Art -Exam Flashcards

Art
Terms Definitions
Vorfahren
ancestor
artesanías
crafts
imaginativo
imaginative
la perspectiva
perspective
1783
Newton's Cenotaph
space
el espacio
lush
großartig, abgefahren
l'aquarelle
water color
alberto giacometti
man pointing
Dome and Apse
Brunelleschi
blend
to mix together
creo que...
I think...
diorite
grey stone, durability, slate
Textures
Refers to surface quality
primary colors
red, blue, yellow
la naturaleza muerta
still life
Boccioni created the sculpture _____forms of Continuity in Space, which seems to emphasize the movements of forms in space.
Unique
medium
material used to make art
dry media
self-contained, easily manipulated media that require no other materials to make them workable. Examples are pencil, charcoal, pastels, chalk, crayons, colored pencils, and Conte crayon
geometric shapes
can be measured mathematically
The Grape Harvest
Francisco Goya, 1786-7
reverses values, dark becomes light
negatives
Op Art
rejection of Clement Greenberg, obticial illusions, happening in late 60s
charcoal
What is the oldest drawing medium?
medieval cathedral
flying buttresses are especially common in __ design
Oath of the Horatii, France, Neoclassicism, David
curved
what type of line expresses movement?
Asymmetry
Not having the same measurement. Objects are unproportional or of different sizes within a picture.
Tint
A shade or variety of color
Henry Fuseli claimed that the paintings of this man made him call for “my great coat and umbrella.”
Constable
emphasis
something that stands out / arranged to create focal points or areas that are seen before others
casting
reproducing - in plaster, bronze, or plastic - an original piece of sculpture made of clay or a similar material
texture
an artwork's actual or implied surface quality
Westward the course of empire takes its way
Leutze
Jataka of Prince Mahasattva, cave 254, Dunhuang, Gansu, 475-490CE
donner lieu à
to lead, give rise to
passage
He creates visual movement by showing __ from one part of the painting to the other.
artist
a person who creates works of art.
binder
a liquid that holds together the grains of pigment
Sarcophaqus
A stone container that usually housed the coffin and mummy. The surface was often inscribed with texts to assist the deceased in the journey through the underworld. Tapers to a smaller at the bottom.
Which artist best belongs to the classicism style?
Poussin
Movement
course the eye takes as it moves across the surface
Part of the Principles of Design
Lucas II
Chuck close. emphasis is the circles around his face. focal point is between the eyes.
Pilgrimage Plan
The general design used in christian churches taht were stops on the pilgrimage routes throughout medieval Europe, characterized by having side aisles that allowed pilgrims to ambulate around the church.
Aesthetic Experience
your personal experience with a work of art
Modeling
The use of value to create the illusion of three-dimensional form and space.
blind contour
looking at the object you're drawing without looking at your paper. forces your eye to concentrate on what you are drawing
transversal line
a line that intersects two parallel lines
unknown
"to learn to draw, you must first learn to see"
pattern
made when the same shapes or elements are repeated again and again
Composition
The way an artist chooses to arrange their artwork.
art, culture, religion, writings
the Teotihuacan people had ____, _______, ________, and ________ (alphabetical order) (traits)
rose window
a round window , often filled with stained glass, with tracery patterns in the form of wheel spokes. Large, elaborate, and finely crafted, _______ are usually a central element of the facade of French Gothic cathedrals
What is impressionism?
Style using short strokes with bright colors and shapes
bent-axis plan
a plan that incorporates two or more changes of direction, characteristic of Sumerian architecture
Visual texture
illusion of a 3D surface based on memory of how something feels
Mixed media
combining two or more media in a single work
Two discarded clogs lie on the hard wood floor, and a small brown dog in the foreground looks at the viewer. In the back, a convex mirror reflects the two central figures, and a large red bed waits for them on the far right.
Arnolfini Wedding
analogous
a color scheme that is a series of 3-4 colors that are next to each other on the color wheel
principles elements
the __ of design help us organize the __
Name this 1897 painting which sees a lion approach the title dark-skinned woman under a moonlit sky.
(The) Sleeping Gypsy
The Rule of Saint Benedict
The guideline book for the communal living of monasticism.
What are the ten brush techniques?
Flat Wash, Salt Resist, Dry Brush, Wax, Gradiated Wash, Blot, Wet into Wet, Scraffito, Impress, and Splatter
Hannah Höch, Cut with the Kitchen Knife Dada...,
-• In face of horrors & chaos of world war--adoption of the irrational & absurd • Chance and randomness sought as conditions of art -collage
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