ARTH 110 vocab 5

ARTH 110 vocab 5 - multiple photographs into one; often,...

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Judd Andrews ARTH 110 Vocab Unit 5 Avant-garde : (advance guard); 19 th and 20 th century artists who challenged and established and were ahead of their time Vanitas : (or "momento mori"): a type of still life showing objects that are meant to remind the viewer of the impermanence of life, such as skeletons, skulls, withering flowers or clocks (examples: Masaccio's Trinity and Maria van Oosterwyck's Still Life with Vanitas). Simultanism : the existence of an infinitude of interrelated states of being. Photomontage : an art composition created by arranging
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Unformatted text preview: multiple photographs into one; often, uses photographs that hold elements or represent a single theme that the artist is trying to express. Avant-garde- Advanced guard, 19 th and 20 th century artists who challenged and established a new direction. Describes a movement, artist, or group of artists which produces work which is considered to be breaking away from tradition and which steers art in a new direction. Plein air- in the open air, describes the act of painting in the outdoors....
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