Art Appreciation 8 Flashcards

Art
Terms Definitions
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Last Supper
Tintoretto
Pyramids
Egypt
Burial chambers
"SELF CONSIESNESS"
SURREALISM
Birth of Venus
Botticheli
"Persistence of Memory"
Dali
1931
Surrealism
Guernica, Pablo Picasso
Nortre Dame (Style?)
Gothic
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Statue of Khafre
Ancient Egypt
Jackson Pollock: Autumn Rhythm
Emphasis
Make the eyes move
BERNINI DESIGNED THE
BRONZE CANOPY.
subordination
of less importance; secondary.
Marc Chagall
I and the Village
Symbolist Art
a reaction against realism
Pablo Picasso
Les Demoiselle D'Avingnon, Cubism
Olympia
Edouard Manet, oil on canvas
Cosquer Cave, France Prehistoric Art
Vanitas
The frivolous quality of human existence (remember)
Vermeer
unlike Caravaggio and Rembrandt he concentrated on the way light revels each color, texture, and detail of the physical world
illusion of space
showing movement in space
contrast
is the juxtaposition of strongly dissimilar elements
Contrapposto
Counterpoised. A pose Greeks and Romans used to give a lifelike quality to figures at rest.
Why we can't define art?
Human's culture
Lithographer
a surface or planographic printing process based on the mature antipathy of oil and water.
1st skyscraper
Louis SullivanThe Wainwright Building in STL
Pigment
Dry coloring matter, usually an insoluble powder, to be mixed with water, oil, or another base to produce paint and similar products
balance
equal distribution of weight or amount
Renaissance
period of rebirth, it laid the foundation for modern society.
hydria
A wide Greek vase which contained large amounts of water
red is warm and violet is cool
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what ruler supported a scriptoria and built his own chapel modeled after san vitale?
charlamaine
Harmony
A related quality of visual elements of a composition. Ex: repetition, rhythm, continuity. Elements are combined to accent their similarities and create wholeness in an artwork.
elaborate
very detailed or to explain something in greater detail
12"
Lyre - Ur is how tall? (exact)
Daguerrotype
a photograph taken by an early photographic process employing an iodine-sensitive silvered plate and mercury vapor
Watercolor
paintings that are made by applying pigments suspended in a solution of water and gum arabic to white white paper.
ART OF THE LATE 19TH CENTURY REPRESENTING THE IMPRESSION OF LIGHT ON A SUBJECT
IMPRESSIONISM
Bull Leaping, from the Palace of Knossos Minoan Art
Trompe l'oeil
"fool the eye" fooled to believe that they see something else
Asymmetrical balance
have 2 apparently balanced halves that are not mirror images of one another
Geometric
A shape that is regualr, easy to measure, opposite of organic
emetic fields
Ida Applebroog, two people on opposite sides of each other and the are green and the background is red, symmetrical, balance of power,
folk art
people working within a tradition, art by untrained artists in personal expression created apart from any conventional practice or style
ex: scrappers/quilting
Minimalism
A broad tendency during the 1960's and 70's toward simple primary forms.
form
the overal structure of a work of art
mesopotamia
Ziggurat of King Urnammu is from what culture?
Impressionism
A style of painting that originated in France about 1870. Paintings of casual subjects were executed outdoors using divided brush strokes to capture the light and mood of a particular moment and the transitory effects of natural light and color.
Architecture
the art and science of designing and constructing buildings for practical, aesthetic, and symbolic purposes.
"combo" was a film of stills intended for internet viewers, and is categorized in relationship to ______ because of the anonymity of one of makers
graffiti
Stylized Features
not portrait, same facial features in more than one picture, not realistic
Question 1 In 1863, Edvord Manet’s Djeuner sur I’herbe was rejected by the public due to:
It's modernity
In the late Baroque era, two artists will set up a dichotomy of styles. Who were they?
Rubens, Poussin
Study for La Source
Pierre Paul Prud'hon, uses chiaroscuro to model his figure, a naked woman sitting down on a pedestal, uses hatching
Pont du Gard
Served as an aqueduct system. Nimes, France. c.14 CE
represents male gender
the Bison is significant how? (1 thing)
Folk Artist
This type of artist often learns from a family member, not formally trained
ex. of Trompe l'oeil
"Window of a Cabinet" -Franciscus Gijsbrechts
The dimensions of an object, in relation to some constant, such as the human figure, is called:
b. the scale
What is a fertility figure?
A sculpture believed to promote fertility
Robert S. Duncanson
This painter was one of the first African American artists to earn an international reputation. He was influenced by European Romantisicm, but used a deliberate softening technique to create an intimate setting. He painted "Blue Hole, Little Miami River."
movement, detail
The Laocoön Group has a lot of ____ and _____.
Landscape with St. John on Patmos
Nicolas Poussin, oil on canvas
In 1905, Albert Munsell came up with a different color wheel from Newton's. Munsell's wheel was based on:
b. five primaries
joseph the carpenter
georges de La Tour, two people and the little boy is holding a candle and it is very dark everywhere else
- is a work of art made for a specific place using natural materials in the environment.
•Earthwork
How is Erna Motna's Bushfire and Corroboree Dreaming similar to Robert Smithson's Spiral Jetty?
c. each uses abstract symbols
what sculpture is about the priest of troy and his sons?
'laocoon and his two sons'
Question 3 The imagery in Faith Ringgold's God Bless America was inspired by the...
Civil rights movements in the 1960's
Sixth thing that makes art different?
Artists refresh our vision and help us see the world in a new way.
Think: Refresh Vision
what did the roman temple utilize from the etruscans? from the greeks?
front facing, one move, one opening, podium, greek pillar, design, fairly unfinished
what famous stele was carved with laws, written in cuneiform?
law code of hammurabi - has the laws of the land written upon it - old babylonian period
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