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- Artist name: Jan Vermeer
- Painting's painting: The allegory of Painting (The painter and his model as Klio
- Oil on canvas
- Content: Different variety of media are depicted. The artist his back to us is shown painting his model's crown, but the careful observer can detect in the lower half of the canvas below his elbow, the white chalk lines of his preliminary drawing.
- Artist name: Leonardo Da Vinci
- Painting's name: Madonna and child with St. Anne and infant St. John the Baptist.
- Charcoal heightened with white chalk on paper
- Content: Crowds rushed to see this painting an example of cartoon. First time that public actually admired a painting.
- Painting's name: The Alba madonna
- Oil on panel tranferred to canvas
- Content: In the preliminary work we see how Raphael uses cross hatching, and curvilinear lines. There are different object with meaning such as the cross representing the future. The blue if the dress is different blue from the the cieling and water. Heightening in the cheeks.
- Artist's name: Georgia O'Keeffe
- Painting's name: Banana flower
- Charcoal and black chalk on paper.
- Content: Achieves a sense of volume and space comparable to that realized by means of chalk. Her interest was to create three dimensional space with minimum of means.
- Artist name: Kathe Kollwitz
- Painting's name: Self portrait Drawing
- Charcoal on brown laid ingres
- Content: She reveals the extraordinary expressive capabilities of charcoal as a medium. It was achieved by gragging up and down in sharp angualar gesture along her arm from her chest to her hand. German expressionist.
- Artist name: Vija Celmins
- Painting's name Untitle (ocean) Venice california
- Graphite on acrylic ground on paper.
- Content: This is an example of highly developed photo realistic graphite drawing.
- Artist name: Edgar Degas
- Painting's name: After the bath Woman drying herself
- Pastel on paper
- Content: This is unconventional, incorporating into the finished work both improvised gesture and a loose, sketch-like drawing. He learned a new way to use pastel, building up the pigments in successive layers.
- Artist name: Mary Cassat
- Painting's name: Young mother, daughter and son
- Pastel on paper
- Content: the strokes can be seen. She met Degas where she learned to use the pastel medium. The strokes represent the struggle of women to vote.
- Artist name: Mary Cassat
- Painting's name: The bath
- Drypoint and aquatint on laid paper
- Content: Expressionist. Exploits the same contrasts between printed textiles and bare skin. Her holes composition is made up of flatly silhouetted shapes against a bare ground. Cassat somehow copy Japanese style.
- Artist name: Emile Nolde
- Painting's name: Prophet
- Content: This style was recognized mainly by German expressionists. We do not merely sense the pain and anguish of the prophet's life the burden that prophesy entails, but we also feel the portrait emerging out of the very gouges Nolde's knife made in the block.
- Artist name: Jane Dickson
- Painting's name: Stairwell
- Aquatint on River BFK paper
- Content: This is a pure aquatint, printed in three color, in which the roughness of the method's surface serves to underscore the emotional turmoil and physiological isolation embodied in her subject matter. The light souce is coming from the door. Vantage point is from above. Visual tension.
- Artist name: Honore Daumier
- Painting's name: Rue Transnonain
- Content: Mistakenly police killed a family. He uses lithograph to depict actual current events. The foreshortening of the scene draws us into the lithograph's visual space, making the horror of the scene all the more real.
- Artist name: Vincent VanGogh
- Painting's name: Japonaiserie: The Courtesan
- Oil on canvas
- Content: VanGogh really impressed by Japanese prints, that made him copy it directly. He added other Japanese prints, but the boat in the top looks western. Crane and frog were common Parisian words for prostitutes.
- Artist name: Andy Warhol
- Painting's name: Marilyn Monroe
- Content: He created silkscreen. He depicted her in garish, conflicting colors.
- Artist name: Artemisia Gentileschi
- Painting's name: Self portrait as the Allegory of Painting
- Oil on canvas
- Content: She presents herself as both a real person and as the personification of La Pittura. She portrays herself as a real woman and as an idealized personification of artistic genius possesing all the intellectual authority and dignity.
- Artist name: Giotto
- Painting's name: Lamentation
- Content: Jesus is the focal point. The result is to involve us in the sorrow of the scene. There is implied line because all the people in the scene are looking at Jesus face.
- Artist name: Michelangelo
- Painting's name: The Libyan Sibyl
- Content: She is positioned net to the separation of light from darkness, the last of the central panels which is directly over the altarpiece. the final product sibyl is a woman, when the first one was a man. Michelangelo directs our attention illuminating it like not other portion of the figure the fulcrum upon which the sibyl turns from her pagan past to the Christian present.
- Artist name: Sandro Botticelli
- Painting's name: Primavera
- Tempera on a gesso ground on poplar panel
- Content: Symmetrical mythological work. Celebrating marriage and spring arrival. The transparency of the drapery was achieved by layering thin yellow washes of transparent medium over the white undercoat.
