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Architecture

Architecture

Author: Aleisha Olson
Description:

This lesson will briefly explore the role of architecture within art history.

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Citations

Image of St. Peter’s Basilica, Public Domain, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Petersdom_von_Engelsburg_gesehen.jpg; Image of Duomo, Filippo Brunelleschi, Public Domain, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Roofs_Duomo_Campanile_Florence.jpg; Image of West Façade of Notre Dame Cathedral, http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Notre_Dame_Paris_front_facade_lower.jpg; Image of Fallingwater, Frank Lloyd Wright, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File:Fallingwater,Dec08.jpg

Terms to Know
  • Architecture

    The art or practice of designing buildings.

  • Site Specificity

    When the relationship between a work of art or architecture is so strong that it would be impossible to move or reconstruct that object in another location.