Ghiberti’s Baptistry Doors, Florence

Ghiberti’s Baptistry Doors, Florence

The following link will lead you to the Museum of Florence website and a detailed description, with photos, of the baptistry doors in Florence. Link to …

 

Lost Wax Technique – Bronze Casting

Lost Wax Technique – Bronze Casting

The link below guides you through the lost wax technique at a modern foundry. It is a step-by-step photo guide of the process. The Lost Wax …

 

Chartes Cathedral Case Study

Chartes Cathedral Case Study

The photo above shows the Royal Portal on the front entrance of Chartes Cathedral. It is the West face. The following link is for a website …

 

A Romanesque Cathedral – Case Study Autun

A Romanesque Cathedral – Case Study Autun

Below is a video that describes and discusses the Typanum at Autun Cathedral. Below is another link to some info on the sculptor Gislebertus from Encylopedia …

 

Recap on Romanesque Architecture

Recap on Romanesque Architecture

The following powerpoint gives lots of detail regarding the Romanesque period.   Romanesque architecture from Binumol Tom   Link to Romanesque Architecture WIKI page

 

Background to the Dark Ages

Background to the Dark Ages

The following video is a wonderful resource recommended by Ms O’Connor which details the social and political background to the era now known as the …

 

Playing the Loughnashade Trumpet

Playing the Loughnashade Trumpet

Hear the trumpet as it would have sounded all those years ago. The short video clip below explains the heritage of the Iron Age Loughnashade …

 

Answering the Gallery Question

Answering the Gallery Question

The following handout is a guide to how to answer the gallery question in the Appreciation section of the exam. It includes a sample question …

 

Glossary of Terms for Early Irish Art

Glossary of Terms for Early Irish Art

The document below is the Glossary of Terms for early Irish art from the National Gallery. It contains more than you will need but if …

 

Notes on Visiting a Gallery

Notes on Visiting a Gallery

The link below is our PowerPoint from class that details the headings and key questions on visiting an art gallery. For Visiting a Gallery PowerPoint Click …

 
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