art vocabulary quiz one Flashcards

Art
Terms Definitions
antiguo
antique
formal
formal
clásico, -a
classical
retrasar
to delay
el siglo
century
Mont Sainte-Victoire
Cezanne
el/la cual
which
tint
hue plus white
les beaux-arts
fine arts
mass
3- dimensional object
Secondary Colors
Purple, Green, Orange
abstract geometry
la geometria abstracta
Contrast
Light and dark, size
creative
the ability to think divergently
form
a 3-D shape or structure
fresco secco
executed on dry plaster
Great Pyramids of Giza
burial tombs
value
distinguishes elements by varying degrees of contrast, most common in color
impressionism
a late 19th century style characterized by the attempt to capture the fleeting effects of light by painting in short strokes of pure color
Vito Acconci. Following Piece, 3-25 October 1969. "Street Works IV". Performance
7. AESTHETICS
knowledge gained through sensory experience
Silver point
Drawing medium, silver tipped instrument inscribes lines on a surface that has been coated with ground or pigment
Max Schmitt in a Single Scull
Eakins
chiaroscuro
light-dark
using contrasts of light to achieve a sense of volume in modelling three-dimensional objects such as the human body
Perspective
illusion that art work is 3-D
Informal Balance
Asymmetrical balance is when elements are placed unevenly in a piece, but work together (Unified).
Surrealsim
part of art history, paintings about dreams and sex
La Memoria de Nuestra Tierra
Judith F. Baca
Implied line
Lines not drawn or incorporated (suggested) example: Line of sight
Great Schism
Religious divide between the Holy Roman Empire and the Catholic Church; signals the creation of a second pope, one French and one Italian
Etching
intaglio process that uses wax and acid to burn image into a copper plate (Rembrandt's Three Crosses)
Scale can be
unexpected or exaggerate-
magnified or reduced.
movement
color can create a sense of movement
fibers
a natural or synthetic filament, such as cotton or nylon, which can
Intermediate Colors
Colors produced by mixing a primary color and the adjacent secondary color on the color wheel.
pointed arch
weight of the structure is distributed directly to the walls top heavy
Folio
the first book to feature the new types in 1702.
Rose window
a circular window with stained glass and stone tracery used on the facades and the ends of the transepts in Gothic cathedrals
Emphasis
Drawing attention to a portion of a composition.
radial symmetry
lines and shapes are mirrored both vertically and horizontally with the center acting as the focal point
Documentary
a film or TV program presenting the facts about a person or event.
art nouveau
movement of the 20th century that embraced the mosaic
mediums
materials used to create an image ex: charcoal, pencil, ink, paint
Prehistoric Man
______ creation of art was used for hunting powers or magic over the animals.
firing
a process of heating clay at very high temperatures and then allowing it to cool in order to make it hard and resistant to water
rythm
a continuance, a flow, or a sense of movement achieved by the repetition of regulated visual units; the use of measured accents
People, Boats, and Animals
egyptian art, had no figure-ground relationship
Apollo and Daphne
Berinini 1624
Daphne is turning into a tree
technically very hard
one side is still human while the other is more tree
stone
implied motion and time
What are the warm colors?
Red, Yellow, Orange, .... (Yellow orange, Red orange)
walk in cooler
Raw meat at the bottom right. Dairy product. Vegetable on top left or top middle level. liquid mid hight.
Lapith and centaur battle
lapith and centaur battle depicted on a building
analogous color scheme
colors that share a common hue and are next to each other on the color wheel
When a painter's oil becomes too thick
it must be thinned with a medium of turpentine
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