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Art 1013 Mid term
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the word art encompasses many meanings including which of the following is considered artistic process?
__________ generally refers to distinctive characteristics of art and architecture that are common to a culture, era, or to a group of artists working at the same time or toward a common artistic goal.
____________describes the main point of interest in a work of art—one that captures and holds a viewer's attention.
_______________ is defined as a sense of oneness or cohesiveness. It has the effect of gathering the elements of a composition into a harmonious whole
The visual elements of an artwork includes all of the elements that make up the composition except __________.
Joan Mitchell's painting Cerando un Ago (1957) is an example of________?
Bronzino's, Venus, Cupid, Folly and Time (1546) uses complex________?
_________can be described as contrast and diversity. It is the counterpoint of unity. Juxtaposing various or contradictory elements in a composition adds interest, spontaneity, and the element of surprise.
For most of the history of art, the __________is recognizable or at least reflects some sort of visual experience.
Bronzino's complex allegory Venus, Cupid, Folly, and Time offers up such an iconographic puzzle that there is little doubt that he intended to leave the viewer with a sense of __________.
In art, a __________ can be defined as a moving dot.
In works with ___________, the lines are completed by the viewer
gestures and glances
In Emily Mary Osborne's Nameless and Friendless, __________ visually connect and lead the viewer's eye around the composition.
_________creates the illusion of roundness or three dimensionality through the use of light and shadow on a two-dimensional surface.
imply movement and directionality
Diagonal lines are often used to _______________.
_____________ are formed when intersecting or connected lines enclose space.
The ____________ shape of an artistic composition is considered the ground.
Light against dark or dark against light create visual differences in ___________.
What term is sometimes used in place of the word modeling?
Helen Frankenthaler's abstract Before the Caves may be described as ___________.
red, blue, yellow
The 3 primary colors are_________.
Claude Monet's Rouen Cathedral, uses _____________color.
across from one another on the color wheel
Complementary Color schemes are based on colors that are________________.
A triangular glass solid that breaks down sunlight or white light into different colors is called a ___________.
african an iberian art
What inspired Picasso to create his groundbreaking painting known as Les Demoiselles d'Avignon?
Value refers to the relative degree of ______________or darkness of a surface or a color.
The brightness or ____________of a color is its saturation
On opposite ends of the value __________are white and black.
__________________that are achieved by mixing various amounts of black and white are called achromatic.
Stephen Spielberg's Film Still from Schindler's List, uses ______________color to to convey emotion in the viewer.
Actual texture is primarily experienced through the sense of ___________.
The word texture derives from the _______for weaving.
The goal of visual texture is to simulate the look and feel of actual _________and textures.
The literal meaning of the __________phrase trompe l'oeil is "trick the eye."
Actual texture is related to the ________used to create the work.
Visual texture is the illusion of an _________ texture.
line, shape, color, or texture
Texture can be used in concert with pattern, which is a design based on the repetition or grouping of elements such as_______________.
In Mona Hatoum's Doormat II, ________is used to both intrigue and repell the viewer.
A common painting technique that yields actual texture is called ____________.
hammered bits of recycled aluminum
El Anatsui's "woven" wall hangings appear soft and delicate, but are rough and composed of _________________.
A.rubber and twine
B.plates and dishes
C.hammered bits of recycled aluminum
D.cardboard and paint
The illusionistic space of a two-dimensional composition is sometimes called __________.
Three-dimensional works of art define and occupy _________-as opposed to illusory space.
imply movement and directionality
Diagonal lines are often used to ________________.
When an artist places one object in front of another to create the illusion of depth, it is called______________.
linear perspective; renaissance
____________, in which parallel lines converge at one or more vanishing points on the horizon to create the illusion of depth, was highly refined by _________ artists.
Sculptor Alexander Calder is known for his mobiles, which are excellent examples of ____________.
One of the best ways to create the illusion of motion on a two-dimensional surface is by _____________.
diagonal lines, two-point perspective
In Caillebotte's Paris Street: Rainy Day ___________ in the building are used to represent recession of depth, which is also ___________.
In Martina Lopez' Heirs Come to Pass, 3, the primary technique used to create the illusion of depth is _____________.
implied time is the portrayal or suggestion of the passage of duration of _________.
The process of organizing the visual elements to achieve a desired aesthetic in a work of art is known as ___________.
Unlike two-dimensional compositions, three-dimensional objects, such as sculptures, often have ____________.
In art, _________ refers to the distribution of the actual or apparent weight of the compositional elements.
The classical Greek sculptor Polykleitos is credited with the derivation of a canon of ____________.
Leonardo da Vinci's Proportion of the Human Figure
Symmetry can be found in which of the following?
More typically, symmetrical balance is created through________, in which the whole of the work has a symmetrical feeling.
_________ is evident in compositions in which the elements radiate from-or are organized around-a center point
Palmer Hayden's The Subway represents a demographic and ethnic cross-section of the strap-hanging riders of 1930s New York City and thus demonstrates _________.
Count de Montizon's photograph The Hippopotamus at the Zoological Gardens, Regent's Park, is trying to communicate the __________ of the exotic animal by comparing it to the nine onlookers behind it.
The ancient Greeks developed the concept of the ______ because they believed that it created ideal proportions in architecture.
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