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Art
Terms Definitions
Moderno
modern
enormous
enorme
original
original
el siglo
century
shape
2-dimensional areas
la paleta
palette
designated
chosen; specified
actuar
to perform
Edvard Munch
"The Scream"
XILOGRAFÍA
Grabado en madera.
el pincel
paint brush
el orgullo
the pride
daguerreotype
one-of-a-kind image on glass
Brancusi
The kiss, geometric abstraction
industrial design
ex-faucets, design products
Pollock
Lucifer 1950; emphasis on action/process Abstract Expressionist
Open palette
wide range of color
David
The Oath of Haratii NEOCLASSICAL
Warm color scheme
warmth and brightness
el rostro
cara de una persona
location? period?
TEMPLE OF ZEUS
Olympia
Early Classical
value
the shift from light to dark
Barbara Kruger
I Shop Therefore I Am
portfolio
a collection of an artist's works
Nude Descending a Staircase by Duchamp, 1912
Minor White
macrocosm and microcosm, Zen Buddhist
figurative painting
painting of a human being
secondary
green, purple, orange, made from primary colors
Young Girl with a Prayer Book
Bronzino
color
component of light that can modify thoughts, moods, actions, and health
Barbizon school
French landscape artists who worked near Barbizon, France, c. 1835-1870
Fresco Secco
Pigment mixed with limewater applied to a dry lime plaster wall
Henri Matisse, (Red Room) Harmony in Red, 1908-9
French Artist
Fauve-painting like wild beasts.
Artist wanted his piece to be flat.
Warm Color
Reds or colors approaching red. Sometimes yellow-green is also considered a warm color. These colors tend to excite, stimulate, and advance.
porcelain
a fine, hard, glassy white china, baked at a very high temp.
types of forms
cone, cylinder, cube, sphere, ellipsoid
mingling
a technique in watercolor where using the wet in wet technique, two or more colors are added on to the wet paper and allowed to run freely and mix with one another. Good for skies and sunsets.
Analogous colors
Closey related to hues, especially those in which a common hues can be seen; hues that are neighbors on the color wheel, such as blue, blue-greeen, and green.
Impressionism
The 1st modern art movement, developed in France during the 2nd half of the 19th century. Emphasized the momentary effects of light on color in nature
Smooth Value
Progress creates a more smooth visual Texture
Embellishment
to enhance something or add on color to something
Value:
Black, white, and all the grays that can be achieved by ixing them or varying the pressure of a pencil. Value is also a property of color which refers to the inherent lightness and darkness of a color (blue is naturally darker than yellow) as well as how a color is modified by the addition of white or black to it.
George O'Keefe
The arts communicate meaning that go far beyond the ordinary verbal exchange, and artist uses the entire range of thought, feeling, and observation as a subject of their art.
elements of design
line, shape, form, space, value, color, and texture
still life
a painting of inanimate objects such as fruit or flowers
contrasting materials
when an artist/ designer combines two or more distinct materials within a single design
Linoleum
Floor covering that can be used in printmaking process
process when ink has been cut into lines that have been cut or etched on a hard surface.
Intalgio
Delacroix was born into a ____________ family.
wealthy and educated
Emphasis
Area in a work of art that attracts the viewer's attention.
commemorates rulers and warriors instead of offering homage to the gods
Unlike sumerians, Akkadian culture ___
secondary clay
natural clay that has been moved by water or wind to another place
Iconostasis
a decorative screen of icons used as a separator between main part of a church and sanctuary
shading
using light and dark values to make an object look solid
Napoleon I on His Imperial Thrones
(Jean Auguste Dominique) Ingres
Head of Akkadian Ruler
Copper, life sized hollow cast head, 2250-2200 BC Iraq,Baghdad
groin vault
formed at the point at which 2 barrel vaults intersect at right angles
Total Abstraction / Nonrepresentationalism / Nonobjectivism
Art that does NOT make ANY recognizable reference to aspects or objects in the external
world. However, “nonobjective” art may “represent” states of mind or states of being, as in
the “abstract expressionism” of Jackson Pollock’s drip paintings).
Primary Colors; Also explain mixing
red, yellow, blue; these colors cannot be mixed
How does Bernini's statue of David differ from Michelangelo's?
It is more dramatic and intense.
In the late 1950s, a group of students in Nigeria formed the Zaria Art Society with the goal of expressing:
more of their African identity in their works
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