- Artist name: Helen Frankenthaler
- Painting's name: The bay 1963
- Acrylic on canvas
- Content: With the Acrylic medium she was able to create such intensely atmospheric paintings.
- Artist name: Kenny Scharf
- Painting's name: Mural on Houston Street
- Content: The wall's owner invited numerous artists to create work. It was painted without a predetermined plan in 5 days in late Nov. 2010. It required over 200 cans of spray paint and was in place until late June 2011.
- Artist name: Judith Baca
- Painting's name: The great wall of Los Angeles, Division of the Barrios and Chavez Ravine
- Content: This mural depicts the intersection of four major freeways in the middle of east Los Angeles, the traditional crenter of Chicano life in the city, freeways that divided the community and weakened it. At the right a Mexican woman protests the building of Dodger Stadium which displaced the traditional Mexican community in Chavez Ravine.
- Artist name: Kara Walker
- Painting's name: Insurrection
- Cut paper silhouettes and light projections
- Content: It reflect the political context of the medium's origins, except that she has translated it to the master-slave relationship in the 19th Century antebellum South. The light create shadows of the audience which makes the viewer to become implicated in the scene.
- Artist name: Louis Jacques Mande Daguerre
- Painting's name: Le Boulevard du Temple
- Content: In France a different process whiche yielded a positive image on a polished metal plate was named the daguerreotype.
- Artist name: Alfred Stieglitz
- Painting's name: The steerage
- Content: He transfixed not by the literal figures and objects in his view-finder, but by the spatial relations.
- Artist name: Henri Cartier-Bresson
- Painting's name: Athens
- Content: The decisive moment when the two women walked beneath the two female forms on the balcony above.
- Artist name: Annie Leibovitz
- Painting's name: Karen Finley at her home in Nyack
- Chromogenic print
- Content: She developed a personal style recognizable for its brilliant cp;pr (Which, not coincidentally, printed will in the magazine). Exemplary of her luminous use of color also of her luminous wit. Leibovitz present Finley not as the rabid, aggressive feminist that she projected in her perfomaces
- Artist name: Edgar Degas
- Artist name: After the Bath, woman drying her back
- Gelatin silver print
- Content: Impressionist painter. He used photographs su as this one as studies for his many pastel portraits of women at their bath.
- Artist name: Bill Viola
- Painting's name: The greeting
- Content: For 10 slow motion minutes, the camera never shifts its point of view. Two women stand talking on a street and a third enter from the left to greet them.
- Artist name: Nam June Paik
- Artist name: TV Bra for living structure
- Performance by Charlotte Moorman with television sets and cello.
- Content: Is a literal realization of the boob tube. The piece is a collaborative performance excuted with the avant farde musician Charlotte Moorman,
In a medium the substance that holds pigments together.
Drawing with a humorous content any full size drawing subsequently transferred to the working surface from which a painting or fresco is made
A soft drawing tool made by adding clay to graphite
The addition of highlights to a drawing by the application of white or some other pale color
A drawing technique especially silverpoint, popular in the 15th and 16th century in which stylus with a point of gold, silver, or some other metal was aplied to a sheet of paper treated with mixture powered bones and gumwater.
The descriptive representation of an object by means of outline or contour drawing.
An intaglio printmaking process in which the acide bites around powdered particles of resin resulting in a print with a granular appearance.
A meta; tool w/ a V-shaped used in engraving
An intaglio printmaking process in which the copper or zinc plate is incised by a needle pulled back across the surface leaving burr.
In printmaking the number of impressions authorized by the artist made from a single master image
An intaglio printmaking process in which a metal plate coated with wax is drawn upon with a sharp tool down to the plate and then placed in an acide bath. The acid eats into the plate where lines have been drawn, the wax is removed and then the plate is inked and printed.
A coating applied to a canvas or printmaking plate to prepare for painting or etching
Printmaking in which the line is incised into the surface of the printing plate: aquatint, dry-point, etching, engraving and mezzotint
A style of japanese art meaning "Pics of the transient or floating world" that depicted especially the pleasures of everyday life.
Relief printmaking process, wooden block is carved so that those parts not inteded to print are cut away leaving the designed raised.
A plastic resin that when mixed with water and pigment form an inorganic and quick drying paint medium
In medium. the substance that holds pigments together
A method of pointing with molten beeswax fused to the support after application by means of heat.
Either Dry (Fresco or seco) or Wet (buon or true fresco. I
In early 15th a figure known as la pintura "the picture" began to appear in Italian arts.
A painting medium made by combining water pigment and usually egg yolk.
Trompe l' oeil
Food the eyes. A form of representation that attempts to depict the object as if it were actually present.
The first photographic process to use a negative image. Discovered by William Tom Henry Fox
The opening that determines the quantity of light admitted by a camera lens.
The sequencing of widely disparate images to create a fast paced, multifaceted image.
One of the earliest forms of photography,. invented by Louis JKacques Mande Daguerre in 1839 made on copper plate polished with silver.