Art Appreciation Quiz 2

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  1. Paleolithic
    Aka the “old stone-age," humans were mainly hunter-gatherers.
  2. Registers
    Horizontal panels used to organize a narrative image.
  3. Akhenaton
    (1353-1335 BCE) – The pharaoh Amenhotep IV, changed his name to Akhenaton and compelled Egypt to worship one god – Aton
  4. Kouros
    Greek for “young man,” an Archaic Greek statue of a young man.
  5. Contrapposto
    A pose where the figure is shown with hips and legs tilting in an opposite direction to the shoulders and torso.
  6. Icons
    “Image” in Greek. Small portable paintings depicting Christ, the Virgin, or saints
  7. Iconoclasm
    The destruction of sacred images. In 726 CE, Emperor Leo III banned images of the divine in Byzantium.
  8. Flying Buttress
    A buttress slanting from a separate pier, typically forming an arch with the wall it supports.
  9. Sfumato
    The technique of allowing tones and colors to shade gradually into one another, producing softened outlines or hazy forms.
  10. Doric Order
    • The oldest and simplest of the Greek orders and the only one that normally has no base, is considered to be masculine.
  11. Ionic Order
    The second Greek order; the capital is decorated with spiral scrolls, is considered to be feminine.
  12. Corinthian
    The third Greek order, elegantly or elaborately ornate with carved out acanthus leaves on the capital.
  13. Cartoon
    A full-sized preliminary sketch, the artist pokes holes on outline to transfer image onto canvas.
  14. Fete Galante
    From French meaning "Amorous festival" - an art style that merges contemporary French aristocratic life with mythological scenes.
  15. The Sublime
    The feelings of awe mixed with terror.
  16. Venus of Willendorf, Paleolithic
  17. Chartres Cathedral, French
  18. Madonna and Child with Saint Anne, Leonardo da Vinci
  19. Pieta, Michelangelo Buonarroti
  20. Last Judgment, Michelangelo Buonarotti
  21. Madonna with the Long Neck, Parmigianino
  22. Pilgrimage to Cythera, Antoine Watteau
  23. Stele with law code of Hammurabi, Babylonian
  24. Lamassu, Assyrian
  25. Akhenaton, Nefertiti, and three daughters, Egyptian
  26. Riace Warrior, Greek
  27. Laocoon and his sons, Agesander
  28. Psychoanalytic Criticism
    Criticism that focuses on art as the product of individuals shaped by their pasts, their unconscious urges, and their social histories. (Sigmund Freud). It is appropriate for work that deals with strong emotional content, intuition, dream imagery, or fantasy.
  29. Deconstruction
    Introduced by Jacques Derrida, it is criticism that holds that from the inside, any system looks natural and coherent, but it is in fact filled with unseen contradictions, myths, or stereotypes. Holds belief that art works have multiple meanings rather than one absolute interpretation.
  30. One and Three Chairs, Joseph Kosuth
  31. Untitled (Self-Portrait of Marilyn Monroe), Cindy Sherman
  32. Do women have to be naked to get into the Met. Museum?, Guerrilla Girls
  33. Head of a Roman Patrician, Roman
  34. Colosseum, Roman

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Art Appreciation Quiz 2
2012-02-26 19:21:45
Art Appreciation Quiz

Art Appreciation Quiz 2
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