The Great Portals

The Great Portals

The Great Portals Video: Saint-Pierre de Carennac An Artsymbol Production Music by Martin A Smith Duration 3:45 The Romanesque tympanum was the ultimate artistic achievement of the early twelfth century. After the triumphal arches of Late Roman Antiquity, large scale...
The Romanesque Ascension

The Romanesque Ascension

The angels of the Ascension appeared in white garments because the human race had been covered by the dark because of a mortal blindness Odilon of Cluny   Video:  Saint-Pierre de Collonges-la-Rouge Romanesque Porch Relief Sculpture An Artsymbol Production Music...
Cluny and the Facade of La Charité

Cluny and the Facade of La Charité

  Video: The Tympanum of the Virgin La Charité-sur-Loire An Artsymbol Production Music by Martin A Smith Duration: 4.34   There are those who pray Adalbert of Laon, Carmen ad Rotbertum Regem circa 1020   At the Benedictine priory of...