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    Throughout history there have been patrons of art who have commissioned artists to work to fulfill the hopes and dreams held by the patron. One such patron was Abbot Suger of Paris in the 12th century. Describe the artistic movement his patronage helped unleash and and discuss the theories underlying its creation.

    Be sure to present clearly described examples. Try to clearly define what makes your examples GOTHIC.

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    As you look at Abbot Suger of Paris' unique approach to art in the 12th century, you might note how his entire rebuilding of the abbey of St. Denis reiterates his theories and examples of Gothic architecture. As you look at these characteristics of Gothic architecture, you might show particular emphasis upon the use of ...

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