Art 46 Flashcards

Art
Terms Definitions
tema
theme
courbe
curved
divertido
fun
sarcophagus
stone coffin
divorciarse
to divorce
Mesopotamian
3,000-500 B.C.
la armonía
harmony
el bosquejo
sketch
complementary
complementary color
Mount Desert Island
McEntee
Kupferstecher
der copper engraver
linear
clear and detailed
Waterlilies by Claude Monet
Mont Sainte-Victoire, France, Post-Impressionism, Cezanne
...
form
object with three dimensions
The Stone Breakers
Gustave Courbet
Polytheism
belief in many gods
negative space
around and between objects
Line
Shortest path between two points
fuente de inspiración
source of inspiration
Demeter
(ceres)
3rd sister
goddess of grain and agriculture
Craftmanship
How well a work is produced
Color Symbolism
red: hot, passionate, danger, evil....blue:honesty, responsibility, compassion, melancholy, sad...yellow: warm, cowardice, bright...orange: confident, adventurous...green: nature, health, friendly, fresh, greedy...purple: royalty, beauty, sophistication...grey: neutral, apathetic, dull...black: death, mystery, night, monstrous, horrible...white: pure, innocent, cold, blank, empty, etc.
Guaranty Building, USA, 19th Century Architecture, Sullivan
Renaissance artists
Michelangelo, Davinci, Holbein, Durer, Boticelli, Raphael, Donatello
Subject
person/things represented ina work of art
Applied Arts
art with a practical function
Pieta
Michelangelo's first great woek hand ounger MAry holding Christ's limp body who was older and looked at peace
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Charles SearlesFilas for Sale(from the Nigerian Impressions series)1972
pendentives
carry the enormous weight from the circular base of the upper dome downward to a square formed by supporting walls
color
element of art derived from reflected light. Hue is another word for ______
balance
way things are organized to create stability in a work
von etwas bessen sein
to be obsessed with
Linear Perspective
a technique developed in th Renaissance for constructing optically convincing space to set forms in. Primarily this is done be diminishing the size of forms as they move away from us and with parallel lines receding into the distance seeming to converge until they disappear, creating a vanishing point.
Palette
A slab of wood, metal, marble, ceramic, plastic, glass, or paper an artist can hold while painting and on which the artist mixes paint.
Wax Risist
ruined by the kilm and heat
Translusent
material that allows some light to pass thru but not enough to see clearly thru it
Hay Wein (originally entitled Landscape: Noon)
John Constable, 1821
implied mass
creates the illusion of possessing volume, having weight and occupying three-dimensional space
tech. created by Louis Daguerre, light and dark displayed correctly
Daguerreotype
Bohemian
term used to 1820s subculture made up of the young, cultural bohemian is seen as radical!
abstract lines
lines found in very abstract and nonobjective artworks that do not describe anything.
Three Persons where God appears
Holy Spirit, Father, Son
Bauhaus
Walter Gropius- the goal was to train artists; architects and designers to accept and anticipate 20th Century needs and promote a unity of art, architecture and design. He also hoped for a marriage between art and industry.(Laszlo Moholy-Nagy, Josef Albers, Marcel Breuer, Mies Van Der Rohe
pattern
A _____is a line or shape that repeats; it adds interest to artwork.
Wood engraving
Print: relief; Matrix: end grain of laminate wood, graining is not a big concern
Composition
Is the act of putting things together in a painting. Is te way you order the space.
mass
1. In graphic art, a shape that appears to stand out three-dimensionally from the space surrounding it or creates the illusion of a solid body of material. 2. In the plastic arts, a physical bulk of material.
donor
a client or patron of an artist who donates the work to in institution; in altarpieces the donor and family were often included in the painting
proportion
relation of one part to another, or of parts to a whole, in respect to size, height, width, and scale
parchment
skin of a sheep or goat prepared for writing on
proof
first copy of a print, usually used to detect problems or areas that need more work
contour
to line the which defines it form or edge ,an outline
true pyramid
a structure with a square base and sides that slope upward to meet at an apex
Black & white
not colors. Black is the absence of all colors and white is the presence of all colors.
positive space/shape
the objects in a work of art as opposed to the background space around the objects
Wheel Throwing
A method of creating forms of clay by centering a mass of clay on a clay and circular clab and then pulling the sides up from it with the hands as this wheel is turned.
what is an aesthetic experience?
enjoying something for its own sake
-using the 5 senses
Dr. Seuss: Cages Cost Money
- work was about Buying more US Savings Bonds and Stamps
-got his start as an editorial cartoonist for a New York paper during World War-II.
-Drew more than 400 cartoons, many of which pertained to the war effort.
-Seuss was the chief editorial cartoonist for the New York tabloid newspaper "PM".
The ears are between the corner of the
eye and the bottom of the nose
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