Chapter 3 Egyptian Art P 49 - 79 Egyptian art
Intended to be permanent Not meant to be innovative nor original Adhered to traditional formulations that expressed specific ideas Continuity of form & subject
"Red land" - desert "B
*EXPLANATION OF THE STUDY GUIDES*
These are images that we will discuss in class. These are also the images that you will be
responsible for on all sections of the test, including both the identification sections and the
short essays. On avera
All Compiled ART History Notes
8/29/2007 2:04:00 PM
Iconography is the branch of art history which studies the identification, description and the interpretation of the content of images. The word iconography literally means "image writing", or pai
Arid plain that once had lush vegetation Populations exploited the rivers and their tributaries to enrich the fertile soil ever further People wanting to exploit its fertile soil constantly traversed the region, entering easily from any d
Chapter 24 Worksheet: Baroque Italy & Spain 1600-1700
1. Who designed the piazza of St. Peters Basilica in Rome (Fig. 24-4)? What is the
symbolic meaning of its design?
Gianlorenzo Bernini designed the piazza of St. Peter Basilica in Rome. The
Chapter 22 Worksheet: Italy 1500-1600
1. Which artist was famous for his use of sfumato? Choose one image by this artist and describe
how sfumato is used.
Leonardo da Vinci was famous for his use of sfumato with the Mona Lisa. Sfumato is
used by Leonardo
Chapter 33: China & Korea After 1279
1. Which Chinese artist became famous for her depictions of bamboo? What symbolism
does the bamboo plant have for the Chinese?
Gaun Daosheng is famous for her depictions of bamboo. Bamboo was a symbol
of the Ideal Chin
Chapter 23 Worksheet: Northern Europe & Spain 1500-1600
1. For what setting did Matthais Grunewald paint the Isenheim Altarpiece (Fig. 23-
2)? How might the setting impact the work?
The setting was created for the monastic hospital order of Saint Anthony
Chapter 21 Worksheet: Italy 1400-1500
1. Who were the best-known art patrons during the Italian Renaissance? What were
some of their contributions?
The Medici were the best-known art patrons especially Cosimo. Some of
their contributions were 20 million t
Chapter 34 Worksheet: Japan after 1336
1. In what ways does the Japanese garden complement Buddhist philosophies?
The Japanese garden gives a sense of calmness and when you go out there
you should feel nothing but peace. This is somewhat like Buddhist
Chapter 14: Italy 1200-1400
1. Who was Saint Francis? In Fig 14-5 by Berlinghieri what does the appearance of
the stigmata on the saints hands and feet symbolize?
Saint Francis was an Italian Roman Catholic preacher who was born into a
wealthy family but
Chapter 20: Northern Europe 1400-1500
1. Describe some hidden symbolism within The Merode Altarpiece by Robert
Campin (Fig 20-1).
The book, extinguished candle, lilies on the table, the copper basin in the
corner niche, towels, fire screen, and benches al
Chapter 27: Europe & America 1800-1870
1. Which Neoclassical artist became court painter to Napoleon Bonaparte of France?
Antoine-Jean Gros became a court painter to Napoleon Bonaparte of France.
2. How does Romanticism differ from Neoclassicism?
Aegean Art Sir Arthur Evans
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British archaeologist Named the culture on Crete Minan Because the later Greeks associated Crete with the legendary King Minos, son of the Greek god Zeus, and a mortal princess Europa The culture on the mainland is cal
Separate and conflicting sources of information
The Works themselves
Reliable, but only a fraction of what once existed
Roman copies of Greek originals
Tell us something about important pieces that would otherwise be lost to us,
Syncretism - an art that brings diverse elements together to produce something entirely new, with a powerful
Early Rome and the Republic
Romulus founded the city of Rome in 753.52 BCE, in the region known as Latium, on a site ne
Cameron Miller 9:00 MW
Art is one of the greatest forms of expression. It is a visual opinion, standing its ground as time blurs on past. It can mature along with its audience. A great piece of art could be painted into existence to repr
Kelley Owens Art 1300 - Film Response September 8, 2008
The worst thing an artist can do is to cut up his own masterpiece, but that is what Rembrant was forced to do when his masterpiece was taken down from the newly built Town Hall in Amsterdam. Rembrant
Visual Elements of Art: Intro to terms 8/27
Color determined by the wavelength of light *color wheel Divided into three categories: primary, secondary, tertiary Triangles point to primary and secondary colors (on photo) [figure wheel Complementary colors
Journalism History Study Guide Nota bene: There are some omissions. Some names are not on the study guide. There are also some repeated names. There are also a few misspelled words. But, these are the majority of names and things that will be on the test.
THE PENNY PRESS BENAJMIN DAY & the New York Sun
1833 Day began New York Sun It Shines for All and within two Popular journalism-crime and human interest stories- were Steam-powered press-technology-was what helped him most. Days model came from the London
1 BAYLOR UNIVERSITY Department of Political Science American Constitutional Development Spring 2008 Course No.: Meeting Time: Professor: Office: Phone: E-Mail: Office Hours: Required Texts: POS 2302-03 MWF 10:10-11:00 AM John Ferguson, J.D. HSB 109.2 254-
*This week we meet at the Blanton Museum of Art and will be looking at casts of Ancient
All the readings for section this week are from your textbook and are assigned readings for
lecture. For Friday read and focus on the following selec
PART 1: Image Identification: 10 IDs, 5 points each: 1 point name/title ID; 1 point either artist or
location or culture ID; 3 points significant comment. Your significant comment may refer to
materials, technique, compositio
STUDY GUIDE: EXAM II
Sept. 28 (W):
Art and Religion in the Medieval World
Focus: Jewish and Early Christian Art at the end of the Roman Empire
1. Cubiculum of Leonis, Catacomb of Commodilla, Rome, late 4th C. (7-1)
SURVEY OF ANCIENT THROUGH MEDIEVAL ART
November 23, 2011
ESSAY QUESTIONS for Third Hourly (December 1, during lecture)
Below are four essay questions, from which I will choose two questions to include on the Third
Hourly Exam. During the exam, you will ch
Week 3 Section Assignment
Looting of Antiquities
As we have seen in class and at our Blanton Museum visit, images have the ability to
communicate a vast amount of information. Sometimes, the information is readily accessible to
a viewer; other times, the
Chapter 35: Native Arts
1. The rare Borgia Codex gives insight into the lives of the Mesoamerican Indians
before the Spanish Conquest. What information is recorded in this manuscript?
In the manuscript history, rituals, astronomical tables, calendar