Art Appreciation Exam 2 Flashcards

Art
Terms Definitions
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Kouros
Greece
Marble
Atheneum
Richard Meier
spiral jetty
robert smithson
Battleship Potemkin
Sergei Eisnstein
ceramics
made from firing clay
Kennedy INternational Airport
Eero Saarinen
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Black Venus
Niki de Saint-Phalle
Painted polyester
Pop Art
Mona Lisa
Leonardo da Vinci
1503
Renaissance
architrave
weight-bearing and weight distributing element
subtractive
taking things away to create
Christian-Muslim
Hagia Sophia is a ____-____ church.
A frontal passage
James Turrell, Fluorescent light
expressionism
The movement that concentrates on distorting nature
Motive
a distinctive fregment of melody, distinctive enough so that is will be easily recognized when it returns again and again within a long composition
Michelangelo
David
First male nude sculpture since Antiquity
★-Pieta→Virgin Mary mourns and supports Jesus
★-Sistine Chapel→Fresco→Trompe l'oeil to suggest arch elements
fluting
the shallow vertical grooves or channels on a column
architect
The Palazzo Ducale is different in what from other palaces in Venice?
tracery
a decorative interlaced design as in the stonework in Gothic windows
Slide 24
"Impression: Sunrise" - Claude Monet, Oil on Canvas
aqueduct
A bridge-like structure used to carry water long distances
shaft
second part of the column moving up
freestanding combine
form of mixed media, freestanding sculpture, combined with painting
triptych
three pieces making a single work of art
chevet
French term for the eastern end of Gothic church containing choir, ambulatory, and radiating chapels
entasis
The swelling of a column used to provie the illusion of continuity
colonnade
row of columns set a regular intervals around the building
drums
the several pieces of stone used to construct a column
Slide 15
"The Raising of the Cross" - Peter Paul Rubens, Oil on panel
greek
This cross plan was used in St. Mark's Cathedral
elevation
the side of a building, or a drawing of the side of a building
roadside store between Tuscaloosa and Greensboro
Walker Evans, Photo, instant collage
Tools, clothing, mask, tapestry
List 4 examples of cultural art you would find in a cultural art museum.
Mona Lisa, the Scream, the Last Supper, Madonna, a Starry Night, Thinker, A Girl with a Watering Can
List as many artworks as you can
Purple
Royalty
Romanticism
Characteristics:
★-Themes→from literature or fantasy
-More imaginative approach to art then a specific style
-Many artwork elements from Neoclassicism and Romanticism
★Eugene Delacroix
Death of Sardaphalaus
crescendo
gradually getting louder
connotation (denotation)
meaning implied
Jackson Pollock
One: Abstract Expressionism
Video Flag
Nam June Paik
fringe
the edge or outer portion
1
Female Figure ("Venus of Willendorf")
Ancient, Austria
Limestone
Jacques-Louis David
Napoleon crossing the Saint-Bernard
Propaganda:very short never seen off of his horse
Mona Lisa
Mona Lisa
Leonardo Da Vinci
1503-1506
Oil on Poplar
30 in x 21 in
Louvre Museum, Paris, France
altarpiece
picture or relief representing a religious subject and suspended in a frame behind the altar of a church. The altarpiece is often made up of two or more separate panels created using a technique known as panel painting.
Site Specific
designed for a particular space.
synthetism
An art theory developed by Gauguin
map of the river
Leonardo da Vinci
expressive line
loose and gestional raw feel
tome
a book, expecially a large and scholarly one
Slide 16
"Shuttlecocks" - Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen, Aluminum, fiberglass-reinforced plastic and paint
From the Shelton
Alfred Stieglitz, Gelatin Silver Print
screenprint
silkscreen, Technique in which ink is pressed through fabric
the human experience (genre)
focuses on one person
Impressionists use of color
-Juxtaposed→complementary colors to create optical vibration
★-Juxtaposed primary color to create illusion of a secondary color
★Artwork:Claude Monet
Impression:Sunrise
environment
a sculptural space that is large enough for the viewer to move around in
depth; natural
The later Madonna Enthroned has no _____ and is in a ____ pose.
feudalism
A political system in which nobles are granted the use of lands that legally belong to their king, in exchange for their loyalty, military service, and protection of the people who live on the land
foreshortening
Diminishing the size of the parts of an object that are represented as farthest from the viewer
After the Bath, Woman Drying Her Hair
Edgar Degas
springing
the lowest stone of an arch, resting on the supporting post
fan vault
a form of vault used in the perpendicular Gothic style, in which the ribs are all of the same curve and spaced equidistantly, in a way that resembles a fan or the spokes of an inverted umbrella.
tunnel vault
the romans were able to create large interior spaces
barrel vault/tunnel vault
a masonry roof constructed on the principle of the arch, that is, in essence, a continuous series of arches, one behind the other
Slide 14
"Oath of the Horath" - Jacques - Louis David, Oil on Canvas, Neo Classical
Variability and Repetition of similar forms 2
Nancy Graves, Bronze with white pigmented wax patina
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