Art Appreciation 2 Flashcards

Art
Terms Definitions
Superbia
Bosch
Columns
basilica
assembly hall
Raushenburg
Monogram, 1955-1959
campin
merode altarpiece
Peplos Kore
Ancient Greece
translucent
almost transparent, see-through
Gorgia O'Keeffe
Banana Flower
da vinci
mona lisa
Marie Antoinette
Elisabeth Vigee Lebrun
space
very important
illusion
we understand it in relationship to our bodies
The Newborn, Constantin Brancusi
Manet
Luncheon in the Grass
Angkor Site, CambodiaHindu Art
Menkaure and queen khamerernebty
Ancient Egypt
Couple
Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera
copy
The Laocoön Group is a...
Contrast
the juxtaposition of strongly dissimilar elements.
I SAY: SIGNS, YOU SAY_____
KEITH!
Josephine Baker
Dancer that Calder liked
Aquatint
an intaglio printmaking process in which value areas rather than lines are etched on the printing plate, which is then immersed in an acid bath. That acid bites around the resin particles, creating a rough surface that holds ink.
Rene Magritte
This is not a pipe
The Starry Night
VAN GOGH. 1890. Post-Impressionism.
inference
the visual cortex extracts the information the retina sends it
The Multi-Millionaire. , Hannah Hoch
Exhibits photomontage.
What idea did Michealangelo's implement?
Refresh Vision
APPROPRIATION
borrowing or quoting a pre-existing work of art to create new work
Guillermo Gomez-Pena and Coco Fusco, Two Undiscovered Visit the West Performance Art
Question 10 What is yellow’s complementary color?
Violet
Visual Literacy
Recognizing how art communicates to you
Subtext
An additional level of content within a work of art, generally a subplot or theme
Santeros
the artist who painted or sculpted them (Santos)
At the Moulin Rouge, Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec
Pyramids of Giza
Egyptian, Old Kingdom
c. 2570-2500 B.C.E
pigment
a coloring material made from various organic or chemical substances. When mixed with a binder, it created a drawing or or painting medium.
Alfred Stieglitz
Photographer who was using geometric planes in his photography at the same time Picasso and Braque were creating cubism. He helped establish photography as an art form and opened a gallery in New York and started introducing new styles of European painting to the U.S. He would go on to showcase up-and-coming American painters such as Georgia O'Keefe. He photographed, "The Steerage."
An original image that is transferred is called....
Matrix
TENIBRISTIC LIGHT
extreme lights & darks (spotlight effect)
also present in brushwork
Charles Searles's painting Filas for Sale uses a color scheme called:
d. polychromatic
repetition
something made by or resulting from repeating.
Neoclassical
refers to the emulation of Greek & Roman art.
Muslim
in Arabic means "one who submits to god"
Realism
A movement that describes a style of art and literature that depicts ordinary existence without idealism, exoticism or nostalgia. People under this movement believed that art should deal with human experience and observation and they rejected the Neoclassicists' and Romantics' attachment to mythical, exotic, extraordinary and historical subjects.
The Liberation of Aunt Jemima
SAAR. 1970. Feminist art.
support
What is the surface on which the artist paints?
Synthetic Cubism
This trend is a modification of analytic cubism with color, textured and patterned surfaces and the use of cutout shapes. It was a process of building up or combining bits and pieces of material. One way this was done was through the use of COLLAGE.
Raoul Hausmann
A Dada sculptor who created visual representations of people's interest in technology. He created "The Spirit of Our Time."
- Dutch Artist who painted dozens of self-portraits.
•Rembrandt
Saturn Devouring one of his sons
Francisco Goya, Fresco
What makes photography
Aperture controls light (opening in camera)Shutter speedDepth of field—controlled by apertureF stop
The symbolic hand gestures that refer to specific states of mind or events in the life of Buddha are called:
c. mudras
unity
(in literature and art) a relation of all the parts or elements of a work constituting a harmonious whole and producing a single general effect.
Iconography
The study of the themes and symbols in the visual arts
Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec
This painter was influenced by Degas, and he used unusual angles, cropped images, and unnatural colors in his work. He often painted scenes from Parisian nightlife. He painted, "At the Moulin Rouge."
19th Century Architecture
Eiffel Tower, Paris, 1887, steel bc higher melting point
What is a kiln?
an oven used to bake ceramics
What is the fifth of the 10 elements of design?
Color
Milo Mottola created the public art piece located in Riverbank State Park known as what?
Totally Kid Carosell.
What French artist created THE RACES and what technique was used?
Manet, using lithography
Reconstructed Icicles around a tree
Andy Goldsworthy, An icicle wraping around a tree and this shows the art form line.
symmetrical balance
is the near or exact matching of left and right sides of a three-dimensional form or a two-dimensional composition
Visual texture
What it looks like is not what it is
DEfine Optical Mixing.
Spots of pure color placed side by side on the painting surface. They are mixed by the eyes of the viewer rather than on the palette.
Question 7 The surface of a painting or drawing is called:
The phone plane
