Hello everyone and welcome to Week 12 of ART F261X.

deadline for discussion questions – Sunday, November 14 by 11:59PM.

1. Go through the material in the Early Medieval Art wing.

2. Respond to the following forums:

Slack channel #week12part1

  • The Dark Ages: The Medieval era is commonly referred to as the ‘Dark Ages’ due to a perceived lack of cultural production and innovation. How do you respond to this (mis)nomer now that you have had a chance to explore the Medieval wing?

Slack channel #week12part2

  • Illuminated Manuscripts: During the Early Medieval era illuminated manuscripts took the place of more traditional painting techniques. How did Classical and Byzantine art influence the form and function of these richly decorated manuscripts?