Chapter 5 (pg. 91 – 98)
Chapter 6 (pg. 100 – 114)
Chapter 7 (pg. 115 – 126)
Chapter 8 (pg. 127 – 140)
Chapter 9 (pg. 141 – 151)
& also pg. 354-356, 363-379, 385-390, 392-393, 402-405, 407-408, 411-413, 419-420, 422, & 435-437
procedures for producing prints in the principal mediums discussed in lecture
ingredients of the types of paints discussed in Chapter 7
characteristics of stylistic movements discussed in lecture
: An art movement, primarily in painting, that originated in the US in the 1940s & remained strong through
the 1950s. Artists working in many different styles emphasized spontaneous personal expression
in large paintings that are abstract or nonrepresentational. One type of Abstract Expressionism is
called action painting.
:The most influential style of the 20th century, developed in Paris by Picasso & Braque, beginning
in 1907. The early mature phase of the style, called
, lasted from 1909
through 1911. Cubism in based on the simultaneous presentation of multiple views, disintegration,
& geometric reconstruction of subjects in flattened, ambiguous pictorial space; figure & ground
merge into one interwoven surface of shifting planes. Color is limited to neutrals. By 1912, the
more decorative phase called
began to appear; it was
characterized by fewer, more solid forms, conceptual rather than observed subject matter, & richer
:A Dutch purist art movement begun during WWI by Mondrian & others. It involved painters, sculptors, designers, &
architects whose works & ideas were expressed in De Stijl magazine. De Stijl, Dutch for “the
style,” was aimed at creating a universal language of form that would be independent of individual
emotion. Visual form was pared down to primary colors plus black & white, & rectangular shapes.
The movement was influential primarily in architecture.
A style of painting introduced in Paris in the early twentieth century, characterized by areas of bright, contrasting
color & simplified shapes. The name
is French for “the wild beasts”.
: A style of painting that originated in France about 1870. (The first Impressionist exhibit was held in 1874.) Paintings
of casual subjects were executed outdoors using divided brush strokes to capture the light & mood
of a particular moment & the transitory effects of natural light & color.
A nonrepresentational style of sculpture & painting, usually severely restricted in the use of visual elements & often
consisting of simple geometric shapes of masses. The style came to prominence in the late 1960s.