Cathedral Complex, Pisa
From: PIsa, Italy
This large Cathedral complex is recognized as one of the main centers for medieval art in the world, it is dominated by four large buildings. First the Cathedral, then the Cathedrals free standing bell tower, then the Baptistry, and the monumental baptistry. All of the buildings are in the pisan Romanesque style. All of the buildings are very white, with the buildings being decorated in many small columns. Part of the complex includes the famous leaning tower of pisa. This tower is leaning due to an unintentional building on ground too soft, or an inadequate foundation.
Why This Artwork?
This was chosen because of how famous the architecture here is, as well as the showing of the pisan style of Romanesque architecture. This shows importance as it provides evidence for the different kinds of Romanesque architecture.