101 Exam 3
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101 Exam 3
#rd exam in Art 101
Architecture: Post & Beam
Two posts equally spaced a part with a beam placed horizontally across.
Two posts with a beam placed across and over-hanging on one side.
Placing bricks on top of each other to create a tunnel, using outside bricks to hold up the inside ones.
Architecture: Roman Arch
Using bricks to create an arch, with pie shape bricks around the curve using the sides to take the pressure.
Architecture: Tunnel/Barrel Vault
Arches in a line creating a tunnel.
Rotating an arch 180 degrees.
Architecture: Masonry/Load Bearing Walls
Brick, cement, steel frames. Used today.
Architecture: Flying Buttress
Outside structural support system to hold up buildings. Leaning a post up against an outside wall.
Architecture: Cable Suspension
Using cables to hold up a structure. ie: Bridges.
Middle Ages: Illuminated Manuscripts
-The physical embodiment of god.
-First letter of the paragraph illustrates what is going to happen in the paragraph.
-paintings on the sides called illuminations.
Middle Ages: What the art looks like
-No linear perspective
-Special people have halos around head
Middle Ages: Gothic Cathedrals
-built in the form of a cross
-center of the city
Middle Ages: Gargoyles
-statues of creatures from underworld on outside of cathedrals
-used as rain gutter because evil creatures were fit to carry waste water
Ren: Rise of the Middle Class
-middle class are now consumers
-contributing to the economy
-man is the measure
-secularization of the divine
-making god worldly, on our level
Ren: What does art look like?
-secular acts and scenes
Baroque: What does the art look like?
-similar to hellenistic art
-lack of importance in background
-lots of diagonals
-dark backgrounds contrasting with light colors
Rococo: What does the art look like?
-Everything is overdone
-fluffy pink nudes
Neoclassicism: What does the art look like?
-plain and simple looking
-poses are cheesy and very "posed" looking
Impressionism: What does the art look like?
-lots of light and color
-captures the way something looks at given moment
-quick brush strokes
-painterly with an impasto texture
Cubism: What does the art look like? Who started it?
-new visual language created by Brock and Picasso
-flat geometric plane
-neutral and monochromatic