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The Mountain of Art

Built for Brickstory competition - category: history of art.

 

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The construction depicts the history of art and architecture from Lascaux cave paintings to contemporary art. There are ten stages that I chose as the milestones of history of art - each one highlighting one piece of art, as well as a minifig and some surroundings matching the historical period.:

 

1. Prehistoric times - Lascaux wall paintings

2. Ancient Egypt - image of Osiris

3. Ancient Greece - columns of Ionic, Doric and Corynthian order

4. Ancient Rome - triumphal arch of Orange

5. Gothic - church of St Mary, Krakow

6. Renaissance - merchant's house

7. Baroque - an altarpiece

8. Classicism - Pantheon in Paris

9. Romanticism - Liberty Leadin the People, painting by E. Delacroix

10. Contemporary art - Piet Mondrian's painting, Chrysler Building (art deco) and Bauhaus furniture

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Taken on February 15, 2016