ART Vocab Quiz Flashcards

Art
Terms Definitions
realismo
realism
artesanos
artisans
formidable
great
Pollock
Number 27
1851
Crystal Palace
to draw
dibujar
el museo
museum
le musicien
musician
Wash
color plus water
Mona Lisa
Da Vinci
converge
to come together
para mí...
for me
Guernica
Cubism . Pablo Picasso
Burial of Count Organz
Creco
diagonal lines
can suggest movement
3Dememsional
height, width and depth
Boccioni created the sculpture _____forms of Continuity in Space, which seems to emphasize the movements of forms in space.
Unique
Secondary colors
Purple, orange, and green
venus of willendorf
30,000 bc, limestone
two
A shape has ___ dimension(s)
Richard Serra
Wright's Triangle - 1978
Title: Les Demoiselles d'Avignon
Date: 1907
Creator: PICASSO, Pablo
Medium: oil on canvas
Maria Rosa Bonheur
Deer in the Forest
organic
Freeform shapes can be called what?
frieze
below the pediment and usually contains illustrations
Napoleon at Pesthouse at Jaffa, France, Napoleon, Gros
intensity
brightness and dullness of a color
Technique
Technique referst to a person's manipulative skills and abilities related to a particular activity.
capitalism
an economic system pursuing market freedom
In addition to Robert Campin's "Merode" one, another example of this form unusually depicts St. Sebastian and was done for St. Anthony's monastery by Matthias Grunewald
Altarpiece
still life
an arrangement of composition of inanimate objects , used as a subject of art for the artist
encaustic
pigment mixed with melted wax and resin, then applied to a surface while hot
Linocut
A form of relief printmaking, similiar to a woodcut, in which a block of linoleum is carved so as to leave the image to be printed raised above the surface of the block, the resulting print is also known as this
jasper johns - Target with plaster casts
Central column and niche, cave 254, Dunhuang, Gansu, 475-490CE
Fade
Slowly changing from one scene to another ( fade in or out) with either a change in brightness or darkness
Vanishing point
determines position and direction of sight. point where lines converge
asymmetrical
not being the same on both sides.
casting
a melted-down metal or other liquid substance is poured into a mold to harden
Kouros
Greek for "youth." An archaic Greek statue of a standing young nude male.
Which artist is best associated with Romanticism?
Delacroix
cool colors
make objects appear to recede & smaller in a picture (ex: green, blue, purple)
tribune
A platform or walkway in a church constructed overlooking the aisle and above the nave.
propylaea
a monumental gateway based on the one for the Acropolis in Greece
Reflected Light
The relatively weak light that bounces off a nearby surface onto the shadowed side of a form.
industrial design
a career that involves conceiving of and designing objects that meet the needs of people
primary colors
Three colors from which all other colors originate. They are red, blue and yellow.
value
the element of art that describes the darkness or lightness of an object
tertiary colors
These are colors created by combining a primary color and a secondary color. They are yellow-green, blue-green, blue-violet, red-violet, red-orange and yellow-orange.
The dimensions of a form are height, length, width.
False
Contour Line
A line that defines the inner and outer edges of a form and suggests three-dimensionally
Netherlandish Painting
brought a sense of looking beyond the surface beyond the picture plane
the viewer looks beyond the surface into everyday life
approximate symmetry
objects on each side of the central axis are arranged in an almost formal manner with just enough variation to hold the viewers attencion
Maya Ying Lin "Vietnam Veteran Memorial" Washington DC 1980-83 Art Since 1960
steel wall with names
complemantary colors
colors across from each other on the color wheel
Heliotype
weak quality, had to sit in front of sunlight all day
The artist of this work depicted its subject receiving a secret from her husband in the charcoal study sketch Whispers
Madame X
kneaded erasers
made of a soft rubber that can be reshaped for lifting out pencil marks.
