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Transcript of Antoni Gaudi
By: Rachel Lightfoot
His Bio.- childhood...
His Bio. - education...
What went on...
Genre he contributed
many projects during his life time
mainly contributed architecturally
-El Capricho de Comillas NEW
-Palacio Episcopal de Astorga
-Cooperativa La Obrera Mataronense
-Lampposts for the City of Barcelona
-College of the Teresians
-Sagrada Familia School
-Crypt of the Church of the Colonia Güell
-Casa Milà, "La Pedrera"
born June 25, 1852, died June 10 1926
son of a coppersmith
had 4 siblings
mother died when he was an infant
grew up in spain
baptized a day after brith
His Bio.- extra...
intellectual growth was substantial
uncommonly keen vision
enlisted into military
one of the singular most famous architects in 19th and 20th century
youngest of siblings
first to leave tradition of family work line
observing animals, plants, and forms in nature
gothic style art
“ornament [is] the origin of architecture.”
other architectural artists
at age 11 he entered the Collegi de les Escoles Píes
College of Science
Upper Technical School of Architecture
mailnly studied philosophy, architecture, and religion
received his Architectural
degree in 1878
Art Nouveau -Modernism
decorative style in use after WWI
inspiration from nature
every skill is naturally integrated through architecture
Extensive use of arches and curved forms
Curving, plant-like embellishments
buildings with colored tiles arranged in mosaic patterns.
nature was reflected by the use of
curved construction stones, twisted
soft fluid froms
biomorphic forms from which it spirals( A type of abstract art which makes used of forms reminiscent of, but not necessarily drawn from, the shapes of living things.)into an artistic collage
subject to a lot of criticism because of his unique style
his art was based on a collage of thougts, feelings, and moods
his goal- pushing the boundaries of what was possible to achieve as an architect and create buildings that are unique
nicknamed "God's Architect"
Gaudi remained faithful to the principle that to be original requires the artist to revisit thier orugins
modernism - movement that influenced Gaudi to find his own way
A little extra...
not a lot
french avantgarde movements
My culinary creation...
colored like the exterior of Casa Batllo
layered, tall like building
jello- represents mosaics
roof - pine cone shaped tops of cross- whip cream
sprinkles-for more mosaics on roof