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Art History Test 1
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Culturally we see these changes in the fact that Van Gogh only sold _______________ during his life span, and in the 1980s his works sold for as much as 80 million dollars
The customs officer, however, did not see Bird in space as Art. He categorized it as "______________________"
Kitchen Utensils and Hospital Supplies
The depiction is so precise (the feathers, neck, and head) that one can identify the __________ from the image.
The face in St. Bartholomew's flayed skin is Michelangelo's own self-portrait.
We can see from Mapplethorpe's Self-Portrait that he challenged expected notions of representation. In this case, the challenge is not so much formal as ___________________.
The circle is often a symbol of perfection in Christian iconography.
Leonardo da Vinci wrote that artists are ____________ of God and create replicas of nature.
Picasso in his brilliance took a visual reference - the small car - and gave it artistic form
Goya Attended by Doctor Arieta
Take note that this is a "private" portrait.
___________ was the method in which Romare Bearden recorded his recollections of urban life.
The (Hindu) sculptures are believed to embody the god in a ___________ way.
Phillip IV on Horseback
Is an Equestrian portrait
The horse represents _______________ , in this case, __________________________________________________.
Civilization, being nearly destroyed by tyranny.
Toulouse-Lautrec elevated _________________ to an art form.
In many cultures, royal status is reflected in _____________________.
The unicorns (there is a little one perched on the side of the organ) are intended to remind viewers of the __________________.
It (Tutankhamon) is a _____________________ , protecting the pharaoh from harm as well. In doing so, the lion fulfills a traditional belief that lions never sleep.
A basic element of making Art is __________, which is also a component in ______________.
Parallel lines (hatching) and intersecting lines (cross-hatching) define the curves of the body and create an effect of _______________.
_________________ , for example, is not an actual line. It is a shape that moves in a LINEAR direction, carrying our gaze diagonally across the sky beginning at the upper left and descending behind the mountains.
We call this an ___________________.
The White Cloud, Implied line
Leonardo da Vinci's The Last Supper is a good example o________________________.
One point perspective
*The Charioteer of Delphi, by contrast, is a ____________ like a column. This is consistent with the figure's character as he grasps the reins and focuses intently on driving the chariot and controlling the horses.
Picasso's The Blind Man's meal: The painting is essentially _____________________ , that is, a single color predominates the entire work.
According to modern color theory, light is the source of visible color. This was discovered by the English scientist __________________ in 1666, when he observed that a ray of light passing through a prism is refracted (split up) into what we call the visible spectrum.
Sir Isaac Newton
French phrase translates to...
This is not a pipe
The appeal of Myron's athlete, which idealizes the human body, has contributed to the long-lasting, traditional quality that the term _________________.
The Formalist Method Regards Form as _________________________________________.
Inseparable from Content
Iconography literally means the "writing of the image" and refers to the ______________________________________________________________.
Layers of meaning embedded in subject matter
This is a reference to Mary's role as the ________________________________________, and links her with the architectural shed in Giotto's fresco.
Church Building, the House of God
Warhol's iconography is based on his view of _____________________________________________________________
American consumer culture and his interest in the theme of repetition.
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