texture
the quality of a surface in a peice of artwork
Velazquez depicted a white one on a chair in his portrait of Prince Felipe Prospero
dog (accept equivalents)
Registering a print
Making marks on your paper so when you make the next print, they will be lined up
What is a split complimentary color scheme?
two colors adjacent to its complimentary
What does the disasters of war depict?
its a print that depicts dad men that are dismembered and are hanging from a tree
tint
white+color
fad
dasd
contemporáneo
contemporary
la ceramica
pottery
la pintura
painting
expresar
to express
Convex
bulges out
la melodía
melody
Entombment
ARTIST:Caravaggio YEAR:1603 PERIOD:Italian Baroque
Duchamp, L.H.O.O.Q. (1919-1940)
Readymade
jusqu'à ce que
until
la obra
the work
shape
a 2D design, enclosed
Johns, White Flag (1955)
Neo-Dada
Proto-Pop
Un tableau
a painting (picture)
warm colors
red, yellow, orange
modernism
expression, practice, or usage characteristic of modern times; the philosophy of modern art
Rosetti
Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood
La Pia de'Tolomei
Rubens
Daniel in the Lion's Den(Baroque)
ziggurat
In ancient Mesopotamian architecture, a monumental platform for a temple
van Gogh
Harvest- paints Human emotion
location? period?
THREE GODDESSES AT PARTHENON
Athens
High Classical
volute
in the shape of a coil
Portraiture
High degree of individuality rarely found in Greek sculpture
When was the Plaque contest held?
1400
Liberty Leading the People by Delacroix, 1830
Farm Security Administration
Ran by Roy Stryker
form
appears three dimensional and encloses volume three dimensions, length, width, height
Michelangelo
Italian Renaissance painter known for the sistine chapel and david
He often mocked Impressionists for their outdoor paintings, and was very unhappy when the term was also applied to him
Degas
shades
3D medium to create darkened areas makes feeling of space & depth +black
pylon
The wide entrance gateway of an Egyptian temple, characterized by its sloping walls
Composition
An ordered relationship among parts or elements of art.
Glazed-
painted with a material that turns glassy when heated:
Primary
_____ colors cannot be made by mixtures of other colors.
diffusion
the scattering of light in the atmosphere
Lithography (Planography
Lithography refers to a printing process that uses chemical processes to create an image. The image is drawn on the surface of the stone with an oil-based medium. The plate is then covered with water. When the ink is applied to the plate it adheres to the drawing and repelled by the water.
Keystone
 
Highest and most central block in an arch, wedged shaped. It is last to be placed and holds the arch together. 
Implied Line
Movement in a linear direction caused by a visual element other than an actual line.
lunette
a semicircular wall area, framed by an arch over a door or window. can be either plain or decorated.
Diagonal
a straight line through a figure from one corner to another corner
Emphasis
Used to create dominance and focus in art work.
all proportions are found by comparing them to the ____ _____
basic unit
brayer
a roller that is used to roll ink
motif
a distinct or separable element in the design of a pattern
Golden Mean
an ideal proportion, written as 1:1.6, invented by the ancient Greeks
Because she painted it repeatedly and because she lived out her life there, Georgia O'Keeffe is most closely associated with
New Mexico.
Banqueters and Musicians and Dancers in the Tomb of the Leopards
Fresco, Etruscan, 480-470
What Battle did The Vendome Column commemorate?
Battle of Austerlitz
line
a mark that is longer than it is wide
pencils
6B(softest), 5B, 4B, 3B, 2B, B, HB, F, H, 2H, 3H, 4H, 5H, 6H, 7H, 8H, 9H(hardest).
B is darker than H.
Woodcut, wood engraving, linocut, and reduction print
Types of relief printing
The floor design in this painting is modeled on the Cosmati pavement in Westminster Abbey, and an unused oriental rug is lying on the top shelf. In the upper left corner of the painting, there is a crucifix that is partially obscured by the green curtain.
