The Gothic Cathedral: Height, Light, and Color
The Gothic cathedral was one of the most aweinspiring achievements of medieval technology. Architects and engineers built churches from skeletal...
Visual Arts and the Gothic
The dominant style of architecture in Europe from the twelfth centu...
The 12th Century saw the move away from the Romanesque architecture which had typified the preceding centuries to the era of the great gothic cathedrals which were to become the architec...
Gothic was first used as a term of contempt during the late renaissance. The Goth's were barbarians- which leads to many theories as to why "Goth" was the chosen title for a style that required extre...
Gothic Cathedral Architecture
Gothic cathedrals, grand religious structures erected in the Middle Ages, differed greatly from one another, but were consistent in sharing the essential characteristics...