Architecture developed from the craft of building that was as a result of culture development. Oral traditions and practices led to knowledge formalization and developed different cultures. Different cultures have…
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It reflects and promotes ideas in various ways. Due to its ways of values expression, it can influence and stimulate social life that promotes social development.
Through the cultures we have studied, architecture has ideally informed us. Humans create design. The most triumphant architectural practice goes beyond only being a shed or a place for inhabitance. The most vital architectural practice as we gaze back over history mainly comprises of buildings or environments surroundings that have contributed so much more in a myriad of ways. Indeed, innovation in construction and building or buildings that have compelled the discipline to get make us think about our environment in dynamic ways, or just incredibly superb buildings that have aroused the human enthusiasm. Moreover, housing our activities and our lives.
In multiple ancient civilizations like as those of Mesopotamia and Egypt, urbanism and architecture reflected engagement with the supernatural and divine ancient cultures. Consequently, this resulted to monumentality in architecture hence symbolic representation of the rulers political power. In Asian culture, Architecture of the Hindu temple is concerned with the expression of the microcosm and macrocosm, Architecture of the Buddhist, in particular, reflected several diversities in a region. In many Asian countries, forms of architecture which resulted from pantheistic religion mainly were designed for the enhancement of the landscape. In Islamic architecture, features developed to suit the societys religious and social needs. About various cultures from their architecture. Architecture and culture are in a close relationship. In a sense, architecture being the carrier of the culture. A variety of ancient Chinese architecture styles are valuable, such as temples imperial palaces, pavilions, altars and folk houses immensely reflect on the ancient thought. There is inherent unity of people with natural surroundings. Works of art
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Over the past 200 years, art history has recorded a large number of artistic movements, some of great scale, others less important; however, they all turned out to either continue or oppose one another, hence being, without doubt, strongly interconnected.
In the city where the famous Basilica of San Vitale and the Basilica of Sant'Apollinare Nuovo is located, vestiges of Byzantine art and architecture can clearly be observed, reflecting the specific socio-cultural and historical contexts of the period when these structures were built (Fletcher and Cruickshank 282-320).
This leads to classical civilizations in Greece, Etruscans and Rome (509 BC-337 AD). Then came Medieval to early Renaissance Art which last from 400 ADD to 1400 AD, and included Early Christian Art, Byzantine, Islamic, Migratory, Carolingian, Ottonian, Romanesque and Gothic types of art.
The Marble Statue of a Kouros (youth) belongs to the Greek, Attic, Archaic, ca. 590-580 B.C. by the Fletcher Fund, 1932 (32.11.1). It has a size of H. without plinth 76 5/8 in. (194.6 cm); H. of head 12 in. (30.5 cm); length of face 8 7/8 in. (22.6 cm); shoulder width 20 5/16 in.
imilarities between Mannerism and Rococo is that both had asymmetric features about their art works, unlike the unity and symmetry found in the Renaissance art. Mannerism was not “balanced and harmonious” like the Renaissance art (“Art History: Mannerism: (1520 - 1600)”,
The details of the portrait are urban based which involve a young he- body builder holding a lollipop from his hip through his crotch area, a naked woman touching her breast and a framed cover of a comic. This painting is characteristic of
In the context of this essay, the Chinese are seen to have been the influenced by the change taking place in the world of art and expression. This is with reference to the political oppression and governance that the country existed in up to date. The regime in China was authoritarian bordering on the dictatorial, which meant that most avenues for expression were restricted or non-existent
Historically the mina'i earthenware production outlines stories from the Persian epic, the Shahnama, originating before its most punctual surviving represented compositions by about a century. This bowl is H. 3 7/16 in. (8.7 cm) D: 8 11/16 in. (22.1 cm) Diam. 8 11/16 in. (22.1 cm).
Iconography is a term in visual arts that refer to use of imagery in a piece of artwork, or identification, classification, description, and the interpretation of symbols and images used in a piece of artwork. Fresco is a wall painting done on freshly laid lime plaster. Painters use fresh plaster for the colors to stick well resulting in glowing colors.