Questions for quiz #5
Instructor Tom DePasquale
Review questions from recent lectures and readings:
1. Which of the following authors from the readings did we discuss in connection with the artist
a.) Dante and Vasari
b.) Alberti and Vasar
Question list #1
Instructor Thomas DePasquale
Palette of King Narmer, Egypt, Early Dynastic Period, c. 3135 B.C.
What important political event took place in Egypt at the outset of the Early Dynastic period? 1. Foreign
invaders overthrew the Egypt
Francis Bacon Art
o Made catholic bashing pictures
o Timing matters
Historical Timing creates meaning within the work of art
o Dung means fertility and therefore by knowing what that means
it creates a new meaning for the work of art
Art: Principles of Design
Principles of Design
Everything has a planned space to create something
symbolic or create a charge
Can be seen in the ying and yang idea
Colors lead your eyes through the painting
Heavy and Light object
Orlands Art Workknow itit will be on the test
Primary Elements of Art
How do I define it?
Defining space and controlling it with other visual
elements is what makes it
Infinite types of lines
Create complexity to the ar
o Leonardo Da Vinci
o Oil and wood
o Sfmado painting
Art and Culture
o Historical context
Western Cannon Vs. Eastern Cannon
Brining faith to life
o Venus of Willendorf
Region of France and Spain
o Cave paintings
Did it in an act of communi
Lee, Sonya S. "Repository of Ingenuity: Cave 61 and Artistic Appropriation in Tenth-Century
Dunhuang." The Art Bulletin 94, no. 2 (2012): 199-225.
1. Sonya S. Lee, "Repository of Ingenuity: Cave 61 and Artistic Appropriation in T
Palette of King Narmer (both sides), Egypt, Early Dynastic Period, c. 3135 B.C.
The Pyramids of Khufu, Khafre, and Menkaure (left to right), Giza, Egypt, Old Kingdom,
Menkaure and a Queen, Egypt,
Old Kingdom, c. 2500 B.C.
Ti Watching a Hipp
Head of a Roman patrician, Republican Period, c. 75 B.C.
View of the Appian Way near Rome, Republican Period, begun 312 B.C.
Pont du Gard, Nimes, France, Republican Period, c. 75 B.C.
Temple of Fortuna Virilis, Rome, Republican Period, c. 125 B.C.
Metropolitan Kouros, Athens, c. 600 B.C.
Anavysos Kouros, Athens, c. 525 B.C.
Polykleitos, Doryphoros, Roman copy in
marble after Greek bronze original of c. 450
Myron, Discobolos, Roman copy in marble
after Greek bronze original of c. 450 B.C.
8 BUDDHIST ART IN CHINA
Gilt Bronze Shakyamuni
Colossal Buddha Cave 20 Yungang
-mudra + mandorla indicate his divinity
-Buddha: distant past, historic, future
Shakyamuni & Prabhutaratna
Buddha Group, Longmen, Binyangdong
Wei Empress Relief
Northern Qi Bod
ART216 Exam #1 SS#2
The Great Bath at Mohenjodaro
3rd-2nd century BCE
-located in a citadel
-once surrounded by a colonnade (columns) and was 3
-brick floor w sealed sides
-was probably used for ceremonies (ritual
6 EARLY DYNASTIC CHINA
-earthenware: a porous form of pottery fired at low temperature
-the Banpo village yielded numerous examples of pottery
-potter uses the slip to negatively create geometric motifs
ART216 Exam #1 SS#3
why is religion important to understanding art?
Art is communication
Religion served as a main focus of their lifestyles, thus a large part of art can be based on
religion, which often dictates customs, traditions, morals, values, etc
ART216 Exam #1 SS#4
how do doctrine and praxis affect art? Do these factors define religious art?
This doctrine can create religious merit and retribution without measure and without bounds,
and so lead on to a full appreciation of the highest wisdom.
1. Even when it seems to be religious in nature, art is often used to reflect the authority and power of the people who
commission it. Discuss how artwork of Gupta India or ancient China not only reflects a belief system but also
contains political ramifi
ART216 Exam #1 SS#5
How do native traditions survive under foreign influences?
The use of art allows people to maintain traditions while under foreign influences and despite
the control that others may have over them, they can express their religion and v
-shows updated style was applied to a standard form
-shape has undergone minimal changes since the Shang era
-based on the form design to cook meat, the deep vessel stands on three legs, each decorated
with an animals head, & the bowl has looped
7 CHINA UNIFIED: THE QUN & HAN DYNASTIES
Cavalrymen & Saddle Horse
-1,300 figures of special forces, archers, chariot drivers & cavalry
-the men protect him in the afterlife
-figures created module system, but all have individualized faces, representi
ART216 Exam #1 SS#1
what is art?
The expression or application of human creative skill & imagination, produced to be appreciated
primarily for their beauty or emotional power
what are the problems with art historical vocabulary?
Abstract religious concept
Aspara: flying divinity frequently found in Buddhist cave
Avalokiteshvara: bodhisattva of compassion/mercy
who has thousands of different forms
Bi: circle of jade w hole in center which held spiritual
significance as a symbol of heaven
Additive Color System Red - Green - Blue (RGB) using light
Scientists recognize the light primaries of red, green and blue. When combined, red and green light
rays produce yellow, blue and green produce cyan, red and blue produce magenta. Red, green and
Subtractive Color Mixing, CMY, CMYK, RYB
Subtractive color mixing
An 1877 color photo by Louis Ducos du Hauron, a French pioneer of color
photography. The overlapping subtractive yellow, cyan and red (magenta) image
elements can be seen clear
Color Theory Additive Mixing and Subtractive Mixing
White light split by a prism. The additive primary colors are clearly visible.
There are two types of color mixing: Additive and Subtractive. In both cases
there are three primary colors, th
ART 253a Color Theory Terms
Hue: the generic name of a color; color name, determined by the colors wavelengths
Saturation: also referred to as intensity; relative purity or intensity of a color; as a color becomes more neutral, it is said to be
lower in s
Principles and Elements of Design
Principles of Design
Balance including symmetrical, asymmetrical, approximate symmetry
Emphasis including focal point,
Variety including contrast,
ART 216 CPP
- Taking note of the title, subtitle, and author's background helped to
make a broad educated guess at what the academic argument would
- Briefly glancing at all sections of the text to look for