Art Chapter 218 cards

Tagged as: art, french, language, music, russian, history

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Mona Lisa

Leonardo Da Vinci in 1505. First viewed publicly in 1797 (Louvre), stolen in 1911 but returned two years later. 5 million viewers a year, painting cropped before 1797. Public mesmerized by smile- described as dangerous beauty, mysterious sphynx, and

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Types of Artists: Modern Type

Art schools, museums, galleries, critics, and collectors.

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Types of Artists: Schools/apprentices

Staffed workshops. Apprentices learn masters technique and copy artwork.

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Types of Artists: Employed artists

Salaried artists who work for companies or organizations.

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Types of Artists: Non-professional

Artists who create art as a hobby and whose only audience is self.

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Representational art

(naturalistic) represensts visible world realisitically.

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Tronpe l' oeil

french for "fool the eye", super realistic

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Abstract art

Uses visible appearances as starting point but then simplifies or changes.

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Picasso

(1881-1973) cubist, famous abstract painter.

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Non-Representational (non-objective)

Doesn't use visible world as starting point (i.e. Kandinsky- Russian, compared his art to music)

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Style

Characteristics that we recognize as constant, reoccuring, or coherent.

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Types of Styles: Cultural

The attributes of the art are consistent with a specific culture.

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Types of Styles: Period or Historical

Characteristics of art are consistent during a specific period of history.

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Types of Styles: School

Style of art is consistent among the artists within a specific school or school of thought (i.e. impressionism, cubism)

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Meaning of Art: Form

Visual aspects of artwork such as size, shape, medium, color, and composition.

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Meaning of Art: Content

What the work is about, or subject matter.

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Meaning of Art: Iconography

Background information, involves identifying, describing, and interpreting the subject.

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Meaning of Art: Context

Tradition it grows from, audience it was intended for, and the society in which it circulated.