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Unformatted text preview: Humanities 1020: art 1/12/09 HUMN 1020 ART: January 12 Why are we looking at this artwork? A. Canonical Works A. Literature: Thorough, Homer, Shakespeare B. Art: Picasso, Monet, Leonardo B. Who decides the canon? Is it important or not? A. White guys B. Art critics C. Publishers (why? Make $ off it) D. Academics E. Artists themselves F. Investors/ collectors (people buying the art) o Investors can be private (in homes, etc.) or public (museums) G. Why does this theme exist? What does this mean? C. Art History A. Stats in the 15 th century in Italy, where a lot of art is being made at the time (Leonardo) B. 16 th century: art history starts to be written (Michelangelo) C. 18 th /19 th century: great interest in aesthetics o Aesthetic theory becomes popular o Taxonomy – colonial powers of Western Europe o Creation of great museums o Connoisseurship – people who make it their business to be so aware of certain time periods or artists (know “off the bat”) D. Mid 20 th century: looks at a method to study and critique art; less interested in formal matters o Formal – line, shape, composition D. What is Art? A. Canvas; reconstructed box; reproduction of an architectural model; quilt; sculpture; etc B. Think: Why was this made? How was it used? Who produced it? C. 3 Important Questions to Remember : o 1. What do I see? o 2. How would it be different if? o 3. What does this tell me about the artist? HUMN 1020 ART: January 16 *Make sure to have 12 th edition of Western Perspective ‘Art Speak’ D. Formal Elements: Physical appearance of the artwork o Line/ Shape o Color o Texture o Mass/ Volume o Space o Scale/ Proportion A. Lines A. Real – the actual lines B. Implied – suggested by physical artwork B. Color A. How deep is the color? Shading? C. Texture A. Touch the artwork: grainy? Smooth? B. Implied texture – ex. Wings = feathery, soft quality D. Mass/ Volume A. Physical presents o Implied Mass – close together or far apart o Volume – space it encloses E. Space A. Forms occupy space B. Implied: light source C. Perspective: linear (horizon line) how close or how far away) D. Fore ground, middle ground, back ground, overlapping F. Scale/ Proportion A. Scale – small or large scale? B. Proportion – various parts relate to one another HUMN 1020 ART: January 26 Counter-Reformation Art A. Carlo Maderno A. St. Peter’s, Vatican City, Rome, Italy 1606-1612 (Carlo Maderno responsible for façade of Vatican City – “Latin Cross, Greek Cross” church) What is the problem with Maderno’s façade? There is an awkward view that somewhat blocks out the dome of the church Greek and Roman architecture; pillars, arches, etc....
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