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INTRO FINE ARTS 1 pt 1
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In visual arts and architecture, _________ refers to the arrangement of line, for, mass, and color
________ refers to the representation of distance and three-dimensionality on a 2-D serface
__________ is a system of writing music so the composer can communicate clearly to the performer the pitches, rhythms, and other elements of the piece.
In Theater, film, and narrative literature, _____ is the structure of the artwork comprising crises, climax, exposition, complication and denouement, foreshadowing, discovery and reversals.
a ________ is a form, image, or subject standing for something else.
___________ is a descriptive analysis of a work of art that may or may not include a value judgment about the work
__________ Consists of paintings, drawings, prints, and photographs
Media (of 2-D arts)
___________ are the physical material of the work, such as oil paint.
The elements and principles of _________ are the building blocks of 2-D art.
_________ refers to the basic colors of the spectrum, such as red.
______ refers to the relative grayness or whiteness of a color
__________ refers to the number of hues and values used by an artist in a work.
The receding lines of linear perspective that converge on a vanishing point are called _________ lines
____________ Refers to the illusion that shapes and colors appearing on either side of an artwork's axis
______ refers to balance achieved by using unequal shapes
________ refers to balance achieved by using unequal shapes
in sculpture, ____ refers to the size, shape, and volume of forms
_____ sculpture is freestanding and fully 3-D
_____ sculpture projects from the background and cannot be seen from all sides.
____ sculpture emphasizes construction with thin, tubular items such as wire
____ refers to the surface treatment of a sculpture.
_____ refers to relief sculpture in which the figures protrude from the background by at least half their depth.
____ refers to the relief sculpture that projects only slightly from it's background
_________ is a method of casting sculpture using was model melted to leave the desired spaces in the mold
One of the oldest architectural structures is the ______, in which a horizontal piece is laid across two vertical supports
Post and lintel
_______ refer to arches joined end-to-end
_________ uses a framework to support the building
Skeleton frame structure
Skeleton framing using wood (as in house construction) is called _________ construction
__________ refers to wall material that is solid and continuous, rather than joined or pieced together
When metal forms the fram of a building (as in a skyscraper), it is called______ construction
_______ refers to the first stage of human culture, marked by simple social organization, the discovery of fire, and basic techniques for hunting and gathering
_________ is a word meaning "all the gods"
________ is the sumerian writing system, consisting of wedge marks pressed into damp clay.
_________ refers to an Egyptian burial tomb of great size and scale
the fist stage of human culture dates before ______ years BCE
_________ refers to the second stage in human culture
Domestication of animals began during the _______ period
New Stone Age
________ refers to the land between the Tigris and Euphrates rivers
_________ was the first civiliation to emerge in the Fertile Crescent
The capital of the ruler Hammurabi was _________
Two of the main cities of the Babylonian empire were Nimrud and __________
the ________ appeared as a transportation device in Sumer around 3000 BCE
the ________ were first to use a potter's wheel
the __________ king was a direct link between the royal family line and the creator sun god
"Son of Ra"- the king
the most important part of Egyptian architecture is _______ buildings
Egyptians believed that life continued for the dead as long as the corpse, or ___________ of it, survived.
some material image
Among other things, writing served as a tool of _________
control and power
the ______ of Hammurabi was based on the notion of "an eye for an eye"
Hammurabi's authority and law was believed to come from the ___________
The cave paintings at Lascaux date from around __________ BCE
________ art refers to the art made for the rituals of death
__________ was the major art form of the Egyptians
Egyptian sculpture typically represents _______
The Egyptian royal headdress seen in the funerary mask of Tutankhamun is call a/an ______
the basic instrument in Mesopotamia and Egypt was the _________
The oldest known story in the world is the epic of __________
The Egyptian ___________ contains magic formulas placed in tombs to serve and protect the dead in the afterlife
"Book of the Dead"
Most of our knowledge of Egyptian painting comes from the tombs of ___________
Khufu, Khafre and Menkaura
__________ sprang up around Sumer to house the sacrifices thought necessary to ensure good harvests.
Around ______ years ago, humankind began to develop nations of selfhood and individuality
_________ refers to the basic Greek city-state
________ means the "high city", and referred to the elevated place in the center of the city occupied by the temples of the Gods
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