Art Appreciation 7 Flashcards

Art
Terms Definitions
Attitude
creativity
Villa Rotonda
Palladio
"Dancing God"
Hinduism
DAli
Surrealist 1931
Expulsion from Eden
Massachio
Canyon
RAUSCHENBERG. 1960. Assemblage.
movement
Zeus has no...
The old Guitarist
Picasso
CHAPTER 6
CHAPTER 6
New York Kouros
Ancient Greece
"Les Demoiselles d'Avignon"
1907
Picasso
Pink Period
Texture
Actual texture, visual texture
EXCLUSIVE BEAUTY
like visible beauty
subordination
of less importance; secondary.
The Tree of Jesse
Chartres Cathedral
livid
discolored, bruised, or very angry
Linear perspectives
One-point, two-point, three-point, isometric (no vanishing point)
Poet on a mountaintop
Shen Zhou
Temple of Athena Nike, Greek
Who developed the first written language?
Sumerians
Ziggaruts
A tiered, pyramid shaped structure that formed part of a Sumerian temple. Used for worship
complementary
emphasize two hues directly opposite each other on the color wheel
Art Noveau
Highly ornamented style characterized by floral patterns, rich colors, whiplash curves, and vertical attenuation.
Kouros
Youthful male figure, usually nude (one foot forward, pose w/elements of naturalism)--Archaic sculpture c.500 BCE
Rthym
Repeat elements in a predictable way
lithography
a surface or planographic printing process based on the mutual anticipating of oil and water.
THE HALLS OF BULLS IS IN
FRANCE
Lamentation
fresco-on wall, von fresco-painted on vet plaster, 3 layers of plaster, very durable, emotions, poses
folk art
artistic works, as paintings, sculpture, basketry, and utensils, produced typically in cultural isolation by untrained often anonymous artists or by artisans of varying degrees of skill and marked by such attributes as highly decorative design, bright bol
Tempera
used for the water-based paints such as poster paints or paints with binders of glue or casein
encaustic
A painting technique in which pigment is mixed with wax and applied to the surface while hot.
Lisa Lyon
Robert Mapplethrope, a woman posing like zeus would, active,
Hue
the particular wavelength of a certain color
the name
Value
The relative lightness or darkness of a hue, or a neutral varying from white to black.
virtuoso
a person with great skill, especially a musician
ancient egypt
Queen Nefertiti is from what culture?
Epic
long heroic poem, novel, or similar work of art (celebrating the feats of a hero); ADJ: (of stories or events) resembling an epic; grand
Mondrian
Tableau 2 With Yellow, Black, Blue, Red, and Grey.
CRITERIA for ART (4)
-aesthetically appealing
-EMOTIONAL or RATIONAL
-SKILLED
-a CREATION
Coatlicue, lady of the skirt of serpents, 15th Century Aztec Art
Concepually
always a form of expression
always a form of communication
always a product of its cluture
Content
What the work of art expresses or means
Tensilestrength
The degree to which a material can withstand being stretched
Starry Night
Vincent Van Gogh, uses expressive line and it's loose and free. Life and Death, The town and the Heavens collide
atmospheric perspective/ areal perspective
nonlinear
means to prove the perspective of depth
dust and moisture blur details
blue light travels faster
Variety
The use of contrasting elements in a composition to add individualism and interest
extraction
the retina collects the data it needs and sends the information to the visual cortex
equally formal
Prince Rahotep and his Wife, Nofret, both figures are shown as being... (two words)
Instead of using arches to support bridges, thick suspended wires are used to support, what kind of construction?
Suspension constructuion
What idea did Maya Lin's art piece implement?
Record/Commemorate
NON-REPRESENTATIONAL ART
does not reference natural objects nor come from observation;
(NON-OBJECTIVE)
not objects, just shapes, form, pattern
Crossing
the space in a cruciform church formed by the intersection of the nave and the transept
Question 4 When a style of line becomes associated as an artist’s work, we say it is…
Autographic
Gothic style - architecture focused on _________ and _________.
Verticality and light
Mercenaries 3
Leon Golub, this is a painting where there are two soldiers wearing green on opposite sides of the painting and in the background there is a vibrant orange, tension of events was his purpose
Le Dejeuner sur l'herbe (The luncheon on the grass)
MANET. 1860. Realism.
narrative
tells a story or makes a comment or critique about society
Cubism
A style of art in which the subject matter is portrayed by geometric forms, especially cubes
Archaic style
a period of greek art dating roughly 660 bc ( archaic means old and refers to the art created before the classical period.
What medium successfully combines the temporal with the spatial arts?
d. film and video
What is a mosaic?
Medium used during Byzantine era used with tiles and stones to created a broken up design
looking
taking in what is before us in a truly mechanical way
Breakfast Scene, from Marriage a la Mode
ca. 1745. William Hogarth
Still life with Cherries and Peaches
Paul Cezanne, oil on canvas
Known for his role in the Pop art movement, Andy Warhol created many art works using this commercial process. What is it?
b. silk-screening
one-point linear perspective
when lines recede to one point on a drawing
What is fram construction?
using lumber to build a skeleton to frame the stucture
______ were meant to remind us of the "frivolous quality" of human existence.
c. Vanitas paintings
what was a roman forum? what was its greek predecessor?
heart of the town
Reasons for art being in Entartete Kunst
Degenerative, Jewish, Inane, Out to destory Germany
What were skillful activities called?
Crafts - like creating a pot out of clay, cobbling a shoe, armor: just making things for use.
what is the most used medium of art expression in san vitale and in byzantine art?
mosaic, gold leaf under glass tesserae
what art of india interacted with the baroque style and artists of europe?
mugahl art - imitated some of the artists in europe
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