Art History 112 Flashcards

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Migrant Mother
Sanchi Stupa
Four Horsemen

Suprematist Painting

founder of Buddhism
Sacrifice of Isaac
culture of Crete
Writing/Communicating through symbols-Pectoral of Sunisret
Expulsion from Eden
1425 Massacio
Henri Matisse
"Reclining Nude I(Aurora)"
Veristic Roman Busts,Roman Art
Smith 1962 Minimalist American
E. Degas
"Ballet Rehearsal" (Impressionism)
Adoration of the Lamb
AD 113, Commemorative, Roman
Trajan's column
William Hogarth
Suicide of the Countess
England Rococo/ Natural
Giotto, Madonna Enthroned (Ognissanti Madonna), c. 1310.
Neo-impressionism in particular, were drawn to modern urban scenes as well as landscapes and seashores or vacation places. Paint in the moment.
Matisse 1908 Fauve French
Red Room
Figure 2-10 Bull-headed lyre (restored) from Tomb 789 ("King's Grave"), Royal Cemetery, Ur (modern Tell Muqayyar), Iraq, ca. 2600 BCE. Lyre: Gold leaf and lapis lazuli over a wooden core, 5' 5" high. (Sumerian)
Temple of Ramses II
Who: Egyptian
Cycles consisted of ____________
flooding seasons.
Artist: Frida Kahlo
Title: The Two Fridas
Medium: Oil on canvas
Size: 5'8½" X 5'8½" (1.74 X 1.74 m)
Date: 1939
Source/ Museum: Museo de Arte Moderno, Instituto Nacional de Bellas Artes, Mexico City
woodblock print
the oldest printmaking process invented in China, and is a relief print style that makes use of a wooden matrix
Pontormo- Descent From The Cross (Italian Mannerism)
an Italian word designating the contrast of dark and light in a painting, drawing, or print. Chiaroscuro creates spatial depth and volumetric forms through gradations in the intensity of light and shadow
Wanderer Above the Sea of Fog
Head of an Akkadian Ruler
Nineveh, Iraq
The Death of General Wolfe: artist
Michelangelo Buonarroti
Ceiling of the Sistine Chapel
Greek "dancing place". In ancient Greece theatres , the circular piece of earth with a hard level surface which the performance took place
Actual texture
Texture that can be felt
name, location, culture?
Baths of CaracallaRomeLate Roman
U.S. photographer who took sequence photographs. (horses)
Joern Utzon, sydney opera house, 1959, moderism
Negative Image
the outline of a certain shape.
color field painting
overlapping and interacting colors, example is rothko, untitled
became emperor around 300 AD. moved the roman emperor to "constantinople"(present day Turkey) in 314 AD
Buddhist; one of the host of divinities provided to the Buddha to help him save hummanity
peplos Kore
Also in Book Page 92 (7.9)
1830s and 40s. popular and widely distributed pamphlets. Short essays that analyzed in tremendous detail different niches of French society, not just professional types like Lawyers and Nuns but specific categories such as suburban Gardener and woman of 30. The essays were a means to understand the dramatic transformations that were occurring due to a tremendous flux from rapid industrialization and urbanization.
a painting made with pigments mized with egg yolk and water
in a Gothic cathedral, the blind arcaded gallery below the clerestory; occasionally the arcades are filled with stained glass
Male Lyre Player (Cycladic)
Little white player guy
Painting in the "shadowy manner" using violent contrasts of light and dark as in the work of Caravaggio
the crossing structure of a cruciform plan
A curved structural member that spans an opening and is generally composed of wedge-shaped blocks (voussoirs) that transmit the downward pressure laterally
colored layer of paint applied over the gesso but under the actual image layer
opus francigenum
Originating in 12th century France and lasting into the 16th century, Gothic architecture was known during the period as "the French Style" (Opus Francigenum), with the term Gothic first appearing during the latter part of the Renaissance. Its characteristic features include the pointed arch, the ribbed vault and the flying buttress.
A guardian or protector of an ancient near eastern palace.
Rose window
a circular window with stained glass and stone tracery used on the facades and the ends of the transepts in Gothic cathedrals
The distance between the center of the lowest drum of a column and the center of the next
daoism (taoism)
emphasize the jewels of the tao; compassion, modernism, and humility.
Jules-Antoine Castagnary
Critic who was an Evangelist of realism. Wrote in his salon review: "there is no need to return to history, to take refuge in legends, to summon powers of the imagination. Beauty is before the eyes, not in the brain, in the present, not in the past, in truth, not in dreams.
john chamblelain
all of his works are crushed automobile parts
need info
Both Members of the Club. 1909
by George Bellows. (6.15)
A series of arches supported by piers or columns.
Archaic Smile
in Archaic Greek sculpture, the smile indicated that the person portrayed is alive
A pointed tool used for engraving or incising
a work of art composed of several connected panels.
grave marker
what was the function of this vase during this period?
pilgrimage to cythera
antoine watteau, 1717, oil on canvas, france
Ghent Altarpiece
A 12 piece panel painting started by Hubert van Eyck and finished by Jan van Eyck in 1432. It is notable for its use of oil paint to create incredible detail. Also known as The Adoration of the Mystic Lamb.
To adorn or embellish with or as if with a coat of arms.
Claude Monet, Impression: Sunrise, 1872
societe anonyme des artistes peintrees: hold 8 groups shows, Louis Leroy gives name of impressionalistics, sees sunrise tries to capture impression on the spot, "in the open air", painting there and in the now, complimentray colors help pop/blend, mixed coolors brush work loose
Temple of Inscriptions
Why: Lord Pakal's tomb; to facilitate his successful journey into the afterlife.
Name/Time Period/Artist (if applicable) {pg.55}
Palette of King Narmer/Old Kingdom (Egypt)/ [none]
andy worhal
What famous pop artist made a work of art by constructing a reproduction of the packaging for Brillo soap pads?
Question about Greek Art
The western tradition has two major connections to the ancient world.
1. JEWS-monotheism, Man's relation to God
2. Greeks - Humanism, Individualism
it shows three registers showing. On one side we see men riding cheriots into battle. The second register has armed men capt;////////;///uring prisoners of war. At the bottom shows the victorious battle. On the other panel, there is a more peaceful scene.
Royal Standard Of Ur.
Trajan self-advertising. Use of groin vaults for light. Made possible by concrete.
Ere ibeji (twin figures)
if your twin dies, you get this figure made and tend to it like it is living
(Carolingian Art) A 'revival of __ ' (sometimes called a "__-__") in the art of the book occurs as a result of Charlemagne's interests.One of Charlemagne's projects was revival of the true text of the __ since translation has been skewed over the centurie
A 'revival of learning' (sometimes called a "proto-renaissance") in the art of the book occurs as a result of Charlemagne's interests. One of Charlemagne's projects was revival of the true text of the Bible since translation has been skewed over the centuries.
"Khafe" Shown with a __ body and face, regardless of how he actually looks. Egyptians considered ideal __ appropriate for representing __and to proclaim the __ nature of Egyptian kingship
"Khafe" Shown with a flawless body and face, regardless of how he actually looks. Egyptians considered ideal proportions appropriate for representing majesty and to proclaim the godlike nature of Egyptian kingship
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