part of belief system/ helped reproduction
The Wall painting's significance was that it... (2 things)
Bridge over a Pool of Water Lilies
Claude Monet, oil on canvas
Pink Chrysanthemum and Night Chrysanthemum,
Pat Steir, each has three panels and going from left to right each panel gets more detailed and abstract, the Pink Chrysanthemum becomes increasingly energetic as the Night Chrysanthemum becomes increasingly somber and threatening.
Who is Mona Hatoun? What is a famous piece from this artist?
"Prayer Mat" (actual texture)
what was the shape of the church building?
basillica with one apse removed, clerestory type design
Which artwork was referred to as "an explosion in a shingle factory"?
b. Duchamp's Nude Descending a Staircase
What is the function of the nsiki nkonde figure?
It pursued wrongdoers at night and punished them when nails were driven into it
What is the fourth of the 9 things to look for in a piece?
Abstract Forms - simplified pieces of reality
Typeface
fonts
Chuck Close
Drawing-Crayon
elongate
to lengthen
RENAISSANCE MEANS
REBIRTH
Ghent Alterpiece
Van Eyck
"Mona Lisa"
Da Vinci
Balance
Conceptual, symmetrical, asymmetrical
King Tut (Where?)
Egypt
CHAPTER 2
CHAPTER 2
Santos
the most common subjects
yang
is generative and active
Kinetic
producing motion; of motion
Glass Blowing American
Dale Chihuly
Venus Cupid Folly and Time
Bronzino
The Ballet Class, Edgar Degas
The Conversation of Saint Paul
Caravaggio
Edward Hopper
Nighthawks, American Scene Painting
AESTHETIC
a personal preference/taste, an appreciation for something
Polyclitus, Spearbearer Roman copy after a Greek bronze original
Subject Matter
What the image literally depicts
Taj Mahal
"Crown of the Palace"; tomb
subject
what is represented
the "thing" that is in the picture
Simultaneous contrast
the perceptual phenomenon whereby complimentary colors appear most brilliant when set side by side.
Cubism
Pablo Picasso and Georges Braque founded this movement, the most influential one of the early 20th century. This movement influenced spatial design of many notable paintings of the century and focused mostly on structure, whereas color became secondary to that structure. By 1910, it was a fully developed style. It often used neutral tones in an effort to achieve formal structure devoid of the emotional distractions of color.
Content
Meaning or message contained and communicated by a work of art, including its emotional, intellectual, symbolic, thematic, and narrative connotations.
Grande Odalisque
Jean-Auguste-Dominique ingres, oil on canvas
The Bauhaus
Design school in GermanyIndustrial designWoodworkingWeavingBased in craft traditionCraft indicates a link to function and to the system of master and apprentice
Carolingian
pertaining to the empire of Charlemagne and his successors
proportion
comparative relation between things or magnitudes as to size, quantity, number, etc.; ratio.
Romanticism
Holds the view that imagination and emotion are more valuble than reason.
Relic
Hung Liu, adresses women's place in the China, a woman lying down with a water color style to the drawing. straight and curved lines work together to create a unity or creation
what is a necropolis?
city of the dead
neutral
descriptive of colors that cannot be classified among the spectral hues and their intermediaries on the color wheel: black, white grey and the brown and brownish grays produced when mixing complimentary colors.
Surrealism
the world of dreams, the subconscious, and the irrational
La Madeleine, France
The Bison was found in...
Rembrandt
Dutch artist who painted dozens of self portraits
porcelain
high fire clay made from decomposed granite and is white when completed.
THE CITY WHERE THE RENAISSANCE WAS BORN IN
FLORENCE
Max Ernst, Two Children are Threatened by a Nighteng Modernism: Surrealism
Question 8 The symbolic hand gestures that refers to specific state of mind or events in the life of Buddha are called:
Mudra
Visual Weight
The heaviness or lightness of the shapes and forms arranged in the compositioin
acropolis
a large hill in ancient Greece where city residents sought shelter and safety in times of war and met to discuss community affairs
Color and information
Terry Winters, organized around a central pole, chaos, information overload and abstract, this is a painting of a bunch of lines all in tiny circles that create a giant mass that looks like a spider web almost.
local color
color of an object
name of the object
Tint
A color lighter than a hue's normal value.
Transition to Cubism 1907
Picasso, Les Demoiselles d'Avignon, picasso wanted to show that women were not the sensitive creatures they are percieved as, 5 nude women possibly prostitutes
204'
The Stepped Pyramid of King Djoser is how tall? (exact)
Focal point
When the eyes stop or slow down
atmospheric perspective
a nonlinear means for giving an illusion of depth.
WHO DIED AT THE AGE OF 99/100
ALBERT HIRSHFELD
A friend of Monet's described his great paintings of Waterlilies in the Musee de l'Orangerie as demonstrating _______ motion.
a. Brownian
Question 8 Thick paint applied to a canvas, like on Robert Ryman’s Long, creates actual texture known as _________.
Impasto
What is empiricism?
a theory of knowledge which opposes other theories of knowledge, such as rationalism, idealism and historicism
three dimensional space
space that provides height, width and depth,
Tertiary Colors
