Art 97 Flashcards

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Rendición
Surrender
Roman
coliseum
moderno(a)
modern
la marine
seascape
chevrons
inverted Vs
el mural
mural
to finish
acabar
publicar
to publish
el raíz
the root
naturaleza muerta
still life
el efecto
the effect
The Rokeby Venus
Velazquez
Kandinsky
Blue Rider
Improvisation 28
cool colors
blue, green, violet
Claude Monet
influence: japanese gardener
provenance
the place of origin
Christo
Finances everythign himself including security. He does envoironmental Installation=work of art people experience by entering it. Gates project started in 1979. Consists of installing 15,000 steel gutes each 15ft high & lining the edges of 23 miles of walkway in New York's Central Park
-Wrapped Trees in Richen, Switzerland
-Surrounded Islands
-A wrapped Reichstag in Berlin, Germany
-The realization of the Running Fences in California
-18 ft. 39.4 kilometers, and 2,222,222 sq.ft.
-The Umbrellas
-Blue ones in Japan
Yellow ones in California
Wrapped Trees
Valley Curtain
Over the River
-Still being made
-Alot of work put in to it
powders
Very small pieces of something
tactile
having to do with touch
Intensity
how bright/dull a color looks
Figure
A shape on a background
Another artist who sketched the riderless horse race in addition to Vernet was _________.
Gericault
kore
stiffly standing archaic Greek female sculpture, clothed
hue
name of color in color spectrum
Contour
the perceived edges of a three-dimensional form such as the human body. Contour lines: are lines used to indicate these perceived edges in two-dimensional art.
Margot / Picasso / Paris 1901
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Wassily Kandinsky
Der Blaue Rieter Expressionist artist
imitationalism
based on realistic looking subject matter
complementary
colors that are directly oppoisite each other on the color wheel
The Horse in Motion
Muybridge, photograph, 1878
qibla
The mosque wall oriented toward Mecca indicated by the mihrab
Slip
watered down clay which acts as glue
Vignette
A decorative design often used in manuscripts or books to separate sections or to decorate borders.
Free Form
3D sculpture --> can walk around
The Third of May, 1808, Spain, Romanticism, Goya
Surrealism
movement in literature and visual arts that developed in mid 1920s-1940s. Grew out of DADA and AUTOMATISM. Based upon revealing the unconscious mind in dream images, the irrational, and the fantastic. Took 2 directions: REPRESENTATIONAL and ABSTRACT. Dali's and Magritte's paintings, with their uses of impossible combinations of objects depicted in realistic detail, typify representational blank. Miro's paintings, with the use of abstract and fantastic shapes and vaguely defined creatures, are typical of abstract blank.
grisalle
A monochrome painting done mainly in neutral grays to stimulate the sculpture
Bull Leaping
Greece, Minoan Culture, Fresco, 1500 BC
Lancets
tall, narrow windows ending in pointed arches
layered space
placement of objects to show depth
The first coins were made by the Persians
False
Kiln
A furnace used to fire ceramic objects at high temperatures and render their shapes and colors permanent.
Shade
Hue plus black, the dark side of value
Abstract Expressionism
A movement in which artists typically tried to explore or create the presence of feelings and emotions.
Line
a mark made by a pointed tool, suggests movement and emotion, has length and width
Analogous
colors that appear next to one another on the color wheel
Unity-Continuation
a phenomenon that occurs in an artwork when the observer's vision is directed from place to place by lines, edges of shapes or the arrangement of objects and figures
value
the element of art that describes the darkness and lightness of an object
Size
objects closer to you are larger and lower on the picture plane, objects farther away are small and high on the picture plane.
Atmospheric perspective
creation of the illusion of distance by the greater diminution of color intensity
Define "fresco"
Painting on lime plasters either dry or wet
continuation
an artist who places a row of trees extending from the lower left side to the upper right in a painting is achieving what
bisque fire
first fireing of the clay to harden the structure.
medium
type of material in which a piece of art is expressed
Horizon line
A real or implied line across the picture plane parallel with the top and bottom edges. This tends to draw the viewers eye toward the linear perspective, all receding lines seem to converge to this line.
subject matter
The things that are represented in an artwork, such as people, buildings, trees, etc.
Symbolism: Enormous curling beard and braided hair
royalty, the ideal male appearance
positive space
the objects in a work of art as opposed to the background or area around the objects
Vertical lines
move straight up and down- do not lean at all
less is more
notion that you do not always have to gibve all the information to the viewer
Name Romero Britto's birth date and birthplace
Recife, Brazil; Oct. 6, 1963
what is an example of geometric shape
man made precise shapes - circle square rectangle
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