ART Exam and Flashcards

Art
Terms Definitions
1771-82
Monticello
horrible
horrible
labyrinth
...
l'artist
an artist
Concert Champetre
Giorgione
Shade
Adding black
El cuadro
painting
booth
projector room
upper case
capital letters
depict a picture
przedstawić
Commercial Art
Advertising, posters
Anti (1 answer)
modernist
Salisbury Cathedral fromthe Meadows
Constable
tone
a hue plus grey
Johnson, Cranberry Harvest, 1880
pastel
consists of pigment singers
Altar
focal point of a church
primary colors
Red, blue, and yellow
Symbolism, Symmetry, Embellishment, Radial Design, Repetitive Design, Textile research
african unit
Gustave Courbet, The Stonebreakers, 1849
shape/form
shape: two dimensional
form: three dimensional
the art of making portraits
potriature
Shape
is created within a closed line
Mass
three-dimensional form that occupies a volume of space.
Childe Hassam
Allies Day, May 1917 -impressionism
glaze firing
The final firing, with glaze.
Kiln
oven where the clay is fired
overlap
objects closer cover objects farther away
hatching
areas of closely spaced parallel lines
warp
set of vertical fibers held tight
(+) Shapes
solid objects
ex: vase of flowers
buon fresco
painting while still wet. absorbs paint and lasts forever
interpenetration
The positioning of planes, objects, or shapes so that they appear to pass through each other, which locks them together within a specified area of space.
contour line
shows form interior and exterior edges
en plen air
painting in broad day light
color scheme
a planned combination of colors
ex: complementary, primary, etc
Orange, green, purple
What are the secondary colors?
darkness or lightness of an object
define value.
Value
the lightness or darkness of an object
this principle of design shows that all the elements of art work well together
unity
perspective
a technique of depicting volumes and spatial relationships on a flat surface.
Acropolis
The citadel of an ancient Greek city, located at its highest point and consisting of temples, a treasury and sometimes a royal palace. The most famous is in Athens, where the ruins of the Parthenon can be found
City Palace of Jaipur
Rajput fort
wind palace
looks like hogwarts
Portrait of Philllipe de Croy (rt. of diptych - lft side is Madonna and Child). Rogier van der Weyden. c. 1455- 60. (in Koninklijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten (Royal Museum for Fine Arts), Antwerp)
Kandinsky
"Color is the keyboard, the eyes are the hammers, the soul is the piano with many strings. . . It is evident that color harmony must rest ultimately on purposive playing upon the human soul. . . ."
eye movement
when a composition creates a visual path way for the viewers eye to move through out the composition
1. Diwan-i-Am
2. Diwan-i-Khas
Rajput term:
Hall of public audience
Hall of private audience
What was the Greek view of Doric architecture?
masculine
dissolve
an aesthetic technique, used as a film or video transition between images or scenes, in which one shot disappears as another slowly appears
Autographic Line-
Like a signature, signature art that is recognizable (people recognize that its the artists work)
Space, line, shape, form, color, value, and texture. The tools the artist works with to create an artwork.
Elements of Design
measure
refers to length & width of line - long, short, thick, thin
Afterimages
When one stares at a single color (red for example) for a sustained period of time (thirty seconds to a minute should suffice), then looks at a white surface, an afterimage of the complementary color (in this case cyan) will appear.
Photo Silkscreen
to create a series of iconic images and pop-art portraits.
Who was Edgar Degas?
He was a french impressionistic artist
contour
a line that describes the edges of a form and suggests three-dimensional volume
Focal Point
a point of convergence of light (or other radiation) or a point from which it diverges
How did the mother of Chuck Close die?
Breast Cancer
Define: Analagous
A group of colors that sit side by side on the color wheel.
split-complementary
uses one hue and the hues on each side of its complement on the color wheel.
2, sun, moon
is had __ huge pyramids and the first was the pyramid of the ____ and the other was the pyramid of the _____
The difference in the color and consistency of different types of crayons and pastels is due to
the use of different binders.
What were the Futurists trying to express in their art?
Futurist manifesto - taking Italy into modern world and leaving behind antiquity
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