Stern College for Women, Yeshiva University
ARTS 1052: History of Art II
Assignment: To write a three-page formal analysis of a painting or sculpture
done in Europe between 1300 and 1700 in the Metropolitan Museum of
Alberti, Leon Battista- first to study architecture seriously. Formalized what it meant to do
perspective. Thought how rationalization of space could be applied to two dimensional space.
Big during Renaissance in Florence. He came up with li
Final Exam- Art History II
Abstract Expressionism- first major American avant- garde movement. The artist produced
abstract paintings that expressed their state of mind and that they hoped would strike emotional
chords in viewers.
PIC OF MODEL OF THE ACROPOLIS
Classical moment. Acropolis is temple complex. Religious center
of Athens. All other building surrounding Destroyed in Persian
wars. After 450 bce Athenians decided to rebuild acropolis.
Parthanan is largest building. Was use
Byzentime art focusing on Constantinople and Ravenna
330 constantine moved capitol to Constantinople. The western
empire suffering from many conflices and in Constantinople no
conflicts. Everything was very strong there and emperior was
head of church and
Early medieval European art
- Ireland looking at monestaries and work they produced.
Early medieval art like Christian art it fused number of traditions
together. Blend with classical tradition of roman empire as well
as local traditions and also brought
Pic of maplooking at Pompeii. Clustered around area are a
number of cities. Mount vezusis is a volcano. 79 ce it erupted
unexpectedly and it rained ash on surrounding cities. It buried
Pompeii and other cities surrounding.
Pic of forum of Po
Early Christian art
*Pic Good shepherd, Mausoleumearly chiristian period. From
a tomb. Early Christians adapted imagry from pagen cultures,
daily life and used these images to show ppl from chrisitianity.
This is image of jesus as good shepherd. They took
-pic of roman worldrome and roman art spread out widely.
Through northern Africa, east and north into germany and into
Scotland. Looking at monuments and rome and nimle
-pic of augustuspolitical power and propaganda. They took
greek art and adap
Pic of The Aegean world
Going to look at Greece. Focus on Athens (5th century BCE
Impt for study of western art. Ancient Greece foundations of art
artchetechture, philosophy, art. Originated In ancient grece
continues in culture today
Pre Historic-> originiated in Africa
Venus of Willendorf- is a tiny limestone figure of a woman. Was
found in Austria. Seems to indicate a preoccupation with women,
whose child- bearing capabilities ensured the survival of the
species. This image served a
9/12-1-Woman from Willendorf- womanhood, reproductive,
arms and legs cut off so women limited in jobs and didnt work as
much with their legs or those parts didnt have to do with
reproduction, face not important.think about volume what kind of
2- Pic of map (talking about egypt). talking about place Giza
(gizeh). nile river that makes egypt fertile country. focusing on old
kingdom egypt just after 2600 BCE. in 1798 when napolean lef
french army down wanting to take control of egypt but
Roman paintings is Pompeii was around 79 centrury
*ROMAN WALL PAINTINGS (with room and bed and the one
with columns is key monument)- tries to convey sense of
debt to painting making room oOpens up space of room. Make
more horizontal lines make more digan
*Example of unknown image for test.
1. This is 2.
-To identify: it was either greek of romanRoman bc looks aged,
expression on face (individual), made out of marble, naturalistic,
less emphasise on muscle ( statesman), known for portrait head