Art Review Flashcards

Art
Terms Definitions
sahn
fountain
artist
artysta
cuadro
square
front
back
el/la escultor
sculptor
el yeso
plaster/cast
el escenario
stage
valeur
the value
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Andy Warhol
Marilyn Diptych
Donatello, David, 1386-1466
Marie-Louise-Elizabeth Vigée-LeBrun's The Duchess of Polignac (p. 480) combines all the compositional tools of the ______ sensibility.
Baroque
manga
Japanese comic book art.
daguerreotype
"photo of busy street"
Lipchitz
Man with a Guitar
Lithuania
Cubist Sculpture
1915
soft pencil
more graphite, dark
Luncheon on the Grass
Manet
Edouard Manet "Olympia" 1863 Realism
Representational
Realistic depictions of person, animal, or object
Carlos III / Goya /fS18
...
overlapping
having shapes overlap one another
High Renaissance
da Vinci, Michelangelo, Rafael
ambulatory
Semicircular walking area in a church
manuscript
a handwritten book or document. printed by hand on parchment
Adding Tint
Adding white to a color
maenads
female followers of Dionysus, usually possessed by thier god, also called Bacchae
elements
color, line, texture, shape, form, value, space
armature
something that supports a sculpture; skeleton
medium
a material used to make art
Hierarchy
forms in order of visual importance
Pieta
Work of art depicting the Virgin mourning over the body of Christ
4 styles of calligraphy
slant, style, size, space
Edward Muybridge
horse bet, sequential pictures broken down into individual movements
half-tone
- a printing process for converting photographs into discrete data for mass-reproduction
- done by photographing another photograph through a fine screen (breaks
other photo into dots)
- particularly helpful for converting gray tones
- relies on optical illusion (human eye blends dots together at a distance)
additive
1. color hues are intensified and brighter
2. adding material when sculpting
decalcomania
paint is forced into random textured patterns
intensity
the property of color that measures the brilliance of a hue. intensity is sometimes referred to as chroma or saturation.
Fur covered cup, saucer, and spoon, Meret Oppenheim
tempera
powdered pigments, egg, yoke, a little water, touch of glue
Visual Weight
apparent heaviness or lightness of forms of art arranged in a composition
ex: RED CUBE
Lines indicated indirectly at edges where two shapes meet or that are suggested by positioning several objects in a row.
Implied Line
gang
a group of young people who join together for support and protection
Manitoba Legislative Building
Frank Worthington Simon 1912 Tyndall limestone
Shape, value, color, texture, form, space, line
Elements of Art
Trite or cliche
Worn out by constant repetition, overused
stylus
a pointed tool for writing or drawing or engraving
Mars Ultor
"Mars, the Avenger" Augustus builds a temple to Mars, the Avenger in his Forum. Vengeance of Father's murder. a vow, fulfillment. The temple is where Augustus discusses matters of war, awards triumphs, and discusses foreign matters.
Coil
rolling out long snakes of clay to build with
balance (principles)
equilibrium of elements (if dark area, repeat it somewhere else)
entablature
The part of a building above the columns and below the roof. The entablature has three parts: architrave, frieze, and pediment.
Romanesque
a styel that emerged in France (c. mid-eleventh century). Ornamental, stylised, and complex in both sculpture and painting
additive process
material is added as the artist works
Three-dimensional (3D) art
Having, or appearing to have, height, width, and depth.
Triforium
The section of a nave wall above the arcade and below the clerestory. it frequently consists of a blind arcade with three openings in each bay. When the gallery is also present, a four-story elevation results, the triforium being between the gallery and clerestory. it ma also occur in the transept and the choir walls.
shape
a 2D area which has height and width, has a definite outline, or boundary, can be seen/sensed with feeling
el artista
la persona que produce una obra de arte
Perspective
A method of drawing on a flat surface to give the illusion of depth
Tint
Adding white to change the value of a hue
Line
A mark made by a moving point or a shape with proportions that are long and narrow.
"The Death of The Author" by Roland Barthes, claims that meaning-making has shifted from the _______________ to the ______________.
Artist / Viewer
composition description
A listing of the facts in an artwork, such as objects, people, shapes, and colors.
Julian Schnabel, Exile, 1980
thought he was the next Picasso, comes from Caravaggioss orginal painting, masters every style within on piece, no ability to interpert this piece,
What kind of feeling do warm colors create/represent?
Feelings of happiness, cheerfullness, and excitedness
On the left side of this work there are white birds and a unicorn drinking from a small lake, and in the middle birds rest on a pink fountain. On the far right, a bird headed creature can be seen eating a human leg and defecating another person into a pot
(The) Garden of Earthly Delights
figura
figure
encadre
framed
Allah
god
la imagen
image
Self
Martin Puryear
el poeta
poet
Rouen Cathedral
Monet
el escultor
sculptor
Paul Gauguin
Post Impressionism
Sistine Chapel ceiling
Michaelangelo
el primer plano
foreground
foreground
scene nearest to viewer
Craftsmanship
quality work, neat work
rhythm
repeating element,to create movement.
Negative Space
space around the objects
Iconography
The identification, description, and interpretation of subject matter in art.
Binder
Mater that binds substances together
Intermediate Colors
Red-Orange, Blue-Violet, and Yellow-Green
founded by Picasso, ------ concentrates on a complex geometry or zigzagging lines and sharply overlapping lines
cubism
Brunelleschi
______ became the most famous architect of his day when he solved the problem of how to create a dome for the Florence Cathedral
cubism
art represented with geometric shapes and angular lines
movement
illusion of action/physical change in position
Contrapposto
italian word for centerpoise, device used by the greeks, where the weight of the human body is on one foot, allow the body to move
rilievo schiacciato
popular in fifteenth century
Italian term for flattened relief; refers to a kind of sculpture initiated by Donatello in which distance and perspective are achieved by optical suggestion rather than sculptural projection.
Canvas
What you paint on with acrylic paint.
scale
the relative size of an object compared to other objects, the setting, or people
Value
refers to the relative lightness and darkness of surfaces
Site Specific Art
works produced for one location
weighted line
darken lines to create emphasis, darken lines behind objects, darken lines as they go back in space
content
what a work of art is about
Garden of earthly delights
Bosch
Tryptic
panels= past present future
left= god and adam
middle= humanity
right= what he sees as the future
Productivity
The ability to generate ideas easily and frequently, and to follow through on those ideas
sandy skogland
photographer. she constructs her room and props
this painter was a collegiate artist who created scenes from his life in the south from collages
believed that objects didn't have to be proportional to other objects in the work of art.
bearden
gesture
a drawing technique used to draw the figure (human body) that uses a quickly drawn line to capture a pose.
Heirarchial Scale
use of unnatural proportions to show relative importance of figures
Palazzo Publico
City Hall of Siena, largest building in square.
Egyptian Pyramids
Giza Plateau; 2,500 BC; among largest man made construction; only remaining of 7 wonders of ancient world.
Drawing
using an instrument over a surface to create a mark, a final draft of your idea drawn out, shapes and forms are corrected
Emphasis
One part is more dominant than the other
formal balance
a repetition of similar shapes that mirror each other
lightfastness
a rating of how well the color will resist to change when exposed to light
color wheel
an arrangement of colors based on the sequence of hues in the visible spectrum.
linear perspective
organizes what we see in a logical way.
how many eye lengths can go across the standard human face?
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Analogous Color Schemes and Monochromatic Color Schemes
many colors v. a single color
linear progression / separation of spheres
Major components of Modernism are
thru which 2 senses do we experience texture?
touch & sight
A thumbnail drawing is a form of...?
visual note taking or visual thinking
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