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The Cathedral of Notre-Dame at Amiens in northwestern France which was begun in 1220

28 Jan

There is no more characteristic or monumental example of Gothic design than the Cathedral of Notre-Dame at Amiens in northwestern France which was begun in 1220.

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Art in the Western World 4th Ed, Eds David M Robb & J.J. Garrison (Harper & Row Publishers New York and Evanston (C)1963)

 

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Shove Memorial Chapel

4 Nov

Shove Memorial Chapel

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The Louvre Pyramid

9 Oct

 

The Louvre Pyramid (Pyramide du Louvre) is a large glass and metal pyramid designed by Chinese-American architect I.M. Pei, surrounded by three smaller pyramids, in the main courtyard (Cour Napoléon) of the Louvre Palace (Palais du Louvre) in Paris. The large pyramid serves as the main entrance to the Louvre Museum. Completed in 1989,[1] it has become a landmark of the city of Paris.

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