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ARH 301 Study Guide for First Test—Fall 2009 Henderson I. Slide identification and discussion . You should be able to identify and place in a civilization or stylistic period the works on the Slide List--and also understand the way in which the work is a product of the culture or the artist that produced it. The unifying theme of many of these works is the human figure, which is treated in a variety of ways, often expressing cultural values that parallel what that culture expresses in its architecture. II. You should be able to identify the following terms and concepts. The Glossary at the back of Wilkins will be helpful for more technical terms; see also the index in Wilkins for certain terms. A. Elements of a works of art -- B. Sculpture techniques -- form (or style ) carving subject matter modeling (and casting) expressive content (meaning) construction (also assemblage) [style —the particular way forms making up a particular work of art are chosen and fitted together] C. Additional vocabulary relating to sculpture studied ka hierarchical scale fractionalization General approaches to the figure votive offering abstracted/stylized (unrelated contrapposto to anatomical structure) proportion versus Canon of Polykleitos naturalistic (life-like, based relief carving (high and low relief) observation of anatomy)
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This note was uploaded on 01/19/2010 for the course ARH 20164 taught by Professor Henderson during the Fall '09 term at University of Texas at Austin.

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