art quiz 8 Flashcards

Art
Terms Definitions
shade
black
oscuro
dark
stage
escenario
clay
decomposed granite
Cubista
Cubism artist
la exposición
exhibit
dark green
shade
el talento
talent
curtain walls
glass walls
Paxton
Crystal Palace INDUSTRIAL
el retrato
the portrait
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DavidMichelangelo1501-1504-nudity was unacceptable (so a copper skirt was added to address this issue)-Represented freedom
encyclopedic museum
the met, SAM.
insatiable
incapable of being satisfied
Matisse
Early Modern Art (1900-1945)
French
Fauvism
intense, arbitrary colors
The Joy of Life
abstract, influenced by tribal arts
Forms
Objects with three dimensions.
Liberty Leading the people
Eugene Delacroix
variety
Differences achieved by opposing, contrasting, changing, elaborating, or diversifying elements in a composition to add individualism and interest. It is an important principle of organization; the opposite of harmony.
la naturaleza muerta
the still life
cool colors
blue, greens, and violets
painting
petroleum= not used in house
watercolor-transparent, oil, acrylic, tempra-opague
modernism
a deliberate philosophical and practical estrangement or divergence from the past in the arts and literature occurring esp. in the course of the 20th century and taking form in any of various innovative movements and styles.
Chiaroscuro was first used by fifteenth century ______ painters to give the illusion of rounded forms on a flat surface.
italian
composition
The arranging and/or structuring of all the art elements, according to the principles of organization, that achieves a unified whole; often used interchangeably with the term "design."
Hatch Lines
Parallel lines that create value.
Aristotle
(384-322) Student of Plato (later became a staunch critic). Beauty is an eminent feature of the things in this world. There are certain basic components that comprise a beautiful or good work of art: order, balance, harmony (beauty is objective). Imitative art is an innocent pleasure. Catharsis.
Buon Fresco
The forerunner of watercolor painting
flowing
rhythm created by repeating wavy lines
davinci inventions
tank, flying machine, (parachute) machine gun
Vanitas
Vanity fleeting nature of eathy life
Hatching
Close, parallel lines used in drawings and prints to create the effect of shading on three-dimensional forms
translucent
Allowing some light to pass through, but greatly obscuring the image of objects on the other side. A quality that is between transparent and opaque. Materials that may be translucent include glass, papers such as glassine, plastics such as Lucite and PlexiGlas, and porcelain. It is quite possible for one person to describe something as translucent if it is merely tinted, and for another to describe it as transparent because it is so easy to see through it clearly.
Palace at Knossos
Minonian style,Crete Greece, 1700-1400 BC.Home of king Minos, columns taper from top to bottom.
Surrealist Artists?
Salvador Dali, Persistence of Memory, 1931
Joan Miro, Harlequin's Carnival, 1924-5
Rene Magritte, Treachery of Images, 1928-9
Man Ray
mouth
halfway b/w nose and chin, corners line up with pupil
Reporter
An artist that reports something when expressing themselves.
Basis
ILLUSION of convergence of lines that, in real space, are parallel
edition
The total number of duplicate prints pulled and authenticated by the artist for distribution.
self-portrait
a picture of oneself created by oneself
void
1. An area lacking positive substance and consisting of negative space. 2. A spatial area within an object that penetrates and passes through it.
Impressionist brushwork
Small rapid brushstrokes intended to capture the essence of light falling on a specific subject at a specific time. Often uses complementary colours to capture lightlook
drum
The wall that supports a dome; a segment of the circular shaft of a column
collage
work of art consisting of bits and pieces of paper
l'oeil est attiré par
the eye is drawn to
Warm Colors
RED, ORANGE and YELLOW. Warm colors suggest warmth and seem to move toward the viewer
realism
art style in which scenes are depicted as they actually appeared
Emphasis
refers to the center of interest or featured area of design. It is often used to show the biewer what the artist believes to be important.
