Art Test 2
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Art Test 2
Chapters 32 33 34
Art Test 2
Basawan and Chatar Muni
Akbar and the Elephant Hawai
Jahangir Preferring a Sufi Shaykh to Kings
Shah Tahmasp Meditating
Frederick W. Stevens
Ashoka at Kalinga
Bamboo Groves in Mist and Rain
Stalks of Bamboo by a Rock
Dwelling in the Fuchun Mountains
Table with Drawers
Guan Yu Captures General Pang De
Lofty Mount Lu
Dwelling in the Qingbian Mountains
Carnations and Garden Rock
Man in a House Beneath a Cliff
Splashed Ink Landscape
Zen Patriarch Xiangyen Zhixian
Sweeping with a Broom
Cuckoo Flying over New Verdure
Evening Bell at the Clock
Ohisa of the Takashima Tea Shop
The Great Wave off Kanagawa
Oiran (Grand Courtesan)
The Materials of Chinese Painting
Chinese Painting Format
Well established by the 10th century
continuous horizontal scroll rolled up left from right
became a recognized branch of Chinese painting during the Ming period
China under Moguls
great admirers of Chinese Art and culture
admitted many Chinese artists into their administration
highly educated men and women scholars who come from prominent families
calligraphy, poetry, painting, and other arts as a sign of social status
Usually personal in nature and often shows nostalgia for the past
Characteristics of Chinese Painting
a link b/w painting and poetry
included signature, title, and date
seal impressions in red ink
Painters during the Yuan Dynasty
The Four Masters of the Yuan Dynasty
Symbols of Chinese Art
Bamboo- ideal Chinese gentlemen
Dragon- good fortune and prosperity
Pine Tree and Cranes- longevity
Horse- wisdom; a symbol of China's military strength
Three Names from the Mughal Empire
Akbar the Great
Where does the name Mughal derive?
from the Mongol conqueror Genghis Khan
temple place for worship
Discuss the art of Miniature Painting
A. a representation of image on a small scale
B.the art of miniature was used to illustrate manuscripts and books
C. the aim was to convey the story and the meaning of the written words
D. there is a relationship b/w poetry and painting
E. they are designed to be held in the hands and kept in albums
What is the Mughal art of painting?
It is a fusion of styles: Indian, Persian, and European which gave Mughal paintings its individuality.
less interested in book production
preferred portraiture and illustrations of the various events which occurred during his reign
Characteristics of Islamic architecture
Prohibition of human figural representation
Melon or onion shaped dome
Calligraphy, writing from right to left, ornamental writing
Fountains with flowing streams and groves of trees
A system of abstract ornamentation known as arabesque
What is a print?
In the visual arts a print is a multiple work of art on paper
Woodblock printing technique
originated in China during the first half of the 8th century
The production of a woodblock involved
Most favored wood for block printing
wood from a cherry tree
Where did the paper for printmaking derive from?
the inner bark of a mulberry tree
Did the production of woodblocks involve a printing press?
No, everything was done by hand
refers to a style of painting and woodblock printing that arose in Japan in the 17th century
The term suggests the pursuits and life styles of urban culture and pictures of this life, this floating world, were called Ukiyo-e
Explain the impact Akbar had on shaping the arts of Mughal India.
He was a great admirer of the narrative paintings. He enlarged the number of painter's in Humayun's workshop to about 100 and kept them busy working on ambitious projects.
Compare and contrast the Taj Mahal with the Royal Pavilion.
They both have domes, they are both in islamic style
White marble was used on the Taj Mahal and it has more intricate decoration
Cast iron was used on the Royal Pavilion
Compare and contrast the style of painting by Paul Cezanne with the painting by Don Qichang.
They are both landscapes
Qichang's has no color and is more literal
Paul's is very colorful and more abstract
Compare and contrast Vincent Van Gogh's Starry Night with the print of The Great Wave off Kanagawa by Katsushika Hokusai.
The Great Wave is a woodblock print and Starry Night is an oil painting on canvas. Both have similar colors, they both incorporate blue swirls.
The Great Wave is more realistic.