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Art Appreciation Chapter 5
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In a 2d work of art that is balanced symm., the implied center of gravity is along the horizon line.
The term design is applicable to both 2d and 3d workds of art.
The Thirteen-Deity Jnandakini Mandala uses proportion to suggest that there is a hidden order to the universe.
In a 2d work with assymm. balance, the appearance of balance is achieved by distributing visual weight accordingly.
Annette Messager's Mes Voeux and Joseph Cornell's The Hotel Eden both demonstrate the use of conceptual unity.
Paul Klee's Landscape with Yellow Birds and Kaiho Yusho's Fish Nets Drying in the Sun share a strong use of radial balance.
Georgia O'Keefe sculpted in marble, primarily dealing with religious subjects.
The ancient Eqyptians developed a standard set of proportions used to create images of the correct or perfect human, as have many cultures both ancient and modern. This set of proportions was created using the golden section.
In art, the design principle of balance functions to help communicate a work's moods and meanings, encourage our active participation in a work and lead our eyes around a work.
Maya Linn collaberated with Claes Oldenburg to create to sculpture Pantoir.
Because she painted it repeatedly and because she lived out her life there, Georgia O'Keefe is most closely associated with Montana.
Study of Human Proportions According to Vitruvius uses hierarchical scale.
An artist can create a focal point by putting emphasis on a small, but defined, area.
The architect Le Corbusier designed The Modular, a tool he used for calculation human proportions, based upon the golden section.
Symmetrical balance describes a work in which forms on either side of a vertical axis are very similar.
Composition usually refers to a 2d work of art.
The facade of Sant'Andreas, Mantua uses hierarchical scale.
In a 2d work with __________ balance, the appearance of balance is achieved by distributing visual weight accordingly.
__________ was known for his drip paintings.
Rather than depend solely upon unity, an artist will sometimes create _________ unity by unifying the ideas in a work of art.
_______ refers to size relationships between parts of a whole.
Deer's Skull with Perdernal is a prim example of ______ balance.
Pablo Picasso's girl before a mirror is based in symmetrical balance, but the two sides are not identical mirror images. This composition allows him to explore the traditional theme of ________.
The ancient Roman architect Vitruvius associated the perfect male form with the perfect geometry of the circle and _____.
_____ relates to the size of objects in a work in relation to their actual size.
Another term for asymmetrical balance is _____ balance.
A work of art which bases scale on the relative importance of the people depicted is using _______ scale.
The Banjo Lesson creates emphasis through size and _______ of the figures.
Through repetition, any of the visual elements can take on a ___ within a work of art.
When an artist uses directional lines, color, sizes, or shapes to draw the viewers eye to a certain area of a work, that artist is using the emphasis or ___ principle.
______ began an association with the photographer Alfred Stieglitz in 1917 that lasted until his death in 1946.
Artists will often add ______ to provide interest and enliven the unity of a work of art.
balance created by equal visual weight
arrangement of the visual elements in 2D artwork
arrangement of the visual elements in 2d and 3d artwork
using visual elements to guide the viewer to the subject matter or focal point
well defined area within the subject matter
discovered by ancient greeks. ratio of two segment has 1 to 1.618
most important to least important
size in relation to parts of a whole
constant intervals, repetition
size in relation to same constant or normal size
everything surrounding the focal point purposely made less interesting to guide the viewer to the focal point
balance created by almost mirror image objects on either side of a vertical axis
sense of oneness, coherent whole
difference, which provide interest
the apparent heaviness/lightness of an object based on eye attraction
5 design principles
Unity and Variety
Emphasis and Subordination
Scale and Proportion
2 types of balance
2 ways to define scale in a a work of art
Scale of the work itself
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