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Art Appreciation Exam 4 Irons Mizzou
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"Tilted Arc" - public art.
"Dead Christ" - used foreshortening to more intimately connect the viewer to the work.
"The Morgue (Gun Murder)" - imitated Andres Serrano's use of foreshortening.
Ancestor poles known as ___ represent both stories about the cyclical nature of human life and the social and family ties that connect the community.
"I am Your Grandma" - interest in leaving legacy for descendants.
refers to a persons pride, materialism, and inevitable death.
In India, connections between present, future, and past lives are central to ______ beliefs.
endless cycle of death and rebirth in which Hindus believe.
For the Hopi, ___________ are supernatural spirits that personify events and natural elements.
"Fox in the Snow" - painted a representation of the violent forces of nature.
Caspar David Friedrich:
"Abbey Among the Oak Tree" - reflected the presence of God in the human world.
"Na Hale 'Eo Waiwai" - incorporates natural elements into large scale sculpture.
study of the workings of the body and its organs.
Leonardo da Vinci:
"Vitruvian Man": proportions of the human body.
"An Experiment on a Bird in the Air-Pump" : creation of a vacuum.
"Portrait of Dr. Samuel D. Gross" - depiction of medical procedure.
tool made from very hard, sharp-edged stone of the same name.
Flint also incorporates elements of cosmology and astronomical knowledge of the ____
aka calendar stone, how Aztecs counted time.
made of layers of disks that fit into brass dial, find direction of Mecca and calculate the time of day.
19th century painting style that uses short strokes of differing colors that optically combine to form new perceived colors.
British artist ________ ____________ creates artwork using a microscope
"Flag" - second look at familiar subjects
"Sunday on La Grande Jatte" - human eye perceives color.
studies nature, development and the human mind.
"Sistine Chapel" - took twice as long to clean than to paint.
in the 1920's, movement was inspired by dreams and the subconscious.
"Girl Before a Mirror" - X-ray shows how artist changed his original concept.
"Persistence of Memory" - paranoia-critical
Gunther von Hagens:
"Basketball Player" - knowledge of anatomy and science to create this work
"Dots Obsession" - artists personal struggles and mental illness
___________ ____ ___________ developed plastination, preserves bodies after death and allows them to be arranged in poses.
Gunther von Hagens
kind of illusion meant to deceive the viewer.
a round opening at the center of a dome.
Leon Battista Alberti wrote in his treatise ___ ___________ that paintings are illusionary windows.
Francesco Mazzola painted his self-portrait on ______, but it looks to be painted on a _________ _________.
wood; convex mirror
a distorted representation of an object so that it appears correctly proportioned only when viewed from one position.
The British artist _______ __________ applies anamorphosis to his sidewalk art.
"Museum Guard" - physical and psychological space of the viewer.
confronts the viewer with issues of representation and truth in this work.
"Fanny" - finger painting to a new level with this work.
"Marilyn (Vanitas)" - comment on human mortality.
"A Bar at the Folies Bergere" - used a mirror to suggest that the viewer should question reality.
"The Armada Portrait":
This was painted to commemorate the English victory of 1588.
"Napoleon Crossing the Alps" - Romanticism.
Mao's portrait is a powerful national symbol of ________, even though his legacy remains very controversial.
"Harvest of Death" - famous photograph about the horrors of civil war.
"Vietnamese Girl Kim Phuc Running after Napalm Attack" - photograph was so shocking, many questioned its authenticity.
"Guernica" - painted this as a passionate response to attacks carried out in Spain 1937.
"Palette of Narmer":
The earliest surviving ancient Egyptian artworks, showing the unification of Egypt after a great war.
This 275-foot-long work records the events surrounding the Battle of Hastings.
"Night Attack on the Sanjo Palace":
This 23-foot-long scroll employs the isometric perspective from a bird's-eye-view
"The War" - the artist who fought in WW1 recorded the horrors he witnessed in this triptych.
the horizontal section on the bottom of a triptych altarpiece.
"Vietnam Veteran's Memorial"
"Raft of the Medusa" - the artist memorialized a scandalous event in the history with this painting.
"Women are Heroes" - brought attention to the conditions of the poor in Brazil.
"Migrant Mother" - photograph brings up issues of ethic regarding photo subjects.
"Gyre" - appropriated imagery from the artist Katsushika Hokusai for this work.
"Rokeby Venus" - aim of a violent protest.
"Falling Woman" - censored shortly after its reveal.
Nazi-curated exhibition ridiculed modern art.
artist was a member of the Nazi party and had to paint in secret.
"Woman From Willendorf":
one of the earliest known artworks, believed to be a fertility figure.
Willen de Kooning:
"Woman 1" - artist showed an abstracted form
The _______ was a commonly used unit of measurement in Egyptian art.
"The Birth of Venus" - revived the appearance of the female nude.
"Loving Care" - used her own hair as a paintbrush for this piece.
"Branded" - unconventional approach to depicting the female body.
Vincent Van Gogh:
"Self-Portrait with Bandaged Ear and Pipe" - refers to a famous incident.
self-portraits reflect on her identity and mixed cultural background.
"Untitled Film Stills" - plays the role of all women in this series.
"Do the Right Thing" - focuses on race relations and social justice.
Carrie Mae Weems:
"From Here I Saw What Happened and I Cried" - embodies an interest in personal and cultural identity.
"Melissa & Lake, Durham, North Carolina" - investigates the nuances of gender and identity.
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