Abstract art depicts objects and figures in simplified, distorted, or exaggerated
Color or shape can be changed or exaggerated
The subject matter does have some connection with and resemblance to the
visible world of people and things
Campus Sculpture Analysis
Sculpture 1 (The yellow knot in the CUB):
It is an enlarged ribbon, it is yellow there is wood going around the edge of the entire
A knot represents a sense of togetherness and a tight relationship that cannot be bro
Study Guide-TEST 3 (Final)
Salon des Refuss
1. What was controversial in the work below?
The nudity of female gures.
2. What was the Salon des Refuss? A group of artists whose works were rejected from state sponsored exhibition
3. What did the Salon des R
Study Guide-TEST 2
ANCIENT MEDITERRANEAN WORLDS
1. Before the discovery of the paintings in the Chauvet cave, what were the oldest known cave paintings in
2. In what country are these painting found?
3. In both of these caves, the images are mostl
Extra Credit Option 4
In my everyday life there is the influence of art every where I look, there is really no way
to escape from art. Art has the ability to surround anyones life because of the fact that there is no
standard form of art, it can come in m
Janitor, 1973, by Duane Hanson, a Modern American artist
life-size sculpture, cast of fiberglass and polyester resin, polychrome, mixed media
In terms of art history, this is both Modern and a Superrealist sculpture
refer to text pp. 452-453
Oeuvre = Th
Wheel of Fortune by Audrey Flack, a contemporary American artist
large painting. (8' x 8'), oil over acrylic on canvas; 1977-78
example of a Photorealist painting
refer to text pp. 452-453
artists working method
Incorporates photography into her work
Realism / Naturalism
Realism / Naturalism is the portrayal of people and objects as they are seen to be in
Accuracy is emphasized.
There are no deliberate distortions, nor expressionistic liberties.
Realism is not reality
Examples & Discussion:
Mont Sainte-Victoire by Paul Czanne, a Post-Impressionist artist French
a medium sized oil on canvas painting, 27 " x 35 "; 1902-1904
refer to text pp. 392-393
Mountain in Provance Region in France
Aix in Provance where Cezanne lived
General Style Categories
Style in art refers to an identifiable and recognizable set of visual characteristics.
This identifiable set of characteristics can be associated with a particular artist, a
group of artists in a period of time, or with a culture.
Artistic Intentions, Historical Reference and Appropriation
We have looked at a range of historical and contemporary art in our few weeks together.
In learning to encounter art, I suggest you approach art as visual communication that you ask:
Why does it
Quality and Taste
The discernment of "quality" in art presents a difficult issue.
The difficulty is compounded by the involvement of personal and cultural taste,
which invariably gets mixed up with the judging of quality in works of art.
Lecture Notes for 8/28
Fountain from Marcel Duchamp
There are only replicas of this piece, because the original was lost after submission
Modernaire is a time period of short art movements. Started in France in 1800
In 1917, there was a New York Society o
Lecture Notes for August 26th
Topic: Mona Lisa by Lenoardo da Vinci
Italian Renaissance artist , oil painting on a wood panel, 30 3/8*21
P2-5 59-60 282-287 274- 277 290-292
Sfumato: Soft, veiled, smoky, appearance of the oil painting