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Useful resources for the European traveller

 

What you're looking at - architecture style guides

What you're looking at - the RomanesqueCanal in Bruges

What you're looking at - the Gothic style

What you're looking at - the Renaissance

What you're looking at - Modern architecture

Mudejar architecture - the Arab heritage in Spain

English baroque - a most 'un-English- style of architecture (Wren, Hawksmoor, Vanbrugh)

Art history guides

The labours of the months - a medieval theme and its meanings. This article is profusely illustrated and has a list of links as well as a gazetteer of sites where you can see the labours of the months in sculpture and stained glass.

Marginalia - a guide to the 'subversive zone' of medieval art, the borders of manuscripts and the choir stalls and misericords of Gothic churches

Sofonisba Anguissola - a woman artist in the Renaissance whose life is intriguingly different - and whose works are captivating.

Videos on Youtube

How to read a Gothic cathedral façade - a guide to the way Gothic masons and sculptors created messages about their world using the structure of the cathedral façade.

The rose window - the history and significance of the Gothic rose window, a symbol of the perfection of the universe.