other hand. the invasions involved the access to power of a “barbarian” minority that imposed itself on a culturally superior population. strong enough to impose its artistic criteria rooted in the classical world. until the seventh century. and VIII. This period of dissolution of the Hellenistic forms. representative of the official Roman art and the appearance of a new language that facilitated the new expressive ways of the later medieval art. is a period call “Late-Ancient” . bounded between Antiquity and the Middle Ages.
This is why we consider Medieval Art. eva Eva. Saint Lazarus of Autun (France) (12th century) The reasons given justify that the program begins practically with the Carolingian culture. that is to say at the end of the 8th century. to end in the 15th century. including the last late Gothic manifestations and the artistic production of the primitive Flemish. The program includes a total of eighteen themes. three of which are dedicate to the High Middle Ages. five to Romanesque artistic creations. one to the Cistercian world. Seven to Gothic artistic creations. to which must be add a dedicated theme. in the Proto-Gothic. trying to strike a balance between these major themes and medieval artistic production.
Every Effort Has Be Made
To subdivide each of the major thematic Finland phone number according to the different artistic disciplines. giving a similar interest to the erroneously called “Major Arts” and to the “Minor” (miniature. goldsmithing. stained glass…) This option obeys a criterion that rejects this hierarchy and the fact that at certain times some of these. Artistic manifestations traditionally considered minor. was at the forefront of other. Manifestations: a paradigmatic case is that of the illumination of manuscripts. For being an elite art that acquire a special prominence in determine moments of the medieval centuries in front of the mural paint or on table.
A special problem is its conservation. Metals can be melt to fit the piece into a new aesthetic or convert into army. if needed. It follows that we must study the works of art in accordance with the historical. Context that generated them in order to assess their real importance. apart from current assessments. In fact. as art historians we must make the effort to reconstruct the historical framework. Generated by each of the works of the will of the artist and the wishes of the promoter. The Very Rich Hours of the Duke of Berry (Chantilly. Musée Condé) Mes de Maig. We believe that the subject should. Not only offer an empirically transmitted knowledge base.
But Also A Place In Which
It is feasible to propose and make known a series of reflections that help to understand the artistic phenomenon. The aim is for the student. in addition to gaining a wealth of knowledge. To be able to reach an intellectual maturity that allows him to value optimally any work of medieval art. A visit to the Museum of the History of Catalonia will take place on Saturday 27 May . The visit will consist of a tour of contemporary Catalonia through a selection of objects from the museum’s collection. The tour will include. among others. The following topics: Catalonia in liberal Spain Industrialization and labor Political Catalanism Republic. Civil war and revolution The Franco dictatorship Autonomous Catalonia This activity will be give by Josep Grau .