Choose one piece of art, architecture or sculpture from each chapter and discuss how it reflects the stylistic characteristics common to art of its time.
1- Madonna and Child Enthroned, Byzantine Style
2- Saint-Sernin, Toulouse, Romanesque architecture
3- Sainte-Chapelle, Paris, Rayonnant style of Gothic architecture
What are the dominant socio-cultural values and ideas that shaped the art of each epoch?
What is the influence of religion and/or the church in the art development of each epoch?
What influences on modern artistic expression do you see from these art epochs? (This can be in both the “art” world or in the everyday world of advertising, website design, etc.)