Duccio and Giotto, although contemporaries, depict Christ Entering Jerusalem in ways quite different from each other. What are the particular concerns of each artist in telling a story? How do these concerns affect the viewer?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 2, 2020, 12:31 am ad1c9bdddf
As you compare and contrast the two pieces in terms of artists' concerns and viewers' concerns, Giotto's version seems to have been concerned with a reduction to its essentials in order to heighten its dramatic impact.
Giotti's viewers, therefore, seem to get an "in the now" or action vantage point since the viewpoint is so low; the viewer almost becomes a participant in the piece as a crowd members who is welcoming Christ as he enters Jerusalem. Do you agree?
This piece is different because Giotto digresses from the flat, ...
Duccio and Giotto research is briefly presented with resources to confirm.