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Unformatted text preview: Introduction to the Visual Arts Art 101 Professor John Maul Study Guide for the Fall 2008 Final Exam, Friday, Dec. 12, at 9:30 am What initially drew artists to the medium of film? What is auteur theory? Edward Muybridge, specifically for film, personality engraved into work via signature style “author” theory. What is a manifesto ? What movement was a reaction to the horrors of WWI? - Dada What two structural concepts dominated almost all of architectural history? - Arch, Post and Lintel Walter Gropius helped to establish International Style. What is it? - Focus on balance over symetry, volume over mass. Architectural movement What is Expressionism ? Name two 20th century Expressionist groups. - Focus on emotional content of work. Abstract, German. What was the Arts and Crafts Movement? What is Social Realism? - Movement to oppose industrialism. What was the Russian Constructivism movement? Who were the Futurists? What are some visual characteristics of “Postmodern” art or architecture? What are some visual characteristics of “International Style” architecture? Who was responsible for Horizons and what was it? - Book about futuristic designs by Norman Bel Geddes According to Maul, who were the first “modern” architects? Why? - Romans, because they designed from exterior to interior. What visual traits characterize “contemporary” design since 1960? Who were the pioneers of modern cinema? In film, what’s a “sequence?” - a sequence is a series of clips to show a narrative....
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- Summer '08
- International Style, Norman Bel Geddes, visual arts Art, Lintel Walter Gropius