* (of the center lancet window in the west front of chartres cathedral)
Holy Virgin Mary
-Christians/Catholics found it offensive
*read in book who exactly found it offensive people/groups.
Luncheon on the Grass
-Spacial understanding challenged
-Women engages viewer
-Brush strokes made this painting considered "bad" because it strayed from realism
Le Grande Vitesse
-people didn't like it then but it became famous later on
Richard Serra (William Diamond commissioned it)
-Person who commissioned it ended up not liking it
-Was taken down in the middle of the night
-nudity was unacceptable (so a copper skirt was added to address this issue)
-Practical Art/Activist Art
Basket of Apples
-Move towards Abstraction from representational
-Points of view represented (odd angles/tiling etc
-Still life/Nature Morte
Jaune Quick-to-See Smith
-outline (shape not volume)
Numbers in Color
-Application of Color/Paint
Death of Socrates
Jacques Louis David
-implied line (pointing)
-Classical/Analytical Line (grid)
-Socrates is portrayed as strong because of the angle of his body, everyone else as weak by their bowed heads etc.
Death of Sardanapalus
-Movement/gesture line (tells yours eyes in a way how to move through picture
-Makes you think it is heavy
-Actually made of wood rubbed with graphite and is very light
-Artist was a master carpenter
The Last Supper
Leonardo da Vinci
-one point perspective
The Dead Christ
-makes the focal point his head
-means proportions are off. (face should be small, feet large not reversed)
Madonna of the Rocks
Leonardo da Vinci
-color changes with Atmosphere to give some sense of depth
-Foreshortening of hand to draw attention to her face
-marked the closing of the moma for its move across the river
-Inspired by a Chinese Legend
-7 colored stones to block holes in the sky
-Circle (fireworks and reflection) symbol for eternity
-Analogous color scheme
-inspired by the fallen soldiers in Iraq
-each leaf has the name of a soldier
-means our eyes can only read one color at a time causing a visual vibration
Filas for Sale
-open color palate
-uses any colors
The Terrace at Vernon
-Arbitrary color palatte
Forest and Dove
-grattage (to scrape)
-variety (angle, repetition, etc)
-radial symmetry (from center point)
Joseph the Carpenter
Georges de La Tour
-Jesus' face is the focal point even though Joseph is the subject
*this picture is actually a bright orange, looks red here for some reason
-no focal point (Afocal)
Spoonbridge and Cherry
Claes Oldenburg and Coosje van Bruggen
-Scale in relationship to environment
-ratio (Golden Ratio 5:8)
*he specifically said to know the Fibonacci sequence as it pertains to this piece.
-color and value cause tension
Las Vegas, Nevada
-Constantly reinvents itself
Generally the tendency to refer the facts of existence, but, specifically, in the nineteenth century, the desire to describe the world in a way unadulterated by the imaginative and idealist tendencies of the Romantic sensibility.
*As close to realistic as you can get.
In art, the rendering of images and objects in a stylized or simplified way, so that though they remain recognizable, their formal or expressive aspects are emphasized.
*Moving further from the natural world but still representing something real.
Art that makes no reference to the natural world and that explores the inherent expressive or aesthetic potential of the formal elements-line, shape, color-and the formal compositional principles of a given medium.
*Does not refer to the natural world at all.
Any work of art that seeks to resemble the world of natural appearance.
The literal shape and mass of an object or figure. More generally, the materials used to make a work of art, the ways in which these materials are used in terms of the formal elements (line, light, color etc) and the composition that results.
*Overall structure of a work
The meaning of an image, beyond its overt subject matter; as opposed to form.
*what it expresses or means
The organization of the formal elements in a work of art.
The study or description of images and symbols.
*Cultural set of images that would be easily understood within the given culture.
Images that represent something more than their literal meaning.
*Visual images that make up iconography
A mark left by a moving point, actual or implied, and varying in direction, thickness, and density.
A technique, often employed in landscape painting, designed to suggest three-dimensional space in the two-dimensional space of the picture plane, and in which forms and objects distant from the viewer become less distinct, often bluer or cooler in color, and contrast among the various distant elements is greatly reduced.
One-point Linear Perspective
A version of linear perspective in which there is only one Vanishing point in the composition.
Two-point linear perspective
A version of linear perspective in which there are two (or more) vanishing points in the composition.
*More dynamic, looking from 3/4 view
In linear perspective, the point on the horizon line where parallel lines appear to converge.
The spot, or one of the spots of highest key or value in a picture.
The unlighted surface of a form rendered by modeling or chiaroscuro
In drawing and painting, the use of light and dark to create the effect of three-dimensional, modeled surfaces.
A color or hue modified by the addition of another color, resulting in a hue of a darker value, in the way, for instance, that the addition of black to red results in maroon.
A color or hue modified by the addition of another color resulting in a hue of a lighter value, in the way, for instance, that the addition of white to red results in pink.
A color, as found on a color wheel
The surface quality of a work
a repetitive motif or design
The primary elements of temporal media, linear rather than spatial in character.
paintings, music, writing
Sculptures and the like
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