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Week 9 Notes Art Appreciation

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Week 9 Notes Art Appreciation Art 1300

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Art Appreciation
Anne Perry

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Art Appreciation
Anne Perry
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Date Created: 11/04/15
Art Appreciation Week 9 Notes October 26 2015 Tensile Strength Ability of your material to stretch across space without any support from below Archaic Greek Temple it is located at Paestum The acropolis was the hilltop sacred precinct I ancient Athens Greece Parthenon dedicated to goddess Athena located to atop the acropolis and is near Mount Ponteli where they get their construction elements Greeks attempt to create perfection Parthenon is 101 feet wide and 228 feet long and made out of marble and uses post and lintel construction Parthenon Visual Refinements columns lean inward toward the center of building corner columns are thicker than the rest temple oor curves upward to counteract the illusion of drooping horizontal lines October 28 2015 Arcuated Construction Based upon the arch with the round arch the weight from above is transferred out to the sides of the arch and down the vertical supports Pont de Gard built deriving the empire it is arcade aqua duct trophe is at the top of the aqua duct dry masonry is used is ancient roman and built out of stone Pont de Gard it extends across the river 900 feet the height is 180 feet the roman s preferred the semicircle arch because it has tensile strength vertical supports are 82 feet apart it brought fresh water about 100 gallons a day Masonry arches of the Pont de Gard were constructed using wooden scaffolding called centering Superimposed stacked upon another Colosseum it is an amphitheater 8085 of the building is concrete construction outermost shellwall is limestone in Rome Italy there are 80 entrances 3 superimposed arcades the top part is called an attic gift to the citizens from the emperor height is close to 100 feet and the seats are made out of marble Dome This is a rotunda dome on a cylinder arcuated concrete construction Example of this is the Pantheon locate in Rome Italy columns are 50 feet tall Ring buttresses are used to counteract the thrust of the dome weight hold dome in place the temple is dedicated to all gods the hole at the top is called an oculus intended for the only source of natural light 140 feet across inside the saucer dome is on the exterior of the dome it is ancient roman and the interior is a hemispherical dome October 30 2015 Coffers Recessed panels that decrease the weight of the dome Pantheon the huge interior space is based on a sphere the weight of the dome was decreased by using a light aggregate pumice in the concrete mix The two methods use to decrease the overall weight of the dome were the coffers and the pumice Travertine Type of limestone used in the Pantheon Tufa Volcanic rock used in the Pantheon Eiffel Tower castiron construction or skeleton construction and is almost 1000 feet tall Steel frame construction introduced in 1854 and has incredible tensile strength Guggenheim Museum by Frank Lloyd Wright it is reinforced concrete construction Falling Water it is also by Frank Lloyd Wright and is reinforced concrete construction Sydney Center for Performing Arts It is reinforced concrete construction Guggenheim Museum By Gehry in Bilbao Spain the material is titanium


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