Art appreciation chapters 1-6 and 13 Flashcards

Art
Terms Definitions
What is art?
the visual expression of an idea or experience.
Folk artist
Untrained artist
lines
long narrow mark made when drawing with a tool or brush
shapes
2-dimensional area defined by line or changes in color
geometric shapes
any shape enclosed by square or straight or perfectly circular lines
organic shape
an irregular non-geometric shape. resembles any living matter
biomorphic
a shape in a work of art that resembles a living organism or an organic shape
aesthetics
pleasing to the eye
objective art
can recognize the object
implied line
a line in a composition that is not actually drawn
abstract
remove all detail
form and content
shape or form content-subject
design summary
process of what the painter goes threw to make the art
iconography
study of symbols
intaglio
to cut into-etching or graving
primary colors
red-blue-yellow
secondary colors
green-purple-orange
opposite color
is the colors complimentary
fellipo brunelleschi
friends with donatello-made cathedral in rome
linnear perspective
distance and horizon line
atmospheric perspective
feel of close or far with brightness and crispness
balance
symmetrical-asymmetrical
symmetrical
same on both sides
asymmetrical
different on each side
Roygbp
red-orange-yellow-green-blue-purple
hue
to shade add black
to tint add white
chiaroscuro
light and dark
print making
began in china
relief
wood cuts-stamp like-lino cut
intaglio
to cut into-engraving-money printing
lithography
lithograph-made on Bavarian limestone
draw w wax and take a squeegee to transfer-newspaper
screen printing
looks like a window screen-Andy Warhol
mixed media
artist is using different kinds of mediums
giglee
print on computer then enhance
Formal analysis
critique of a piece of art
drawing
thinking
wet media
painting with water color, oil
pen and ink
dry media
pastels-chalk-pencils-conte crayons
en-caustic
used by ancient artists
bee's wax melted with color
tempera
add egg yolk to color
jesso
add to wood to stop warping
acrylic
made out of plastic
picture plane
2-dimensional picture surface
figures
separate shapes that seem to lie above a background or ground
mass-volume
3-d form having physical bulk. usually a characteristic of a sculpture or building.
closed form
form that doesn't openly interact with the space around it
open form
interacts wit the surrounding space around it
vantage point
the position from which the viewer looks at an object or visual field
one-point perspective
a perspective system in which all parallel lines converge at a single vanishing point.
aerial perspective
illusion of depth
Analogous
color schemes based on colors adjacent to one another on the color wheel
representational
is the artist's intention to present again or represent a particular subject, especially pertaining to realistic portrayal of subject matter
nonrepresentational
art without reference to anything outside itself
trope l'oeil
"fools eye" look so real they are an illusion
form
what we see
content
meaning
iconography
symbolic meaning of signs,subjects and images
subordinated
creates neutral areas of lesser interest that keep us from being distracted from the areas of emphasis
directional force
pathways that the artist embeds in a work for the viewer's eye to follow
composition
the combining of parts or elements to form a whole
format
refers to the size and shape of the picture or plane.
batching
rows of parallel lines to suggest shadows or volume
fresco
ancient wall painting technique in which very finely ground pigments suspended in water are applied to a damp lime-plaster surface.
matrix
when artists create metal, wood, or stone
registered
lined up color
linoleum cut
relief painting, cut our surface and stamp with the linoleum
art criticism
making discriminating judgments both favorable and unfavorable.
contextual theories
a method of art criticism that focuses on the cultural systems behind works of art
expressive theories
a method of art criticism that attempts to discern personal elements in works of art.
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