(The) Ambassadors
Horizon Line
level line were water or land seem to end and sky begins
El pueblo a la universidad y la universidad al pueblo
David Alfaro Siqueiros
Eye Level
Height of your eyes when looking at an object. You may be looking down, up, or directly at an object. In perspective drawing, eye level can be the same level as the horizon line.
In the early nineteenth century, a recurrent and significant theme (p. 485) began to appear in Romantic painting. What was it?
The notion of the sublime
value of a color is
range of light to dark of a color
what is meant by the phrase "learning objectives and assessments are two sides of the same coin"
"what do you want children to learn" vs "have they learned what you intended"
imaginativo
imaginative
lujoso
luxurious
visual elements
-line
-shape
-colors
-textures
-tones
plasmar
to shape
el/la poeta
poet
Absinthe Drinkers
Degas
el tono
tone
Despair
bronze Hugo Robus
graduated
change of size
baimiao
pure line drawing
Haydn
Father of the Symphony
A Wall, Nassau
Winslow Homer
Mezzetin
Jean Antoine Watteau (around 1718-20)
maquette
model for a building (f.)
Fur Traders Descending the Missouri
Bingham
balance
the distribution of weight, whether actual or visual, in a composition
Laurie Anderson. United States I-IV, 1979-83. Performance art
transept
structure forming the transverse part of a cruciform church
Digital photography
Stores visual info electronically rather than a film
Crows over the Wheat Field
Van Gogh
Masaccio, Holy Trinity, Fresca, Santa Maria Novella, Florence
The Eiffel Tower
Alexandre-Gustave Eiffel, 19th century French Architecture
Las Meninas (The Maids of Honor).
Diego Velázquez
Sketch
very detailed, broken lines, think to thin, short and quick
Boccaccio
perfected the art of the short story
Daguerrotype
camera built by Daguerre that captures images on copper plates on the abck of the camera (The Artist's Studio)
Ways to achieve emphasis
contrast, isolation, and placement
Mannerism
a style of 16th-century Italian art preceding the Baroque, characterized by unusual effects of scale, lighting, and perspective, and the use of bright, often lurid colors
ceramics
objects made of fired clay or porcelain.
warp
The first strings that are put onto the loom. They must be kept taut.
realism
based on the view that ordinary people and every day activities are worthy subjects for art
Calendaring paper
a smooth, refined surface produced by hot-pressing the paper after it was printed.
fan vault
one whose radiating ribs form a fan
focal point
design elements lead to one point causing it to be the emphasis
Ram and Tree
near eastern (Sumerian), reminds one of the story of Abraham and Isaac
Proportion
Size in comparison to other parts of the work
print
the impression created on a surface by the printing plate; original work of art
narrative approach
way to examine visual art
what's being depicted
-basic straight forward stuff--what you see in the picture
-what objects are doing what and how does that tell us what's going on in the picture
-the story shown in the picture
firing
a process of heating clay at very high temperatures and then allowing it to cool inorder to make it hard and resistant water
What do you add to get a color darker?
black
Martuary Temple if Hatshepsut
first architectural structure to blend into its natural environment
Octavian (Augustus)
63 BCE- 14 CE
his great uncle was Julius Caesar, who adopted Octavian
cupid is by his leg
title of augustus (exalted and sacred)
Different types of space:
Positive (tree & town- in starry night), Negative (hills & sky- in starry night), recede, vanishing point, depth, foreground (cypress tree in starry night), middle ground (trees & town in starry night), & background (mountains in starry night)
synthetic cubists Picasso and Braque
were the first to use collage
Mobile (and stabile) sculpture
a kind of sculpture invented by Alexander Calder, combining nonobjective organic forms and motion in balanced structures hanging from rods, wires, and colored, organically shaped plates.
relief sculpture vs. 3-D sculpture
relief = flat; only visible from front
3-D = viewable form all sides
What are the 3 points of perspective also known as?
They are also known as the renaissance or mathematical perspective
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