Exploring Art: A Global Thematic Approach, Fourth Edition

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Chapter 2 : The Language of Art and Architecture

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Plate 1 — ASp-0841
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Title: Great Mosque
Description: dome over the bay in front of mihrab
Plate 3 — Bos-04100
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Title: Standing Courtesan
Creator(s): Torii Kiyomasu I
Plate 4 — Dva-0994
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Title: Twittering Machine
Creator(s): Paul Klee
Plate 6 — Met-2993
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Title: Linguist Staff (Okyeame)
Description: detail
Plate 10 — Dva-1082
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Title: Sky Cathedral
Creator(s): Louise Nevelson
Artist's rights: Copyright Permission Contact: Artists Rights Society, NY, info@arsny.com (www.arsny.com)
Plate 16 — Ard-26651
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Title: Hagia Sophia
Creator(s): Anthemios of Tralles
Isidore of Miletus, I
Description: The Deisis mosaic, frontal view, detail of Christ
Plate 16 — Ard-26646
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Title: Hagia Sophia
Creator(s): Anthemios of Tralles
Isidore of Miletus, I
Description: The Deisis mosaic, frontal view, depicting Christ in the center, with the Blessed Virgin on the left and John the Baptist at the right
Plate 18 — ASp-0829
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Title: Great Mosque
Description: interior
Plate 24 — Pgf-0095
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Title: Melancholy of the Politician
Creator(s): Giorgio de Chirico
Plate 26 — Dva-1001
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Title: Passage from Virgin to Bride
Creator(s): Marcel Duchamp
Plate 28 — Jia-2703
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Title: Prayer-Hall (Chaitya Hall)
Description: Nave, view of stupa with wooden umbrella & teak roof ribs
Plate 29 — Jia-2701
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Title: Prayer-Hall (Chaitya Hall)
Description: Nave, perspective view of left colonnade
Plate 31 — Kca-0030
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Title: Angkor: Khmer (Angkorean) capital and temple complexes
Description: Angkor Vat: Overall view
Plate 33 — Arc-1656
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Title: Chiat/Day Building
Creator(s): Frank Owen Gehry
Plate 34 — Kir-0584
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Title: Chichen Itza: Castillo
Description: General from south east general view
Plate 34 — Kma-0089
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Title: Castillo
Description: view of stairs from NW
Plate 35 — Jea-0012
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Title: Stonehenge
Description: major trilithon, from NW
Plate 35 — Ard-10711
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Title: Temple of Amun-Re; First Pylon, Great Court and Great Hypostyle Hall
Creator(s): unknown
Description: View down a row of smaller closed papyrus columns with a colossus open papyrus column at the end and on center of the space
Plate 35 — Ver-01495
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Title: Temple of Luxor complex; Hypostyle Hall
Description: Transverse. At south end Amenhotep III court. Comprising 4 rows of 8 papyrus-bundle columns, with center aisle. View from court North-west.
Plate 35 — AEg-0016
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Title: Funerary Temple of Queen Hatshepsut
Description: second level; temple façade; colonnade; three bays
Plate 35 — AEg-0062
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Title: Temple of Horus and Sobek
Description: Valley Temple of Khafre
Plate 36 — Jga-0059
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Title: Temple of Athena Nike
Creator(s): Kallikrates
Description: Total view from NE through the Propylaea (morning light)
Plate 38 — Kca-1113
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Title: Huaqing Hot Springs: Feishuang (Flying Frost) Hall
Description: Upward view with brackets
Plate 38 — Kca-1112
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Title: Huaqing Hot Springs: Feishuang (Flying Frost) Hall
Description: W end from front
Plate 38 — Kca-1130
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Title: Nanchansi (Southern Meditational Monastery): Main Hall
Description: Brackets & horizontal members
Plate 40 — Ard-9253
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Title: Santa Maria degli Angeli (Rome)
Creator(s): Michelangelo Buonarroti
Description: View looking up, showing the ceiling
Plate 40 — Ard-9250
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Title: Santa Maria degli Angeli (Rome)
Creator(s): Michelangelo Buonarroti
Description: View looking south and up down the central space of what was the tepidarium of the Baths of Diocletian
Plate 42 — Dva-0422
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Title: Seagram Building, general view
Creator(s): Ludwig Mies van der Rohe
Plate 43 — Dva-5555
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Title: Geodesic dome residence
Creator(s): R. Buckminster Fuller
Description: general view
Plate 43 — Arc-1606
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Title: Cité des Sciences et de l'Industrie
Creator(s): Adrien Fainsilber
Bernard Tschumi
Plate 43 — Ard-33805
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Title: London Stansted Airport Terminal
Creator(s): Foster and Partners
Description: East canopy, detail showing structure
Plate 44 — Pgb-0105
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Title: Olympic Structures in Munich
Creator(s): Behnisch & Partners
Description: General view of Stadium from S