ART 2313 study guide

ART 2313 study guide - (Revised Test One Study Guide Art...

Info icon This preview shows pages 1–3. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
(Revised) Test One Study Guide -- Art 2313 Study Guide Test One: Chapters 1-4 See Syllabus for Test Date Terms and concepts reduced to 10 point font may have been addressed in class but will not appear on upcoming test. These concepts could, however, represent helpful reminders for other test-worthy concepts. *This is intended to emphasize major issues within the chapters and topics hopefully addressed in lecture. DO NOT assume that subjects missing from the study guide are not testable. * Introduction: Have a general understanding of what concepts make up the critical process and how they are applied. Know terms relating to how we define art: Formalism (structure), Instrumentalism (narrative), Mimeticism/Naturalism ("truthful" in appearance), Expressionism (emotion) Chapter One: The Ancient World Terms/Concepts: Early humans our peers, sympathetic magic (symbolic control of the environment), "Fertility figures", realism in terms of optical reality (naturalism) vs. stylized abstraction, development of two-dimensional art. Painting: 3-D Modeling of figures, lack of ground plane (Caves of Lascaux & Altamira) Paleolithic and Neolithic Stonehenge , Post and Lintel construction.) MESOPOTAMIA Terms/Concepts: Birth of civilization: Permanent settlements, specialization of labor, Cuneiform, Epic of Gilgamesh, organized religion, theocratic society, polytheism, social hierarchy, mathematics (60 minutes..), wheel (and potter’s wheel), and lets not forget beer! In art: Conventionalization (proper manner over realism), scale and hierarchy (as it relates to social hierarchy): ziggurat (raised temple platform..) and Tell Asmar figures. Function and characteristics of art seen in class: Sumerian votive figures, Babylonian Stele of Hammurabi (code of--know importance.). ANCIENT EGYPT Terms/Concepts: Hieroglyphics Geography, climate and culture. Stability and how it relates to the Old and New kingdoms. Upper and Lower Egypt. Religion, art and architecture , Ka. Know relevance of myth pertaining to Isis, Osiris, Seth, and Horus. Architecture: Imhotep (1 st known architect, responsible for turning impermanent structures into stone. Religious function of Piramids, variations across time (the mastaba, Old Kingdom pyramids, New Kingdom pylons & large temple complexes . Temple structure: Post and lintel; Rosetta stone. Akhenaten, Nefertiti and the Amarna period. Aten (god of sun disk). Be able to recognize New Kingdom Amarna style and feeling (casual, spontaneous, conveys emotion and genuine affection.)..
Image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Chapter Two: Aegean Culture And The Rise Of Ancient Greece Terms/Concepts: Covered Aegean civilizations: Minoans from Crete (c.1750 -1450 B.C.), Myceneans from Mainland (1450-1200). Formative myth and relationship to history: Minotaur, labyrinth and bull jumping, linear A & B. Minoan control over mainland, later
Image of page 2
Image of page 3
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

What students are saying

  • Left Quote Icon

    As a current student on this bumpy collegiate pathway, I stumbled upon Course Hero, where I can find study resources for nearly all my courses, get online help from tutors 24/7, and even share my old projects, papers, and lecture notes with other students.

    Student Picture

    Kiran Temple University Fox School of Business ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    I cannot even describe how much Course Hero helped me this summer. It’s truly become something I can always rely on and help me. In the end, I was not only able to survive summer classes, but I was able to thrive thanks to Course Hero.

    Student Picture

    Dana University of Pennsylvania ‘17, Course Hero Intern

  • Left Quote Icon

    The ability to access any university’s resources through Course Hero proved invaluable in my case. I was behind on Tulane coursework and actually used UCLA’s materials to help me move forward and get everything together on time.

    Student Picture

    Jill Tulane University ‘16, Course Hero Intern