Art I Midterm Review Flashcards

Art
Terms Definitions
broso
brush
Desierto
Desert
Alternating
ABAB
Paleo
means:old
le fond
background
volverse
to become
Motiv
das Motif
critiquer
to criticise
el/la artesano/a
artisan
Parinirvana
buddha laying down
Cathedral, choir, Gloucester
1332-1357
ukiyo e
japanese carvings
The Card Players
Cezanne
monochromatic
painting with one color
698
cross and carpet page
armature
base made of wire,iron,cardboard
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Tony CraggNewton's Tones/New Stones1982
medium
material used to make art
Implied Lines
Lines that are suggested
Millet "The Gleaners" 1860 Realism
Complementary
opposite on the color wheel
las líneas rectas/curvas
the straight/curved lines
vandalism
the destruction of property for fun
emphasis
a design principle that gives dominance to a particular area through color, size, or repetition
clay
fine particles of decomposed granite or other feldpathic rock, becoming plastic when wet
balance
appearance of equal visual weight within a composition
what was picassos most famous work?
guernica
Chalk
a combination of minerals and clay
highlight
the whitest part of the drawing
conquistados o esclavos
conquered people or slaves
lulu
any remarkable or outstanding person or thing
Observe
to look closely
-in art, to notice details and record them
symbolize
when an object or event represents something
kiln
an oven-like device used to fire ceramics
frieze
the wide, central part of the entablature
Woman at her Toilette by Morisot, 1879, oil
Contrasting Color
Complimentary or opposite colors on the color wheel
In the 1330s, Petrarch (p. 452) conceived of a philosophy that emphasized the value of the individual and the pursuit and study of classical languages, literature, history, and philosophy. Today we call these disciplines the:
Humanities
"Miniature Ships"
Fresco, from Akrotiri, Minoan, 1650 BC
Visual Weight
The inclination of elements to move based on their compositional location; their relative importance
watercolor
pigments are mixed with water as a vehicle and gum arabic as a binder
hue
name of a color or the color itself
genre painting
a term used to loosely categorize paintings depicting scenes of everyday life, including domestic interiors, parties, inn scenes, and street scenes
Aesthetics
What is the branch of philosophy that studies art and also the nature of beauty? (Can art be ugly? What really is good taste?)
Relief
the raised area of the plate carries ink, like rubber stamp. included-wood and linoleum cuts
foregorund
the part of a scene situated towards the front or nearest to the viewer
subject
what is represented in a work of art
COUNTER REFORMATION
denotes the period of Catholic revival beginning with the Council of Trent (1545-1563) and ending at the close of the Thirty Years' War, 1648 as a response to the Protestant Reformation
This painting’s artist was inspired by Jean de La Bruyere’s book The Characters of Theophraste for its depiction of hands.
(The) Potato Eaters
Primary Colors
The pure hues (blue, red, and yellow) from which all other colors can in theory be mixed and that cannot be created by mixing other hues
Hierarchical Scale
The use of scale to indicate relative importance/The most important figure is made the largest
camera obscura
an early cameralike device used in the Renaissance ans later for recording images of nature. Made from a dark box with a hole in one side it operates when bright light shines through the hole, casting an upside-down image on an object onto the inside wall of the box
What is meant by closed?
focal point within the border
value
refers to changes of a base color, and includes light, medium, and dark areas. Value is determined by how much light a surface reflects or absorbs. Highlights, mid tones, shadows, and cast shadows may all show up as different intensities of the same color.
implied line
lines that are not solid but consist of a series of interupted dots or lines.
The greatest number of Grand Tour portraits by Batoni are of _______.
young men, young males
compline
the last prayer of the day in the book of hours
Vanishing Point
the dot that all lines converge to in a perspective drawing, a point on the horizon where parallel lines seemingly converge (meet) i.e. railroad tracks.
Musicians and dancers, tomb of Nebamun
painting on dry plaster, represents funerary banquet in which artist experimented with frontal views
Name a sculptor that worked in the Rococo style, and list two elements of his style.
Cloidon, delicate, small-scale works of terracotta
Giovanni Battista Tiepoplo:Hagar and Ishmael in the Wilderness
uses pen and wash to give a tonal emphasis
-pen, brush & brown ink and wash, over sketch in black chalk
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