art history midterm

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art history midterm
2014-05-13 20:47:22
Renaissance to current
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  1. BONAVENTURA BERLINGHIERI, panel from the Saint Francis Altarpiece, 1235.
  2. CIMABUE, Madonna Enthroned with Angels and Prophets, 1280–1290.

    • -Byzantine art mainly used for decoration, and utilized it to create the folds in Mary’s robes, giving her a more fleshed out and humanistic figure.
    • -giving it a more realistic three-dimensional feel by receding into space.
    • -proto- renaissance
    • -when mary would stand up she would be larger than anyone in that painting. 
    • -the size of jesus right but his features don't look baby like, he looks more of having grown up features.
  3. GIOTTO DI BONDONE, Madonna Enthroned, 1310.

    • -striking realism and utter humanity.-throne is expensive looking
    • -everyone is stacked so it gives a illusion of depth
    • -mary is over sized compared to everyone else making her the important person in the piece.
    • -there is more attention to detail with clothing folds making it the illusion of space
  4. GIOTTO DI BONDONE, Lamentation, Arena Chapel, ca. 1305

    • - landscape moves our eyes down to mary and christ.- there is a movement with mary as you can feel the emotion of what she is going through.
    • - medievial
    • - the two people that have their backs toward us draws our eye in the direction they are looking at which is to christ.
    • - bright colors on the people and angels making it seem  to be more grounded and materialistic
  5. ARNOLFO DI CAMBIO and others, Florence Cathedral (aerial view looking northeast), Florence, Italy, begun 1296.

    • -translated their pride in their predominance into landmark buildings
    • -florence cathedral, recognized as the center for the most important religious observances.
    • -the church was intended to be the most beautiful and honorable church
    • - in a way the big dome remindes me of a crown, as there was nothing like it at the time it was seen as the top of the line and holy ground as it was that great.
  6. JAN VAN EYCK, Giovanni Arnolfini and His Bride, 1434.
  7. JAN VAN EYCK, Man in a Red Turban, 1433.
  8. FILIPPO BRUNELLESCHI, Sacrifice of Isaac, 1401–1402.
  9. FILIPPO BRUNELLESCHI, Sacrifice of Isaac, 1401–1402.
  10. SANDRO BOTTICELLI, Birth of Venus, ca. 1484–1486.
  11. LEONARDO DA VINCI, Madonna of the Rocks, 1483.
  12. LEONARDO DA VINCI, The Last Supper, 1495-1498.
  13. LEONARDO DA VINCI, Mona Lisa, 1503-1505.

    • -hermafidite look
    • - pose shows a safitsicated sataus
    • - nature is a important feature becasue it takes the whole background
    • - looks very alluring
    • - repreents nature as a artisicratic way
  14. RAPHAEL, School of Athens, 1509-1511.

    • - high reinssance
    • - geometric shapes through the piece
    • -applo and athenia are the statues on the sides that represent the arts and knoledge.
    • -there are many figures there and it's like a celabration for them as they are the greats that inspire the renisance.
    • - everyone has a idividual stance which makes  it normal and natural movement.
  15. MICHELANGELO BUONARROTI, Pieta, ca. 1498-1500.
  16. MICHELANGELO BUONARROTI, David, 1501–1504.
  17. MICHELANGELO BUONARROTI, Interior of the Sistine Chapel, 1473.
  18. MICHELANGELO BUONARROTI, Creation of Adam detail of the ceiling (FIG. 22-1) of the Sistine Chapel, 1511–1512.

    • - not a bibical refrence in the story
    • - god looks more like zeus  
    • - the circle god is combing from reminds me of   the womb and nature
    • - the fingers that are about to touch makes me    feel that it is about contact and the flesh that    is being contacted with
  19. GIORGIONE DA CASTELFRANCO (and/or TITIAN?), Pastoral Symphony, ca. 1508–1510.
  20. TITIAN, Madonna of the Pesaro Family, 1519-1526, Venetian.