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Tower of Babel

Tower of Babel
Photo Description:
Materials: Fine liner I was immediately drawn to historical buildings when we got our exam papers, because history of art has really developed my interest in Gothic architecture in Churches. I looked at the effect of light in church and how it was manipulated through stained glass and gilding to evoke heaven on earth. I then looked at other symbolism in the church such as verticality which was used because it highlighted heaven and showing how close to god the church is. I was intrigued by the idea of the tower of Babel from the bible and the idea of building a really tall tower to reach heaven. I took lots of different towers and deconstructed them in order to build one huge leaning tower. I liked the lack of stability created by the mismatched parts as it referenced the crooked spire in Chesterfield.
 
Author
Grace Belben , 18 yrs
 
School
The Grey Coat Hospital