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artExam_1_Review - Art 100 Grambo Exam 1 Review 1. The idea...

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Art 100 Grambo Exam 1 Review 1. The idea behind a work of art—its underlying meanings or themes—is called content. 2. The farther objects are from us, the smaller they appear to the eye. To re-create this visual phenomenon and to create the illusion of three-dimensionality on a two dimensional surface, artists employ a variety of techniques, among them relative size and linear perspective. 3. In linear perspective, sets of parallel lines converge at a vanishing point on the _horizon_. 4. Semiotics is __the study of signs__. 5. Two components of a sign are the __signifier_ and _signified_. 6. Signs are interpreted through __codes_, or rules, that can dictate different meanings in different cultures and times. 7. __iconography_ is a specific vocabulary of signs and symbols. 8. A line could be described as a moving _point or dot_. 9. The French __rococo_ style strayed further from Classical principles than did the French Baroque. 10. In comparison to the French Baroque, the Rococo is more __hurrate_and
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This note was uploaded on 09/05/2011 for the course ART 100 taught by Professor Grambo during the Fall '10 term at Boise State.

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