Art HIstory Quiz Terms Flashcards

Terms Definitions
David 2
n.ölüm oranı,ölüm
Mannerism, c1520-c1600ParmigianinoMadonna with the Long Neck oil on wood1534-40
an etching
une eau-forte
The Last Supper
Jean-Honoré Fragonard
The Swing
Impression: Sunrise
18th/19th century
Frank Lloyd Wright
Guggenheim Museum
15th century
Albarello jar
Pergamon Altar, 175 BC,Greek
bayeux tapestry, medieval, norman
Colosseum (The Flavian Amphitheatre)
Rome, c. 72-80 CE
Italian Penninsula
Cinerary urn
Sarcophagus: tara coda-malliable clay
Figures on top of the urn are relaxed and fluent(archaic-like smile); look like they're lounging on daybed
The movement concerned with simplifying shapes and modifying subject matter. Still recognizable, but there is little detail. There are unreal perspectives and sizes.
bronzino. allegory(venus, cupid, folly, and time)
c 1545
Relief Printmaking
printing negativly. 1st type
upper level in hagia sophia
called "Father of the Renasissance"
Rose Window
a circular stained-glass window
office in a Roman house
fine and soft animal skin
Andy Warhol, green coco-cola bottles, 1962, pop art
10 point plan for video
vito acconci
St. james led to martyrdom
mantegna 1455
Vision of St Hildegard of Bingen
Benin Head of a Woman,16th century,brass,African Art
Bronze crane, Lishan, Shaanxi, 3rd century BCE
sculpture that looks like the sculpture matter (means in truth)
An artist would paint, from scaffolding, all sorts of fictitious architecture on to what was, essentially, a flat surface
diaphragm arches
divide nave into equal compartments
Evening Bell at the Clock
Harunobu, 1770
Bishop Eadfrith, "St. Mark Evangelist Page"
to the Lindisfarne Gospels, c. 700 CE.
Hiberno-Saxon Period. Ink on vellum
heroic figures of nude young men
An inscription, usually on the last page, giving information about a book's manufacture. In Chinese painting, written texts on attached pieces of paper or silk.
In the renissance, an emphasis on education and on expanding knowledge, the exploration of the individual of individual potential and desite to excel
a monochrome picture made by using several different shades of the same color
formal analysis
requires no historical analysis, looks at a work of art and analyze it
Not one particular style. Refers to the reaction of the cold, barren minimal works.
Exploracion de los Fuentes del Rio Orinoco
The degree of relief is designated high, low, or sunken in a sculpture
Leader in Athens during its Golden Age, patron of the arts encouraging public images of peace, prosperity, and power. Convinced the people to rebuild the Acropolis to honor Athena.
towers from which the faithful are called to worship
one of the wedge-shaped stone forming the curve of an arch or vaulted ceiling
Painting on lime plaster, either dry or wet. In the latter method, the pigments are mixed with water and become chemically bound to the freshly laid lime plaster. Also, a painting executed in either method.
A horizontal beam spanning an opening between two walls or posts
Hagia Sophia (Church of Holy Wisdom), Constantinople (Istanbul, Turkey), Byzantine Period, 532-537.
di sotto in su
"seen from below", illustionistic ceiling painting technique in which the figures are foreshortened so as to appear as if they are in real space
the sky church
homage to music in a cathedral
the representation of a nude body as if without skin.
Suprematist Painting (White on White)
Malevich 1918 painting
rebellion- what is the purest form of art?, basic/primal shapes
Ti Watching a Hippopotamus Hunt
2510-2460 BCE Egyptian Art
wattle and daub
a wall construction method combining upright branches, woven with twigs (wattles) and plastered or filled with clay or mud (daub)., building material consisting of interwoven rods and twigs covered with clay
Triumphal arch
In roman architecture a free standing arch commemorating an important event.
A picture based form of writing that the Egyptians used.
Luncheon on the Grass
Painting which established Manet's reputation
enlightenment was thought to have ushered in modern science. Electricity and oxygen were discovered. Mills were churning out fabric in England and labor was redefined as factory workers. Coal was used to produce metal bridge.
an artwork expressly design for and
installed in a specific location.
Abbot Suger
abbot of Saint-Denis and right hand man of Louis VI, rebuilt the church
The act of coming from a particular source.
atmospheric perspective
a method of rendering the effect of spatial distance by subtle variations in color and clarity of representation
Jean Fouquet, 15th century
Etienne Chevalier and Saint Stephen
(Islam) a niche in the wall of a mosque that indicates the direction of Mecca
hans arp
-collage done acording to the laws of chance
made art according to chance, pieces fell where they may
a vestibule leading to the nave of a church
Visual Literacy
being able to read and comprehend the message(s) in what you see
Name, Artist, "-ism"
Seagrams Building, Mies van der Rohe, International Style Architecture
da Vinci
one of the "big three" of the High Renaissance; his Mona Lisa and Last Supper are examples of his work, but he is best known for his well roundedness
1) A section of the shaft of a column. 2) A circular-shaped wall supporting a dome.
Archaicsculptors enjoyed intricate asymmetrical patterns created by cascading folds of garments like this Ionian chiton and himation
Dying Warrior from the east pediment of the Temple of Aphaia, c. 480 BCE
white temple and ziggurat
sumerian art, uruk iraq, sun dried mud brick
As literacy began to slowly spread in Europe __________ became popular among those who could afford them. An individual copy of one of these books came to be called ___________.
prayer books, Book of Hours
Enter your front text here.
Bar at the Folies Bergere, MANET (not monet), 1881. Impressiniosm: interest in light and reflection. Note in the mirror she looks more interested in the man (prostitute or just bartender?).
fin de siecle (French, "the end of the century)
a period in western cultural history from the end of the nineteenth century until just before World War I, when decadence and indulgence masked anxiety about an uncertain future.
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