TITLE

Into Thin Air: France, Germany, and the Invention of the Openwork Spire

AUTHOR(S)
Bork, Robert
PUB. DATE
March 2003
SOURCE
Art Bulletin;Mar2003, Vol. 85 Issue 1, p25
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents an explanation for the invention of the openwork spire. Argument about the emergence of the monument type in the Rhineland about 1300; Factors that can explain why the openwork spire format did not emerge in the heartland of French Gothic architecture; Notion that explains the dynamics of innovation in Gothic architecture.
ACCESSION #
9731827

 

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