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What is the Biblical art that mixes architecture and sculpture to make religious characters more lifelike?
What are the 2 periods in which the art and architecture of the high middle ages is divided?
Romanesque and Gothic
What were the most treasured medieval possessions, specifically, large woven hangings called?
What is a technique used in which colored yarns are sewn to an existing woven background?
What is the term applied to someone who is very well informed about, or very good ar doing many different and often unrelated things?
What is the term of Leonardo da Vinci's specialty and does it it consist of?
From the Italian word for "smoke", a technique of painting in thin glazes to achieve a hazy, cloudy atmosphere
What does the term Renaissance mean?
"Rebirth" and it refers to the revival of interest in ancient Greek and Roman culture that is one of the key characteristics of the period.
What is a mannerism?
A decadent reaction against the oder and balance of the high renaissance; comes from Italian maniera for "style" or "styleishness."
What were Michelangelo's requirements for creating the Sistine Chapel?
cover this entire area, 700 square yds, with a painted decoration based on religious themes.
What did the Renaissance humanists believe?
. that a sound education should include not only the teachings of the church and the study of early Christian writers but also the study of the liberal arts-grammar, rhetoric, poetry, history, politics, and moral
Who was Caravaggio?
baroque era painter known for his use of chiaroscuro to dramatiza his paintings, which were usually biblical scenes
Did the leaders of the French Revolution evoke the example of Rome and admire Roman civic virtues?
Who was the major figure who pursued the goal of wiping out France's greedy and corrupt aristocracy? He was also responsible for the execution by guillotine of hundreds of people. He is shown dying in a bathtub by painter Jacques-Louis David.
Jean- Paul Marat
Who was the artist that created this portrait of Marie Antoinette?
Elisabeth Vigee- Lebrun
What is the painting called by Jacques-Louis David that depicted the inspiring moment between 3 brothers?
The oath of the horatii
Who was a painter who depicted still lives of plants and animals during the 18th century?
Jean Simeon Chardin
In the painting, "Oath of the Horatii", what tone and emotion is the artists trying to depict?
Patriotism, stoicism, self-sacrifice, and frugality
What is Neoclassicism?
3. Artistic movement that emphasized classical past and the civic virtues such as patriotism, stoicism, self-sacrifice and frugality- virtues they associated with the Roman Republic.
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