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Archaic period (800-480 BCE)
statues have one foot in front of another; has certain innocent smile; stiff
Classical Period (480-323 BCE)
statues have contrapposto- relaxed and one knee bent, upper and lower body are facing different directions
Hellenistic period (323-30 BCE)
statues are more of in a dramatic pose
A pose in sculpture in which the upper part of the body twists in one direction and the lower part in another.
Roman Empire (peak 117 CE)
likes making busts, head statues along with frescoes, painted walls
A picture or pattern created by fixing together small pieces of stone, glass, tile, etc.
A structure designed to carry water, often over long distances.
early medieval European style of architecture based on Roman-style rounded arches and heavy construction. Thicker than gothic
Western European architectural style; characterized by use of pointed arches and ornate decoration. Has churches with nave, transept and apse.
integrals to the practice of Christianity, Islam and Judaism
elaborately decorated containers for individual relics, made to look like that relic.
was made to show the importance of humanism in Northern Europe and showed lots of symbolism.
period of cultural and artistic change in Europe. Also showed importance of humanism
Protestants breaking away from the Catholic Church.
European artistic and architectural style characterized by extravagance and emotional intensity.
Rococo (c. 1725-1775)
artworks tend to be fanciful and lighthearted, featuring elaborately curved lines and organic forms of ornament. Dreamy and soft
Neoclassicism (c. 1750-1850)
artworks influenced by the imagery and subject matter of ancient classical cultures of Rome and Greece. Intrest came when finding remains of Pompeii. Soft colors
Romanticism (c. 1800-1850)
was when people were revolting for their freedom. Art would show different from the norm challenging ideals of liberty, equality and humanity.
Realism (1840-late 1800s)
would show modern day subjects in untraditional ways.
Impressionism (c. 1870-1890)
convey the impression of the effects of light. Blurry
Post-impressionism (c. 1885-1905)
artist who moved away from Impressionism to create artwork filled symbolism. Thick paint
portraying emotions by exaggerating and emphasizing colors and shapes of objects.
"wild beast" did painting with vivid colors because of industrial advances.
art emphisizing geometric forms.
A work of art assembled by gluing materials, often paper, onto a surface. From the French cooler, to glue.
anarachic anti-art and anti-war movement (WWI) that revealed absurdity and irrationality. (Fake art)
An everyday object presented as a work of art.
A work in which the ideas are often as important as how it is made.
art inspired by dreams and subconscious.
Abstract expressionism (1940-1960)
convey emotion through non-representational images
Pop Art (1960s)
inspired by commercial art forms and popular culture.
making art that is non-representational by its nature (boring)
emphasizes acceptance of difficulties of life and samsara
burial mound containing Buddha's remains
beings who could have achieved nirvana but choose to sacrifice themselves to help others toward Elightenment.
believes in reincarnation along with karma.
innermost temple of Hindu temple.
was Islamic which comes from the text Koran
Tall slender tower, particularly on a mosque, from which the faithful are called to prayer.
promotes use of ethics to attain social orders.
concept of Yin and Yang opposing forces that need one another to balance each other out.
meant to see in chucks. Very narrow.
meant to see all at once, normally tall and skinny
staff god has close connection to nature. Have 3 realms of of cosmos: earth, watery underworld and sky.
A design in which the lines can be read in more than one way at the same time, depending on the angle from which it is viewed.
largest American empire before Columbia's america
know for first writing system
trade center with Great Mosque
high birth rate of twins.
doll to commemorate if one of the twins die
tribe in mali
ritual of Dogon honoring the decease
mask worn in Dama, double bar cross on top of "bird' face
mask worn in Dama. Tall and thin
where dog was located
British Punitive Expedition (1897)
British took all of Dogon culture's art