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Depending upon the time period and culture, the role of the artist may be recognized as:
a. Skilled worker and craftsman
b. All of above
c. Priest, shaman
d. Creative genius
Neshats Allegiance with Wakefulness
Shirin Neshats black and white photograph, Allegiance with Wakefulness (1994) is part
of a series of photographs, produced in 1990s, called, Women of Allah. According to the
textbook, Neshats bio reads, a native of Ir
The materials that
3.1 Nam June Paik.
Continental U.S., Alaska,
Hawaii, 1995. (Continental
U.S. only.) 49-channel,
installation, neon, steel,
and electronic components,
15 40 4. Gift of the
1. In Hinduism, multiple manifestations of the one supreme being are identified as:
2. In Mexico, small votive paintings are left in shrines to give thanks for an answered prayer.
These paintings are called:
The Venus of Willendorf
The Venus of Willendorf (Austria, c. 25,00020,000 BCE. Stone, 4 3/8" high) is highly
significant piece of art, as well as a monumental Paleolithic sculpture. It found near the village
of Willendorf, Austria by an archeologist Jos
2 The Language of Art and Architecture Key
1. Horizontal lines mostly suggest _.
2. Diagonal lines imply _.
3. Value in art refers to _ and _.
A. worth and price
1- A HUMAN PHENOMENON
The definition of art:
ways we describe
and categorize it.
What is Art?
Art is A Human Phenomenon!
For the United States in the 21rst
Art is a primarily visual medium
that is used to express ideas
2 THE LANGUAGE OF ART
A grammar of formal
elements and principles.
THE FORMAL ELEMENTS
light and value
texture and pattern
shape and volume
time and motion
Some works also contain :
ART 315 Chapter 1
- What is art? -> what is art for whom and when
- Art: (21st century U.S.) a primary visual medium used to express ideas (human experience/world)
> Art is whatever a society or culture says is art (Non-universal definition ^)
Discussion Forum #1 Art 315
Art is what the creator sees to be the word and elements around them. To me it would seem the
meaning of an artwork i more important than its aesthetic appeal. For instance if artwork appealed only
to the general population, we
ART HISTORY PART 2 NOTES
- Called Goddess because people worshiped them
- First Human Fertility Art -> Paleolithic and Neolithic eras
> Venus of Willendorf, 25,000 BCE -> Represents the physical representation of fertility. Found near Austria
A silverpoint is a drawing produced by a mechanical pencil
The correct answer is: False
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Aesthetics is a branch of:
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A primary purpose of the Gabon Reliquary Guardian Figure is to:
a. Predict earthquakes
b. Protect relics from evil
c. Serve as a crown for the king
d. Decorate Kings staff du
Food and Shelter
Art is used to store, serve and enjoy food.
Structures are built to provide shelter and to
enhance and enrich lives.
6.4 Hall of Bulls, c.
Cave painting, left
MAKING, USING, AND PRESERVING ART
Who makes art? How do we use art?
Why do we preserve or destroy art?
5.1 Imhotep. Stepped Pyramid
of Djoser (right) and Tomb
Complex, Saqqarah, Egypt,
Artworks are the product of both artist(s) and
4 - DERIVING MEANING
Understanding the message.
4.1 U.S. Capitol Building
Art and architecture have meaning-how do we understand the
physical surroundings, method of en
8 - DEITIES AND PLACES OF WORSHIP
The supernatural realm lies beyond our senses, yet in
almost every age and culture, people have created
diagrams, symbols, and pictures that express to
some extent their understanding of divinity.
8.1 Transformation Mask,
Robert Rauschenbergs First Landing
Robert Rauschenberg, First Landing Jump (1961) is a compositional masterpiece of
combine works of art. According to the textbook, Rauschenberg coined the term combines
for works that are both painting and sculptures. F
Theodore Gericault's The Raft of the Medusa
Theodore Gericault's oil painting, The Raft of the Medusa, (1819) is an excellent
example of art when considering the relationship between art, its creators, the historical context,
as well as the political cl
Caravaggios The Conversion (of St. Paul) on the Way to Damascus
Caravaggios painting titled, The Conversion (of St. Paul) on the Way to Damascus
(1610) was one of the paintings commissioned by the Cerasi Chapel of the Church of Saint
Maria del Poppolo,
Beuys The Pack
Artist Joseph Beuys, created one of the significant art installation in the 20th century,
titled The Pack (1969). It consists of 1961 Volkswagen bus with 24 sleighs equipped with fat,
felt blankets, belts, and torchlight. In this art inst
R. Buckminster Fuller
Artist, visionary thinker and an architect, R. Buckminster Fuller imagined a world of
socio-economic equality. He held the belief that technology could offer a more affordable
shelter. According to the textbook and course lessons,
The Isenheim Altarpiece
Matias Grunewalds The Isenheim Altarpiece, (c. 1510-1515) a conceptual image of the
Crucifixion defies the traditional representation of Christ in religious iconography. In which, for
Christians, according to the textbook is a mo
ART 315 World Perspectives in Art History
February 14, 2015
1st Analysis Paper Surrealist Painters: Marcel Duchamp and Giorgio De Chirico
Art is as a way to encapsulate that which inhabits in the living world and to change it into
a tangible image of th
Chapter 9: Etruscans Discussions
Upon watching the short video on the Etruscans, we can see various correlations between
their culture and our modern day culture. The most important of them all is the equality women
enjoyed during the era. According to
9 - MORTALITY AND IMMORTALITY
Awareness of our mortality and the quest for
immortality seem to be a strictly human phenomena.
Life, death, and the afterlife have always been and
will continue to be intertwined in the human
experience of art-making.