ch1 - walls Lascaux, France 15,000 BCE Figure 20 (p.41) Jim...

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Chapter 1 Lecture Slides 1 1 GPH 205 Historical Foundations of Visual Technology Chapter 1 2 The Story of Art (Gombrich): Chapter 1 - Strange beginnings Welcome… Jim Janossy j anossy@depaul.edu 3 Gombrich Introduction (p.15) Jim Janossy j anossy@depaul.edu Ancient times - Painting and statues were not works of art, they were objects that had a definite purpose… They were often used to work magic! Definition: “Primitive” means closer to the state from which all mankind emerged.
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Chapter 1 Lecture Slides 2 4 Bison cave art, pigment on cave walls Altamira, Spain, 15,000 BCE Figure 19 (p.41) Jim Janossy j anossy@depaul.edu 5 Bison cave art, pigment on cave walls Altamira, Spain, 15,000 BCE Figure C16 (Color p.16) Jim Janossy j anossy@depaul.edu 6 Horse cave art, pigment on cave
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Unformatted text preview: walls Lascaux, France 15,000 BCE Figure 20 (p.41) Jim Janossy j anossy@depaul.edu Chapter 1 Lecture Slides 3 7 Human hand, pigment on cave walls Pech-Merle, France 15,000 BCE Figure C18 Jim Janossy j anossy@depaul.edu 8 http://www.earthpigments.com/products/index.cfm?subCat_ID=2 9 Chapter 1 Lecture Slides 4 10 11 12 Facts and questions Jim Janossy j anossy@depaul.edu Ancient cave artwork Characteristics of naturally occurring pigment materials Materials used directly, without heating or chemical manipulation What kind of binder was used and paint characteristics? How were they applied ? Purpose of the artwork? Chapter 1 Lecture Slides 5 13 Jim Janossy j anossy@depaul.edu End of slides...
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