Chapters 5 & 6 Terms List
Art criticism a process of description and analysis of a piece of artwork that will explain the
meaning and the quality of the art.
Formal theories A type of criticism that is based on the innovation in
Chapter 4 Terms List
Composition/design a term that refers to the whole visual aspect of the 2-Dimentional art
Unity is considered the oneness of the appearance or the condition of the artwork.
Variety is the diversity in an artwork
Pattern this is the re
Master Terms List
Medium-Is a material that is specifically used to complete certain type of techniques.
mixed media - this is a work of art that has been made with different types of materials that were put
together to form one
Chapters 11 & 12 Terms List
Filled by Camille Hamilton
Graphic design this is a process that works with pictures and words to enhance the visual
Typography this is a form of composing different printed materials from letterforms
Chapter 3 Terms List
Definitions by: Camille Hamilton
Two-dimensional a flat surface with no 3D effect that has a flat appearance to it. Example:
paintings of any kind.
Three-dimensional has overlapping qualities that that cant not create boundarys on its
Chapter 13 & 14 Terms List
Ceramics the art of making objects from clay
Kiln a dedicated high-temperature oven specifically to bake all clays.
Firing the process of baking all clays in a kiln
Earthenware this is fired at a lower temperature and
Terms List for Chapters 1 & 2
Filled out by Camille Hamilton
Medium Is a material that is specifically used to complete certain type of techniques.
Mixed media this is a work of art that has been made with different types of materials t
Art History Survey
Venus Of Willendorf
Hall of Bulls, Lascaux
Standard of Ur
Ziggart at Ur
Stele of Hummurabi
Palette of Narmer
Stepped Pyramid of Zoser
Pyramids of Giza
Tuts Inner Coffin
Temple of Ramses II
Palace at Knossos
This sculpture is called Anciano. The piece was created by someone who
was native to the Mexican culture, but the artist is unknown. The estimated time
period in which it was created is between 1250 and 1521 d.C. It is made of
basalt, which is simply rock
Response Essay 1
The painting PosterityThe Holy Place was created by Damien Hirst. The
mediums used to create this work of art were household gloss paint on canvas. This is a
very interesting piece.
There are several obvious th
Henri Matisse and Andre Derain were both artists of the Fauvism movement. The
Fauvism movement expanded on the innovations of the Post-Impressionists. There are
a few different things that you can use to compare and contrast in the works of these