Romanesque art in Abbey of St Pere of Burgal, Catalonia, Spain.  Art Experience NYC  www.artexperiencenyc.com/social_login/?utm_source=pinterest_medium=pins_content=pinterest_pins_campaign=pinterest_initial

Romanesque art in Abbey of St Pere of Burgal, Catalonia, Spain. Art Experience NYC www.artexperiencenyc.com/social_login/?utm_source=pinterest_medium=pins_content=pinterest_pins_campaign=pinterest_initial

The "Morgan Leaf", detached from the Winchester Bible of 1160-75. Scenes from the life of David.

The "Morgan Leaf", detached from the Winchester Bible of 1160-75. Scenes from the life of David.

Plan de la basilique Saint-Sernin de Toulouse. XIe-XIIe siècle.  Plan typique d'une église de pèlerinage: avec entre autres, une nef à cinq vaisseaux (nef principale et double bas-côtés), un chevet à déambulatoire et chapelles rayonnantes.

Plan de la basilique Saint-Sernin de Toulouse. XIe-XIIe siècle. Plan typique d'une église de pèlerinage: avec entre autres, une nef à cinq vaisseaux (nef principale et double bas-côtés), un chevet à déambulatoire et chapelles rayonnantes.

One of the highest achievements of Italian Gothic art and architecture is Orvieto Cathedral. Few buildings in the world are that ornate, and at the same time - few have such a well balanced and harmonious architecture.  A very good text about it can be read here.

One of the highest achievements of Italian Gothic art and architecture is Orvieto Cathedral. Few buildings in the world are that ornate, and at the same time - few have such a well balanced and harmonious architecture. A very good text about it can be read here.

Romanesque art  Pisa complex  left Baptistery; center Cathedral; right Campanile (bell-tower aka leaning tower of Pisa)  1050-1150 CE  Google Image Result for http://teachers.sduhsd.net/ltrupe/ART%2520History%2520Web/final/chap15Romanesque/Pisa-Complex.jpg

Romanesque art Pisa complex left Baptistery; center Cathedral; right Campanile (bell-tower aka leaning tower of Pisa) 1050-1150 CE Google Image Result for http://teachers.sduhsd.net/ltrupe/ART%2520History%2520Web/final/chap15Romanesque/Pisa-Complex.jpg

little old england - LONDON - Side by side, really old and newer. I loved this about the UK.

little old england - LONDON - Side by side, really old and newer. I loved this about the UK.

Shrine of St Cuthbert , photo © Durham Cathedral and Jarrold Publishing

Shrine of St Cuthbert , photo © Durham Cathedral and Jarrold Publishing

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