Intaglio, Volume 2, 2020

Contents: The Market Paintings of Pieter Aertsen and Joachim Beuckelaer: Reflexy-Const, Recognition and the Pursuit of the “Real” Julia Trojanowski Elevating Architecture: Examining the Impact of Flying Buttresses and Other Innovative Strategies in High Gothic Cathedral Design Austin Dwight Ruddle The Innovative Downtrodden: The Importance of Primitivism in Ukrainian Modernist Art Katrin Zavgorodny

The Innovative Downtrodden: The Importance of Primitivism in Ukrainian Modernist Art

Katrin Zavgorodny-Freedman Ukrainian modernist painting often gets lumped in with the larger Russian modernist and avant-garde painting of the time. While being acknowledged as unique to the Western modernists, the Eastern European modernist and avant-garde narrative requires more nuance to better appreciate the innovations of nations within the larger category. The unique characteristic of inwardly-focused […]

Examining the Impact of Flying Buttresses and Other Innovative Strategies in High Gothic Cathedral Design

Austin Ruddle The integration and evolution of the flying buttress into the architecture of high gothic cathedrals was the defining paradigmatic entity that shaped structural organization, and lead to the establishment of the period’s aesthetic typological identity. Innovative architectural elements such as these allowed the iconic structures of the twelfth and thirteenth centuries to soar […]