Art Vocabulary 12 Flashcards

Art
Terms Definitions
sentado
seated
clásico(a)
classic
netamente
clearly
la soledad
loneliness
pincelada
brush stroke
Backs
Magdalena Abakanowicz
1976-1982
burlap and glue, 80 pieces
Polish 20th c.
un chevalet
easel
poner
to putpuesto
horizontal
side to side
la etapa
the period
A form is
3-d
(The) Red Room
Matisse
hue
another word for color
Land art
transforms an environment
backgroung
farthest from the viewer
Animate
Drawing with ideas of movement.
Lamentation, Petrus Christus, c.1445, Musées Royaux des Beaux-Arts, Brussels
Abbey Church of Saint Denis
1137-1150
post minimalism
quirky "signature" materials
art world becoming more and more international
casting
involves mold of some kind
Lacertines
Motifs created from stylized animal forms in Celtic design
3 steps
Scoring, slip, and score again
colophon
The production information given at the end of a book/The printed emblem of a book's publisher.
Amorphous Shapes
It doesn't often reference anything
Stippling
a drawing, painting, or engraving method employing dots rather than lines
Rodin
Sculptures that have an "unfinished" look to them.
Maya Lin
created the Vietnam Veteran's Memorial
Cubism
natural forms into largely angular geometric equivalents
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Jean Honore Fragonard, The Swing, (1766), Oil on Canvas
To remember military victories, the Romans built
Triumphal Arches
Contrast
Refers to the difference in values, colors, textures, ect.
a drawing is scratched through a plexiglass
Etching
Capital
Cap on the top of the column
Convergence
In the system of linear perspective, parallel lines in nature appear to converge (come together) as they recede.
Abstract Form
represents an object, place or thing
collage
work of art put together from fragments
Visual Rhythm
Rhythm you perceive through your eyes
Printing impressions on top of one another from separate blocks in order to achieve full-color woodcut prints requires careful alignment of the paper, known as
registration.
radial balance
Everything radiates from a central point.
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Genres: Domestic Drama?
composition
the way the visual elements have been organized
plate
sheet of rubber material after it is carved which we use to make multiple prints
Analogous
Colors that are next to eachother on the color wheel
Slab
a flat, uniformly thick piece of clay, which is used for forming sculptures and pottery
Van Der Rohe "Seagram" NYC 1955-60 Modern Architecture
find it
New Documents show
Diane Arbus, Garry Winogrand, Lee Friedlander
un lieu
a seat in a theatre, bus, ect
shape
defines the two dimensional area of an object.
Small bits of colored glass and jewels set in cement.
Mosaic
uprimed canvas
a canvas that has no ground previosuly applied on
background
the part of a scene (or picture) that lies behind objects in the foreground
Proportion
shows how one part is related to the other parts, or to the whole
* Giovanni Bellini
San Zaccaria Alterpiece, oil, 1505
venetian High Ren style.
Alaprima
Sacra Conversazione( Holy conversation type)Saints from different eras occupy same space
Mary enthroned, holding christ child, 4 saints flankingst peter w key and book-representing tranlating bible into latin,at foot of throne sits angel playing a viol
Serenity, spiritual calm, balance and harmony of light and color.
no interaction
wall size tromp l oil, looks like extension of archetcture.
Atmospheric haze-looks like light is coming through windows illuminating figures, (Venecians very interested in light, landscapes, weather conditions, humidity, light takes on different quality. )
close friend of mantegna and davinci and fredrick durer.
diamond
sfumato, brush work is palpable, even though you cant tell in these images. (vangough applies paint contributes to work- painterly), was in late 70s at time of this work, painted into his 90's.
ekkykklema
wagons used to move bodies on and off the stage
A style of art characterized by a predominant emphasis on line, including outline and pronounced contour lines.
Linear Style
Wet into Wet
A watercolor technique that you use by wetting the paper first, then laying on a juicy plume of color and letting the color fan out into other colors
The fluidity and portability of watercolor has often lent itself to__________.
rapid sketches and preparatory studies
What were the three major aspects of the evolution of egyptian artwork?
environmental, spiritual, (and physical)
1. Rectangular building represents roman basilicasA. Meeting house or market house for roman people
2. Did not use a Greek temple because there would be no room for congregation
Maria Magdalena / Ribera / S17
Tema - se trasnforma de picadora a nueva persona
Español - islada
Barroco - salvar/mensaje, movimiento espiral, luz de afuera
Otro - Composicion cueva, contraste de cerca y lejos, textura de ropa, columnas clasicas, rojo de tintoretto
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