actual texture
a surface that can be experienced through the sense of touch (as opposed to a surface visually simulated by the artist)
Content
Subject matter detached by means of an artistic form from its accidental or insignificant aspects, and thus clarified and made more meaningful.
kinect art
art that employs movement, such as \"video paintings\"
scale
size in relation to the real size of some object or to some objective standard
tactile texture
this is the actual texture or the changes on the surface that can be felt
View Point
Spot at which you are viewing your subject
Film- Casablanca
1942 Wallis - Long lasting appeal was affect on or language- Significantly introduced many phrases into our language. Cultural circumstance = marks the movement when the US abandoned its isolationist policies and began its intervention policies
The Last Supper (Santa Maria delle Grazie)
Da Vinci, 1495
the element of art that refers to the emptiness or area between, around, above, below, or within objects
space
Canon
a set of rules or standards used to establish poroportions
analogous colors
2 or more colors close to each other on the color wheel and closely related
What event inspired Picasso's Guernica?
Bombing of town in Spain by Fascists
yellow and violet, green and red, and orange and blue
these are complimentary colors
What role does color play in Cezanne's paintings?
Portray the structure of the composition and image
landscape
krajobraz
sentada
sitting
tradicional
traditional
Actuar
to perform
la galería
gallery
de historia
historic
patterns
repeated elements
El escultor
Sculptor
debido a
due to
neutrals
darkness and lightness
Inghirami Tomb, Volterra
zigzag
sudden changes in direction
Hue
Another term for color
semicircle
half of a circle
ser loco
to be crazy
Geometric
Percise and Sharply defined shapes
Vassily Kandinsky, Improvisation 28, 1912
vincet vangoh
painter of starry nite
Great Wall of Los Angeles
Baca
value
relative lightness/ darkness of shading
Audiance soundround stage.
Arena (in-the-round)
Asian connection
Chinese calligraphy; invention of thick handmade paper; discovery of printing and movable type
Cindy Sherman, Untitled Film Still #35, 1978-80
FABRICA
Construcción o edificio en su conjunto.
color
how light reflects off a surface
negative space
the areas around depicted objects
Titian
Is known for painting: mythology, important rules, religious subjects. He painted in the Mannerism
Cubism
break objects up into geometric shapeno linear perspectiveinterested in African art & Manet &CezanneCezanne father of cubismCollage, dulled colors, formal lens, arbitrary valuemany views @ same time
Nirvana
the soul's liberation from desire and suffering. Enlightenment. Boundless bliss.
Young fisherman Fresco @ Thera
Aegean Minoan 1650
Seirgraphy
a stencil method of printmaking in which an image is coated with an impermeable substance, and ink is forced through the mesh onto the printing surface. Also called the silkscreen process and spceen-printing.
pigment
any substance used to make a color
Wall paintings with scenes of Christ and St. Peter, catacomb, Early Christian (near Rome, late 4th century CE)
Creation of Adam (from the Sistine Chapel Ceiling), MICHELANGELO, High Renaissance Period, 1508-12, fresco (Patron: Pope Julius II)
fabric desgin
printed patterns that appear on fabric, wallpaper, wrapping paper

 
Kate Kollwitz
Black and White Sketches, Prints, Women, Death and Children
ground
to wear, smooth, or sharpen by abrasion or friction; whet:
Supersede
To take the place of (replace) with power, make obselete
Formal balance
A balance between elements of design (Shape, line, color, ect)
Nude Descending Staircase 1913
Marcel Duchamp, Armory Show, NY
Black
Not a color. The absence of all colors.
atmospheric perspective
the illusion of depth and distance created by using the weather in a landscape and dull, pale colors with hazy details in the background of a painting.
plan for organizing colors or colors that work well together
color scheme
gesso provided
a ground or surface to paint on
artistic expression
art created to express or communicate emotions, ideas, or feelings
post and beam
vertical posts join horiz. members but of wood
Wood
the trees and other plants in a large densely wooded area
freestanding
work of art surrounded on all sides by space
value scale
A gray scale, a series of spaces filled with the tints and shades of one color, starting with white or the lightest tint on one end, and gradually changing into the darkest shade or black on the other.
lines can be used to creat emotions, they can have character, or be expressive
expressive line
The ability of a material to span horizontal distances with a minimum of support is called
tensile strength.
conceptual art
An art form in which the originating idea and the process by which it is presented take precedence over a tangible product. Often exists only as descriptions of mental concepts or ideas.
