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Awe-chitecture and Ornamentation of Gothic Cathedrals

By 'Deyemi Akande, 2016 H. Allen Brooks Travelling Fellow
May 8, 2017

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If you, like me, respond fairly well to the beauty of intricacy, then you can imagine the sensation that one experiences when greeted by the interior of a Gothic Cathedral—When I entered the upper chapel of Sainte Chapelle, I needed to sit for a while to gather myself and process the visual information—the beauty of stained glass, mortar and purpose was so brilliantly delivered and perfectly articulated by the grammar of ornaments.
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