1Art Definition Flashcards

Art
Terms Definitions
formal
formal
flourish
aufblühen
sencillo/a
simple
distinguir
to distinguish
la artista
artist
el argumento
plot
Distraer
to distract
mas alla
beyond
a colors name
hue
Tanner
The Banjo Lesson
design
planning the arrangement
A Carnival Evening
Rosseau
color
reflected wavelengths of light
Rodin
The Burghers of Calais
minimalism
austere- without representational cues, what to do with it?
gestalt- any aspect of a thing that can serve as a perceptual whole and thus serve as a reference point in the process of seeing and thinking
Primary colors
blue, red, yellow
Idealized
Embodying perfect or ideal proportions. European idealization stems from ancient Greece, which strove for perfect, mathematical beauty. Roman artists, as well as Italian painters of the Renaissance, adopted the idealized look.
Saying Grace, France, Enlightenment, Chardin
Woman 1 by Kooning, 1950-52
Judy Chicago
The Dinner Party 1979
What is pattern?
2D visual repetition
Teotihuacan
the great pre-mayan city was ___________
Guggenheim Museum in NYC
Frank Lloyd Wright
glaze
finely ground minerals suspended in water which when fired, melts into a glass-like coating
Johns, Painted Bronze (Beer Cans) (1960)
Neo-Dada
Proto-Pop
Matisse
Large Reclining Nude (The Pink Nude)
France
School of Paris
1935
beauty
One's understanding of what is visually pleasing.
Stereotype
commonly held popular belief about specific social groups
Archaic Smile
Engaging expression of facial features.
Relief
figures or forms project from background surface
Altamira
a site in Spain where prehistoric paintings appear on the ceiling of a cave
content
Procedural theory. Process by which a work of art is created and viewed. Artists intention and concept. Viewers interpretation.
image
a mentally envisioned thing or plan given concrete appearance through the use of an art medium, the general appearance of a work.
Shell System
One basic material both provides structural support and the outside covering of a building.
space
creates the illusion of depth or perspective, contains width and height with in a picture plane
"Haut Relief"
3-d carving that stands relatively high above its background
Édouard Manet, Luncheon on the Grass, 1862-63
perspective drawing
show proper relationship of 3 dimensional objects in a 2 dimensional space. Process is called FORESHORTENING
Jealousy
a feeling of jealous envy (especially of a rival)
Piet Mondrian
Dutch artist (painter) who started with images of nature including trees, and who evolved in his work to full abstraction or nonobjective or non-figurative (non-representational) painting.
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What is Ink?
part of the church reserved for the clergy which includes the apse and the area preceding it.
Presbytery
Charles Chaplin
English comic actor and film director of the silent film era. He became one of the best-known film stars in the world before the end of the First World War.
Block Print
Printing from hand engraved or carved blocks of wood
Folk Artists
artists who are self taught and therefore have little or not formal schooling in artistic methods
Minoan
of or relating to or characteristic of the Bronze Age culture of Crete
nibs
pen points, used on pen holders which provide for the removal of tips.
Texture
element refers to way things feel or look as they might be felt
symmertry
one side of something balancing out or mirring the other
Crosshatching
way of shading using lines that cross each other
Iconography
The study or description of images and symbols.*Cultural set of images that would be easily understood within the given culture.
Graphic Design
created to please an audience and to sell a product
hue
the name of a color, determined by its position in the spectrum
Tint
A light value of hue made by mixing the hue with white. Opposite of shade
Arbitrary Color
Color that has no realistic or natural relation to the object that is depicted, as in a blue horse or a purple cow, but that may have emotional or expressive significance
Paul Cezanne
lived much of his life struggling to gain acceptance and recognition for the impressionistic style of painting
Shades of gray between middle gray and black, which can give a work a feeling of somberness or quietude.
Low-Key Values
James Luna, Artifact Piece, 1987
native american from cali reservation, conceptual exhibition, lays on table as native aemrican "artifact", thing that remains that no longer exists, rates of alchollism were high in reservations, american things he liked grouped together, even tho he was native americna he stiill liked american things, challenges sterotype
Florentine Renaissance art prioritized disegno, drawing and delineation of forms, while Venetian Renaissance art prioritized:
the sensuousness of light and color
What was Tomatsu Shomei's subject matter
Atomic bomb victims of Nagasaki Japan
Depicting the Maison Fournaise, this painting features the artist’s patron, Gustave Caillebotte, staring at the artist’s wife across the table of food.
(The) Luncheon of the Boating Party
the 5 pillars of faith
1. There is but one God, Allah, and Mohammed is his prophet
2. pray five times a day facing Mecca
3. Giving alms to the poor
4. Fast during the day during the Holy Month of Ramadan
5. Make a pilgrimage to Mecca at least once in a lifetime if able
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