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Unformatted text preview: A&D 255 ART APPRECIATION Art History Survey with Notes This covers chapters 15-18 and parts of chapters 8, 9, 12 and 14 Disclaimer: This will be a very abbreviated and generalized history of art. Further exploration of each period of art is strongly encouraged to gain a deeper understanding of the history of art. Date Art Period Art/Artist/Facts Historical Facts 40,000 1000 BCE PREHISTORIC Paleolithic and Neolithic Cosquer Cave, 25,000 BCE Venus from Doln Vestonice, ca. 25,000 BCE c. 20,000 BCE toolmaking Increase of agriculture See also: Chapter 12 p. 250-251 Vocabulary modeling terra cotta What the artwork depicted: Purpose or intentions of art: 4000 2000 BCE SUMERIAN Ziggurat, ca. 2100 BCE Statuettes from the Abu Temple, ca.2700 2600 BCE See also: Chapter 12 p. 250-252 and chapter 14 p. 302 Vocabulary subtractive sculpture carving solid wall construction ziggurat Description of statuettes: Description of ziggurat: Purpose or intentions of art: 3500- 350 BCE EGYPTIAN Great Pyramids of Giza, ca. 2530 2460 BCE Mycerinus and Kha-merer II, 2490 2472 BCE c. 3000 BCE hieroglyphic writing Vocabulary: Pyramid Description of pyramids: Description of sculpture: Purpose or intentions of art: 3000 1200 BCE MINOAN Bull Leaping , ca. 1500 BCE Palace at Knossos, 1600 1400 BCE See also: Chapter 9 p.187-189 Vocabulary fresco Description of Bull Leaping : Purpose or intentions of art: 1000 3 0 BCE GREEK Classical 480-323 BCE Parthenon, 447-432 BCE Polyclitus, Spearbearer , original ca. 440 BCE c. 700 BCE 1 st Olympiad 536 Birth of Buddha (India) See Also Ch. 14 Architecture pp. 302-304 Vocabulary: entasis post-and-lintel post-and-beam entablature Doric order Ionic order Corinthian order column capital triglyphs metopes Description of Parthenon: What optical illusions were present in the Parthenon? Purpose or intentions of art/artist: 510 BCE- 476 CE ROMAN Republic & Empire Portrait of Augustus as general, ca. 20 BCE Pantheon, C.E. 117-125 0 Birth of Jesus Christ c. 30 Crucifixion of Jesus 79 Pompeii and Herculaneum des.79 Pompeii and Herculaneum des....
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This note was uploaded on 02/14/2011 for the course A&D 255 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at Purdue University-West Lafayette.

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