ART HISTORY 8-30

ART HISTORY 8-30 - Course lecture notes

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ART HISTORY 101 8-30- 10 Developing Visual Literacy Terms for this week: Images and words (Iconic vs. Aniconic) Representational (realistic, illusionistic, organic, naturalistic) vs.  nonrepresentational (abstract, abstracted, nonobjective) Form and content; subject matter The Sublime (Edmund Burke) vs. Beautiful Conventions of representation Iconography: Christian, non-western, and personal PAGE FROM THE KORAN  (9 th  – 10 th  centuries) -Aniconic, not using images to  express art -Parchment dyed deep blue,  calligraphy written in molten  gold -Artistic without using imagery DOME OF THE ROCK   (Jerusalem, Israel) -Structure decorated aniconically
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-Gold dome, colored ceramics, writing on the outside walls in very  aesthetically pleasing calligraphy THE TREASON OF IMAGES  (Rene Magritte, 1928-1965) -“This is not a pipe.” -Iconic art ONE AND THREE CHAIRS  (Joseph Kosuth, 1965) -One chair, one photograph of  a chair, and the dictionary  definition of a chair
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This note was uploaded on 11/12/2010 for the course ARTH 101 taught by Professor Robertson during the Fall '08 term at New Mexico.

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