Medusa and Felines, West Pediment
ARCHAIC pediment (triangle) medusa, 2 panthers
A palette knife does what in printmaking?
spreads and mixes ink
three flags by johns
th content of three flags that johns isexploring an everyday symbol as an art bject, he is not making a commentary about the flag
simple art can be balanced because
there could be two symmetrical figures
the width between your eyes
the width of the bottom of your nose is = to
vers
towards
Umbrellas
Christo
imaginativo(a)
imaginative
Sans Serif
to interest
interesar
.xcf
gimp (photos)
"Woman's Work"
Julia Alvarez
s'esclaffer
to laugh loudly
The Tribute Money
Masaccio
tratarse de
to be about
Parthenon Sculptures (Frieze)
447-432 BCE
View of Toledo
El Greco
secondary colors
violet, green, orange
types of texture
actual simulated inventive
abstract
generalized for with symbolic reference
combo
a small group of musicians
Saint-Gaudens, Adams Memorial, 1891, Rock Creek Cemetery, Washington, D. C.
Earth Colors
Pigments made from natural minerals
"a-Maying"
Fete Chametre; country festival going to countryside in spring. All about fertility.
Reinforced concrete
highways, bridges, parking decks. rebarb structure filled with concrete
Module/Modular
divides the structure into equal sections (Paxton's Crystal Palace)
True
In its early years, artists particularly valued camera obscura as an aid to painting and drawing
The Seven Deadly Sins "tabletop", Hieronymus Bosch (c.1450-1516), Museo del Prado, Madrid
hb pencil
hardest, lightest marks, easiest to erase
Orange
Mix equal parts of red and yellow
Contour
Line representing the outline of a figure or shape
Painting of Architectural Vistas, Boscoreale, Italy
1st Century BCE
Philosophes
advanced thinkers in France who shared the conviction that the ills of humanity could be remedied by applying reason and common sense to human problems
Guild
a medieval association of merchants or craftsmen
ambient light
encompases an entire space or setting
geometric shape
triangle, square, rectangle - shapes from math, have straight lines and corners
weaving
method of interlacing threads to make a fabric
cloisonne
enamelwork in which colored areas are separated by thin metal bands fixed edgewise to the ground.
format
a general arrangement or plan for the pictorial space
International Style
14th and 15th century painting style fused the French and Sienese. It appealed to the aristocracy because of its brilliant color, lavish costumes and themes of knights and ladies
pattern
the repetition of a visual element or module in a regular and anticipated sequence.
negative area
the unoccupied or empty space left after the positive images have been created by the artist. consideration of the negative areas is just as important to the organization of form as the positive areas.
support
a surface on which 2 dimensional art is made
Porcelain
A ceramic ware usually white firing in the highest temp ranges and often used for fine dinnerware vases and sculpture
space
three properties of color are: 1) Hue, the name of the color (red, yellow, blue, green, violet, orange) 2) Intensity or the purity and strength of the color, such as brightness or dullness 3) Value, or the lightness or darkness of the color
What is a class of shapes that have lived or are living?
organic
vanishing point
the point at which lines converge on the horizon line
"Madonna with the Long Neck" (mannerism)
artist: Parmigianino. elongated figures
tempera
paint in which a pigment is mixed with a binderof egg yolk, glue or casein and water is used as a solvent
Usual Value
hues in the purest state on the color wheel
J.W. Turner
artist of THE BURNING OF THE HOUSES OF PARLIAMENT
Positive Space
The space in a work of art that is occupied by subject matter, either real or abstract.
radial design
A _ _ is art in the round with shapes that are repeated or reflected.
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