Art Appreciation 9 Flashcards

Art
Terms Definitions
Urinal
Dadasim
Louis XIV
Bernini
"Mona Lisa"
Duchamp
Dadaism
QUEEN NEFERTITI
EGYPT
Dead Christ
Andrea Mantegna
"The Colossal Buddha"
Buddhism
Scale
Whole to whole
Stoopa (what religion?)
Budism
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native Australian
lived as semi-nomatic
yin
is nurturing and passive
Greek
Archaic, Classical, and Hellenistic
the broken column
Frida Surrialism
Analytic Line
Precise, controlled, mathematically rigorous, logical, and rationally organized.
The Stone Breakers, Gustave Courbet
The Raising of the Cross
Rubens
Venus of Willendorf - Paleolithic
SPLENDOR
FEELING associated w/an image;
does not correspond to real world (incomprehensible to us)
Marcel Duchamp, Bicycle Wheel Modernism: Dada
Genre Painting
Such depictions of everyday life
Deserts
On both sides of the Nile
medium; media
particular material used with technique
Visual Weight
The apparent "heaviness" or "lightness" of the forms arranged in a composition, as gauged by how insistently they draw the viewers' eyes.
The Basket of Apples, Paul Cezanne
Romanticism
19th century artistic movement that appealed to emotion rather than reason
Garden of the Dasisen
Attributed to Saomi
Characteristics of PoMo
Buildings are blockyDetails playfulColorfulOrnamentationFluid and lyrical
Christogram
the three initial letters of Christ’s name in Greek, which came to serve as a monogram for Christ (chi-rho-iota)
texture
the characteristic visual and tactile quality of the surface of a work of art resulting from the way in which the materials are used.
Flying Buttress
counter support for a pointed arch.
triglyph
Greek- in a Doric frieze, the rectangular area between the metopes, decorated with three vertical grooves (glyphs)
Pieta
Michelangelo, this is the sculpture of christ's dead body lying in the arms of mary and its made of marble, everything seems real even though its marble
what is a reliquary?
relic - specially decorated
Spatial Organization
Placing distant objects higher and closer objects lover on the picture plant
Analytic Cubism
analyzed" natural forms and reduced the forms into basic geometric parts on the two-dimensional picture plane
Prehistoric
the Bison is from the _____ Era
Earthwork
an artwork that has been created through the transformation of a natural site into an aesthetic statement.
typography
the art and technique of composing printed material from letter forms.
RELATIONSHIP OF PICASSO AND MATISSE?
FRIENDS AND RIVALS
Paul Cezanne, The Basket of Apples Post-Impressionism
What Russian filmmaker created BATTLESHIP POTEMKIN and what technique was used
Sergio Eigerstein, montage
Rythm
Repeated over and over again in a composition
Cross Section of the Pyramid of Khufu
Ancient Egypt
Perspective
a representation of 3-D things on 2-D surfaces
vertical placement
things on bottom are closer.
based on eye level
Abstract
Descriptive word of art in which the forms of the visual world are purposely, simplified, fragmented, or otherwise distorted.
Modern Architecture 1959
Frank Lloyd Wright, Guggenheim Museum, New York City (white round business looking building)
Giza, Egypt
Prince Rahotep and his Wife, Nofret were found where?
Neoclassicism
A revival of classical Greek and Roman forms in art, music, and literature, particularly during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries in Europe and America.
Buttress
supports at right angles to the outer walls.
Siddhartha ? where from? other name?
BUDDAH INDIA PRINCE
Which sculptor eventually saw his controversial work destroyed?
a. Richard Serra
Question 7 On Newton’s color wheel, colors that lie directly between a secondary and primary are called:
Intermediate colors
Where did Mesopotamia take place?
Modern day Iran and Iraq
Negative space
empty space that acquire a sense of volume and form
afterlife
The Human Skull was a sign of the belief in the _____
Piet Mondrian
#2 yellow, black, blue, red, gray, De Stijl
the PURPOSES of ART: (6)
1. communicating INFO
2. day-to-day living (FUNCTIONAL)
3. WORSHIP & ritual
4. personal EXPRESSION
5. SOCIAL causes
6. visual DELIGHT
According to Sayre, our notion of space changed abruptly at the beginning of the 20th century with:
d. Einstein's theories
What are the two different types of post-impressionism art?
Analytical and expressive
what was added to the apse to display relics?
a reliquary
tomb for kings
The Stepped Pyramid of King Djoser was a... (three words)
in "the Creativity Crisis", the TORRES STUDY was an assessment of creativity that showed that CREATIVE KIDS are MORE _________
SUCCESSFUL
(and vice versa--less creative, less successful)
Lines that seem to be formed by volumes, and indicate movement or three- dimensional shape are called:
b. contour lines
non representational art
form what we see; the total effect of the combined visual qualities within a work, including such components as materials, color, shape, line and design
What is the second question involved in art?
Where do you encounter art?
What objects form the dominant focal point in David's Oath of the Horatii?
d. swords and outstretched arms
Wall Paintings of Animals, Chauver Cave
28,000 B.C. Painted with charcoal and earthen pigments on the cave walls.
Question 7 Which of these statements best defines visual literacy?
The ability to recognize, understands, and communicates the meaning of visual images.
Who is Bill Reid? What is a famous piece of his?
"Raven and the First Man."
where are the great pyramids? how old are they? what biblical heroes probably saw them?
giza, cairo, abraham and sarah 2,500 years ago
what is the legend of the true cross?
it was split into shards and spread across the churches in europe
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