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Art exam 4
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this is an example of public art
This artist used foreshortening to more intimately connect the viewer with the work
Ansestor poles that represent both stories about the cynical nature of human life and the social and family ties that connect the community
"I am your grandma"
Int his piece the artist shows interest in leaving legacy for her descendants
refers to a persons pride, materialism and inevitable mortality
In india connections between...
present, future, and past lives are central to the hindu belief system
the endless cycle of death and rebirth in which hindus believe
for the hopi, they are supernatural spirits that personify events and natural elements
"fox in the snow"
this artist painted aa representation of the violent forces of nature
Casper David Fredrich
"abbey among oak trees"
this artist reflected the presence of God in the human world"
"Na Hale 'Eo Waiawi"
this artist encourperates natural elements into this large scale sculpture
a science that studies the workings of the body and its organs
Leonardo De Vinci
this work shows the artists interest in proportions of the human body
"an experiment on a bird in the air pump"
this work shows a scientist demonstrating the creation of a vacuum
"portrait of Dr Sameual D Gross"
this work shows a realistic, dramatic depiction of a medical procedure
-a tool or object make from the very hard, sharp edged stone of the same name
-this also incorporates elements of cosmology and astronomical knowledge of the Maya
also referred to as the calendar stone, this reveals how the Aztecs counted time
made up of layers of disks that fit into a larger brass dial, this could find the direction of Mecca and calculate the time of day
a British artist that created artworks possible only because he used a microscope
Gunther Van Hagens
developed plastination, which preserves bodies after death and allows them to be arranged in poses
Gunther Van Hagens
the artist used his knowledge of anatomy and science to create this work
"girl before a mirror"
an X-ray of this work shows how the artist changed his original concept
the cleaning of this work took twice as long as it took to paint it
a science that studies nature, development and the human mind
"sunday on la grande jatte"
this work focussed on the way that the human eye perceived color
a late 19th century painting style that uses short stores of differing colors that optically combine to form new perceived colors
the artist Ames us take a second look at familiar subjects in this piece
in the late 1920s this artistic movement was inspired by dream and the subconscious
"persistence of memory"
this work was based on the term the artist invented called paranoic-critical
this work is a product of the artists personal struggles and mental illness
an extreme kind of illusion meant to deceive the viewer
a round opening at the center of a dome
Leon batista alberti
wrote in his treatise "on painting" that paintings are illusionary windows
painted his self portrait on wood but it looks to vibe pain ted on a convex mirror
a distorted representation of an object so that it appears to correctly proportioned only when viewed from a particular position
the British artist applies this form of representation to his sidewalk art
this work shares the physical and psychological space of the viewer
"the human condition"
the artist confronts the viewer with issues of representation and truth
the artist took finger painting to a new level
the artist made this work to comment on human mortality
"a bar at the files Bergre"
the artist used a mirror in this work 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"
the artist displays the characteristic style of romanticism in this work
is a powerful national symbol of china even though his legacy remain very controversial
"harvest of death"
the artist took this famous photograph about the horrors of the civil war
"Vietnamese girl Kim phuc running after napalm attack"
this photograph was so shocking many questioned its authority
This artist painted this as a passionate response to attacks carried out in Spain in 1937
Palette of narmer
this is 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 fool long scroll employs isometric perspective from a birds eye view
the artist who fought in world war 1 recored the horrors he witnessed in this triptych
the horizontal section the the Botton of a triptych altarpiece
"Vietnam veterans memorial"
"raft of the medusa"
the artist memorialized a scandalous event in history with this painting
"women are heroes"
the artist brought attention to the conditions of the poor in Brazil with this peice
this photograph brings up issues of ethics regarding photo subjects
the artist appropriated imagery from artist katsushika hoku for this work
this work was the aim of a violent protest
this work was censored shortly after its reveal
this nazi curated exhibition ridiculed modern art
this artist was a member of the nazi party and had to paint in secret
"woman from willendorf"
one of the earliest know artworks believed to be a fertility figure
William De Kooning
this artist showed an abstract form in his work
was a commonly used measurement in Egyptian art
"birth of veuns"
the artist relieved the appearance of the female nude in the work
this artist used her own hair as a paintbrush for this peice
this Artist chose an unconventional approach to depicting the female body in this peice
Vincent van gough
"self portrait with bandaged ear and pipe"
this work refers to a famous incident in the artists life
this artists self portraits reflect on her identity and mixed cultural background
"United film stills"
this Artist plays the role o all women in this series
"do the right thing"
this film focuses on race relations and social justice
carrie Mae weems
"from here I saw what happened and I cried"
this work embodies and interest in personal and cultural identity
"melissa and lake, durham, North Carolina"
this work investigates the nuances of gender and identity
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