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Topic: 1808 in architecture

  YourArt.com >> Encyclopedia >> art   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
The western Renaissance saw a return to valuation of the material world, and the place of humans in it, and this paradigm shift is reflected in art forms, which show the corporeality of the human body, and the three dimensional reality of landscape.
In the east, Islam’s rejection of iconography led to emphasis on geometric patterns, calligraphy, calligraphy, and architecture.
For example, Francisco Goya's painting depicting the Spanish shootings of 3rd of May 1808, is a graphic depiction of a firing squad executing several pleading civilians.
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 Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : 1808   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
1805 1806 1807 - 1808 - 1809 1810 1811
1808 was a leap year starting on Friday (see link for calendar).
January 1 - Importation of slaves into the United States is banned
www.hallencyclopedia.com /1808   (549 words)

The rooms were not architecturally fitted for a picture-gallery, and the constant stream of visitors caused annoyance.
The department of building, which under Leo XIII was rather neglected, is now busy with perfecting the architectural condition of the palace.
The sub-prefect is restoring to their former condition a large number of magnificent halls, which during the course of the last century were subdivided vertically and horizontally to make smaller rooms.
www.newadvent.org /cathen/15276b.htm   (16574 words)

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