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Which culture created a complex calender with interlocking wheels of time?
What mythological beast can be found in all of these cultures
What 2 things did the mayans predict?
- Solar Eclypse 1991
- End of the world 2012
In the new Grange site what are the spirals potential symbols of?
- Hulisingetic dreams
- Symbols of stars
What was the cause of the destruction of the La venta site?
The oil indusrty in the 1950's
Bearded men are what 2 things in pre-columbian cultures?
- Great thinkers
- Associated with sirpins
What date does he consistently refer to?
Poor civilation that knowledge sprouted from that sank benieth the sea?
Intro To Art
Value of different kinds of art
Some art is worth more than others
Before renaissance art was NOT categorized
Different art served different purposes, but ALL ART WAS EQUAL IN VALUE
After renaissance heirarchy of importance (more important)
Artists became as important is there work
Renaissance: Leanardo Devinchi
Some cultues have no hieracrchy( more important)
All art has the same worth is some cultures
Categories of art
- Fine art
- Pop Art
THE MOST IMPORTANT kind of art
Where is FINE ART Displayed?
- In muesams
- sold by art dealers
The highest art form?
Painting and sculpures
ANYTHING you could make mutiples of was NOT considered a real art form
19th century what was sculpture based on?
Greek, roman and italian renaissance influence
20th century Contemporary painting was MORE favored
Contemporary high (fine) art forms 60's
Where the artist alters or creates an envoirment
Where the artist is the art work (Photo, Film)
based off pop culture
Pop art was started by?
Andy warhol in the 60's
Pop Culture subject matter forms?
Mass media, video, comics, newspaper, internet
is shown in muesams and art galleries
POP ART WAS Made by fine artists
That went to art school
pop art is sold by?
Pop art and fine art share some of the same attributes
Function form and some content
Values and structures of socail systems (political hierarchy's, religious beliefs)
Both pop art and fine art are shown in muesams
Kitsch is the lowest category of art
Kitsch is made by?
machine or unskilled laborer
Kitsch appeals to?
Kitsch is made out of?
Kitsch is sold at?
Wal-mart and convience stores
anything that is functional
craft is a seperate category from all others
craft is Designed and created by?
Artisans (artisans-make functional things)
Fabric, pottery, jewelry, glass, weapons
craft is sold by?
the artisan or craft galleries
Recent trend craft and artisans and materials are crossing over into the fine art.
Pertaining to the beautiful as opposed to the functional qualities of an object. An apprecation of beauty
All that makes up the physical work; itself. (Line, shape, color, texture, volume, mass)
Arrangement of the formal elemts within an artwork
The main thing in the art work (emphisis) Usually in the foreground
All that is delt with in that work of art
The point of concentration in an art work
The materials used to create the work of art
- The was you express something
- The combination of distinctive features of literary or artistic expression, execution, or performance characterizing a particular person, group, school, or era.
Art created with a variety of diffent materials
A hue (color) can't be created by mixing other hues together (red, yellow and blue)
A hue(color) that is created by combining two primary colors together (organge, green and violet)
An artwork that contains the hue, tints and shades of only one color
An artwork created on a flat surface (canvas, paper etc). It can show space that ranges in depth and perspective
An artwork created in the round (sculpted) heith length and depth
A sculpture that is partically projection from a flat surface. mean to be viewed from the front
Rendering the illusion of 3-d depth on a flat surface in 2-d.
in the middle
fathers from us
shape or object in an artwork
voids in an atwork
depicting figures or portraits that either flatter of conform with the cultural style.
Depicting everyday life without idealism hostalgia of flattery
art that depicts forms as in the natural world
objects or forms in an artwork aer simplified or distorted BUT STILL RECOGNIZABLE
art taht has no reference to the natural world composed of lines shapes and colors. chosen and arranged for their own expressive potential
the idea or concept is more important than the product created
art that depicts everyday life and its surroundings
a painting or other 2D work in witch the subject matter is an arrangment of objects (fruits,flowers,pottery)
still life to remind us o the fleeting nature of lie
study or visual images or symbolic system within a work of art culturally or historically signifigant
Putting ones beliefes and meanings onto artwork from another culture
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