Art Appreciation: Final Flashcards

Art
Terms Definitions
Sublime
lofty/noble
Exekias
Ancient Greece
Tome
large book
san lorenzo
1425
Ziggurat - Mesopotamian
Chihuly was from...
America
Alfred Stieglitz
The Steerage
Robert Smithson
Spiral Jetty
Hue
Family of colors (tint)
Paul Cezanne
Mont Saint Victorie
Trompe l'oeil
extremely realistic art
Andy Warhol
Marilyn Monroe, Pop-art
KYRA INCORPORATED WHAT?
NATIVE AMERICANS
Death of General Wolfe
Benjamin West
how was a artist educated?
apprentices
Street, Berlin, Ernst Ludwig Kirchner
Middle Edo Period, Japan
Karaori kimono
Michelangelo is from (think turtle)
Italian
Amiens Cathedral, Amiens France Gothic- Medieval Art
Chiaroscuro
Italian word meaning "light-dark". The gradations of light and dark values in two-dimensional imagery; especially the illusion of rounded, three dimensional form created through gradations of light and shade rather than line. Highly developed by Renaissance painters.
Giant Spoon
Dan, the bowl represents generosity,
perception
influenced by the people around you
what you think you know, not what you see
Relief
anything that projects from the background. Sculpture in which figures are attached to a background and project from it in some degree.
Fairyum, Egypt
Mummy Portrait was found in...
Romanticism
movement that appealed to emotion rather than reason
naturalism
representation that strives to imitate nature rather than to express intellectual theory.
Louis Sullivan, Carson, Pirie, Scott Building Art Nouveau
Guillermo Gomez-Pena's Temple of Confessions could be defined as ______ art.
d. activist
Who was Delacroix?
Leader in romantic modernistic art
Space
The distance or area between, around, above, below, or within things
icon
small paintings that are holy and meant to inspire but not worshipped in themselves
Camera
a mechanical or digital device for taking photographs
Eiffel Tower
Gustave EIFFEL. Paris, France. 1890. iron.
Movement
An illusion created by the placement and configuration of the visual parts or elements.
Synthetic Cubism
characterized by the introduction of different textures, surfaces, collage elements, and a large variety of merged subject matter
White Angel Bread Line, San Francisco, Dorothea Lange
Le Pont de l'Europe, Gare Saint-Lazare
Claude Monet
The Ecstasy of St. Theresa
Gianlorenzo Bernini, Marble
THE CATHEDRAL OF NORTRA DAME IS CONSIDERED
GOTHIC`
Stained Glass
in gothic architecture, the colored glass used for windows
Question 9 ________ is a term that describes an artist’s attempt to draw out eyes to one area of a compostion.
Emphasis
Complementary
Colors that are opposite on the color wheel
caryatid
A Greek sculpted female figure used to take the place of a column.
Shadow
three basic areas of shadow are the penumbra which provides the transition to the umbra the core of the shadow and the finally the cast shadow which is the darkest area of the shadow
where are the best preserved roman frescos to be found?
pompeii, herculanium
Scale
size in relation to some "normal" or constant size.
Picasso's Blue Period
consists of somber paintings rendered in shades of blue and blue-green, only occasionally warmed by other colors.
geometric abstraction
Figure of a Woman has... (two words)
Support
the basic substrata of the work of art, linen, paper, a wall etc.
monochromatic
based on variations in the value and intensity of a single hue.
FINE ARTS WHICH DEPEND UPON COMMERCIAL ART AND POPULAR CULTURE FOR INSPIRATION
POP ART
________ is the process that assures that the colors of a woodcut print will align perfectly.
d. Registration
Question 9 The terms naturalistic or realistic art are sometimes used to describe:
Representational art
Arbitrary color
Picking the colors you want, it does not have to be what the object really is
Three Fujins
Hung Liu, three women sitting in a straight row of chairs.
Line
Defined as the path left by a moving point.
about palm size (8")
Female Head is ____ high. (exact)
- is defined as a single impression or a multiple editions of impression/images.
•Print
Dali (name a picture and style?)
Persistance of Memory/ Surreal.
Many kinetic works of art utilize movement to create what type of line?
d. implied line
What is a catacomb?
Early Christians used them as places of worship before churches, considered houses of the dead.
what media is used in mycenaen masks?
gold tappings from behind
What is a "reed pen"?
Hallowed out teed angled with slits
ex. of art for worship & ritual
Stonehenge (Sarcens-enormous man stones)
Who created MONROE COUNTY HOUSE WITH YELLOW DATURA & what medium was used?
Beverly Buchannon, oil pastel
what were the symbolists interests, compared to realism and impressionism
nature, outdoors, literature, world of the imagination
Who is Edgar Degas? What piece is he famous for?
"The Little Dancer."
Question 6 Which of these pieces illustrates the use of expressive line?
Van Gogh's, The Starry Night
What is actual texture?
It it tactile, as in a sculpture or something you can touch.
In Greek architecture, what separates Ionic order from Doric and Corinthian order?
Ionic order has more curves than Doric but not as gaudy as Corinthian
What piece can you find all 10 elements of design?
Edward Hopper's "Room by the Sea"
What is a good example of commissioned work?
Andrea de Verrochio's "David." He had to get someone to pay for all that bronze.
What photograph is a good example of lighting?
BB King photograph. In an image, the light and shadow define the figures.
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