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Art
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Claro
Clear
Bramante
1505
el retrato
portrait
Tabard
cotton Chimú
El oscuro
Dark
metric rhythm
predictable
presentar
to present
tint
hue plus white
line
element, continuous mark
un paysage
a landscape
secondary colors
orange green purple/violet
Warhol, Marilyn Diptych, 1962
parecerse (a)
to look, seem (like)
Water Lilies, Morning: Willows
Claude Monet
Abstract
Imagery which departs from representational accuracy
Portrait of Dr. Gachet
Van Gogh
Vulgar
Crudely disrespectful and displaying bad taste.
1845
Facundo: Civilización y barbarie por Sarmiento
vanishing points
where all converging lines end
unity
everything in the picture comes together nicely
Attribute
a quality or characteristic belonging to or associated with someone or something
line defined 2)
has length and width
Description
A statement regarding the actual content of a piece of art.
cyclic
revolving or recurring in cycles; characterized by recurrence in cycles.
global
of, realating to, or involving the entire world comphrehensive
Asymmetrical
informal balance, when the left and right sides of an artwork arent the same, bur various elements are balanced according to size and meaning around an implied center of gravity
registration
method adopted to ensure that separate printed colors line up into the intended position on the final print
asian
subjects of which art include trees, landscape, birds, flowers, and people
iconography
The symbolic meanings of subjects and signs used to convey ideas important to particular cultures or religions, and the conventions governing the use of such forms.
what color evokes both anger and strength but also love and passion?
red
balustrade
a railing held up by small posts
Contrapposto
Contrapposto is an Italian term used in the visual arts to describe a human figure standing with most of its weight on one foot so that its shoulders and arms twist off-axis from the hips and legs.
Color
The visual quality of objects caused by the amount of light reflected by them.
balance
an arrangement of the elements of art so that both sides of the picture have equal importance or weight
Pop art
attempt to make fun of middle class
Modeling
using a pliable materials such as clay or wax the artist shapes the material into 3D form.
expressive lines
send message about tone (like abstract lines)
Doric
the dialect of Ancient Greek spoken in the Peloponnesus
Chiaroscuro
using light and dark to make something 3D, blends gradually
deskilling
duchamp's ready made - how art doesn't take any skill and that anyone can do it. or Sol Le Witt - making work that is not about skill - melding of art and life.
bildungsroman
a type of novel concerned with the education, development, and maturing of a young protagonist.
principle of art
the different ways that the elements can be used in a work of art
Magellan
This was the first person to lead an expedition that circumnavigated the world
non objective
Artist that turned their back to the visible world altogether as a starting point for art.
Decorative arts
collective term for such art forms as ceramics, enamels, furniture, glass, ivory, metalwork and textiles, especially when they take forms used as interior decoration.
Theocratic Society
Theocracy is a form of government in which a god or deity is recognized as the state's supreme civil ruler, or in a broader sense, a form of government in which a state is governed by immediate divine guidance or by officials who are regarded as divinely guided
What is the value scale?
the measure of black to white
Vanishing Point
close to the center, this is the point that all other lines recede towards
Intermediate/tertiary colors
made by mixing a primary color with a secondary color next to it on the color wheel
Artwork: Maya Ying Lin, Vietnam Memorial, Washington, DC, 1982
(Pg.46) Memorial in Washington D.C. (real life picture)
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