ART MEMORY TERMS
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colors such as red, yellow, orange, and others that we associate with warm temperatures, like the orange glow of a sunset or the bright yellow flames of a flower.
a period of art history, approximately 1900-2000. This period includes many styles, but is different from other periods of art history in the freedom artists felt to move away from the physical world. as their subjects and paints what they felt or imagined, wether it was recognizable or not.
The period includes Fauvism, Cubism, and many other styles of semi-abstract and abstract art.
But many artists in this period continued to paint in more traditional , realistic styles that have been popular throughout the history of Western art
the way an object feels on its surface when you touch it.
It may be hard or soft, rough or smooth.
Paintings themselves have a rough or smooth surface, depending on how the artist applies the paint.
something that stands for or suggests an idea.
For example a halo or the color blue might suggest holiness, flags might suggest patriotism, a pocket watch might suggest the passing of time
a painting of objects that do not move. Most, but not all, are close-up views of carefully arranged groups of objects, shown in an indoor setting, often on a table top.
green, purple, and orange, colors that can be created by combining primary colors
a type of landscape painting that features large expanses of water, usually the ocean or the sea, but occasionally a large lake.
a style of painting that developed during the Modern period of art history. not all of the painters of this style chose the same kinds of subjects for their art, but they all believed that that painting should express emotions about the man in the modern world. They valued truth and sincerity in art above classical harmony and conventional beauty. Artists often pictured nature as wild and powerful, beyond man's ability to control. For others, the permanence of nature was an anchor for man in a world where everything else was changing rapidly.
a decorative style of painting that was developed in France near the end of the Baroque period of art history.
The subjects of this style of paintings usually are wealthy people, often engaged in activities of recreation or amusement.
This style emphasizes curved lines and usually light colors, especially white, gold, silver, rose-pink, and sky blue.
something that repeats, and creates a kind of pattern. Artists use elements like colors, lines, and shapes to create this. By creating these patterns it can help create the mood of the painting, or it can move the viewer's eyes to different parts of the painting.
a period of art history, approximately 1400-1600. Artists studied the styles of the ancient Greece and Rome. It was the age of exploration and discovery of science, philosophy, and art.
The Catholic Church continued to be an important patron of the arts, but the rise of the wealthy middle class led to new interests in nonreligious paintings.
Art from this time period is remarkable for its bright, pure colors, its uses of symbols, and its very formal approach to subject matter and composition.
red, yellow, and blue, colors that cannot be made by putting other colors together
A painting of a person, usually one formally posed and looking outward from the painting.
Paintings featuring more than one periosn are called group portraits
a style of painting that developed late in the Modern period of art history, in which the picture is composed of tiny dots, or points of color placed very close to one another on the canvas. The individual dots of color create a shimmering effect on the completed image.
Point of View
the position from which the viewer sees objects in a painting. Looking at the objects on a table while sitting in a chair drawn up to the table is one point of view. Looking at those same objects while standing is another point of view.
the illusion of depth or distance.
Artists use many different elements and techniques to make pictures on a flat surface seem to have space and distance.
colors such as black, white, and beige, which have neither a warm not a cool effect on the painting.
a style of painting, developed in the Modern period of art history, which imitated the styles of ancient Greek and Roman sculpture and architecture.
Paintings of this period usually have grand themes from history and legend subject matter. They generally include formal, balanced compositions, use strongly drawn lines to define the forms, and have a smooth, polished finish.
the feelings or emotions an artist wants viewers to experience when we look at a painting
a period of art history, approximately 1750 - 1900.
Important historical events included democratic political revolutions in France and the American colonies and the Industrial Revolution in science and technology.
Neoclassicism, Romanticism, Impressionism, and Pointillism were among the art styles that developed during the Modern period of art history.
(1) drawn by the artists to make the edge of something or make an outline
(2) form where objects touch or overlap, so that different colors or shapes come together.
(1) the source of illumination in a painting, like a lamp or the sun
(2) the lightness or darkness of different areas of a painting.
(1) a painting of an outdoor view that features large areas of nature
(2) The outdoor view itself
a style of painting developed in France late in the Modern period of art history. by artists who wanted to create impressions of light and color that, when seen as a whole, would form pictures, in viewers' minds.
Artists of this style would place different colors side-by-side and very close together on the canvas, letting viewers' eye blend the colors together.
History and Legend Painting
a painting that tells a story about important people or important events
a painting of ordinary people engaged in common, everyday events.
that part of a painting that seems closest to the viewer
The three-dimensional shape of an object, shown traditionally in paintings through a variations of light and dark paints or a gradual shading of color.
a style of painting practiced briefly at the beginning of the Twentieth Century of art history, with shockingly bright colors and often strange or twisted forms of human figures or other objects.
a style of painting developed in France early om the Twentieth Century period of art history.
Artist took familiar objects from everyday life, broke then up into geometric figures like cubes and triangles, then put them back together, forcing the viewer to see familiar objects in unfamiliar ways.
colors such as blue, green, lavender, purple, and others that we associate with cool or cold temperatures.
a comparison that draws attention to the differences between things.
how individual art elements, like light, color, lines, and shapes, work with each other and as a whole to form a complete painting
pairs of colors that are farthest away from each other on the color wheel, and are the most different from each other.
a type of landscape painting that features scenes of streets, buildings and other city features.
(1) a painting
(2) treated fabric, stretched over a frame, to which paint is applied
a period of art history, approximately 1600-1750. Important historical events of the period included scientific discoveries by Galileo and Isaac Newton, the growth of the Protestant religion, and ordinary citizens becoming patrons of the arts, particularly in the Netherlands.
Paintings from this era of art history usually are formal, show tiny details of scenery and costumes, have a great sense of energy and movement, and often include sharp contrasts between light and dark areas in the paintings.
the part of the painting that seems farthest away from the viewer.
the artistic ingredients painters use to create a painting.
a work that uses symbols, often human forms, to stand for ideas or to convey messages.
(1) a general style of painting that developed during the Twentieth Century period of art history., characterized by subjects that are nonrealistic.
(2) a category if paintings whose subjects are individual art elements like color, line, and composition or the painted surface itself rather than representations of things in the real world.
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