Colors made by mixing a primary color and an adjacent secondary color. For example red + violet = Red Violet
ancient egypt
The Pyramids at Giza are from what culture?
You Who Are Getting Obliterated in the Dancing Swarm of Fireflies
Yayoi Kusama
ART HISTORY
academic study of art & its changing historical & stylistic contexts.
emphasizes CONTEXT & ANALYSIS , not value judgement
Some works of art are created precisely to give us the illusion or sensation of movement. This style of art is called:
b. Op Art
What did romanticism focus on?
Truth over intellect, exotic subject matter, man vs. nature
what greek letters stand for christ the anointed, messiah, savior, deliverer?
P with an X
plaster, paint, inlaid shells
The Human Skull was decorated with... (three things)
CLASSICAL BEAUTY
includes 3 things
refers to ancient Greece & Rome
1. MODERATION
2. HARMONY
3. SYMMETRY
Lorna Simpson's series The Park is a composition that includes both images and printed words. The text contributes to the prints in a way that makes the viewer more active in the work. What does the viewer become?
d. a voyeur
Enlightenment or Age of Reason
Late 18th century. Characterized by a shift to more rational and scientific approach to religious, political, social, and economic issues.
What is the first question that is involved in art?
What constitutes as art?
What aspect of television has caused it to become the most realistic of media?
d. all of the above
warehouse, place of worship, gossip
Ziggurat of King Urnammu was a... (5 words, 3 things)
Question 5 Which artwork was referred to as an explosion in a shingle factory?
Marcel Duchamp's Nude Descending a Stair case
What is the figure, ground relationship?
It consists of a figure (the sculpture or the objects in the painting) and the ground, or what the figure(s) are sitting on.
What are the three broad categories of art? be able to explain each
Pictures - are two dimensional images with height and width and are usually flat.
Sculptures - are three dimensional: besides height and width, they have depth. Made from stone, metal, wood, clay, glass, plastics, cloth, string, wire etc
Architecture - which means high building, is the most utilitarian of the three categories.
what was a "ka" and what importance was it to egyptian views of the afterlife?
spirit of life - needed to be preserved - had to have a likeness with the body
17
David
Michaelangelo
Marble
subito
meaning suddenly
Bathers at Asnie'res
Seurat
Camera Obscura
Unidentified Photographer
ponderation
weight shift in sculptures
Robie House
Frank Lloyd Wright
4
Mont Sainte-Victoire
Paul Cezanne
Oil on canvas
Post-Impressionism
armature
something that supports a sculpture
to enhance art
exposure and perception
shot
continuous sequences of film frames
emotion
The Roettgen Pieta communicates what well?
installation art
introduces sculptural and other materials into a space in order to transform or experience of it
idealism
The representation of forms according to a concet of perfection
Conventional terms for dynamics and tempo typically written in what language?
italian
Impressionism
-New form of painting w/contemporary point of view
technique, method, materials, feeling, and perceptions of the artist
-1840 portable tube of paint is invented, allowing for impressionists to work outdoors.
visual reality of our world was constantly changing tried to capture a moment
-Rejected strict policies of the Academy
-Artist began to experiment w/ unusual angles of composition→result of Japonisme
installation
artist creates an environment to create a certain experience for viewer
1310
The later Madonna Enthroned was made in...
chinoiserie
the imitation of Chinese motifs and techniques in painting and in decorating furniture; an object or objects in this style
Slide 8
"Detroit Industry" - Diego Rivera, Fresco/Mural
charlemagne
The most important name linked to medieval art
Post-and-Lintel construction
consists of a horizontal beam supported at each end by a vertical post or a wall.
didactic
ability for painting to teach or elevate mind
realistic
Close to the actual world (bowl of fruit).
tympanum
a lunette over the doorway of a church, often decorated with sculpture
Kiln
a kind of oven where heat chemically transforms the clay into a hard, stone like substance
Abstract expressionism
Action painting, An art movement that artists applied paint freely to their huge canvases in an effort to show feelings and emotions rather than realistic subject matter. Artists dribbled and spattered paint onto their paintings
Pantheon
a large dome shaped structure with a 30ft hole in the ceiling
International Style
a 20th century style of architecture and design marked by its almost austere geometric simplicity
ceramics
Refers to the art or precess of making objects out of baked clay
tensile strength
the ability of a building material to span horizontal distances without support and without buckling in the middle
long shot
a shot that takes in a wide expanse and many characters at once
Quilting, coloring, wood working, bird houses, knit
How do you learn folk art?
ono, cut piece, 1964, happening performance piece
women having their clothes cut off, audience is a part of the artwork
/ 177
Term:
Definition:
Definition:

Leave a Comment ({[ getComments().length ]})

Comments ({[ getComments().length ]})

{[comment.username]}

{[ comment.comment ]}

View All {[ getComments().length ]} Comments
Ask a homework question - tutors are online