Art Historians have devoted much energy to organizing this mass of monuments into tidy stylistic sequences The new architectural forms associated with “Gothic” brought a paradigm shift in architectural practice in the mid-twelfth century as exposed supports (flying buttress) and light-weight ribbed vaulting (S_Denis and Notre-Dame of Paris) permitted enhanced spaciousness and luminosity.In such buildings we may detect the language of modernism in the powerful functional forms of the exterior and historicism in the fictive language of articulation (colonnettes with their bases and capitals) applied to the interior.Europe was covered not just with the famous “white mantle of churches” associated with reformed monastic life (Fontenay), but also with castles, barns, seigneurial halls and urban structures.Paradoxically, the “Romanesque” architecture of the eleventh and twelfth projects both the emergent image of a pan-European culture and the co-existence of powerful local identities.The town is plagued by bikers and some mysterious deaths.
Normally there’s no-one once I slam the door and turn the key… It was at Les Orpellières that it began to take form. In painting, what always interests me the most is the architecture of the picture and the form. I say it’s not, I think that Balthus was an architect and a mason of painting. There, this is indeed exactly the impression one has; the figures are expelled, yet, at the same time, as if hanging in space… Because each one of these characters –– also possesses weight. The avowed aim was that they should tremble, that they should quiver, that they move. Because these two pieces, especially the chapel, were made with purely verbal authorization and agreement. In India, I saw people who, to make fuel, chuck cow dung on the walls in bright sunlight. And, curiously, now, in this chapel, there’s another presence, in addition to mine and the many figures one sees, quivering, there, on the wall – I believe. How are Les Orpellières and the chapel “self-proclaimed commissions”?The orphan and former surfer Chris Emerson and his sister Nicole Emerson move to Luna Bay expecting to initiate a new life without housing expenses with their Aunt Jillian, but she charges ...See full summary » Several people are hunted by a cruel serial killer who kills his victims in their dreams.