Art History 55B Midterm Question #2
In this class, you have seen how architecture and urbanism developed in distinct ways across
North America. In this essay, you should compare and contrast the architecture, and urbanism of
Cahokia with the Newark Earthw
Art History 55B Week 10 March 11, 2014
Metonymy in Inca Art
In the reading we learn that the objects material is more important than what it looks like.
Inca valued certain materials like living rocks and human shedding, such as fingernails
and hair. Hu
Art History 55B Week7 Lecture 14 February 20, 2014
La Otra Conquista Clip
Description of what the encounter with the Europeans were
Aztec poetry and its sophistication.
There are also warriors in clip
Military guys wearing jaguar clothes, eagle, very
Art History 55B Week 9 Lecture 17 March 4, 2014
Its very difficult to read. Difficult to define what is going on artistically.
Color is very important.
The way it looked wasnt as important as the way it was made.
Art History 55B Week 8 Lecture 14 February 27, 2014
Total population several thousand people and borrowed influenced from Chavin and
Lake. Incredibly dry area which allows for great preservation. Villages and later larger
Art History 55B Week 7 Lecture 13 February 18, 2014
Aztecs all this week.
Tenochtitlan in 1519: A Pre-Industrial Megalopolis Reading
Tenochtitlan the big city the capital of the Aztecs. One of the biggest cities.
Aztecs and Incas are the first coloniz
Art History 55B Week 5 Lecture 9 January 04, 2014
Cracking the Maya Code
Written words carved in stone
How can we comprehend?
Pictures and symbols or true ancient writing
History of lost world is emerging
Librarian stumbles upon the most important
Art History 55B Week 4 Lecture 8 January 30, 2014
Unusual in the fact that it does not have a writing system; making it difficult for us to
figure out who these people were, etc. considering writing helps us a lot.
Large, dense popu
Art History 55B Week 4 Discussion 4 January 29, 2014
Bring at least 2 Blue Books by Section Week 6
Writing Assignment Overview
Chupicuaro Exhibit at the Fowler Museum
Think about form of the object and how it was displayed
Elaborate upon description.
Art History 55B Study Questions for Final Question 4
4. Textiles were central to Andean life and today provide critical clues to the past. In the
Andes this was referred to as textile primacy. In your essay, compare and contrast three
distinct textiles we
Art History 55B Study Question #5 (5721)
5. In less than a hundred years, the Inca created one of the largest empires of the Early Modern
World. One reason they were able to do this is that they developed a distinctive architecture and
art that serves as
Art History 55B Lecture 18 Week 9 March 6, 2014
Incas controlled Westernport of Southern America
Good at moving up and down mountain change.
Couldnt conquer in the Amazons
Have large armies. But you cant take the same mi
Art History 55B Lecture 10 Week 5 February 6, 2014
The Maya Reading
Could be displayed on different surfaces on elite chambers, on the tombs for the dead to
see only, out in the open exposed to everyone
Wonderful text and details but depending on educa
Art History 55B Leccture
To Weave the Sun Reading
They were goal-oriented the labor production, the meaning of the object was what mattered
The Andes are not about technological determinism, doesnt apply to their production.
Technology of essence is
Art History 55B Final Essay Question 6
6. As the Inca Empire grew, each ruler was faced with distinct circumstances that challenged his
reign. In response, each ruler created royal estates that addressed these specific concerns. In your
essay, analyze the
Art History 55B Week 7 Discussion February 19, 2014
The Newardk Earthwarks
Geometric figures that were created. Alligned with the movement of the moon and a sun
giving in an austronomial component. The Great Circle. And water was also of great
Art History 55B Discussion Week 5
Four line codices exist today
Held in the Dresden library
Not the original names given by
Sections are astrological nature describing venues cycles and rituals
The images are illustrations of what is w