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The most famous Gothic buildings in Moscow

It is believed that as such the medieval Gothic style in Russia was not, however, according to historians, the first Gothic elements in Russian architecture was used by Vasily Bazhenov in the construction of the Palace in Tsaritsyno. In Moscow and several other buildings with a recognizable Gothic elements. An overview of seven such structures lead “the Moscow news” .

The mansion of Savva Morozov, street Spiridonovka, 17

Built in 1898 by architect Shekhtel for millionaire and his new wife, literally stolen them from the nephew. The Gothic style building was designed to emphasize the close relationship Morozova with England, where he spent the years of study. Inside the mansion were decorated by Mikhail Vrubel, but to see the interior only on special tours of moskomnasledie. According to one version, three-sided window of the former Morozov mansion Margarita flew to the ball to Woland.

Pharmacy Ferraina, Nikolskaya ulitsa, 21

At the time, was the largest in Europe. From the street the facade is in neo-Baroque style and overlooking the courtyard part of the building looks like a real Gothic castle with a tower clock. This amazing appearance pharmacy came as a result of the restructuring of the old building at the end of the nineteenth century. The interiors of the pharmacy are also impressed: marble staircases, ceilings with moldings, huge Continue reading

The Gothic quarter in Barcelona

The Gothic quarter

The Gothic quarter is the heart of old Barcelona. It consists of the close medieval streets, mansions of the Catalan nobility, Church and merchants ‘ houses. Emerged on the ruins of Roman buildings, Barri Gotic is the true gem of the Mediterranean metropolis.

Better acquainted with the attractions of the Gothic quarter. And draw a walking route with the following checkpoints:

Cathedral

The Plaça Sant Jaume

Size King

The Museum Frederic Mares

Roman columns and the Jewish quarter

Square Pine

Map of the Gothic quarter

Cathedral

Otherwise – the Cathedral of the Holy cross and Saint Eulalia, or Catedral. The best place to start the walk through the Gothic quarter.

The beginning of construction dates back to the year 1298, and the last stone in the décor of the façade was carefully laid in the nineteenth century. But the Gothic masterpiece is worth your time and money.

Everyone who understands the architecture of the viewer will notice the dissonance between the luxury of the facade-remake and asceticism of the ancient octagonal towers.

The design is to allocate a nave and Gothic choir with ornate finials. They are decorated with emblems and symbols of famous European Royal families.

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European city of the middle Ages

Lesson purpose: Acquaintance of students with features of art and architecture of medieval Europe.

Objectives of the lesson:

To introduce the concepts of “stained glass”, “Gothic”, “box-rose”, “portal”;

Shaping children’s ideas about the diversity of artistic cultures of the peoples of the earth.

To develop the ability to reason, to analyze; the ability to work together, keeping the spirit of co-creation;

To raise cognitive interest, interest in the subject.

Used textbooks:

Tutorial on fine art: A. L. Nemsky “Every nation – artist”,

4 CL.

– V. I. Kolyakin “Methods of studying collective creativity”, Vlados, 2002.

Equipment: PC, screen, projector, Board, textbook, “Every nation – artist”, visual AIDS on the subject, children’s past works.

1.Organizational moment. (2 – 3 min)

The message of the theme and goals of the lesson.

– The guys you love to travel? (Yes!).

Today the time machine will take us 700 years ago in medieval city.

(Slide 2). What would you like to know, once in a medieval city?

(About everything, about people, about architecture, etc.)

– Then listen and watch.

2.Explanation of new material. (15 min)

In front of you at the desks are dictionaries, in which during the lesson we will write down unfamiliar words. ( Architecture, Cathedral, Gothic, portal, window, rose, stained glass ).

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