I chose to visit the Monmouth Museum in Lincroft NJ. I had viewed the Nilson Gallery
that featured the work of artist Danielle Austen, entitled Echoing Cascades. I will be reviewing
one of her featured photos here. I had also observed the Ma
Recitation 4, Genetic Analysis I, 2016
NAME and RUID Maria F. Garcia 157 00 5937
1) A new rodent has been discovered called Scarlet Knights. Scarlet Knights are typically coated
in armor. The mutation naked (nk) is 20% penetrant and dominant u
Three Quizzes - True/False, fill-in-the-blank, matching, etc. to test your attention to
the visual art terms and in preparation for the Final Examination.
Quiz One - 1% - will be open for 20 minutes, September 13 - to September 19 TBD
Participation 23%- ongoing, includes discussion postings for each unit
Blog: 22%-ongoing, minimum of 5 posts each week during the semester (the
student blog should have 60 to 70+ posts at the end of the semester)
Three Quizzes, all together equal 5% - Dat
Visual Literacy Vocabulary list
allegory - symbolic representation
abstract -schematic, deriving ideas from reality but not using realistic forms,
simplification of detail, translation into pure shapes, colors or patterns, not observable
aspects of nature
Atmospheric Perspective is the use of the change of value and clarity of objects as they are
located further into space away from the observer. The concept of sfumato called attention to
the fact that distant objects would be less clear and detailed to th
The graphic arts include many different mediums. In printmaking there is woodcut, engraving, etching,
dry point, lithography, offset lithography, photogravure, polymer plates
Graphic design Graphic design tends to be work that is made to communicate infor
Artwork that has many different processes and art materials is mixed-media work. (multiple mediums)
Two dimensional art is the term that is used to describe drawing, painting, the graphic arts, and
Three-dimensional arts is the term that is u
an artist can build a world through optics that will be call realistic.
realism. In realism the visual information is not necessarily a re-creation of a found place but it is a
When an artwork appears to be real but impossible and has no
Style - the characteristics in an art work's form and content that
identifies a particular artist's or group of artist's work
Image - can be a representation of a person, a thing, or an idea
in an artwork
Art work that uses forms that are recognizable is
Content- the word used to talk about subject matter in an artwork, the ideas that are
included in a work
Iconography - When you are looking to find the subject matter or the content of
Icon - a panel painting, an image painted on wood The image
Form or formal elements,
Mediums - tools and materials that artists use,
Content - the message in the work,
Style - how the artist chooses to use the medium.
Line a mark made on a surface
Formal elements - visual aspects such as line shapes color
Elements of Dance
Elizabeth Streb Pop Action, body is a tool/element used to make art. Elements are body, space, time,
energy, & relationship.
Body (what) - body parts, body shape/design, balance/off balance, locomotor and nonlocomotor movement, full
Culture is socially transmitted, integrated behavior patterns, knowledge, arts, beliefs,
material traits, shared attitudes, values, practices, institutions, and all other products of
human work and thought characteristic of a community or population.
Start here when writing about dance.
Describe - Use clear descriptive language and transmit the visual experience
into writing. What did the dancers do? What did the movement look like and
how might it feel to perform?
Interpret - What was the artist tr
Setting: this is inside indicated and enhan
Antonello da Messina, Portrait of a young man, c. 1470 (Metropolitan
Antonio Vivarini and Giovanni de Alemagna, Madonna Enthroned with Saints,
1446 (Accademia, Venice)
No frame, much reduced
What is happening here? What is similar/different?
Triptych- the most prominent one is in the center
Madonna and Christ enthroned in
Andrea Mantegna, San Zeno altarpiece, 1456/59 (San Zeno, Verona)
Father-in-law of Giovanni Bellini
Court painter of Isabella dEste in Mantua, very important
Highly influential altarpiece which marks another step in the development of the
altarpiece of the
Titian, Pesaro Madonna, 1519-26 (Frari, Venice)
Worked on it for many years (oil allowed him to keep changing it)
Male part of the Pesaro family kneeling at the front
Jacopo Pesaro- important military leader in the Pesaro family- very important,
Also leads to more subtlety of color changes that allow more eff
Comment on the effect and benefits of technology on the Visual Art of the Twentieth Century.
The technology lead us to get clearer images than what we are seeing in reality.
Following the technology, the painting is becoming kind of old style. In these da
What are some of the direct observation methods that an artist uses to create their images?
An artist can use simple techniques such as photographs, memories, and printmaking to
create art for direct observation. They can make artworks from their memories