Humanities Intro Chpt 1&2

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  3. Creativity
    the expressionistic motion from chaos and the emptiness in to design and order.  But its not completely free still tempered by the rules and customs of the medium
  4. Plato
    art is at best an imitation  thought art has a divided line Reason and and belief
  5. Grotesque
    comically or repulsively ugly or distorted.
  6. Symbols
    is a depiction of a physical object or quality that references an idea or feeling greater than the object itself Ex: watch, color red, eagle
  7. Representational Art
    Art that imitates (or depicts) reality
  8. Sublime
    an aesthetic experience that overwhelms the intellect, an experience of greatness inspiring awe or terror
  9. Immanuel Kant
    aesthetic judgements are a matter of taste. Aesthetic judgements are subject, but universally communicable. Aesthetic judgments are disinterested and unmotivated.
  10. Propaganda
    art that sways the public opinion
  11. Kitsch
    is a low-brow style of mass produced art or design using popular or cultural icons. Also referred to as tacky, the term kitsch is generally reserved for the unsubstantial or gaudy works or decoration, or works that are calculated to have popular appeal.
  12. Camp or Campy
    Being so extreme that it has an amusing and sometimes perversely sophisticated appeal. Over the top and farcical, intentionally exaggerated so as not be taken seriously.
  13. Contextual Criticism
    adds content outside the work of art to bring meaning to it such as : Artist Biography, their oeuvre( body of work), what the artist was trying to say, the style, what was happening at the time of the painting, inspiration and historical significance.
  14. Dry Media
    Chalk, Charcoal,Pastel,Graphite
  15. Wet Media
    Pen,Ink     Wash and Brush
  16. Charcoal
    Vine, compressed
  17. Graphite
  18. Types of Paint
    Watercolor, Tempera, oil, acrylic, fresco
  19. Water Color
    Pigment suspended in water Transparent, good for landscapes
  20. Tempera
    a permanet fast drying paint, consisting of colored pigment mixed, egg yolk,prominent in medieval and byzantine art
  21. Oil
    pigment that are bound with a medium of drying oil (linseed oil), attributes tremendous range of color, vivid colors, slow drying time (areas can be reworked) textual manipulation, durable, popular during European Renissance
  22. Acrylic
    Modern synthetic blend, Vivid colors, fast drying time, can mimic color or oil
  23. Fresco
    wall painting technique, pigments are suspended in liquid and applied to wet plaster(Most famous Example Sistine Chapel)
  24. Relief
    the non-image is removed. the raised section which is left is inked and printed. Can be printed without a press (woodcut,Rubber-stamp)
  25. Intaglio
    the image is removed, the block is printed with the use of printing press (etching, and aquatint)
  26. Planographic
    Nothing is removed, the block is treated with substance that accepts or repeals ink, printed with a press, (Lithography)
  27. Alfred Stiglitize
    straight photography, *The steerage(1907), big on textures and contrast, also shapes
  28. Ansel Adams
    Landscape Photography, *Tetons and the Snake River
  29. Dorthea Lange
    Documentary Photography,*Migrant Mother
  30. Man Ray
    Surrealist Photography, *Rayographs
  31. Camera Obscura
    Darkened room that used light to trace a scene onto paper
  32. Pin-Hole Camera
    a box with a whole that refracts light off an object and is able to trace the object as well
  33. Negative
    a medium that stores an image and allows for multiple copies.
  34. Daguerreotype
    a photograph taken by an early photographic process employing an iodine-sensitized silvered plate and mercury vapor.
  35. Hue
    a range of measurable wavelengths , 7 Basic Hues ROY G BIV Primary RYB, Secondary GOP,
  36. Vanishing point
    the point at which receding parallel lines viewed in perspective appear to converge.
  37. Mixed Media
    a work that utilizes many different varieties of textures and applications
  38. Focal Points
    points of emphasis in a piece of artwork.
  39. Full Round
    a sculpture that is a free standing piece, viewable from all sides ( David, Statue of Liberty)
  40. Relief
    is a sculpture that protrudes from a background (Mount Rushmore)
  41. Linear
    arranging relatively flat 2D objects in a 3D fashion
  42. Subtraction
    the sculpture begins with a large block and image is removed from the block
  43. construction
    the sculpture builds the piece form smaller parts.
  44. Substitution
    (casting replacement) a sculpture transforms a material from plastic, molten, fluid ( needs a mold)
  45. Manipulation
    a sculpture shapes pliable material like clay
  46. Moai
    Easter Island statues
  47. Negative Space
    the unfilled space or holes in a sculpture
  48. Found Art
    an object taken from life presented as artwork
  49. Installation Art
    Installation art describes an artistic genre of three-dimensional works that are often site-specific and designed to transform the perception of a space.
  50. James Turrell
    Light Sculpture
  51. Kusama, Kounellis
    Crazy polka dots.
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Humanities Intro Chpt 1&2
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