Connections across Disciplines

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Connections across Disciplines
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  1. Japanese verse form with three lines of five, seven, and five syllables often alluding to the subject of nature or the seasons
    Haiku
  2. Movement of the early 20th century that represented a subject from multiple angles, using simplified geometric forms
    Cubism
  3. Electronic instrument that produces a variety of sounds by generating and combining signals of different frequencies
    Synthesizer
  4. Creation of the illusion of depth based on the fact that parallel lines or edges appear to converge, and objects appear smaller as distance between them and viewer increase
    Linear Perspective
  5. Law that expresses the most aesthetically satisfying relationship between the two side of a plane
    Law of Golden Section
  6. Philosophical movement that emphasizes personal experience, choice, freedom and responsibility and sees the individual as a moral free agent
    existentialism
  7. Movement of the mid-20th century that emphasized a nonrepresentational style of sculpture and painting and extreme simplicity of form
    Minimalism
  8. Political philosophy which emphasizes personal and individual liberty above collective soical interests
    Libertarianism
  9. Movement of the early 20th century that emphasized spontaneous, bold reactions to nature and employed vibrant, wild colors
    Fauvism
  10. A quality of greatness or vastness that is beyond calculation, comparison, or imitation; often invoked with reference to nature
    Sublime
  11. Period in Western history marked by a revival of interest in the culture of greco-Roman antiquity and a flourishing of artistic and intellectual achievement
    Renaissance
  12. school of painting in the late 19th century France that emphasized the application of paint in small dots and brush strokes
    Pointillism
  13. Philosophy that maintains greatest good comes from wisdom, courage, and uncomplaining acceptance of what cannot be directly controlled
    stoicism
  14. Artistic movemnts of the late 19-20 centuries which challenged traditional representational art forms and developed new styles and forms
    Modernism
  15. Movement of mid-20th century which emphasized existing popular images and cultural artifacts, often mimicking mass-produced consumer products
    Pop Art
  16. Style of painting that creates the optical illusion of three dimensionality
    trompe l'oeil
  17. MOvement of 17th and early 18th century in art architecture, and music known for its religious focus and its elaborate and extensive use of ornamentation
    Baroque
  18. Buddhist school found primarily in China, Japan and Korea that seeks enlightment thru meditation and the development of mental and spiritual discipline
    Zen Buddhism
  19. A school of religious philosophy founded in the 3rd century A.D. and based on the teachings of Plato
    Neoplatonism
  20. Philosophical view that all events, including human actions and choices are determined by previous conditions operating under laws of nature, and thus freedom of choice is illusory
    Determinism
  21. Movement of the late 19th century-early 20th that favored sinuous lines, curves, and organic motifs, such as plants and flowers
    Art Nouveau
  22. Movement of early 19th that stressed passion, emotion, and exotic settings with dramatic action, response to rationalism of Neoclassicism
    Romanticism
  23. Aesthetic attitudes and principles found in the art, architecture, and literature of ancient Greece and Rome
    Classicism
  24. Deliberate destruction of religious art, imagery, icons, and other symbols or monuments
    Iconoclasm
  25. Philosophy which asserts that the greatest happiness in life is found in avoiding pain
    Epicureanism
  26. Simplest form of harmony, which features two melodic lines of equal value played against one another
    counterpoint
  27. Movement of second half of 19th that emphasized objective portrayals of the world with a critique of the established social and political order
    Realism
  28. Movement of early 20th influenced by Freud's focus on dreams
    Surrealism
  29. Variations on a musical theme spontaneously created
    Improvisation
  30. View that morality is culturally determined and consequently there is no objective moral rule or law that is universally correct
    Cultural Relativism
  31. Movement of the late 19th and early 20th that emphasized simplified composition and effect of light and color to capture a painter's visual impression
    Impressionism
  32. Movement of 18th that drew on Greek and Roman art for models of harmony, idealized realism and reason
    Neoclassicism
  33. Philosophical movement during the Romantic era that emphasized feeling over reason and the role of the individual finding an intuitive relation to the universe thru solitude amid nature
    transcendentalism
  34. Anti-establishment artistic movement that emerged in Europe in reaction to the horrors of WWI and emphasized the absurd
    Dadaism

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