ARTH 200: STUDY GUIDE FOR THE FINAL EXAM: ARTS OF THE MIDDLE AGES
Here is the review sheet for the final exam. Please study it carefully, and be sure you understand
what is expected. Be sure you can find and study each monument in your textbook. Be sure y
Art History Exam 2
CHAPTER 4: ART OF THE ANCIENT AEGEAN (or Bronze Age Aegean):
Cycladic art, ca. 2600-2200 BCE.
Where are the Cyclades, what might Cycladic figures be for? The Cyclades are a PreGreek island group in the Aegean Sea, southeast of mainland
Chapter 3 Review
Geography: how does the Nile valley differ in geography and climate from Mesopotamia?
-Nile is predictable
-has only 3 short, easily defendable borders: to the east, the coast road through Relsium- to the
Chapter 1 Review
WHAT IS ART HISTORY?
The major media of art: painting, sculpture, architecture, photography, etc.
What are form, iconography, narrative, program, context? What are formal or
iconographic characteristics of an object? What does context tel
Quiz 2 Study Guide
(15 C) Early Renaissance in Northern Europe
Early Renaissance, Flanders
c. 1400-1499 (15 C)
* van Eyck, Jan. Double Portrait of Giovanni Arnolfini and his Wife. 1434. Oil on wood
panel. 33 x 22
van Eyck, Jan. Man in a Red Turban. 1433.
SURVEY OF WESTERN ART, PART I
ARTH 200, sect. 001 & 002
PROF. LAWRENCE BUTLER
This course will introduce students to the arts of the ancient and medieval Mediterranean world.
We will study the great monuments, the cultural backgr
Chapter 2 Review
ANCIENT MESOPOTAMIA: CITIES, WRITING, AND ART
What is special about the geography of Mesopotamia? Characteristics of early cities and
-geography: Mesopotamia means land between the rivers (Tigris and Euphrates)